7 Answers

Help! My DH did the washing over the weekend, and he accidentally left a pen in one of the pockets, and now my dryer is covered in blue ink. Is there any way to removing this? Any tips would be a huge help. Thanks

Want more real mum questions sent to you?

You'll need to check this email to complete your signup.
Ask your question
  • I would first try Eucalyptus oil. When that doesn’t have effect try Rubbing Alcohol or Methylated Spirits

  • never heard of this happening before not leaving pen in pocket
    but ink in dryer so thought about it wet rags or cloths with bleach on them too
    Is an idea to try then spin them around and see if thy ink absorb for you
    Let me know as just an idea,so would if works it might help others clear

  • Hi just google “get out ink from pen in clothes dryer.” wikihow has 4 ways with pictures and is very helpful. Good luck.

  • Hey try using color catcher sheets. its really helpful.

  • Hairspray on a cloth or wd-40, works on clothing may work on the dryer

  • Oh dear. Its easy to do, but such a mess to clean up. Contacting the manufacturer might help because I imagine running the dryer will warm and melt the ink down again and dirty your clothes. Good luck.

  • Eucalyptus oil on a rag should remove the ink & then wipe with a clean damp cloth.

Post you answer
Like Facebook page

LIKE MoM on Facebook

What is your answer to that question?
Would you like to include a photo?
No picture uploaded yet.
Please wait to see your image preview here before hitting the submit button.
Your MoM account

Lost your password?

Enter your email and a password below to post your answer and join MoM:

↥ Back to top

Thanks For Your Star Rating!

Would you like to add a written rating or just a star rating?

Write A Rating Just A Star Rating