Grease stains are one of the toughest and yuckiest stains to get rid of. Grease is not only oily and sticky, but it is dark that can make stains clearly visible. Grease stains trend to spread and transfer; so the sooner you deal with it, the better. If you are frustrated of struggling to remove that stubborn grease stain on your fabric or carpet, here are some easy ways to do it! Here are the top 10 household solutions to remove grease stains:
- BABY POWDER
Baby powder can effectively help you remove the grease stain. Sprinkle baby powder liberally over the grease stain, fresh or old. Baby powder is usually very fine that can get in between the crevices of fibres and absorb the grease. Leave the baby powder on the stain for roughly 15-20 minutes and then brush it off. Repeat until the stain is almost negligible or very faint. Toss the material into washing machine e and you are done.
Keep a paper on the grease stain and spray a hair spray heavily over the paper. The paper should be completely soaked with it. Let it sit that way for 30 minutes and toss the material in washing machine or wash it as you normally would. The stain should be no more. If you still see li8ttle stain marks, repeat the process.
Shampoo is used to remover oil and grime from your hair, similarly it can effectively remove grease from anything. Saturate the stain with shampoo and use another cloth to rub it in. let it set for 20 minutes and toss the material into washing machine.
Vinegar can be used to remove grease stains from floors, kitchen counter tops and table. Simply saturate a cloth with white vinegar and wipe down the surface. Use 50% vinegar for this purpose. It will not only remove the grease and its stickiness, but also remove the odours.
Cola is known for some amazing cleaning abilities. Pour cola over the stain and let it let it sit for 2 hours. Wash the material as usual in the washing machine. Air dry the cloth and it should be free of any stain. Repeat the process is needed.
- BAKING SODA
Wet the stain with little water and add baking soda on top of it. After 5 minutes, rub it away using a damp sponge or cloth. Repeat the process until you see no traces of grease. Toss the material into washing machine. If the stain was on a carpet or furniture, blot it using a wet sponge followed by dry sponge.
- CAT LITTER
Looking out for easy ways to get rid of the grease stain on floor? Cat litter can help. Firstly, wipe the grease using a paper towel and sprinkle cat litter on it. Make sure the stain is fully covered by cat litter. Let it sit for 24 hours and sweep or vacuum it.
- SALT AND ALCOHOL
This trick works best on thicker fabric materials. Mix one part salt and 4 parts alcohol in a mug and stir until the salt dissolves. Pour it onto the grease stain and rub it using damp cloth. Allow it to soak for 15 minutes and wash it as usual in the washing machine.
- SHAVING CREAM
Shaving cream can remove stubborn grease stain from your carpets and rugs. Work some shaving cream on the stain and let it sit until it dries up. Scrub it off using a damp sponge and the stain should be no more. Sprinkle some water on it and blot it using damp sponge followed by dry sponge.
- ALOE VERA GEL
Soak the material in warm water for 1 hour. Apply aloe vera gel liberally over the stain and again soak the material in water. Rub the stain with toothbrush and toss it into the washing machine.