We all love chewing gum, but sometimes it gets a little bit messier than we’d like to admit.

Especially for kids, gum on clothes is a very common problem.

Home remedies to get chewing gum off your clothes.
Home remedies to get chewing gum off your clothes.

Here are some ways to solve this irritable problem.

Home remedies to get gum off your clothes

  1. Peanut butter- Apply peanut butter generously on to the the gum until fully covered.
    Use something blunt and flat like a butter knife to scrape the gum off.
    The peanut butter may leave a stain, so it is best to pretreat the clothing before you wash.
    Afterwards, wash as you normally would.
  2. Hair spray-  Spray the piece of gum and wait for it to harden.
    Use something blunt and flat like a butter knife to scrape.
    Afterwards, wash as you normally would.
  3. Rubbing alcohol- Apply a small amount of rubbing alcohol on to a sponge or rag.
    Rub the gum with the sponge/rag and wait a couple minutes for the alcohol to take effect.
    Use something blunt and flat like a butter knife to scrape.
    You’ll notice it is much easier to scrape off now.
    Afterwards, wash as you normally would.

If all else fails, take it to the professionals, Vogue Cleaners in Mountain View.

 

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