I am sure you will go crazy if you know in how many ways you can use the dawn dish soap. It is one of the most useful cleaners I have ever come across.
Whenever I go for my monthly grocery shopping, I buy at least 2 bottles of dawn dish soap. I use this particular dish soap in almost every corner of my house.
The best thing about the dawn dish soap is that it is quite gentle compared to other dish soaps. As a result, your skin will not get dry even if you come in contact with it regularly.
I will share 31 ways I use dawn dish soap in my house. I am sure you do not know most of these tips. Let’s get started.
31 Ways to Use of Dawn Dish Soap That You Must Know
1. Make your driveway oil-free
If your car leaked some oil in the driveway, don’t worry. Pour a good amount of dawn dish soap on the driveway.
Then scrub using a bristle brush for a while and then use a hose to clean the driveway.
2. Clean all of the garden tools
Fill a bucket with water and pour half a cup of dawn dish soap. Place all of your gardening tools inside and wait for half an hour.
Now scrub the tools so that the extra dirt is gone.
3. Make your ice pack
You no longer need to buy ice packs. Get a Ziplock bag and pour dawn dish soap in it. Then add a small amount of water.
Keep the bag in the freezer and there you go. You have your ice pack.
4. Clean your windows and make them new again
To clean the window, you will need one gallon of water. Now drop around 4 to 5 drops of dawn dish soap. Take a spray bottle and spray the solution in the windows.
Now clean the windows using a clean piece of cloth.
5. Remove any kind of stain from the carpet
Take a spray bottle and mix half a cup of hydrogen peroxide and 2 tablespoons of dawn dish soap. Spray this liquid directly on the stained area.
Scrub with a brush and clean the carpet thoroughly.
6. Make your own DIY cleaner
You can clean almost anything in your house with this multi-purpose dawn dish soap cleaner. To make the multi-purpose cleaner, add 1 cup of water and 3 drops of dawn dish soap.
Place it in a spray bottle and clean anything and everything.
7. Get rid of the sticky oil from the grill after a barbeque
If you love doing barbeque, you should know how tough it is to clean the grills. Take hot water and use two drops of dawn dish soap.
Soak the grill for 20 minutes. After that, scrubbing and cleaning will be a lot easier.
8. Say goodbye to ants
If you have ants in your house, it is time to say goodbye. The corners of my kitchen used to be filled with ants and I finally got rid of them using dawn dish soap.
To prepare the solution I mixed mouth wash, hydrogen peroxide, and dawn dish soap. Spray on the corners and wipe after 15 minutes.
9. Get rid of grout from tiles
Pour some vinegar in a cup and microwave it for around 1 minute. Then, add another whole cup of dawn dish soap.
Pour the solution in a spray bottle. After shaking it, spray the solution directly on the grout. Wait for 5 minutes and scrub the tiles properly.
10. Remove chemicals from hair with dawn dish soap
When you use hair styling tools continuously, it can cause a chemical build up in your hair. To get rid of such chemical build-up I wash my hair with dawn once a month.
11. Get rid of oil and grease from your clothes
You might not be able to get rid of grease and oil from your clothes by regular washing. Pour a small amount of dawn directly on the stain.
Rub the area so that the dish soap spreads properly. Now wash the clothes properly.
12. Use dawn dish soap to remove hair dye easily
As dawn has high sulfate in it, it will easily remove the hair dye. After using dawn in your hair, don’t forget to condition your hair properly.
Using dawn will quickly remove your hair dye.
13. Unclog your toilet using dawn
You will be surprised to know that you can unclog your toilet using dawn dish soap. Take around 1 cup of dawn dish soap and pour it in the toilet bowl.
After waiting for 20 minutes, pour hot water in the toilet bowl. If it still doesn’t work, then you can add vinegar.
14. Melt the ice in your sidewalks during winter
Take one gallon of hot water. Add 1 tablespoon of dawn dish soap and rubbing alcohol. Pour it in the ice and you will no longer need to fight to remove ice.
