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No matter what you spilled on your clothes or furnishings, we can tell you how to get it out.
You Will Need
- Baby powder
- Baking soda
- Liquid dish soap
- Liquid laundry detergent
Use an absorbent powder
Absorb vegetable oil from clothing by sprinkling baby powder, cornstarch, or baking soda on the stain. Let it sit overnight, and then brush it off. Repeat the process until the stain is gone.
Rub a little chalk onto the clothing before laundering. The chalk will absorb the oil.
Apply WD-40 or hairspray
Apply enough WD-40 or hair spray to the stain without oversaturating. After it sits for a few minutes, apply detergent or soap to the stain before laundering.
Try liquid dish soap or shampoo
Try using liquid dish soap or shampoo on a tough stain. Let it sit on the fabric for a few minutes, then launder as usual.
Use liquid laundry detergent
Pretreat oil stains with liquid laundry detergent. Then launder it in the hottest water possible that is safe for the fabric. Go battle those stains!