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Remove Grease Stain from Polyester Jersey

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By Hanna

Remove Grease Stain from Polyester Jersey

The Jersey

Remove Grease Stain from Polyester Jersey

The grease |:

My Laundry Question

How do I get rid of a stain in a football jersey that's probably already been washed ? it looks like a grease stain .also - how should i wash it? i dont wanna ruin it !

Share a Little Background Info

Im not sure , its my boyfriends and i want to wash it. the stain bothers me . its HUGE . lol . It looks like grease ? the tag says its 100% Nylon Colors and 100% Poly White. It says wash in cold water , which i know to day from other questions, HOW CAN I GET IT OUT ? D:

Lessons Learned

  • My boyfriend shouldn't get grease on clothes he lends his girlfriend:)

Fabric Content of Item (if appropriate)

its like , a jersey.. for like.. football. you know ? like.. a jersey. like sort of the material you make basketball shorts with .

Mary Marlowe Leverette, About.com Laundry & Laundry Rooms, says:

This is going to take a bit of work and patience because grease stains are difficult to remove from polyester after the garment has been washed and dried. You will need an enzyme-based stain remover: (Shout, Zout or Vaska Spotoff). Apply the product following package directions. Allow the remover to stay on the stain at least 15 minutes. Then wash following these instructions. Check for the stain. If it is still there, repeat the steps. DO NOT DRY until the stain is removed.

Good luck!

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