Remove Oil Stains From Floorings

How To Remove Oil Stains From Floorings

As soon as you see grease on the flooring, you need to deal with it immediately. Avoid dry, difficult-to-handle oil stains. In addition, leaving oil stains on the flooring for a long time can reduce the durability and longevity of the flooring. It is especially dangerous for family members because the grease is very slippery.

Check The Flooring Material First

At present, there are many kinds of materials used for flooring tiles, such as ceramic tiles, granite tiles, plastic floorings, etc., and each material will have its own characteristics and performance. Therefore, you need to pay attention to the flooring material of your home to choose the appropriate treatment method. This avoids choosing the wrong method, making the treatment less than expected, and even affecting the durability of the flooring.

Floorings Cleaning Tools
Floorings Cleaning Tools

Preparation Tools

In order to process efficiently, you need to prepare all necessary tools for this process, such as,
Water basin, gloves, dry towels, chemicals, etc.

Use Flour Or Rice Flour

These are two types of powders that are considered to have very good oil absorption. So if you have this powder in your kitchen, take advantage of it to deal with it.

The method is simple, just use 1 of the 2 powders and sprinkle them on the greasy flooring area. Wait until the flour/rice flour has absorbed all the oil. Then wipe and scrub the powder with a dry towel. Next, wipe off any remaining powder with a damp cloth. However, this method is only suitable for new grease stains that have not yet dried.

Use White Vinegar

There is a natural acid component in white vinegar. Therefore, when used to treat oil stains on the flooring, it will bring high efficiency. It’s also relatively simple to do.

You can simply pour vinegar on greasy floorings, or you can pour vinegar on a towel and rub it on the flooring to be treated until all the stains are removed from the surface of the flooring. This method even works in the case of oil stains that have been rusted for a long time.

Floorings Oil Stains Removing

Using Hydrogen Peroxide

This is also considered to be an effective method used by many to remove grease from floorings. Especially the flooring is a marble. Caution should be taken when applying this method with wood floorings. Because it affects the color of the flooring, resulting in a mottled, unsightly color.

You simply pour hydrogen peroxide on a cotton pad or directly onto oiled floorings, wait 3-5 minutes, and then scrub.

Use Baking Soda

Another way to effectively treat greasy floorings is to use baking soda. So you just pour the powder directly on the greasy flooring. At the same time, you can also dust the brush with powder and rub until the oil stain disappears.

Then wipe the entire flooring surface with a damp cloth to remove stains from the flooring surface.

Use Dishwashing Liquid

Dishwashing liquid is also one of the ways to deal with greasy floorings. The effectiveness of this approach is also appreciated. Not only that, the material is easy to find, so many people use it.

Draw some dishwashing liquid on a rag and damp it to create a lather, then wipe the flooring grease area. It’s best to squeeze out the water and avoid using a rag that is too wet, which will affect the durability of the flooring. After wiping off the stain, wipe again with a damp cloth.