Field Guide to Stains
Publication Date: September 1, 2002
Categories: Cleaning & Caretaking - Household Hints
At last, a field guide to identifying and doing battle with more than 100 stains, from tomato juice to tar, from avocado to urine!
Field Guide to Stains is divided into handy sections for easy access to information when time is of the essence: Fruits and Vegetables, Meat and Protein, Household Items, Garage and Yard, and more. Readers will learn more than just removal techniques—details include general descriptions and likely seasons, times, and areas of occurrence.
Did you know that a yogurt stain is more likely to occur in January (when New Year’s resolutions demand more healthy eating), and that correction fluid stains are more prevalent in April (when the pressure to complete your taxes on time is at a high)?
Includes more than 100 full-color photographs of stains, each one cross-referenced to its description and step-by-step removal advice. Quick-reference icons guide the reader to the most essential information in each entry. This guide has a sturdy, stain-proof exterior—making it a necessity for every cubicle, glove compartment, and college dorm.
Field Guide to Stains is a must-have for everyone about to venture out into the wild, to the kitchen, or to a night on the town!
Virginia M. Friedman, Melissa Wagner, and Nancy Armstrong are freelance writers living in Philadelphia. They have been studying stains in their natural environment for the last 12 years.