How To Remove Gum From Fabric
Watch more Stains & Laundry videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/358-Stains-and-Laundry Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn how to remove gum from fabric without getting aggravated or ruining the clothing item. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Fill the plastic bag with ice and seal it. Step 2: Pick up the bag of ice using the towel to keep your hands from freezing. Step 3: Hold the ice against the gum until it freezes—about 15 minutes. Tip If you can, put the entire gummed-up article in the freezer for a while. Step 4: Crack and scrape off the now-frozen gum with a butter knife. Step 5: Once the gum is gone, pre-treat any remaining residue with liquid detergent or stain remover. Step 6: Wash and dry the garment the way you normally would. Did You Know? Modern gum made its appearance in the late 1860s, when chicle—the latex of the sapodilla tree—was first brought to the U.S.