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Chewing Gum on Dry Clean Only Clothes/Fabrics

What you need:

  • Plastic Bag (Large enough to hold item to be cleaned)
  • Dull Straight edge (i.e. - Back of a knife, old credit card)
  • Dry Cleaner

How to:

  1. Place item in plastic bag and place in freezer overnight.
  2. Immediately upon removing the bag from the freezer, scrape off any gum that you can with a dull straight edge.
  3. Take to dry cleaner as soon as possible.


Be sure to mark where the gum stain is, and identify the stain to the dry cleaner when the item is dropped off.