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Field Guide to Stains (Field Guide) [Paperback]

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Item description for Field Guide to Stains (Field Guide) by Virginia M. Friedman, Melissa Wagner, Nancy Armstrong, Claus Mewes, Belinda Grace Gardner, John Reisbord, John F. Schank & Michael Hayes...

A step-by-step guide to stain removal is divided into such sections as Fruits and Vegetables, Sauces and Condiments, Garage and Yard, and Office and School Products, in a resource complemented by one hundred cross-referenced photographs for easy identification. Original.

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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.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   352
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 4.5" Height: 6"
Weight:   0.32 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2002
Publisher   Quirk Books
ISBN  1931686076  
ISBN13  9781931686075  
UPC  082345360766  

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Spot on!  Jun 30, 2008
If you have ever had to actually toss out a perfectly good garment that you loved with lots of more life left in it just because of a stain that resisted every attempt to dissolve it, this is most definitely the book for you.

Packed with information and illustrations, The Field Guide to Stains will help you remove more than 100 different types of stains, and the information is divided up into sections by type for easy research while preparing laundry.

The Field Guide to Stains: How to Identify and Remove Virtually Every Stain Known to Man is well-worth the investment, because potentially it will save you a fortune on even one favorite garment that you won't have to needlessly replace.

I love this book!
Useful guide to removing some tough stuff  Jun 29, 2008
I was skeptical at first, but I removed some stains that I had long given up on with tips in this book. Well worth the money.
STAIN BUSTER!  Oct 14, 2002
I have not been this pleased with a book purchase in a long time! I read a piece in The New York Times that sparked my interest and purchased Field Guide to Stains. And let me say, that the stain removal techinques I've tried really work! What's more it's an interesting read and the close-up photos of the stains are not only hilarious, but very useful for identification. This book will get a lot of use around my house.

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