How to clean off fuel oil

How to clean off fuel oil

Fuel oil is by-product after oil refining. Has dark color, specific oil smell. Contains greasy oils and pitches in the structure, badly is washed away and washes off. For its removal from any surfaces and fabrics it is necessary to use special means and to put a lot of effort.

It is required to you

  • - gasoline;
  • - solvent;
  • - white spirit;
  • - acetone;
  • - cleansers;
  • - cleaning agents;
  • - laundry detergent;
  • - turpentine;
  • - ammonia solution;
  • - starch;
  • - baking soda;
  • - acoustic soda;
  • - sponge.


1. Never use diesel fuel for removal of fuel oil. You, maybe, remove fuel oil, but the smell of diesel fuel should be washed and removed very long.

2. For removal of fuel oil from any surfaces and fabrics normal gasoline is used. Process the necessary surface or fabric, then just carefully wash fabric, and wash up surfaces by means of synthetic cleaning agents.

3. The second option. Process surface or fabric solvent or white spirit. They cope with any greasy spots and easily remove liquid pitches, namely such structure and has fuel oil. For use of any means apply it on surface or spots on fabric by means of sponge, leave for 30-40 minutes. Wash fabric with large amount of powder, wash out surface the cleaning and cleaning agents.

4. Also remarkably acetone copes with spots from fuel oil. For use moisten the necessary surface, then process by means of cleaning agents.

5. If fuel oil has deeply eaten in working clothes, part in basin structure from acoustic soda, wet clothes for 2 hours, rinse, wash in the washing machine with powder. Such way will help to wash all black oil spots what you will not tell about normal way of washing.

6. One more way to cope with fuel oil is to prepare structure from baking soda, starch, ammonia solution and turpentine. For preparation mix two tablespoons of soda with two tablespoons of starch, add teaspoon of turpentine and teaspoon of ammonia solution, carefully stir, apply on pollution, leave before full drying and wash out by means of cleaning agents or wash product.

7. The means made of highly active gasoline perfectly cope with black oil spots. For use apply on black oil spots, leave for 2-3 hours, wash fabric or wash out surface.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team