I'm a laundry pro – my hack for removing the toughest stains from clothes, even chewing gum and nail polish | The Sun

GETTING a tough to shift stain on your clothes is annoying, particularly when it won't come out in the washing machine.

But now a laundry expert shared his pro hack for getting rid of even the "toughest" stains, even including nail polish stains and chewing gum.

Deyan Dimitrov, CEO of Laundryheap, insisted that with his tips there's no need to throw the garments away.

Speaking to Daily Express, he said: “Soak the garment in lemon juice and use the blunt edge of a knife to scrape away excess gum. 

“Wash your garment in the washing machine immediately to prevent the lemon juice from changing the colour of your clothes. 

“Alternatively, for dark coloured items, if you fancy trying a different condiment to combat gum, you can also use mayonnaise. Massage a dollop of mayonnaise into the item of clothing, and the gum should simply peel off.”

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Another washing nightmare is when a balled up tissue is a piece of clothing's pocket leaves flecks of white all over the clothes.

The laundry pro suggested giving the clothes a little shake to get as much tissue off them as possible.

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Then he said you should dissolve four aspirin tablets in hot water and pop the garment in the water.

He suggested leaving this for two hours and then rinsing it in the machine.

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When it comes to nail polish, it can seem like there's no coming back but the expert insisted that's not the case.

Start by scraping off any excess polish with the blunt side of a spoon.

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He then said you're best off dabbing the area with a cloth and rubbing alcohol until the stain is gone.

Finally wash the clothes in soap and water to remove the alcohol and finish off by putting it through the machine on a normal wash.

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