How to get hydraulic fluid out of clothes
Here are a few steps you can take to try to remove hydraulic fluids from your clothes:
- First, try to remove as much of the fluid as possible by blotting it with a clean cloth or paper towel. Do not rub the stain, as this will only spread the fluid and make it harder to remove.
- If the stain is still wet, you can try using a detergent or a pre-treatment spray to help break up the hydraulic fluid. Apply the detergent or spray to the stain and let it sit for a few minutes to give it time to work.
- Once the stain has been treated, you can try washing the clothes in warm water with a heavy-duty laundry detergent. Use the hottest water that is safe for the fabric, as heat can help to loosen and remove the stain.
- If the stain is still present after washing, you can try using a commercial stain remover or a mixture of equal parts white vinegar and water. Apply the solution to the stain and let it sit for a few minutes before washing again.
- If the stain is still present after trying these methods, you may need to take the clothes to a professional cleaner. They have more advanced techniques and equipment that can help to remove difficult stains.
Remember to always follow the care instructions on the clothing label and be sure to test any cleaning solution on a small, inconspicuous area before applying it to the entire stain.