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How to Get BBQ Sauce Out of Clothes

Accidentally get a barbecue stain on your white t-shirt? Follow these BBQ sauce stain removal tips to learn how to remove BBQ sauce from clothes and surfaces.

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Laundry

One
Pre-Treat
Pre-treat with Clorox 2® for Colors 3-in-1 Liquid. Apply directly to tough stains. Rub in and set 5-10 minutes. Do not allow product to dry. Wash as usual with detergent and Clorox 2® for Colors.
Two
Wash
Wash in hot water with detergent and add ⅓ cup of Clorox® Disinfecting Bleach to whites or 1 capful of Clorox 2® for Colors 3-in-1 Liquid to colors.
Three
Check
Make sure the stain is completely gone before drying. If not, repeat washing instructions.
Four
Dry
When the stain is completely gone, place whites or colors in the machine dryer. Kiss the cook.

Tip: Rinsing the stain with cold water as soon as possible will help keep it from setting in.

Surfaces

One
Remove
Remove excess BBQ sauce.
Two
Wipe
Wipe surface clean with Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes. Don’t wear yourself out — you’ll probably be scrubbing the grill later.
Three
Rinse
Rinse surface. Hopefully the meal was as good as the cleanup!