Who would have thought a mustard stain was that difficult to remove, and why?
Mustard gets its signature yellow color by the addition of turmeric. Turmeric is also used as a dye which is why it is so difficult to remove. Along with the yellow hue the stain may also contain grease give that mustard is commonly used on burgers and hotdogs.
The Holiday meal is basically impossible to get through without anything being spilled on your beautiful linens. The most important thing to remember when a spill occurs is that TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE. It’s always best to wash stained items or take them to your cleaner as soon as possible. If your table linens are colored or have colored embroidery check for colorfastness before using any stain removal products. Anytime a stain is not washed out before drying it can become more difficult