You may have fond memories of Dawn dish soap as a kid. It seemed as though every household had it and used it. While you might remember your parents using Dawn dish soap to get dishes squeaky clean, did you know it can be used in other ways as well? Take a look below at 10 uses for Dawn dish soap that you can try. You may never look at this blue liquid the same way again!
1. Make mega bubbles.
Dawn dishwashing liquid makes amazing bubbles. To make your own mega bubble solution, simply mix ½ cup of dawn with ½ gallon of warm water. To make them even more mega, add a tablespoon of Karo syrup.
2. Remove price tag residue.
Dawn does a great job at removing price tag residue. If you buy items at thrift stores or garage sales and they have residue on them, just dab on some Dawn and rinse.
3. Enjoy a cheap manicure.
Add a few drops of Dawn to a dish of warm water and let your fingers soak in it. Your nail beds and cuticles will soften right up and your nails will get clean.
4. Bathe your pets.
Many pet owners swear that Dawn is better than any pet soap you can buy. It will remove grime and grease and can even fight fleas.
5. Protect your plants.
Fill a spray bottle with water and add a teaspoon of Dawn dish soap. Spray any plants where pests seem to be a problem. IT will help get rid of old pests and help keep new ones away.
6. Unclog drains.
If your drains are clogged as a result of beauty products and grease, Dawn can help loosen the clog up. Just pour ½ a cup directly into the drain, let sit for 20 minutes, then run warm water.
7. Clean oil stains in clothing.
If you get oil on your clothing, pretreat the stain by rubbing a few drops of Dawn into it. Then, just wash as usual.
8. De-Fog your mirrors.
Wipe over mirrors with a thin layer of Dawn dish soap. Wipe clean. A layer will remain in place that will protect the glass from fog.
9. Clean outdoor furniture.
When dirt and grime builds up on outdoor furniture, banish it with some Dawn dish soap. Just fill a bucket with warm water and ½ a cup of soap and start scrubbing.
10. Wash away hair product residue.
After time, the hair products you use can build up and make your hair dull. Shampoo your hair with a little Dawn dish soap just as you would shampoo, and it will take all of the build up away.
See how practical Dawn dish soap can be? Give these 10 ways to use Dawn dish soap a try in your own home and see what sort of results you can get.