Household Uses For Blue Dawn Ultra Detergent

It's non-toxic, not harmful to your skin, It's biodegradable and it contains no phosphates.


For oil based stains such as lipstick, grease, butter, motor oil, cooking oil, and some pen inks,


Fill a spray bottle half way full of vinegar and heat it in the microwave. Fill the rest of the way with blue Dawn. Put the lid on and shake well. Spray on your tub and shower walls, allowing it to sit for a few minutes before rinsing away.


Pour a cup of Dawn liquid dish detergent into the toilet bowl and let it sit for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, pour a bucket of hot water from waist height into the toilet bowl to clear it out.


This tip comes from Merry Maids: Mix 3 drops of Dawn in 1 gallon of water and fill a spray bottle with the solution. Spritz your windows and wipe just as you would with any window cleaner.


Use Dawn as you would shampoo to remove excess oil from your hair, product build up, and even greasy product your kids may get into like Vaseline and baby oil. You can even use it to bathe your dog.


After you finish your automotive repair project, clean up gasoline and oil on your driveway with Dawn, warm water and a scrub brush. Then, soak your dirty tools in Dawn before you put them away. Dawn will clean and prevent rust from forming on the tools.


Partially fill a strong zip lock sandwich bag with Dawn dishwashing liquid, close and freeze. The liquid soap stays cold much longer and it can be re-frozen many times. It will conform to the place you need an ice pack.


To prevent your glasses from fogging up, rub a small drop of Dawn on the lenses and wipe clean.


Put a drop of Dawn Dishwashing Liquid in a spray bottle with water. Mist household plants to repel aphids, spider mites and mealy bugs. Spray counter-tops, cupboards and other areas to repel ants. Do the same for to repel aphids on fruit trees" just be sure to rinse the trees thoroughly after about 15 minutes.

10. Remove wood ticks

Saturate A cotton ball with Dawn, hold it to the back of a tick for a couple of minutes that has embedded itself into the skin. The tick will let go and can be disposed of.

11. Deep clean your broom by soaking it in a bucket of warm water and Dawn Dish Soap

Add a few drops of Dawn Dish Soap in a bucket of warm water, and soak your broom for an hour. Rinse and let it dry completely before storing it away.

12. Make a glass stove top sparkle with Dawn Dish Soap

To clean your glass stovetop with minimal scrubbing, pour a layer of Dawn Dish Soap onto the surface. Then, sprinkle on a layer of baking soda. When the baking soda is covering the surface, squirt on hydrogen peroxide. Allow the ingredients to sit for 10 minutes. Using a plastic brush or sponge, scrub the stove gently. You'll begin to see the grime lift and the glass sparkle. Wipe away the mixture with a damp cloth.

13. Clean paint brushes with Dawn

Dawn soap is an artist's best-kept secret. Use it on paintbrushes covered in oil-based paint to clean them completely. Put the soap in the palm of your hand and swirl the brush around rinsing it periodically. Repeat until the water runs clear through the brush.

14. Use Dawn Dish Soap and warm water to gently clean platinum, silver, white gold and gold jewelry

The easiest way to clean most types of metal jewelry is with a few drops of Dawn Dish Soap and warm water. Soak your jewelry for 20 to 40 minutes, and use a gentle toothbrush to scrub it clean. Rinse and dry.

15. Use Dawn Dish Soap and warm water to help remove grease from kitchen cabinets

16. Use Dawn Dish Soap to find small air leaks in a tire

Find a leak by adding a squirt of Dawn and water to a spray bottle. Spray the mixture on the tire. Bubbles will form where you have a leak.

17. Trap fruit flies and gnats with red wine vinegar and Dawn

Combine 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar with 1/2 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid in a small glass. Stir gently to prevent bubbles. Cover with plastic wrap. With a skewer, poke a few holes in it. The flies get in, but can't get out.

18. Wash face with blue dawn instead of soap to help with acne

19. When washing pets add a drop or two to their bath water

Created on ... May 29, 2020