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How to Get Oil and Grease Out of Clothes

How to Get Oil and Grease Out of Clothes

Oil and grease are two of the worst stains to get on clothes. Here are a few methods that could help!

There is no denying that stains are usually part of a busy life. Oil and grease stains are all too common. These types of stains might seem permanent, but they don’t have to be. Ultimately, if you experience an oil or grease stain on your clothes, then it is important to take the necessary preventative measures to make sure that the stains don’t end up setting in for the long haul. Here are some key ways you can effectively and efficiently get oil and grease out of your clothes.

Hairspray And Your Clothes

Ideally, to remove those pesky oil and grease stains, you’ll definitely need to draw the oil and grease out of the clothes. One of the best ways to do so is to use a paper towel and some baking soda. However, there are other methods that people have found to be successful as well. Hairspray sometimes works but there isn’t enough research conducted to make sure that using this trick is actually effective or efficient. Ultimately, baking soda might just be your best option. 

Baking Soda Absorbs The Oil

For the most part, baking soda will usually draw oil out of clothes effectively and efficiently. It is often used successfully to clean any tough stains that you might experience. Initially, it’s essential to make sure you remove any excess oil with a paper towel first and foremost. Ultimately, having baking soda around the house can really come in handy when dealing with a pesky oil or grease stain.

Removing Set-In Oil Stains

Unfortunately, you might not always get to the oil stain quick enough. Having a set-in oil stain isn’t necessarily the end of the world. The reality is that having the right tools on hand can help make sure that your set-in oil stains are completely removed. Ultimately, you can easily soak the garment and start the process by first blotting the oil and then removing any excess. For the most part, adding dish soap to the garment — or stain in particular will allow you to rub it all around the stain and make sure it’s fully covered in the dish soap. 

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