5 Great Ways to Clean Grease


Dish Soap

Sure, when grease splatters it might hit the counter, the walls, the cabinets and sometimes even the ceiling, but don't forget that someone had to be around to make all that mess! And that person in the line of fire is likely to have gotten some grease on their clothes. So how to get that out?

For soft surfaces, like clothing or table linens, squirt a little bit of dish soap directly onto the stain. Let the soap soak in for about half an hour before running the linens through the wash on cold. Soaps are meant to attach to grease and fat molecules and help wash them away, and dish soaps are some of the strongest grease-fighters around. Used on clothes and other linens, kitchen soap does a great job of releasing the grease from the fabric.