ASKO - Stain removal

Stain removal

As consumers gravitate toward environmentally friendly appliances, ASKO is ready to meet expectations. The best washing machines use natural detergents and intense washing action to attack stubborn stains, while also providing dozens of program and mode options to ensure energy and water efficiency plus complete stain removal with every washing load.

Can you remove stains in your washing machine?

ASKO washing machines perform multiple wash functions specifically dedicated to stain removal. Your wash load can be tailored for precise water temperature, water level and wash cycle to match washing specifications for all types of garments and materials. Make sure you read the washing instruction label on clothing to ensure safe washing and stain removal.

Most stains are best treated as soon as possible for best results, and your ASKO washing machine cycle can be tailored for removing stains from cotton, wool, silk and synthetics. Here are a few examples of stain removal procedures for cotton items.

Food and Drinks

  • Butter / Grease: A standard wash is usually sufficient to remove stains – select normal white / colours or heavy soiling + pre-wash.
  • Chocolate: Remove as much chocolate as possible from the garment. Pre-treat the stain with washing liquid or detergent, then run an ASKO cycle at the highest temperature suitable for the garment.
  • Chewing gum: A standard wash is usually enough for satisfactory results – select heavy soiling + pre-wash.
  • Coffee: Soften old stains using glycerine, then pour boiling water over the stain. For stubborn stains on whites, try using bleach with 3% hydrogen peroxide, firstly on a concealed seam to make sure the garment is suitable for the procedure. Then wash as normal.
  • Red wine: Pour warm glycerine (50ºC) over the stain and work it in. Rinse with water and add 10% acetic acid and work the stain again. Use 3% hydrogen peroxide for suitable white garments where staining is still visible, then wash as normal.

How can you get a stain out quickly?

The ASKO stain removal guide provides valuable information that can salvage stained items and save lots of money. ASKO washing machines are easy on clothing, allowing your precious and delicate items to last longer, and when stains are treated quickly and appropriately using your ASKO washing machine, the results are very satisfying. Here are just a few more ASKO stain removal methods worth considering:

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Beetroot: Hold the stain over steam and pour on warm glycerine (50ºC). Work the stain, then pour on laundry detergent solution. Add 10% acetic acid and rinse thoroughly. Use 3% hydrogen peroxide for suitable white garments, then machine wash as normal.
  • Tomato puree: A standard wash is normally enough – select heavy soiling + pre-wash for superior results.
  • Orange: A standard wash is usually adequate. – select normal white / colours or heavy soiling + pre-wash.

Do I need to pre-rinse stains before washing them?

The method used to treat the stain is dependent on the stain itself. Fortunately, your ASKO washing machine is incredibly versatile and adaptable, including many programs specifically dedicated to stain removal scenarios. ASKO washing machines are a quantum leap from appliances of yesteryear and include dozens of targeted clothes washing procedures designed to take the load off your feet and make life easier. ASKO washing machine automated programs include:

·        Everyday wash, Wool/hand wash, Dark wash, Easy care

·        Shirts, Bedding, Anti-allergy program (cotton or synthetic)

·        Super rinse, Super wash, High water level, Adjustable spin

·        Normal mode, Green mode, Allergy mode, Speed mode, Intensive mode

Should I use hot or cold water to remove stains?

The clothes washing water temperature of your ASKO washing machine is automatically adjusted according to the load and settings for optimum cleaning and stain removal. Simply select a program using the easily navigated control panel, and your smart appliance can do the rest, including precise adjustment of water temperature for superior washing results.

With ASKO, your appliance provides options for pre-programed wash cycles, personalised adjustment and even saved program favourites for consistent results. And with fewer moving parts, seamless stainless-steel and non-perishable materials used, your ASKO appliance will always look great and remain free from unwanted odours.

What type of washing detergent should you use?

Powerful clothes washing action of ASKO washing machines means that less detergent is required to get the job done. ASKO appliances are favoured by people with sensitive skin, as mild, natural detergent is all you need, and if intense stain removal is required, ASKO is up to the task.

As a company dedicated to creating superior household appliances, ASKO is leading the way in washing machine technology. Of all appliances designed to make life easier, the washing machine sits very close to the top of the list, and ASKO washing machines are favoured for their price, appearance, and impressive, powerful performance.