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There are certain stains that parents see and fear when washing their kids’ clothes. One such example… grass stains. Grass stains are the nemesis of clothing; not only for children, but for all ages alike. It can result from playing tag in the field with classmates, doing yard work, or any number of sports games.

To remove grass stains, you must use a product that is safe on fabric so not to ruin the article of clothing further, but also a product that is safe on skin, so not to irritate; as well as an environmentally-friendly solution that is safe to wash down the drain. A stain remover that should be in every household with an active child, or someone that regularly comes home covered from head-to-toe in dirt, is the citrus-based solvent, De-Solv-it PLUS.

To use De-Solv-it PLUS on clothing, gently remove any excess grass or dirt form the fabric, spray the affected area of clothing (both the inside and outside of the article) and let it saturate the area for 1-2 minutes. Once the specialty cleaner has soaked in, blot the area with a paper towel, spray the citrus-based remover again, and then wash according to the manufacturer’s direction.

The specialty cleaner is safe to use on nearly every surface. The all-natural product is orange powered and is safe on skin, allowing you to complete laundry and stain removal without gloves.

Bonus… the citrus-based specialty cleaner can also be used to remove grass stains left by wet grass on concrete, stone, the steel frame of a lawn mower, as well as other yard tools made from wood, plastic, aluminum, stainless steel, and other metals. The environmentally-friendly characteristics of De-Solv-it PLUS are even more important when it comes to using these products outside, where water run-off leads to storm drains.

Even with the proper precautions and planning, oil changes can be messy. When changing the oil in your lawnmower, gas powered scooter, ATV or vehicle, the placement of an oil pan can make a huge difference in your clean-up efforts. Oil can leak from older cars as well as newer, but in either case, there is no turning back once the mess is made.

The heavy duty degreaser, Pro De-Solv-it Contractors’ Solvent, was specifically developed for the contractor trade, and is excellent at removing industrial stains from concrete. To remove a fresh oil spill, apply the citrus degreaser to the area, wipe or scrape, and then rinse the concrete with water. For tougher oil stains that have been around for a while, let the degreaser set up to five minutes before wiping and rinsing. Scrubbing/scraping may help speed the process but isn’t necessary. For oil stains in the automotive field, use Pro De-Solv-it Mechanics’ Solvent. It is designed to clean parts others can’t!

The citrus degreaser gets its cleaning power partially from natural ingredients; it’s safe on skin and hair. It contains citrus oils and organic wetting agents, but contains no water. If cleaning a garage, the process can occur without having to leave your garage door open or vacate the area to let it air out; there are no harmful vapors. Pro De-Solv-it Contractors Solvent is eco-friendly.

The heavy duty degreaser can be used to remove oil stains from block/brick, wood, metals, tarmac, stone, and paving; as well as carpets, clothing, and ceramic tile. All your oil stain removal needs! It is not recommended for use for extended periods on rubber materials. The citrus cleaning solvent designed for the contractor’s trade can also be used to remove asphalt, silicone, caulking, floor adhesives, roofing tar, wood seal and more.

With the amount of preparations that should be done for painting, especially on the inside of a house, it can be a daunting task. Even with the proper preparation steps, mistakes still occur frequently whether the painters, homeowners, or the paint store is at fault. How do you clean up wet paint from a dry paint?

When the paint or wet oil-based stain applied is the wrong color or it’s a full-gloss rather than semi-gloss, the differences stick out like a sore thumb once the paint is dried and cured. Even so, it’s often noticible when wet. Or when the wrong paint or stain merely splashed onto dry painted walls or other painted surfaces, a product that removes the spill but not the cured paint comes in handy. For errors such as this during a time-crunch, a quick and easy fix can make life so much easier.

De-Solv-it Contractors Solvent is biodegradable and safe to use on many surfaces including cured paint. The specialty cleaner has the ability to remove fresh oil-based paint, without harming dried and cured paints. It will also remove many other spills such as caulk, silicone, wet oil-based stain without removing the dry painted surface it lands on. The same applies when wet paint lands on dry stained surfaces including cabinets, floors and walls. Remove the wet paint without removing what it lands on.

For example, say you are going through the inside of your house after it had been painted a few weeks prior, touching up spots that had been missed. You make a careless act by not paying attention to the label on the paint can and see that it is the wrong shade of color and gloss. You don’t have time to wait for the wet paint to dry and make another coat (with the correct color), so you need a quick solution.

De-Solv-it Contractors’ Solvent can be applied to the wet paint mistakes, without harming the cured paint applied prior. The citrus cleaning solvent can also be applied to painted wood, car paintwork and clear coat finish, ceramic, as well as Portland concrete and block/brick. Apply the orange cleaner, wipe or scrub when necessary (i.e. concrete), and then rinse off with a clean damp cloth.

With a virtually endless list of surfaces that De-Solv-it Contractors Solvent can be used on, it’s a product that is safe to use in just about any situation and any location. No sticky mess, no toxic fumes or harmful chemicals. It is a mom approved solvent that can be used all around the house.