You sat in the wrong place or you simply had the misfortune to happen to you: you have chewing gum on your clothes. You’ve probably hardly tried to remove it, but whatever you do, there still remains a stain of chewing gum.[expand title=”” trigpos=”below” ]
In this article you will find some simple ways to remove chewing gum from your clothes.
I’m sure it happened at least one time to destroy your clothes with chewing gum. Instead of getting angry and throw your clothes to the trash, why don’t you try some methods that will quickly help you to solve this problem?
- Boil the clothes
Boil water and put the damaged clothes in the hot water. Leave the chewing gum to soak. Take a toothbrush or a knife and remove the gum from clothes.
- Use pharmaceutical alcohol
Pharmaceutical alcohol is easy to be used on clothes because don’t stain and don’t fade the colors. To remove the gum, pour pharmaceutical alcohol on a dishwashing sponge. Rub the area with gum using this sponge and leave the pharmaceutical alcohol to act a couple of minutes. After that, take a spoon and remove the gum.
- Ironing the clothes
Place on the ironing table a paper. Put over it the damaged clothes and ironing it as usual. The gum will stick on the paper and your clothes will be like new.
- Use tape
I’m sure you have tape in your house. Cut a piece and stick it on the area with gum and press very well. Using power, pull very fast the tape. The gum should unstick from your clothes. If not, repeat the process again.
- Freeze your clothes
Pack the clothes with the damaged area in the exterior. Leave it in the freezer for a couple of hours. The gum will freeze and you will be able to remove it, using a knife. Be careful not to cut your clothes![/expand]