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!

Silk generally should be dry cleaned. 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: For Water-Based Paint (including latex acrylic) - Rinse fresh stain immediately in the maximum temperature recommended on the garment label. Then pretreat with silk compatible stain remover and then wash with Perwoll Balsam Magic. Dried paint stains are very difficult to remove so it is important to treat the stain as soon as possible. For Oil-Bases Paints (including varnish) - Gently blot the stain with the solvent (thinner) listed on the paint label. Rinse, then pretreat with silk compatible stain remover and wash with Perwoll Balsam Magic.If dry clean only, take it to the dry cleaner for stain removal.