How to Remove Chewing Gum Stains
Chewy and sticky, chewing gum is a fashion disaster waiting to happen. But, if it's not your lucky day, and you get some stuck to your clothes, all is not lost.
First, remember, do not pull on the gum, as this may tear the garment. Now, you can get rid of chewing gum stains with a few little tricks and some help from Tide.
Removing Chewing Gum Stains
Test For Colorfastness
Apply hot vinegar to an inconspicuous area of the garment with a Q-tip, and let it sit for 1-3 minutes before applying a paper towel to the area. If no color comes off on the towel, the garment is colorfast, and you can continue to pre-treat with vinegar.
For alternative steps and extra tips, watch the video below for other chewing gum stain removal tips:
Effective Stain Removal for a Variety of Stains
Chewing gum is hard to remove, but it's not the only tough stain out there. Candy stains can also pose stain-removal challenges. The good news is that Tide can tackle the toughest laundry challenges. With a few of our tips and tricks, you can get even the most stubborn stains out of your favorites.