How do i get tar out of my jeans?
By jjeanie2000 (Guest Post) 05/24/2004
try soaking the jeans in coke it will take a while but it should come right out
By Tori (Guest Post) 05/24/2004
Try a product called Goo Gone, which can be purchased in the household cleaners aisle at discount department stores. I used this on an article of clothing that had duct tape adhesive on it, and the Goo Gone removed the adhesive completely! I just saturated the article liberally, then let is sit for about 1/2 hour. I repeated that step a second time and then washed the item in the machine. It worked great and Goo Gone has many other uses in the home.
By Karen (Guest Post) 06/09/2004
Lighter fluid is good at removing tar/asphalt from anything.
By (Guest Post) 03/10/2005
OMG THIS WORKS GREAT::
BUY RUBBING ALCHOL AND PUT ALL OVER WHERE THERE IS TAR... THEN TAKE ABOUT A TEASPOON OF BLEACH (STRAIGHT BLEACH) AND PUT IT ON THE STAIN... WAIT 90 MINUTES AND TAKE A VERY HOT WASHCLOTH AND IT WILL COME RIGHT OFF...
THIS WORKS EVERYTIME I DO IT... I SHOULD KNOW I DO DRIVEWAYS
By Julie (Guest Post) 05/25/2005
This just happened to me on my capris....I used olive oil or grape seed oil works also, just pour a little bit on and gently scrape with your finger nail....then I rinsed it out with dish soap and laundered as normal....works wonders!
By Kerry (Guest Post) 03/12/2006
I just used vegetable oil on some roofing tar I got on my jeans and with just a little bit of scraping without any waiting it all came out beautifully. Thanks for the tip....
By Kim (Guest Post) 05/19/2007
I just tried the olive oil after my shout stain remover did nothing. I was trying to get tar out of my daughter's brand new pink capris. The olive oil worked great! I had to use a tooth pick to really scrape some areas. There were still some faint brown spots, but then I used dish soap and they really lightened up. It's not perfect, but at least they are wearable again. I was about ready to throw in the towel, so I'm glad I checked this website!
By (Guest Post) 05/23/2007
TRY PUTTING SOME PEANUT BUTTER ON IT LET IT SIT FOR A WHILE THEN WASH SEPARATE AND LET AIR DRY TO MAKE SURE STAIN IS OUT IF NOT REPEAT
By Steve (Guest Post) 03/28/2008
Thank you very much for the tip. The vegetable oil worked great on removing the roofing tar from my jeans.
By Joelle (Guest Post) 06/01/2008
The veg. oil works great! Thanks so much everyone<3