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DealDash Pets: Cleaning up Pet Messes

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Having a pet means having extra messes to clean up. Time is of the essence when cleaning pet messes, so don’t delay and read this article today.

Owning a pet is a rewarding experience, but like anything, a pet comes with a lot of responsibility. You have to train, feed, and play with your pet regularly. One of the most stressful things about having a pet is cleaning up after them. You have to make sure that your house stays clean and sanitary. Here are some tips for cleaning up pet messes stains, from DealDash.

Never Rub Only Blot

For starters, rubbing a stain when you clean can only make a mess worse. When you rub the stain, you are going to spread the stain throughout the carpet. Instead of rubbing the stain, you should blot using a damp cloth starting from the outside of the stain, and then going inwards. Blotting the stain will make cleaning up after your pet easier.

Get Up Some of the Mess Before Cleaning

If your pet has a pee-pee mess, it is best to use a paper towel to absorb some of the wetness before you start to clean. Make sure that you are soaking up enough liquid until it is somewhat dry. For solid messes, you should use your gloves and a plastic grocery store bag to get up most of the mess.

After getting up most of the liquid or solid mess you should use an enzyme cleaner and a few paper towels. You can find enzyme cleaners at any chain pet store, be sure to have some on hand for when you have pet messes to clean up. The enzymes in these special pet cleaners will help clean away the scent entirely so your pet won’t be tempted to make a mess in the same place again.

Rinse the Area After You Are Done Cleaning

The most important step is to rinse the stained area after you are done cleaning up the pet stain. No matter which method you use to clean, you always have to spray the area down with water. Then you bolt the area with a white towel until it is dry. When you rinse the area, the stains should go away permanently. The most important part is to be sure to clean up the messes right away so they don’t turn into stains.

Get Pet Supplies on DealDash

Finally, treat your pet (and yourself) to a pet item on DealDash. There are some things that your dog or cat will love, as well as bird, and small animal items. You can shop for pet bowls, dog houses, and kitty and puppy beds on DealDashDealDash has an excellent selection of pet items. Click here to visit DealDash now to see dog, cat, bird, and small animal items.

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Cleaning up after your pet can take a lot of time out of your day. These tips will help you remove pet messes and stains stress-free. When you use these tips, you will have a clean carpet in no time.

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This sponsored DealDash blog article was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Dawn was compensated for writing this article. This blog is written by real DealDash customers. The opinions and advice shared here represent our customers’ views and not those of the company. Read even more on DealDashTips.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.

Tips to Remove Clothing Stains from DealDash

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Don’t let clothing stains get you down. Here are three tips from DealDash to help clean the stains.

Clothing stains happen naturally. Every once in awhile you will spill something on your shirt that will cause it to have a stain. Sometimes it is tough to remove a stain from your shirt, but it is easier than you think. Here are some easy ways to remove clothing stains from your clothing, from DealDash.

Examine the Clothing Tag

One of the easiest ways to remove stains from your clothing is to simply look at the tag. The tag on your shirt or pants will tell you how to wash and remove stains from your clothing. It will help you not to damage or mishandle your clothing by washing your clothes the wrong way. Looking at your tags will save you a lot of time when it comes to removing stains from clothes. It seems simple, but it really helps!

Always Soak the Stain in Water

Before you begin any stain removing treatment from your clothes, it is important to soak your clothing in water. Always use cold water because it will prevent the stain from drying. You should keep the area that is stained submerged in water. Remember to always blot the stain and never rub it. This can push the stain deeper into the fabric.

Determine the Type of Fabric

The type of fabric is important when it comes to removing a stain on your clothing.  You can determine what type of stain remover that you will need based on the type of fabric. Tags that are on your clothing usually identifies what type of fabric that it is made out of, and what type of washing procedures you should do. When you determine the type of fabric that your clothing has will make it easier to remove stains properly.

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Removing stains from clothing may seem difficult but with the right stain remover, your clothes can go back to the way it used to look. This will save you a lot of money in the long run since you will have to replace your clothing less frequently.

