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Stain Removal - Frigidaire Gallery FWT449GFS2 Owner's Manual

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Follow fabric
care label instructions.
For successful
stain removal:
Remove stains promptly.
Determine the kind of stain, then follow the recommended
treatment
in
the stain removal chart below.
To pretreat stains, usea prewash product, liquid detergent, or a paste made
from granular detergent
and water.
Use cold water on unknown
stains because hot water can set stains.
Check care label instructions for treatments
to avoid on specific fabrics.
Check for colorfastness by testing stain remover on an inside seam.
Rinse and wash items after stain removal.
Stain Removal
STAIN
TREATMENT
Adhesive tape, chewing gum,
Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with prewash stain remover or
rubber cement
nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.
Baby formula, dairy products,
Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains. Soak for 30 minutes or more. Wash.
egg
Beverages (coffee, tea, soda,
Pretreat stain. Wash using cold water and bleach safe for fabric.
juice, alcoholic beverages)
Blood
Rinse with cold water. Rub with bar soap. Or, pretreat or soak with product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach
safe for fabric.
Candle wax, crayon
Scrape off surface wax. Place stain face down between paper towels. Press with warm iron until wax is absorbed.
Replace paper towels frequently. Treat remaining stain with prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning
fluid. Hand wash to remove solvent. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Chocolate
Pretreat or soak in warm water using product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Collar or cuff soil, cosmetics
Pretreat with prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap.
Dye transfer on white fabric
Use packaged color remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Grass
Pretreat or soak in warm water using product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Grease, oil, tar (butter, fats,
Scrape residue from fabric. Pretreat. Wash using hottest water safe for fabric. For heavy stains and tar, apply
salad dressing, cooking oils,
nonflammable dry cleaning fluid to back of stain. Replace towels under stain frequently. Rinse thoroughly.
Wash using
car grease, motor oils)
hottest water safe for fabric.
Ink
Some inks may be impossible to remove. Washing may set some inks. Use prewash stain remover, denatured alcohol
or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.
Mildew, scorch
Wash with chlorine bleach if safe for fabric. Or, soak in oxygen bleach and hot water before washing. Badly mildewed
fabrics may be permanently damaged.
Mud
Brush off dry mud. Pretreat or soak with product containing enzymes.
Mustard, tomato
Pretreat with prewash stain remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Nail polish
May be impossible to remove. Place stain face down on paper towels. Apply nail polish remover to back of stain.
Repeat, replacing paper towels frequently. Do not use on acetate fabrics.
Paint, varnish
WATER BASED: Rinse fabric in cool water while stain is wet. Wash. Once paint is dry, it cannot be removed. OIL BASED
AND VARNISH: Use solvent recommended on can label. Rinse thoroughly before washing.
Perspiration
Use prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap. Rinse. Wash using nonchlorine bleach in hottest water safe for fabric.
Rust, brown or yellow
For spots, use rust remover safe for fabric. For discoloration of an entire load, use phosphate detergent and
discoloration
nonchlorine bleach. Do not use chlorine
bleach because it may intensify
discoloration.
Shoe polish
LIQUID: Pretreat with a paste of granular detergent and water. PASTE: Scrape residue from fabric. Pretreat with
prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid. Rinse. Rub detergent into dampened area. Wash using
bleach safe for fabric.
Urine, vomit, mucus, feces
Pretreat or soak in product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
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