Cooking oil

Oil & Grease Stain Removal

Cooking oil & olive oil stain clothes and carpets all the time. Many people will throw away clothing (especially whites) affected by this everyday kitchen stain, but with Vanish Power O2 Powder in your cupboard you can be rest assured that getting rid of oil stains will be easy. Vanish Power O2 Powder is formulated to quite literally lift the stain out of the fabric, as our TV Ad here shows.

HOW TO REMOVE OIL & GREASE STAINS

To get rid of oil & grease stains, we recommend using Vanish Liquid:

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Apply the liquid directly onto the stain, wait 5 minutes and wash normally adding one dose of Vanish Liquid to your wash.

Soaking is recommended for tough and dried-in stains. Add one dose (10ml) of Vanish Liquid to every 1 litre of warm water and soak the stained fabric. Soak coloured items for max 1 hour and whites for max 6 hours. Wash as usual or rinse thoroughly.

Important: Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging. Do not use on wool, silk or leather. Do not use on finished or coated surfaces – for example wood, metals etc.

vanish-oxi-action-liquid Vanish Liquid

Apply the liquid directly onto the stain, wait 5 minutes and wash normally adding one dose of Vanish Liquid to your wash.

Soaking is recommended for tough and dried-in stains. Add one dose (10ml) of Vanish Liquid to every 1 litre of warm water and soak the stained fabric. Soak coloured items for max 1 hour and whites for max 6 hours. Wash as usual or rinse thoroughly.

Important: Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging. Do not use on wool, silk or leather. Do not use on finished or coated surfaces – for example wood, metals etc.

 

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expandOil & Grease Stain Removal Tips

Our top oil & grease stain removal tip is to attack the stain rapidly! Oil & Grease stains will become more difficult to remove later if you don't treat them immediately as they start to set into the fabric.

expandRemoving Oil & Grease Stains - Handy Tips

If you don't have a Vanish stain removal product to hand then don't worry. We're still able to provide some handy hints on removing stains. Vanish will help you remove the stains even once they have dried-in.

  • Take a clean, damp paper towel or cloth and dab the oil stain for a few minutes. Be careful not to spread the stain.
  • Follow Vanish instructions as above.

Other Useful Stain Removal Tips

Vanish can help get stains out of clothes as well as ensure you remove ketchup stains, make-up stains or grass stains.