15. Use dawn dish soap as a hand wash
Unlike other detergents or dish soaps, dawn dish soap is gentler. That means you can use it as a hand wash as well.
If you are out of hand wash, you can use dawn dish soap to wash your hands.
16. Fog-free your spectacles
If you wear glasses, you should know the pain of fogged glasses. Make a solution with water, rubbing alcohol, and a small amount of dawn dish soap.
Spray the mixture on the glasses and wipe dry with a piece of microfiber cloth.
17. Do manicure at home
If you are broke, you can use this method to do manicure at home. Take a bowl of warm water and att 1 teaspoon of dawn dish soap.
Place both of your hands in the water and soak them for 5 minutes. Your hands will become baby-soft and oil-free.
18. Clean the combs with dawn dish soap
Fill your sink with hot water. Then add dawn dish soap and a small amount of borax. Give it a swirl and soak the combs and brushes for a few minutes.
The combs and brushes will become cleaner than ever.
19. Wash your car
You will be surprised to know that you can even wash your car with dawn dish soap. Fill a bucket with water. Then add 2 tablespoons of dawn dish soap.
Clean your car with this solution and wash it with water at the end.
20. Clean your kid’s plastic pool with dawn dish soap
Use a few drops of dawn dish soap to clean your kid’s plastic pool. I will suggest you not to use any harsh chemical as it might decrease the durability of the plastic pool.
21. Remove soap scum from your bathtub
Mix dawn dish soap with water. Spray the mixture all over your bathtub and wait overnight. Clean the tub the next morning and all of the soap scum will be gone in no time.
22. Clean your dishwasher
Add four drops of dawn dish soap in the soap slot of the dishwasher. Then add some baking soda.
Clean the dishwasher and it will become cleaner than ever.
23. Disinfect and clean your kid’s toys
Use one teaspoon of dawn dish soap in 2 cups of water. Clean all of the toys of your kids. I will suggest you not to use harsh chemical products to clean your kid’s toys at it can be harmful to their health.
24. Clean your silver jewelry with dawn dish soap
Soak your silver jewelry in a cup filled with 1 cup of water and 2 drops of dawn dish soap. Wait for several minutes and scrub with a brush.
Your silver jewelry will start to shine than ever before.
25. Clean your refrigerator
You can clean both interior and exterior of your refrigerator using dawn dish soap. Add 2 drops of dawn dish soap and add it in a cup of water.
Place the mixture in a spray bottle and spray it in your refrigerator. Then clean thoroughly.
26. Remove sticker residues from glass containers.
Nothing can be more irritating than those sticker residues stuck in glass containers. Add a few drops of dawn dish soap on the sticker residues and wait for a while. Then, clean thoroughly.
27. Stop your door from making squeaky sounds
Use one drop of dawn dish soap in the hinges of your door. See the magic the next time you open or close the door.
You will no longer hear that squeaky sound.
28. Say goodbye to oily skin
Use 1 drop of dawn dish soap in a cup of water and wash your face with it. make sure to wash and clean the face properly with water.
Don’t worry. Dawn dish soap is quite gentle and safe for your skin. It will clean the oil and dirt from your skin.
29. Make some bubbles for your kid
If your kid loves to play with bubbles, you can easily make bubbles with dawn dish soap. Use a cup of dawn dish soap and add 1 tablespoon of corn syrup.
Now, add around 6 cups of water in the mixture. Stir while you add the water. Place it in a container and there you go.
30. Give a bath to your dog with dawn
Add one cup of dawn in a tub filled with warm water. Now give a bath to your dog for around 5 minutes in the water and scrub him/her properly.
Doing this once a month will remove fleas from their fur.
31. Get rid of insects from your garden
Instead of using chemicals to get rid of insects, I use dawn dish soap. Mix dawn with water and use it in your garden to stop spiders, aphids from coming.
These are all the ways you can use dawn dish soap. Don’t forget to share if you have more ideas about using dawn dish soap.
I always have at least 2-3 dawn dish soap bottles in my kitchen. Try some of these methods and see if they help you or not. You will fall in love using such a cheap product in so many ways.