get out dried blood stains?

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get out dried blood stains?

Post: # 267038Post niknik
Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:47 am

anyone recommend any thing whatsoever?... home made, ish, off the shelf ... natural, chemical... any way of getting out dried on blood stains.....????

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Post: # 267039Post Green Aura
Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:13 am

I'm not sure how well it will do on dried blood but soaking overnight in a fairly strong slat solution usually does the trick with fresh stains.
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Post: # 267040Post niknik
Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:19 am

tried that......

have used salt for years, but only really works on fresh stains, . not dried on!

maybe there´s something else to mix it with, but havent had any success so far!
probably no hope for this particular item, as have tied so many different things, possibly nothing will shift the stain now, so this garment will be for the bin, but at least if anyone has any suggestions, Ill be ready for the next time!

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Post: # 267041Post dustydave
Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:24 am

hydrogen peroxide - hair peroxide.

Also, works great for cleaning deer skulls!

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Post: # 267042Post niknik
Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:11 am

thanks ill try that.... not got too many deer skulls toclean though!!

how long to leave it on though? soak it a while or what?

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Post: # 267048Post GeorgeSalt
Fri Oct 05, 2012 12:43 pm

Blood should be protein based, so you could try biological washing powder. Mixed with warm water (not hot) the enzymes will breakdown proteins and loosen the stain.
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Post: # 267062Post dustydave
Fri Oct 05, 2012 5:14 pm

Depends on how strong it is, i've got some commercial stuff and it is pretty instant. But i'd start with just dabbing an area. :wave:

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Post: # 267092Post demi
Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:57 pm

Not 100% sure but i think bicarbonate of soda might work. It works for most things! Try soaking it with the bicarb overnight then stick it in the machine in the morning. :flower:

Are you trying to cover up a crime? Because no matter how much you get off they can still see blood stains with that UV light they use :lol:
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Post: # 267173Post frozenthunderbolt
Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:41 am

try CLR - it's a calcium lime rust remover. Mite eat the fabric tho . . .
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Re: get out dried blood stains?

Post: # 267292Post niknik
Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:21 pm

demi wrote:
Are you trying to cover up a crime? Because no matter how much you get off they can still see blood stains with that UV light they use :lol:


shhhhhhhhhhhh at least the stains qwouldnt be visible to the naked eye!! and so not draw attention

I ´ll tyr the bicarb as well-

the only peroxide i can get hold of so far, is very mild, so no good

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