Thanks so much for reading this DealDash article on cleaning clothing stains. Don’t forget to check back every day for new articles here. Also read our sister blog, DealDash Tips. We love to hear from our readers, just leave a comment down below.

Do you need home items? Go check DealDash for home decor and clothing items. DealDash has all of the home things that you need. Visit DealDash now to see how much you can save. Have a great time on DealDash and happy bidding everyone! 

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This sponsored DealDash blog article was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Dawn was compensated for writing this article. This blog is written by real DealDash customers. The opinions and advice shared here represent our customers’ views and not those of the company. Read even more on DealDashTips.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.

DealDash Helps Whiten Your Clothing

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Having the whitest whites that you can manage is a point of pride in the laundry world. Here are some tips and suggestions from DealDash to get you started.

Are your white clothing the whitest that they can be? No? Do your white clothing items have some yellow marks, stains, or are they just plain old dingy? Well, no problem. DealDash is here to help you whiten and brighten your white clothing. Read on for more information.

Bleach for the All-White Items

This one is fairly obvious, everyone knows about bleach! However, some people don’t realize that it osn’t recommended not to use bleach on items that have white as well as other colors. So with that said, if you have a patterned or multi-colored item you want to brighten up, use a method instead of chlorine bleach.

Peroxide

Surprisingly, Hydrogen Peroxide will eliminate a lot of stains, including blood as long as you apply it soon enough. You can use peroxide on clothing, table cloths, and even shoes. Simply rinse off as much of the stain as you can, and then liberally apply the peroxide. Personally, I put my peroxide in a spray bottle and spray any stains before I toss them in the hamper or washing machine. Peroxide makes an excellent stain pre-treater.

Dawn Dish Detergent

My favorite dish detergent is Dawn, of course, and it can be used for so many things. However, the best use of Dawn dish detergent stain-wise is on greasy stains. If I am cooking and I get any greasy stains on my clothing I immediately put some Dawn on a paper towl and blot it into the grease stain. After that I just leave it in as a pre-treatment.

Dawn is great to clean just about anything! Just remember, though, that it foams up really well, so don’t put too much on at one time or you will get way too much foam action going on in your washing machine. If you feel like you need a lot for the stain, just be sure that you rinse it out before you put it in the washing machine.

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Finally, thanks so much for reading this new DealDash article on stain removal. Stains are the worst, keep your white clothes their whitest by following these tips.

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This sponsored blog post was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Read even more at DealDashBlog.comDealDashTips.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.

DealDash Presents: Surprising Household Cleaners

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Cleaning your house doesn’t have to equal expensive cleaning products. DealDash takes a peek at things around the home that you can use to clean.

Did you know that you can solve your cleaning issues with everyday things that you can find in your kitchen? It’s surprising but true! You won’t believe that such simple products could do so many tough cleaning jobs.

Pepper

Did you know that soap residue can cause the colors on your favorite clothing to look faded? Add a teaspoon of black pepper to the wash cycle (along with cold water detergent) the next time you’re doing a load of colored clothing. Be sure to wash on cold. 

How it works: The pepper exfoliates the soap residue that causes clothing to fade. The pepper washes away with the rinse cycle, just as if you had spilled pepper on your clothing and washed it.

Milk

Oops! You forgot to put the cap on your pen, and the ink ended up staining your shirt pocket. Don’t worry!

Pour some milk on the spot and let your shirt on the edge of your bathtub for 1 hour to 24 hours (depending on how severe the ink spot) and everything will be back to normal! Amazing, isn’t it?

Mayonnaise

Where does your child like to draw? Hopefully, it’s on paper. But as the mom of 3 little ones, I know that they’re just as likely to be drawing on the walls and furniture. Put some mayonnaise on the “masterpiece” and let it like that for 10 minutes. Gently rub and wash with a towel. The furniture and walls should be like brand new.

However, please test this in a very small and inconspicuous area. This could possibly cause more harm than good if you have any special finishes on your walls or special fabric on your furniture.

Garlic

Ouch! You were handling something with wooden parts, and there is a sliver in your finger? Fear splinters no more! Rub the spot with some garlic and the splinter will come out immediately.

