When it comes to stains, grease stains are one of the most difficult ones to remove. It doesn’t matter if they come from your car or that juicy cheeseburger you had for lunch, grease stains can get on your favorite shirt and stay there forever. If you’re as clumsy as I am, or just have a tendency of ruining your favorite items of clothing, don’t go and buy every chemical-laden product you see in the store. We’ve got the perfect solution for your problem and it’s been right in front of you the whole time. The following 3-ingredient, homemade stain cleaner is ideal for removing all types of oil stains – olive oil, mayo, automotive oil and whatever other kind of grease you spoil your clothes with.The best part is that you only need 3 simple ingredients to make this DIY cleaning product. Every ingredient that goes in this recipe is very cheap and you only need a minute to mix it up and create the miracle grease stain eraser.
This is what you need:
- 1 tbsp. liquid dish soap
- 1 tbsp. glycerin
- 8 tbsp. warm water
- Squirt bottle
Method of preparation:
With the funnel neatly pour all the ingredients in the squirt bottle. Shake the mixture up and you’re done.
When you get a grease stain just take the stain remover, shake it up and apply it on the stain. Rub it in nicely and leave it for 15 minutes to do its magic. Do the laundry as you normally do and see your little miracle happen!
The secret lies in the fact that grease removes grease. In this mixture, glycerin is the ingredient that contains grease. So when the oil from the glycerin comes in contact with the oil from the stain, the grease regenerates on your clothing and can easily be washed out of fabric.