How do I clean motor oil from clothing?

Answer BlotLay the article of clothing over a flat surface such as a laundry table or the lid of a washing machine. Blot excess motor oil from the stain immediately using a white towel or dry paper towel.... Read More »

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How do I get motor oil out of clothing?

CornstarchBlot wet motor oil from the fabric with white paper towels. Avoid rubbing the stain; gently blot to get as much of the oil lifted as possible. Pour cornstarch or baking soda to completely... Read More »

How do I get motor oil stains out of clothing?

Remove the OilLay the garment flat so that the stain is facing up, and scrape away as much of the stain as possible with a plastic utensil if it has hardened; if the stain is fresh, blot up as much... Read More »

Can you wash dry clean-only clothing?

Generally, you should follow the care instructions on your garments exactly to keep them looking great. However, if you must wash a dry clean-only article of clothing at home it can be done using t... Read More »

Can I steam dry clean only clothing?

Yes, you can steam dry clean only clothing. However, the clothing will not be cleaned by steaming only. To limit your number of needed visits to the dry cleaners, try Dryel--the at home dry cleanin... Read More »