Sugar

Don’t waste money on sophisticated bug sprays, but rather prepare your best weapon against mosquitos at home. Here’s how:

  1. Mix one cup of milk with five spoons of sugar and a spoon of black pepper
  2. boil the mixture for 10 minutes.
  3. Let it cool down and pour it in small containers that you will put in the buggy places.

Carbonated Water

Have you ever spilled red wine on your carpet? Oh, how I wish I knew about this magic trick when I did this myself years back!

First, don’t panic. Pour some carbonated water on the spot and let it dry. The wine spot will miraculously disappear! 

Bay Leaf

Did you know that bay leaves are the worst enemies of insects? Put some in your garden and keep your plants insect-proofed.

Banana

Before you throw the banana peel into the compost bin or garbage, take those long strips and use the inside part to rub your cutlery, leather shoes, and leather sofa and then wipe them with a soft cloth. Voila! Shiny!

Vinegar

Oh, books could be filled with the many uses of this magic liquid.  The claims are well deserved.  Did you know that vinegar can be used to clean the spots on the tea kettle or pots and pans? How?

Water + Vinegar + Boil. Rinse well and look how clean your kettle or pots and pans are now.

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In conclusion, thanks so much for reading this DealDash article on cleaning. Don’t forget to check back every day for new articles here are well as on our sister blog, DealDash Tips. If you have any requests for specific articles, please feel free to leave a comment below.

It’s time to beautify your home. Go check DealDash for art, housewares, and more. DealDash has all of the items that you need. Visit DealDash now to see how much you can save. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!

 

DealDash cleaning This blog was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Read even more at DealDashBlog.comDealDashTips.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.

DealDash Advises on Laundry Stain Removal

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Washing your clothing is easy, but what about when there’s a tough stain? Here are some suggestions and tips for laundry stain removal from DealDash.

It’s happened to the best of us – you’re out to dinner and you get a drop of red wine, sauce, or other food stain on your brand new light-colored shirt. Or perhaps it wasn’t you, but one of your kids spilling something on your outfit when you’re out in public. You attempt to rub it off with a napkin, but it only gets worse. You aren’t headed back home for hours, are you doomed to have a stained outfit? Maybe – but maybe not! Read these helpful tips from DealDash for removing laundry stains from your clothing.

Ink

Did your or your husband get ink on your clothing at work? Or maybe it was the kids playing in the pen drawer! Is it possible to get out ink stains? Yep! Grab a can of hairspray! It might sound a little strange, but the alcohol in the spray will help to lift the ink from the fabric – apply directly onto the stain, leave on for 30 – 45 seconds, and wipe away with a damp cloth. Launder after.

Paint

It’s possible to get paint out of clothing, and luckily most paint that is marketed towards children is water-based (acrylic) This paint can be removed by rinsing the back of the stain with warm water. Next, wash in the machine with your regular laundry detergent.

Unfortunately, oil-based paint is a little bit trickier. First, check garment care label and do not attempt this method if your clothing is made from rayon, acetate or triacetate. Next, test on an inconspicuous area of the garment first. Be sure to wear rubber gloves. If this doesn’t work, take it to the dry cleaners. Maybe they will have better luck.

Blood

Small cuts and scrapes can result in tough blood stains. The trick here is to use cold water to rinse the affected garment ­– hot water will merely set the stain further. Try spraying or pouring on a little hydrogen peroxide before you rinse the garment in cold water. It should bubble away most of the blood.

Tomato Sauce / Ketchup

Amazingly,  lemons can help get rid of many red sauce stains. The acidity in the lemon juice works to cut through the oil – just rub a cut lemon over the stain before rinsing with water.

I hope that you found this new DealDash article on laundry stains helpful. If you are shopping for Tide pods, an iron, art supplies, or other, check DealDash first. DealDash has it all! Visit DealDash now. DealDash wants to make your life easier. Good luck and happy bidding everyone!

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This blog was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Read even more at DealDashBlog.comDealDashTips.com, or on her own blog, DawnBlogtopus.