Removing Grease Stain

Superb Tips for Removing Grease Stain

Removing a grease stain usually requires powerful detergents such as gasoline, turpentine, or white spirit. Fortunately, there is a miracle solution to avoid using these products: butter. This fatty substance removes grease and even fuel oil like no other detergent can. 

Tip: If the butter has stained the surface, wash it with soap.

To remove grease stain from leather on:

    – Surface stains:

        ◦ Cover the stain with Vaseline.

        ◦ Leave on for 1 hour.

        ◦ Wipe with a dry cloth.

    – Stubborn stains:

        ◦ Apply a dose of talcum powder.

        ◦ Leave on for at least one night.

        ◦ Remove the talc with a brush.

        ◦ Wipe off with a dry cloth.

On suede

    – Pick up fresh dirt with the blade of a knife.

    – Place butter on the stain.

    – Leave on for 24 hours.

    – Remove the butter with a wooden spoon.

    – If the stain persists, rub with a cotton ball soaked in turpentine.

Other effective detergents: white spirit, gasoline.

On nubuck

    – Run a wooden spatula over the stained area to remove the excess.

    – Put butter on the stain.

    – Wait a few hours.

    – If traces remain, polish the rest with a cloth dampened with gasoline.

Another effective detergent is turpentine.

Cleaning a grease stain on fabric or clothing

Before trying to clean a grease stain on a garment, check the composition of the fabric.

On a synthetic fabric

    – Loosen the surface dirt with a wooden spoon.

    – Rub the stain with gasoline.

    – Rub the stained area with a damp cotton pad to remove the residue.

On cotton

    – If the stain is fresh, scrape off the excess with a spoon.

    – Smear butter on the stain.

    – Leave for a few moments.

    – Soap the cloth.

    – Rinse.

    – If the stain persists, dab it with a cloth soaked in white spirit.

Other effective detergents: turpentine, gasoline.

On jeans or linen

Removing Grease Stain

    – Dip the garment in a bath of water and black soap.

    – Let it soak for a few minutes.

    – Rinse.

    – If the stain is stubborn, repeat.

Other effective detergents: turpentine, F-gas, butter, white spirit.

On silk, satin, or velvet

    – Rub the stain with butter.

    – Leave the butter on the stain for a few hours.

    – Sponge with soapy water.

    – Wipe with a damp cloth.

Other effective detergents: turpentine, gasoline, white spirit.

On wool

    – Rub butter on the stain.

    – Wait a few hours.

    – Remove the butter with an abrasive sponge moistened with soap and water.

    – Wash with clean water.

Other effective detergents: turpentine, gasoline, white spirit.

On goat or sheep hair or skin

    – Dab the stain with gasoline.

    – Rub with a damp cloth.

Other effective detergents: turpentine, butter, white spirit.

On natural fur

    – Cover the stain with butter for several hours.

    – Wipe with a cloth containing soapy water to loosen the dirt.

    – Then rub with a wet cloth.

Other effective detergents: turpentine, black soap, white spirit.

On synthetic fur

    – Rub the stain with a piece of fabric soaked in diluted soap.

    – Rinse.

On waxed canvas

    – Dab white spirit on the stain.

    – Wash with clean water.

Other effective detergents: turpentine, black soap, butter, gasoline.

Removing grease stain on wood

Got a grease stain on wood? Here’s how to remove it.

On white wood

To remove a grease stain on raw wood, dab the stain with a cotton ball soaked in turpentine.

 If the stain persists, level it with a ball of steel wool.

Other effective detergents: turpentine, white spirit, gasoline.

Try these tips and tell us about your experience. See you soon for more tips!

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