Dish soap is made to get grease off of your dishes and does a great job on any oily stain on clothes.
My husband is a truck driver and he gets everything on his clothes from axle grease to diesel fuel to tar. I swear by "Orange GOOP" hand cleaner and "Greased Lightening" all purpose cleaner & degreaser. You can find both at WalMart or most home improvement stores.
First I squirt the area with Greased Lightening thoroughly, then rub in some of the hand cleaner on the same spot. Rub well into the fabric either with your knuckles or with a small scrub brush. Then roll up the clothing and let set for an hour or so. Then unroll and wash as usual.
This sounds like a big chore and believe me, sometimes it is, But it's better than having to buy new work clothes every week!
Good luck...hope this works for you. Pat T.
I tried using WD40 as a first step in removing crayon that melted onto clothes in the dryer. When I put the wet wash in the dryer, no stains were visible. I was dismayed to take out the dry clothes which now have large blotches wherever WD40 had been applied. Is there any hope for these clothes?
Linda from Frederick, MD
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