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.

Dye transfer is typically hard to remove. You may, however, try the following instructions:If the garment is washable, remove stains with a commercial color remover (usually located in the laundry area, if not ask the store clerk). Then wash with Perwoll Balsam Magic. If stain remains, launder again with Perwoll Balsam Magic and a silk compatible stain remover (if recommended for the garment). If dry clean only, take it to the dry cleaner for stain removal.To prevent future color transfer, do not leave wet clothing in the washer after the cycle is complete. Also, remember to properly sort light and dark clothes before washing. If dry clean only, take it to the dry cleaner for stain removal.