By Paula from Emlenton, PA
Put the clothes in the washer with 2 cups of white vinegar and 1 cup of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda). Add detergent and wash as usual.
Hang outside to dry.
My husband drives a gas tanker, so I deal with this regularly. What I do is along with my regular detergent I add 20 Mule Team Borax, gets it out every time and in only one wash!
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How do you get the smell of gasoline out of a load of towels in the washer?
First, I would try a cup or so of baking soda (such as Arm & Hammer). Baking soda neutralizes odors. Use it just like you would powdered detergent. Add nothing else to your machine and run it through the full wash cycle. Then, run the towels through a wash cycle using the detergent you regularly use. If that doesn't work, I would then try a cup of vinegar. Again, add nothing else to your machine and run it through the full wash cycle. I would think one of these two would get rid of the odor. Hope this helps - GOOD LUCK!
My husband was using his chain saw to cut wood and got gasoline all over his nylon sweat pants. I have tried soaking them in biz, washed them 3 times and they still smell like gasoline.
I would think that washing them using Lestoil would work. It's supposed to clean greasy, grimy, smelly work clothes, so I would think that would do the trick.
How can I remove the smell of diesel from a whole load of laundry? My husband spilled diesel on his shirt sleeve and put it in with the clothes I had in the washer. I did not realize the smell would not come out with a regular detergent (unscented All).
By Mary Ann H.
You are going to have to rewash several times. You can line dry in between washings (don't use the dryer). Put vinegar in with the detergent.
I would dry outdoors to remove the odor. Spray with Febreeze or Nok-Out
I had a petrol spill on a diving buoyancy compensation device. How do I get rid of the petrol contamination on my diving equipment?
By Jehan from Sri Lanka
Use baking soda or cornstarch to absorb
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