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Thread: Fabric color faded on drum of dryer

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    I washed my fabric and put in dryer, when I took it out the drum of my dryer had the blue color on it and I don't know how to get it off. Has this happened to anyone else?

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    Yes. It seems to only happen with blue. I have never noticed anything else picking up the colour, and my dryer just continues to sport a fancy interior.

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    Mine too, but it is just around the inside rim. Doesn't seem to rub off on anything else. :)

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    I believe that once you get those stains, they are permanent.

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    Yep, my dryer is blue, too.

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    Next time, try using a color grabber cloth.

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    You could try using hairspray. I got ink on the inside of my dryer, once, and nothing got it off until I tried the hairspray. That worked instantly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loretta
    I washed mine out with pure bleach-( Use gloves) and it seemed to remove most of it!
    I'd be afraid I wouldn't get it all wiped off and my next batch of clothes would have bleach fades.

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    Dry a load of not new towels. What color, if any, will go on the towels and not be noticeable.

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    Mine is blue too. Mine came of jeans. It has been on there now for 5 years, happened the year we bought our new washer and dryer.

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