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How do you remove grease stains from clothes?

The stains are already set as well.

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MamaSPScott

Asked by MamaSPScott at 8:33 PM on Nov. 4, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Dirty motor oil and auto grease, I factor that is as a certain style (being that I don't know how to get those out). But for cooking oil (even for several days old), I used a very powerful dish soap and water and rub hard, then put in regular wash
    BlueSaphire

    Answer by BlueSaphire at 8:38 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • zout
    LostTheSlipper

    Answer by LostTheSlipper at 8:38 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • pine sol full strength
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:38 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Dawn dishwashing liquid works great!
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 8:43 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Bar hand soap or bar Sunlight laundry soap. Wet the area (but the stain will be very hard to see when it's wet) and rub with the bar of soap. Wash and dry as usual.

    And yeah, motor oil is almost impossible to get out. My dad works in the oil industry and has ruined many, many pairs of jeans in the field. Crude oil is impossible to get out.
    canadianmom1974

    Answer by canadianmom1974 at 8:56 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • I use fantastik and tide. I have gotten stains out with tide that have been set in, washed and dried, and even ironed into clothes! It's a little more expensive, but when you figure the cost of the clothes that you save-you come out way ahead!
    MamaAlice54

    Answer by MamaAlice54 at 8:57 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • i've never tried it but i've heard that amonia when washing helps.
    Lynnsae

    Answer by Lynnsae at 9:09 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Dawn dish detergent
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 9:22 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • simple green works pretty well, but if you dont have that, I have had lots of luck with dawn dish detergent.
    Tzutchka

    Answer by Tzutchka at 9:55 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Thanks everyone!
    MamaSPScott

    Comment by MamaSPScott (original poster) at 10:18 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

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