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Cleaning Shirt Collars

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Stitchit Sun 03-Dec-17 20:46:49

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dementedpixie Sun 03-Dec-17 21:23:22

Rub household soap into them before washing?

RippleEffects Sun 03-Dec-17 21:29:52

I use a dampnail brush and rub in a teaspoon of what we call whites powder. This stuff from Lidl, more expensive equivalents from brands available [grin]

If staining is very light I just bung a heaped spoon of the whites powder into the whites wash.

Furball Sun 03-Dec-17 21:34:50

I bought dh's shirts up to literal brand new, by putting a dilute washing up liquid on the stains and putting them on a really hot ie 90 degree wash.

It was a case of do or die and worked a treat

madmomma Sun 03-Dec-17 21:38:20

Wet the collar then rub a vanish bar over the crease line before a normal wash. I do this before every wash.

CMOTDibbler Sun 03-Dec-17 21:41:52

Soak them in napisan, and then chuck some napisan in each wash. Also, use biological powder to wash them at 40 - Lidl powder is my preferred brand for whites

Stitchit Sun 03-Dec-17 23:06:24

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jellyshoeswithdiamonds Mon 04-Dec-17 14:09:17

When I get to the end of my Fairy wadhing up liquid I add water, swish it around in the bottle and then put it by the washing machine to remind me to use it.

I do a shirts wash every week so then when I see the bottle there squirt it onto all the collars and put to go.

Obviously this isn't a weekly process (I don't go through Fairy that quickly) but I've found doing this keeps on top of the grime and keeps shirts looking good as new.

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