Football Jersey Stain Removal Tips
With a long history in manufacturing US made custom football uniforms, one question we get asked a lot here at CISCO ATHLETIC is, “How do I care for jerseys that get tough stains from the playing field?”
When dealing with different types of stains, it can often times be very difficult to get certain spots out. To help with this common issue, we put together some tips below for how to clean your football jerseys.
Oh, and we know that some players like to think that not washing their uniforms is “good luck.” For this scenario, we included some tips on odor removal as well. Your welcome coaches…and parents ;)
Steps for Removing Grass Stains
- Dab the area with rubbing alcohol r diluted hydrogen peroxide.
- Alternatively, try putting liquid dishwashing detergent directly on the stain.
- Let sit for ten minutes
- Then wash.
Steps for Removing Dirt/Mud Stains
- Let mud dry thoroughly and brush off as much as possible.
- Rub stain with Oil Soap or a solution of 1 tablespoon Borax in a cup of water.
- Let sit for 15 minutes.
- Rinse with cold water.
- If stain persists, soak item in gallon of water with 1 cup of ammonia added, or use 1 cup bleach if items are white.
Steps for Removing Odors
- Put clothing in washer using hot water and large load size to give football uniforms room to move around in wash.
- Add a healthy serving of your laundry detergent of choice. Preferably use unscented detergent.
- Add 1 cup of baking soda and 1 cup of white vinegar to wash.
- Wait for wash to finish and dry clothes as normal.
- It may be necessary to wash clothes normally without baking soda and vinegar after.