Stain advisor

Expert advice on how to get stains out.

Red wine, lipstick, ketchup - some of your favourite things can cause difficult stains. But now you can say goodbye to even the most difficult marks with our comprehensive stain removal guide. Just choose the fabric and the stain type you need to treat. After you have select what caused the stain you see the result below. It's that simple!

Always follow garment label instructions when pretreating and laundering your clothes. For colored garments, test an inside seam for colorfastness. If the garment is washable, follow the instructions below.

Quick solution: Soak stained garment in cold water for 10 minutes or rub the stain away with a tab of aspirin and water. For fresh stains, apply corresponding Persil powder diluted in lukewarm water or alternatively a stain remover onto the stain, cover the stain and let it set for 20 minutes. Then wash with corresponding Persil powder and a color safe bleach for colored fabrics. For white fabrics use a chlorine bleach, but then afterwards wash garment with Universal Persil powder once again.