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How to Loosen Ground Soil With Detergent

Clothing Stains

Step 1

Let the item dry thoroughly to enable brushing off the excess dirt.

Step 2

Use a stiff brush to vigorously brush the dried mud off of your clothing or uniform.

Step 3

Spray the soiled area with stain remover.

Step 4

Fold the garment in on itself and rub the stain remover into the garment.

Step 5

Place the garment in the washer, if it is machine washable. Add detergent as usual, and then repeat as necessary until the stain is removed.

Upholstery Stains

Step 1

Let the item dry thoroughly to enable brushing off the excess dirt.

Step 2

Use a stiff brush to vigorously brush the dried mud off of your clothing, uniform or chair.

Step 3

Mix a tablespoon of liquid detergent -- the kind you use to wash by hand -- with two cups of cold water.

Step 4

Blot the item with a soft, dry cloth dipped in the detergent liquid to lift out the stain as much as possible.

Step 5

Sponge the item gently to remove the liquid once the stain disappears.

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