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Oops, dinner gone rogue—grab the club soda! While it is a good rule of thumb to tackle stains right away and club soda will work for many spills, it won’t do much against oil-based stains like salad dressing, lipstick, or most sauces. For those stains, apply a liberal amount of cornstarch or talcum powder to the area, let it sit for at least an hour, then blot it up. Another club soda no-no: Ballpoint ink (it’ll just set the stain further).
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