Back To All Subscriptions
Hey! Sign Out

Cleaning Center

How to Remove Chewing Gum Stains

Skipping down the street in the summer sun, chewing some hubba bubba just for old time’s sake: we can see the scene clearly. Chewing gum is one of those pesky, unique substances that can give you quite a headache when trying to get it out of hair, braces, and especially your clothes! Here are two methods to help you remove it from your clothes:

METHOD 1

placing freezer bag in freezer

Step 1

Freeze

Place the garment in a freezer bag and place in the freezer for 2-3 hours until the gum has hardened.

scraping gum off tee with knife

Step 2

Remove gum

Remove garment from freezer and scrape gum off with a dull knife before it warms back up.

putting clothes in washer

Step 3

Wash

Wash the item as normal. Use an Oxi Booster for extra stain removing power if needed!

choosing drying time

Step 4

Dry

Check to ensure that all residue is completely removed. Once it is, dry as normal.

 

METHOD 2

scrubbing gum stain with bristled brush

Step 1

Treat stain

Soak the stain in warm vinegar for 2-3 minutes. Scrub with a toothbrush to remove gum.

Step 2

Wash

Wash the item as normal. Use an Oxi Booster for extra stain removing power if needed!

setting dryer

Step 3

Dry

Check to ensure that all residue is completely removed. Once it is, dry as normal.

Products to treat chewing gum stains:
Stain & Odor Laundry Pods, Oxi Booster Pod