How do you get car oil off of cement?

Had a leak from my truck and it left a big oil stain on my brand new concrete. How do I get it off??
  6 answers
  • Lori H Lori H on Oct 23, 2016
    Pressure washing with hot water and detergent.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Oct 23, 2016
    Apply a generous amount of kitty litter to the stain. Leave on long enough to absorb most of the oil. Sweep up and follow with a grease cutting detergent(dawn ) and scrub with a heavy brush.

  • Chyrell Linville Nawatny Chyrell Linville Nawatny on Oct 23, 2016
    I use Dawn Dish Soap and it works!

  • Nebraska75017 Nebraska75017 on Oct 23, 2016
    I've always heard that you can use Coca-Cola straight from the bottle.... It also does other things like remove rust from cars too - and to think that you can drink anything that remains? mmm

  • William William on Oct 23, 2016
    I use sawdust to remove grease and oil from concrete. Crushed kitty litter will work. Let it sit to absorb the mess. Then either Dawn dish washing liquid and water. Scrub and rinse.

  • Michelle Leslie Michelle Leslie on Apr 11, 2021

    Hi there, if the oil is new apply a some clay cat litter over the stain. Let it sit and absorb as much as possible. Sweep away and repeat a few times if it's saturated. Then apply a degreaser and pressure wash. You can also use a good cleaner degreaser from the automotive store and a stiff broom.