Lubricant is one of the most difficult materials to remove. You can easily receive such a gift in the transport or during the auto service in the garage. And the oily stain quickly eats in the cloth and the more you linger the more difficult the cleaning will be for you. We will share the secrets about how to wash the lube oil away of the clothes in this article.
How to wash the lube oil away at home
You have to act quickly always and in case of every contamination. Speaking of engine oil, easiness of your fighting with the stain depends on your efficiency.
In case if you don’t have anything within reach, find at least a piece of newspaper or a wipe and drench the problematic spot to remove the oil.
In case of fresh stain, there should be no problem to wash the lube oil away. Use the ordinary detergent. Spread it on the dirty spot. Carefully remove it by wipe moving from the edges to the center of the stain.
You can also try to remove the fresh contamination by dissolvent or petrol. Treat the problematic spot by cotton pad or clean duster. However, there will still be stains, so wash the clothes using maximum permitted temperature (this information is on the label).
Above said ways work in case of fresh stains. But what to do and how to wash the lube oil away, if the stain is on the clothing for a long time?
You will need gasoline. Soak two wipes in it and put one of them on the stain and the second on it but on the other side. Oil will be dissolved affected by gasoline and will go on the wipes.
How to wash the lube oil away of the jeans
Denim suffers the most often among all the materials. But unfortunately oil is difficult to remove of the denim so you always need to act quickly.
One of the options – solution of turpentine and sal-ammoniac. Take them in proportion of 1 to 1. Treat the stain by the wipes with the received solution. Then you have to wash the clothing at least 2 times to get rid of the turpentine smell.
You shouldn’t also forget that denim is quite strong material, so you can use brush. Use the dissolvent and start to intensively rub the stain from edges to the center.