Additional Stain Removal References
Boschetti, M. Carpet Care, Cleaning and Stain Removal. Nebraska
Cooperative Extension Service EC 82-2057. Lincoln, Nebraska, 1982. Available
to Iowans from Publications Distribution Office, 112 Printing and:
Publications Bldg., Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011.
Diez, R., Feather, B., Johnson, S., and Sohn, M. Stain Removal for
Washable Fabrics. North Central Regional Extension Publication 64.
University of Wisconsin: Madison, Wisconsin, 1979.
How to Prevent Mildew, Home Methods. Home and Garden Bulletin No.
68. USDA: Washington, D.C., 1974.
Laundering Fact Sheet Notebook. Soap and Detergent Association:
475 Park Ave. South, New York, New York, 10016, 1983 or current edition.
Removing Stains from Fabrics. Home and Garden Bulletin No. 62.
USDA, Agricultural Research Service: Washington D.C., 1976.
Stain and Spot Removal Handbook. By Editors of Consumer Guide,
Beekman House: New York, 1981.
Stone, J. What to Do When Clothes Are Soiled With Pesticide Pm
1087. Iowa State University Extension Service: Ames, Iowa, 1983
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A Note about Modern Fabrics
Contrasting Colors or Trim
Removing Stains from
Treatment Technique (Sponging) for Apparel Fabrics
Chemical Solvents and
Follow These Safety
Classification of Stains
What to Do if You Don't
Unique Treatment Methods
Common Remedies to Avoid
How to Identify and