When you’re cooking in the kitchen day after day, getting food stains on your clothes, cloth napkins and tablecloths is bound to happen. One of the most difficult stains to remove from clothing is the dreaded grease stain. Whether it bubbled up while frying chicken or splattered while frying bacon, a drop or two of grease seems to always land on your clothes.
Luckily, Family Handyman reader, Jean Reeves, has a solution. She says, “being a self-confessed klutz, I’ve needed to learn how to treat clothing stains. For a grease stain, I turn to white chalk. Just rub the chalk on the stain and the chalk powder absorbs and lifts out the grease, so it’ll come out in the wash.”
And just like that, this cleaning mystery is solved. If you’re looking to buy some chalk, we like this pack from Amazon.
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