How to Remove Barbecue Sauce Stains

How to Remove Barbecue Sauce Stains. Backyard barbecues are favorite family activities, especially if Dad does the cooking. However, it's easy to get a barbecue sauce stain on your clothing. Here's a few simple steps to get that barbecue sauce stain out in no time.

Step 1

Remove excess barbecue sauce off the stained item. Scrape it off with your finger, a sponge or a paper towel.

Step 2

Rinse the stained fabric with cold water. Run the water through the back of the barbecue sauce stain to help get the stain out of the item.

Step 3

Rub detergent into the barbecue sauce stain. You can use a regular liquid detergent or a solvent such as glycerin. Use your fingers or a sponge to work the detergent into the fabric. Continue rubbing the stain with detergent until the stain no longer appears and then rinse with cold water.

Step 4

Use a spray or a gel stain remover and apply it to the barbecue stain. Allow the item to sit for 5 to 15 minutes for best results.

Step 5

Wash your item with detergent in a regular wash cycle.

Step 6

Check the item for any remaining evidence of the barbecue sauce stain after washing. If any stain remains, repeat Step 3 through Step 5.

Step 7

Dry the item in your clothes dryer or hang the item in the sun to dry.