How to bring chewing gum from clothes unnecessary toothbrush and other means: video and photo

Do not tear off the fresh chewing gum with your hands - it is not known where it has already been
Do not tear off the fresh chewing gum with your hands - it is not known where it has already been

I did not know before, how to get gum from clothes and simply postponed the ruffled thing in a corner cabinet. But recently I tried to remove it from your favorite pants. And yes, I did it! How? I'm ready to tell you about effective methods.

Ways to remove gum from clothing

In general, the ways in which we can derive gum from clothing, I divided into three groups:

  • cold;
  • hot;
  • chemical.

cool ways

One of the most effective ways of getting rid of clothes gum - impact on her cold. You can have two ways:

  1. Freezer. Pack the stained item in a plastic bag and leave it in the freezer for about an hour. Most likely, the chewing gum will freeze and fall off on their own. If it does not, treat the area with a stiff brush.
After a stint in the freezer gum should disappear from the surface on their own
After a stint in the freezer gum should disappear from the surface on their own
  1. Ice. If a thing is large and does not fit in the freezer, the chief assistant can become a piece of ice. To pull out the gum, apply an ice cube to the contaminated sites. When the gum hardens, remove it with a stiff brush.
C leather excellent cud removed ice cube
C leather excellent cud removed ice cube

Hot methods

If no freezer or ice does not help to clean chewing gum from clothing, then cope hot methods:

  1. Boiling water. For this method you need to "help a friend". Let it pour boiling water from the kettle to cool polluted place, but in the meantime you scour Velcro unnecessary toothbrush.
Do not use hot steam to rescue things from delicate fabrics - they irreversibly damage
Do not use hot steam to rescue things from delicate fabrics - they irreversibly damage

To enhance the effect, you can omit the spoiled trousers polluted place in boiling water. Not pulling clothes out of the water with a sharp object skovyrnite Velcro.

  1. Iron. Print the chewing gum from clothes is possible by means of a domestic appliance. Through gauze, cloth or tissue paper stroll iron the garment, and the gum will remain on a napkin. Under the high temperature will soften the gum and easily separated from the matter.
After treatment, the iron, the chewing gum will fall behind the clothes, sticking to a napkin or paper
After treatment, the iron, the chewing gum will fall behind the clothes, sticking to a napkin or paper
  1. hairdryer. Heat gum flow of hot air from the dryer. When she soften, scrape it unnecessary toothbrush or the blunt side knife.

chemical agents

Cope with stuck chewing gum can be using strong chemicals. For example:

  • Spray. In hardware stores sell special agent for removing gum. For example «Chewing Gum Removers» - its effect resembles the effects of ice, it cools the material to which adhered gum. Spray the product on the surface, wait a few seconds and remove the dirt.
Price sprays is high enough (500 rub.), But they are very effective
Price sprays is high enough (500 rub.), But they are very effective
  • Toluene. To unstick gum from a surface, lubricate it with a small amount of toluene and then wash the item with the powder in the machine.
  • Acetone. Suitable for cleaning only washable items. Nail polish remover containing no acetone, save garments (coat or overcoat).
Acetone should be used with extreme caution so as not to damage the fabric
Acetone should be used with extreme caution so as not to damage the fabric

additional options

If you have experienced all of the above methods, how to remove chewing gum from pants or other clothing, but the action did not succeed, it is necessary to try alternative options:

  • Peanut butter. Using this method, you must be very careful - careful, not to get oil on the uncontaminated area. You only need to lubricate the cud, then scrape it with a thin blunt object (suitable scissors, knife). After this wash the article of clothing by hand or in a washing machine. If peanut butter is still got to clean the area, apply to it a little liquid stain remover.
The amount of oil should be minimal (approximately as in the photo), not to leave greasy marks next to the gum
The amount of oil should be minimal (approximately as in the photo), not to leave greasy marks next to the gum
  • Vinegar. Another reliable option is to remove the gum. Slightly warm a small amount of vinegar, soak in the liquid toothbrush and wipe the adhering gum. This should be done quickly, so that the vinegar is hot.
Vinegar will help get rid of chewing gum, when used in the form of heat
Vinegar will help get rid of chewing gum, when used in the form of heat
  • Chewing gum. A very paradoxical way - to remove chewing gum can - yes, the other chewing gum! It needs to be thoroughly chewed to soften, then stick to the dirty areas and sharply unstick. Repeat until the garment surface is not completely cleared.
  • Liquid soap. Toothbrush, apply to the damaged article of clothing a little liquid soap, wait until it is completely absorbed. The blunt side of a knife gently scrape and wash the gum thing.

Shoe Shine

If chewing gum stuck to the shoe guide to action will be:

  1. The first thing you need to pack the shoes in a plastic bag.
  2. Then put them in the freezer for a few hours.
  3. Get "frozen" footwear.
  4. And you will help cud move away from the foot, such as armed with a knife.
Acetone, ice, soaps and sprays also suitable for cleaning shoes
Acetone, ice, soaps and sprays also suitable for cleaning shoes

You can also quickly and easily bring a spot in another way:

  1. Soak cotton ball with alcohol or acetone.
  2. A few minutes, wipe their dirty soles.
  3. After that, unnecessary ototrite gum toothbrush or non-acute side of a knife.

Finally

I brought a few effective ways to clean pants, jeans and outerwear from adhering gum. Personally, I am convinced of their effectiveness. To dispel your doubts, watch the video in this article.

Any questions, or do you know of any other reliable ways? Waiting for them in the comments!

How to wash sneakers in a washing machine, on which the correct mode, photo and video

How to wash sneakers in a washing machine, on which the correct mode, photo and videoClothing

Especially machine cleaning shoesStep 1. Prepare shoesStep 2. Prepare washing machineStep 3. finalWhat about the other shoe?SummarySneakers - a mandatory item of sports equipment people leading an ...

Read More
How to get rid of the smell of fish on clothing and other surfaces - 15 Ways

How to get rid of the smell of fish on clothing and other surfaces - 15 WaysClothing

Effective methods to eliminate fish odorRemove odor from clothes: 7 methodsRemoves odors from car 5 methodsGetting rid of the smell with other surfaces: the board 3TotalKnowing a few tricks, you ca...

Read More
How smooth leatherette jacket: 7 Ways

How smooth leatherette jacket: 7 WaysClothing

Features and types of leatheretteSmoothes wrinkled leatheretteMethod 1. IronMethod 2. steamer5 Traditional methods to smooth artificial leatherSummaryThere are no unsolvable problems, have the wron...

Read More