What home remedy gets rid of grease? For the best results, rub a clear liquid soap/shampoo into the fabric vigorously on both sides (a toothbrush works well) and let it sit for 15 minutes or up to 1 hour before rinsing thoroughly with cool water and air drying. Depending on how deeply set the stain is, you may need to repeat the process.
How do you get old grease stains out of clothes?
- Scrape and blot liquid dish soap (for handwashing), stain pretreatment or liquid enzyme detergent into the stain and let sit for 10 minutes.
- Soak in warm or hot water for at least 30 minutes.
- Wash in the warmest water recommended on the care tag.
- Line dry.
Does vinegar remove grease stains? Vinegar just doesn’t work on removing grease from surfaces because it is an acid. Use an alkaline soap, such as dish soap, for oil spills and messes.
How do I get a grease stain out fast? If the stain is fresh — like, just-happened-kind-of-fresh — baking soda can its part to absorb and lift the stain. Just sprinkle the baking soda on top of the grease and wait for five to 10 minutes. Then, use a brush to scrub the baking soda into the stain. The baking soda will change color (read: turn brown).