Grease Stain Removal Solutions




This is your step by step guide to grease stain removal from clothes, fabrics, carpets and upholstery.

They come in all shapes and sizes and from a variety of sources. Whether your grease stain is from cooking oil or automotive grease, there are several ways to successfully remove the stain and have your clothing or carpet looking as good as new.

Below are solutions on how to remove grease stains from clothes & fabrics and removing grease stains from carpets & upholstery.


Description: A thick oil or viscous substance. Grease is likely to be used as a lubricant in cars and other mechanical devices. Grease stains can present themselves at any time, especially if you are mechanically inclined, work around lots of moving parts, or have the nickname “grease monkey.”

Grease stain removalPeople who do not work around grease are not immune from having to remove grease stains. The edges of car doors are notorious for preying on the clothing of an unsuspecting victim, especially in the arm or buttocks region. Bicycle riders should also be aware of grease from the chain, or they may find themselves removing grease stains from socks and pants cuffs.


Grease Stain Removal from Clothes & Fabrics

Solution 1:

1. Light stains can be pre-treated with a spray stain remover, liquid laundry detergent, or a detergent booster.

2. Launder in hottest water safe for fabric.

3. Place heavy stains face done on clean paper towels.

4. Apply cleaning fluid to the back of stain.

5. Replace towels frequently.

6. Let air dry; rinse.

7. Launder in hottest water safe for that fabric.

Solution 2:

1. Pour boiling water through the grease spot, then dust liberally with bicarb soda.

2. Work the bicarb soda into the stain, then wash normally.


Grease Stain Removal from Carpets & Upholstery

Solution 1:

1. Sponge sparingly with dry cleaning solvent.

2. Followed by mild detergent (1 teaspoon neutral detergent – that is, no alkalis or bleaches – in 1 cup lukewarm water).

3. Finally, sponge with clean water.

Solution 2:

1. Brush dry bicarb soda or corn flour into the grease spot using an old toothbrush.

2. Leave overnight.

3. Vacuum or brush clean the following morning.

Have you reached stain removal success? I hope so!


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