The composition of ink can be very different, but it is not complete without the main ingredients - dye (pigment) and solvent. They also add a number of active substances that improve their quality - antiseptics and preservatives. There are several different types of ink: for fountain pens, felt-tip pens, refills for ballpoint and gel pens, etc. All this variety of writing compositions has one unpleasant feature in common: it is very easy to stain your hands, clothes and accessories, furniture, floors and carpets with them. And getting rid of ink stains can be tricky!
It is necessary
- - ammonia;
- - hydrogen peroxide;
- - ethanol;
- - glycerin;
- - curdled milk;
- - soda;
- - citric (oxalic) acid:
- - warm milk;
- - regular cologne;
- - matches;
- - vegetable oil;
- - gasoline soap.
If you stain a white cloth with ink, try removing the stain with a 1: 1 mixture of ammonia and hydrogen peroxide.
If not everything is so tragic, and a stain appeared on colored clothes, then a mixture of equal parts of ethyl alcohol and glycerin will help you.
A universal remedy for all types of fabrics is ordinary yogurt, however, after processing, it is necessary to thoroughly wash the products, otherwise yellow spots may remain.
You can also make a mixture by adding a teaspoon of baking soda to a glass of ammonia. This compound is almost universal and also very good at wiping off ink stains.
Ink stains are also removed with the help of acids: citric, oxalic or lemon juice. Such "acid" treatment is good for removing marks on carpets.
For leather goods, you can use warm milk as a stain remover, it can remove small stains.
If the stain was planted just a couple of minutes ago, then you can try to remove it with ethyl alcohol or regular cologne.
Ink stains are removed from the oilcloth in an original way. This is done using a match head, which acts as an abrasive material. Before cleaning with a match, moisten the oilcloth, and after removing the ink trail, grease with vegetable oil.
A mixture of equal volumes of ethyl alcohol and acetone is used to combat ballpoint pen paste marks. But such an active mixture is not suitable for all materials and products; it can burn some fabrics.
Woolen and silk products are cleaned from the paste using a concentrated solution of gasoline soap. With this solution, you can remove stains from markers, although this is not an easy task.
Fresh stains from black mascara are washed off with ordinary laundry soap, but if they are old, then it is almost impossible to remove them.