Many people love to collect different kinds of hacks or home remedies. I know I do:-)
These particular home remedies or hacks have one product in common and that product is called Dawn Dish washing soap. While I have tried out some of these ideas, there are a few that I have not had a chance to try...yet! Maybe you could let me know how these remedies work for you and share your own favorite Dawn home remedy. As I have said in the presentation ~ Dawn is not just for dishes anymore~
Awesome Bubble solution
1/2 cup Ultra Dawn
1/2 gallon warm water
~1 tablespoon glycerin (available at any
drugstore) OR White Karo syrup works
~Skim the foam off the top of the solution
(too much foam breaks down the bubbles).
~Dip bubble wand and get ready for some
*note - the best water to use is soft water
but to keep on the safe side use distilled
1/2 cup Dawn Dish soap
1 gallon water
~ Place the grease coated barbecue grill inside a heavy duty
plastic trash bag.
~ Pour the soapy solution of the rack inside the bag
~ Seal the bag shut and let sit overnight
~ Scrub the rack with a stiff or wire brush and rinse clean
Kill Fleas in carpeting
In a 16 oz spray bottle:
~ pour 1 tablespoon Dawn dish soap in to the
bottle and fill the rest with water.
~Shake well and spray the carpet, upholstery and
*The soap will dry up the insects killing them (
~ Let the solutions sit for 15 minutes
~ Wipe the floors with a damp towel
~Vacuum the Carpet
Partially fill a strong zip-type
sandwich bag with Dawn dish
soap , close and freeze. The
liquid soap stays cold much
longer and it can be refrozen
many times. It will conform to
the place you need an ice pack.
Dawn Dish Soap Stain cleaner
2 teaspoons Dawn dish soap
2 teaspoons vinegar
2 quarts warm water
Use this solution to wash food stains from
*always test on a small area of clothing
Ants be gone!
Getting rid of ants is easy with Dawn Dish Soap. Spray a
mixture of water and Dawn directly onto counter tops,
floors, sinks, or wherever the ants seem to be. This will
leave behind a residue that ants refuse to walk across. It
is also safe for kids and pets, so you don’t have to worry
about any harsh chemicals. If you spray the solution
directly on an ant, Dawn will penetrate their exoskeleton
and kill them on contact. This also works for wasps and
I wonder if this would work on spiders? hmm
1 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon Dawn dish soap
use a foam making hand cleaner bottle ( can be found in dollar stores)
Pump the foam mixer over the stain and leave it in place
Come back later to repeat if the stain is not gone
Use paper towels to blot up part of the stain in between treatments as needed
Repeat until stain is gone.
Why does this work?
The enzymes in the Dawn helps to break down the stain and pheromones in the
Control those Weeds
1 Gallon white vinegar
2 cups multi purpose epsom salt
1/4 cup regular blue dawn dish soap
Put into gallon sprayer, if you don't have a sprayer,use
anything that will spray out liquid, Saturate weeds.
Use every couple weeks to control weeds
1 gallon hot water
1/2 cup peroxide
4 Tablespoons white vinegar
4 Tablespoons Dawn Dish soap
1/2 cup liquid fabric softener
~ mix slowly then add to machine as manufacturer
..and one last amazing DIY hack where only
Dawn Dishwashing soap can be used!
I don't know WHY I didn't figure
I use shampoo in the shower!
When I wash my hair, the shampoo
runs down my whole body and printed
very clearly on the shampoo label is:
"FOR EXTRA BODY and VOLUME"
No Wonder I have been gaining
Well I have gotten rid of that
shampoo and I
am going to start showering
with Dawn Dish soap instead
- the label reads
"DISSOLVES FAT THAT IS
DIFFICULT TO REMOVE"
Thank you for taking the time to read this presentation and even though it may have come across as a
commercial or advertisement this was not the intent.
I will say that I am impressed with Proctor and Gamble who makes this product because what they are
doing to help the wildlife needs to be saluted.. I am sure the animals that have been saved have said thank
you in their own way also!
If you are wanting to know more about Dawn Dishwashing soap here is the Facebook Page as well as the
Dawn saving wildlife website.
You can also get even more ideas on the Dawn Dish Soap on Pinterest
Dawn is not just about dishes anymore!