Tree Sap Removal from Clothing

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How do I get tree sap off clothing?

Tree Sap Removal from Clothing

To get tree sap off clothing try Goof Off (or a product similar to that), or WD40. Spray the product on the stain, rub in, then launder as usual. For a homemade treatment, try using mayonnaise in a similar fashion.

   

Comments

1/6/2007 6:48:56 PM
haley said:

yeah WD40 even works on getting grease off the seats in cars


1/31/2007 6:23:12 PM
Sara said:

This really does work. I used it on Gore-tex, but I don't know how well it will work on other fabric.


3/14/2007 3:35:18 PM
tree sap said:

removal from shirt


3/28/2007 3:39:11 PM
Jen said:

Wouldn't mayonnaise grease stain fabric?


4/14/2007 10:17:02 AM
Ellie said:

hey i need help i brought saome brand new abercrombie and fitch shorts and i have managed to get tree sap on the back of them pls help


6/13/2007 9:51:12 PM
Laurie said:

Tried both WD-40 and Goof Off on Denim to remove sap... Goof Off TOTALLY did the trick!


7/8/2007 4:00:03 PM
Leslie said:

After using conventional stain removers on blue jeans, while the jeans were still sticky with sap and wet from the firstlaundry. I tried the mayonnaise as I couldn't find any WD-40. Then threw in the wash again. It was miracluous! Totally Clean!!!


8/16/2007 2:32:47 AM
Toni said:

To remove pine sap use eucalyptus oil.Great for taking grease off woollens as well - blot with paper towel until gone.


8/22/2007 10:30:45 AM
Marilyn said:

I've used mechanics hand cleaner (Goop is my favorite) for dozens of difficult stains.


8/23/2007 3:15:49 PM
Jane said:

I have also used rubbing alcohol and it is especially good to take tree sap off skin.


9/20/2007 8:33:52 AM
Mary said:

hand sanitizer works better because you have wash the clothing a few times to get the Goof off out. With hand sanitizer one wash is good.


11/8/2007 10:48:57 PM
Helen said:

My kitten got tree sap on his back when we were gardening and it was a huge mess, I used margarine to soften it and blotted it with a paper towel. Perfect!


12/22/2007 8:57:47 AM
Rebecca said:

Hi i need help getting sap off my pants???? HELLO??


1/1/2008 2:43:21 PM
Shiela said:

I'll try the WD40 - just got sap on my clothes taking down the Christmas tree.


6/17/2008 7:30:50 PM
Patti said:

Removal of tree sap is accomplished by rubbing with a cloth saturated in spirits of turpentine or mineral spirits from the paint department of the hardware store. Rub in washing detergent as usual. It is not certain that any stain is removed until the item is dry, therefore it is best to air dry initially to verify that the stain is in fact removed.


6/22/2009 10:58:20 AM
Cathy said:

I used mayo and it worked great and the dark shirt had no spots at all left Thank


6/28/2009 5:13:29 PM
betty said:

the WD-40 removed tree sap from my cycling shorts


7/10/2009 2:51:36 PM
Kellie said:

Another great use for mayonnaise!


8/17/2009 10:37:30 PM
laurie said:

I' don't think i'll spray wd40 on my silk skirt!!


5/29/2011 5:55:43 PM
B said:

I used hand sanitizer and it worked like a charm. Just dab some on, rub it with your fingertip a bit, then launder as usual.




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