Grease-Be-Gone! How to Get Grease out of Clothes

It’s the summer, and that means sunny days , getting outdoors with family, and BBQs! Unfortunately, these get-togethers can lead to loads of stains and spots on your family’s clothes.

Thankfully, Oxi Fresh already has  already talked about tackling ketchup, BBQ sauce, mustard, and grass stains, but today let’s look at Grease Stains. Whether it’s from the grill or from a particularly greasy bag of chips, this How-To Guide will show you how to save your shirt!

What You’ll Need
– Dishwashing Soap
– Old (Clean) Toothbrush
– White Vinegar
– Towels

Let’s Get Cleaning!
1. Start by blotting at the spot with a clean towel to remove as much of the grease as possible.
2. Next, using your hands or a soft, clean toothbrush, work the dishwashing soap into the spot. Try to use a colorless soap.*
3. Throughly rinse out the spot. Run water through the back of the spot to flush out as many of the impurities as you can before giving it a general rinse.
4. If there’s still a spot, rinse it out using a mixture of white vinegar and water (1:2). Follow this up with another water rinse.*
5. If the spot remains, repeat this process one more time before traditional laundering.

There you go! A highly effective and fairly easy way to knock out grimy grease. Thanks to wikiHow for the great tips. Be sure to check them out!

*Always test cleaning solutions on an inconspicuous part of the fabric to ensure it won’t cause color loss or damage. This is especially important with natural fabrics.

Blog Categories:

Blog Archives:

Easy, Online Quotes

We make it easy for you

ONLINE QUOTES

Great Customer Service

We're standing by to help

CALL 1-877-OXIFRESH

What Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning Customers Are Saying

Average 4.6 stars (Out of 5)

Based on 173,608 Carpet Cleaning Services Reviews
My dog was sick in the night I got up and cleaned the best I could but called oxi clean first thing in morning. They came at noon,I showed them the carpet,and the stains came back as soon as it dried. So kind of disappointed. JH. - Mount Pleasant, SC - 11/11/2019
(2.5 Out of 5 stars)
My carpet comes out very clean even my dog peestsins, SC. - Goshen, NY - 11/11/2019
(5.0 Out of 5 stars)
Service by Chau excellent & accommodating. I like that carpets dry in an hour & “green”/ non toxic. Great job. Was done with short notice but staff communicated well & followed up quickly, which is very important. KK. - Holland, MI - 11/11/2019
(5.0 Out of 5 stars)

The World's Greenest Carpet Cleaner®

Our eco-friendly cleaning process and products are
better for your family and the environment

WHY IT'S IMPORTANT

Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning is Helping Bring Water to the World

By scheduling online, you can help Water.org bring clean water to the millions of people around the world in need

water.org

Oxi Fresh Special Offers

Save Money with
Our Online Coupons

Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning Awards & Recognition

Green Carpet Cleaning Calculator

Water Savings
Calculator

CALCULATE SAVINGS

Carpet Cleaning Franchisors

Own an Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning Franchise

Low Investment - Home-based
Award Winning - Protected Territories

REQUEST INFORMATION