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!

Wool 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, rinse back side of the stain under cool, running water. Then saturate the stain with wool compatible stain remover and work it in, and let it set for 20 minutes. Rinse and launder with Perwoll Balsam Magic. If the stain remains, soak the garment in a sink with a solution of one part wool compatible stain remover to five parts water. Then re-apply wool compatible stain remover and launder as directed above. If dry clean only, take it to the dry cleaner for stain removal.