Cooking Oil Stain Removal from Clothing

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How do I remove stains?

Cooking Oil Stain Removal from Clothing

The most effective way to remove grease stains from laundry is to treat the stain with a dishwashing detergent that is formulated to remove grease. Rub it into the stain, let sit for a few minutes, then wash as usual. Waterless mechanic's soap (from an auto-parts store) is also very effective at cutting grease. Grease is very effective at removing grease, so you could also rub Crisco into the stain, then launder.

   

Comments

3/27/2007 7:07:40 PM
tanya said:

so everyone's insisting that 'grease gets out grease'. i used crisco to get bike grease off my pants and now the black grease is (almost) gone and i'm left with wonderful big crisco stains!!! hmmmmfff


5/18/2007 6:30:14 AM
donna petersen said:

I have used this method for many years and find it works.


5/18/2007 5:52:01 PM
Brenda647 said:

Please explain how grease removes grease.


5/18/2007 9:32:24 PM
dian smith said:

worked great


5/19/2007 1:30:35 PM
Williams said:

Very good tip; it makes's sense that grease removes grease. I have several garments that I threw away because of grease spots...this will help.
Thanks,
Ms. Williams


2/10/2009 7:07:54 AM
monica said:

you can apply a thick coat of baby powder to the grease stain, rubbing in slightly. let stand overnight, blow off or brush. voila! grease gone. i've been doing this for years and years and never a failure. if colored stain, washing will then remove the color.


7/15/2009 9:04:59 PM
renee said:

Are you serious? Rub crisco into clothing after it is already stained with cooking oil? Wouldn't that just increase the grease (no pun intended)...seems a bit untrue to try




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