Get motor oil out of clothes by acting quickly, removing unabsorbed oil, using baby powder or cornstarch, applying dish or laundry detergent and washing the clothes in hot water. Remember not to dry the clothes until all... More »

To get motor oil stains out of clothes, pretreat oily spots then wash the clothes in the hottest water the fabric will tolerate. The care tag provides water temperature information. More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

Remove oil stains from clothing by making sure the garment is machine washable, applying a solvent-based laundry pretreatment spray, washing in the hottest water appropriate for the garment, and line drying. Avoid drying... More »

To remove oil stains from silk, scrape away any surface grease or oil, and cover the stain with talcum powder or cornstarch. Gently work the powder into the oily area with a soft-bristled brush, and let it sit for 24 hou... More »

Remove oil from suede by sprinkling cornstarch, talcum powder, foot powder or artificial sweetener into the stain to absorb the oil. When the powder looks oily, brush it away using a soft brush, and repeat the process un... More »

To remove motor oil from a cloth, scrape off the oil with a plastic spoon, and blot the residue with a paper towel. Sprinkle baby powder over the stain, and leave it for a few minutes before rubbing it with oil-fighting ... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

To remove black grease from clothes, scrape it with a spoon, cover it with cornstarch, remove the powder with a nail brush, apply dish soap, and launder the garment. This two-hour process requires a spoon, paper towels, ... More »