How to remove gasoline smell from clothes

How to remove gasoline smell from clothes

Very often there are such troubles as gasoline spots on clothes. It can occur during repair or refueling the car. But after you have got rid of spot, the pungent and persistent smell of gasoline still remains. As to bring him and whether it is possible to remove in general?

It is required to you

  • - liquid detergent;
  • - salt;
  • - soda;
  • - fabric softener.


1. There is one easy way which will help to save your things from unpleasant petrol smell. But this method does not give 100% guarantee. Sometimes enough it is only good to air clothes in the fresh air, for example on the street or on the balcony and two days later unpleasant smells will leave. However there is one but if smell too strong, then neighbors can complain, and so there is no wish to spoil with them the relations.

2. Wash clothes with addition of liquid cleaning agent, for example, for ware. It remarkably destroys fat and has to cope with spot from gasoline. But it is worth knowing that water in which you will erase has to be cold. After you have carefully rinsed thing, fill in it with the warm concentrated solution of cleaning agent and leave for the night in basin.

3. After that it is possible to put thing in the washing machine. Fill powder, two tablespoons of salt and the same amount of soda in the main compartment. You should not worry for your things, nothing terrible happens to them, they will only better wash off. Do not forget to pour fabric softener in compartment, specially allotted for it. After all these actions the smell of gasoline has to disappear or will become hardly notable. But it will be gone finally after repeated washing.

4. In supermarkets and hypermarkets it is possible to find good powder which deletes gross contaminations, such as oil and gasoline in sale. It costs of course much, but it is worth it. If you do not know what powder it is better to choose whether also it it, then address the selling assistant, it will give all necessary information and will help to pick up the necessary means.

5. If all above-mentioned recommendations have not helped, then can address in dry-cleaner, there for certain will be able to help you, but also they do not guarantee absolute elimination of smell of gasoline.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team