How to remove set in oil stains. 1. Spray WD-40 onto the old stain 2. Rub (quite a bit of) baking soda into the stain with an old toothbrush until soda is chunky 3. Brush in some Dawn detergent in the soda and oil 4. Wash and dry as usual
1. Spray oil stains with wd-40. 2. Pile on baking soda and scrub with tooth brush. 3. Repeat (2.) until baking soda no longer clumps. 4. Apply Dawn and scrub with tooth brush; leave in as a prewash treatment. 5. Launder normally.
Life in Lape Haven - Tried It Tuesday: How to Get Grease Stains (Even Set-In Ones) Out of Clothing. After finding grease and oil spots on my son's shirts, ones that had already been washed and dried, I decided to find a simple way to get the grease and oil stains out of his clothing.