I was wondering if anyone knew how to get a blood stain out of sheets as my son seems to have blood noses overnight? I have previously soaked them but they are not shifting. Thank you


Posted anonymously, 6th December 2013


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  • I didn’t think blood washed out but now l know due the answers! Thanks! Handy to know!



  • blood is a cold water stain, it will remove it easier. that failing, the sun is good to reduce presence, napisan



  • I make a paste using bicarb and vinegar, put it on for a couple of hours then wash with 1/2 cup of vinegar :) works every time for me.



  • soak in cold water overnight, you can also try a pre wash spray. a paste of bicarb and lemon could also help



  • only ever cold water and not hot works for us



  • I will have to remember about the lemon juice



  • Yup, no hot water. It cooks the stain. I use lemon juice…fresh from the tree. And it seems to work on fresh blood



  • Soaking in cold water with napisan.



  • there are some good comments here



  • wet, rub a little napisan into the stain and soak in cold water



  • Some good advice there below.



  • always soak in cold water and sun. hot water sets stains!



  • plain cold water and leave it to soak



  • Get a bucket of water and add some oxy action soaker. soak for at least 2 days. I spray patch with stain remover first too.



  • Into cold water as soon as you can!


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