Sticking chewing gum. That's just the way it is. Even our 100% natural chewing gum from TREE GUM can stick. So if it should happen that a piece of chewing gum sticks to your clothes, don't despair straight away. We'll show you how to easily remove chewing gum in just a few steps. Remove chewing gum from clothes! This is how easy it is
Step 1: Freeze the clothes or the chewing gum
Sounds strange, but that's how it is. The chewing gum should be made as hard and porous as possible. The best way to do this is to remove the chewing gum or the affected piece of clothing from the...
- ...either put it in the freezer for two to three hours
- ...or cool with ice cubes (at least 30 seconds, better a little longer, but the ice should not melt too hard - so it is better to change ice cubes). An icing spray from sports can also be used well, especially for upholstered furniture & carpets, etc.
Step 2: Removing the chewing gum
It should now be possible to remove the chewing gum from the fabric. It is best to proceed carefully, either with your fingers or another blunt object. Tip: You can also use a brush to carefully brush out the residue.
Step 3: Once the worst is gone, it's off to the washing machine
Most of the time, some residue remains in the tissue. You can't get rid of all of them with your fingers. Don't worry, this is normal. To remove the gum from the fabric, start the appropriate washing programme at the temperature recommended for the garment according to the label.
Extra tip: If you want it to go faster, you can remove chewing gum with an iron:
- Put an absorbent cloth on the chewing gum, for example kitchen paper.
- The iron must not touch the chewing gum, otherwise the gum will melt and stick to the iron. We want to avoid that J
- Now carefully iron over the gum several times. It should come loose and stick to the cloth.
- The remaining grease stain also disappears in the washing machine.