To remove cooking oil stains, scrape excess oil off with a butter knife, rub liquid dish detergent into the stain, let the item sit for five minutes, wash the item with the hottest recommended water for the fabric, and c... More »

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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 »

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Remove oil stains from clothes by pretreating them with a solvent-based stain removal product, waiting 10 minutes and then washing the clothes with the hottest water recommended for the fabric. Check the stained area bef... More »

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To remove fabric softener stains from clothes, soak the stain in warm water, rub with a bar of soap, dishwashing liquid or shampoo, then launder the item normally without adding fabric softener. Avoid drying the item wit... More »

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Remove oil stains from clothes by pretreating them with a solvent-based stain removal product, waiting 10 minutes and then washing the clothes with the hottest water recommended for the fabric. Check the stained area bef... More »

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To remove tomato stains from fabric, use stain sticks, wash the fabric under cold water, rub detergent over the affected area or use mild bleaching agents. Methods for successful removal of tomato stains depend largely o... More »

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To remove grease stains from sofa fabric, cover the stain with cornstarch for a few minutes, vacuum off the cornstarch, and wash the stain with dish soap. If necessary, blot it with ammonia solution followed by degreaser... More »