bug stains???

has anyone else had clothing in their closet that looks like possible insect urine. i just washed an old sweatshirt that i haven't worn this season that had a couple of yellow stains on the shoulder. luckily it was white and i used clorox.
i just cleaned out my closets and didn't vaccuum up any droppings. do you think it could be crickets? thats the only insects i've ever noticed inside.
just curious.
thanks,
vada
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload

It's mold. Presoaking in cold water, then washing hot or warm, may remove a lot of the staining without bleach.
Crickets and mold require humidity. Borax will stop crickets and mold. If you intend to store a garment where mold may attack, you could wet it ( by spraying or soaking) with water containing borax, then let it dry. I doubt that trace of borax would bother a person who wore the garment without first washing it.
Until next time, Marcey
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload

Site Timeline

HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.