17 Genius Dawn Dish Soap Hacks You Need To Know About

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Dawn dish soap can be used for more than just dishes. Here are 17 clever Dawn dish soap hacks we bet your don’t know about!

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17 Must Know Dawn Dish Soap Hacks
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Dawn Dish Soap Hacks

Do you have Dawn dish soap in your life?

If not, run out and buy it right now! Dawn dish soap is one of our favorite household cleaners because it’s got so many amazing uses that don’t even involve cleaning.

Actually, Dawn dish soap can be used in so many clever and useful ways that we wanted to round up a few of our favorite Dawn dish soap hacks for you today.

Sure, Dawn dish soap is an awesome dish soap. It’s a great degreaser that leaves pots, plates, glasses and cutlery sparkling.

But, dawn dish soap can do so much more. In fact, there are dozens of dawn dish soap hacks that have absolutely nothing to do with cleaning.

Dawn dish soap hacks are one of the easiest, cheapest and most efficient ways to deal with so many common household problems folks.

Dawn dish soap hacks are top on our list of easy do-it yourself fixes for many common household issues we encounter.

Seriously guys, these Dawn dish soap hacks are seriously awesome.

Did you know that beyond being amazing for cleaning your dishes, Dawn original blue dish soap can be used in dozens of awesome ways to help take care of issues like pest control, grease stains and even be used to make ice packs?

Here are 17 borderline genius Dawn dish soap hacks you’ll wish you knew sooner!

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17 Genius Dawn Dish Soap Hacks You Need To Know About

#1 Unclog toilets

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Dawn dish soap hacks

Pour about a half cup of Dawn dish soap into your toilet and let it sit for approximately 20 -30 minutes then pour down a good amount (3-4 L) of super hot water. This combination can help unclog even the nastiest clogs!

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#2 De-grease and pre-treat laundry stains

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Dawn dish soap laundry

Apply a small amount of Dawn detergent to the stain. Rub the fabric together to evenly spread the soap and allow it to sit for a few minutes. Rinse and wash the article as you usually would. This laundry pretreatment works well on oil stains, grass stains, blood stains and so much more.

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#3 Pool Cleaner

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uses for dawn dish soap

Squirt approximately half a cup of  Dawn into the center of the pool to remove excess oils from sunscreens and sun tan lotions. A film will form and spread to the outer edges of the pool for easy clean up.

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#4 Hair Cleaner

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Dawn dish soap on hair

Apply a small amount to your hair. Rinse and repeat as necessary. Dawn is awesome at removing hair product residue or sticky things stuck in your kiddos hair. So, if your kiddo ever gets gum, lollipops or other sticky stuff stuck in their hair you wont need to cut it!

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#5 De-greaser for automotive parts or spills

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Apply a small amount of Dawn to a spill and spread with a brush. Allow to soak for a few minutes and rinse off. To clean greasy tools soak items in a solution of 1/4 dawn and 3/4 hot water.

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#6 Make an ice pack

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Pour some dawn into a zip lock and freeze! Easy peasy and cost effective ice pack. These are so quick and easy to make that you can have some ready and waiting for your next bump or scrape.

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#7 Keep poison ivy from spreading

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Dawn dish soap for poison ivy

Take a shower with Dawn dish soap to prevent the oily blisters from leaking and spreading to unaffected areas of your body. Rub your skin gently to prevent further irritation.

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#8 Tub and tile cleaner

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Dawn dish soap bathroom cleaner

Dawn and vinegar make an awesome soap scum remover.  In a clean spray bottle pour in equal parts dawn and vinegar (we usually do 8 ounces of each). Shake well and spray on to tub, tiles or any other surface that needs a good cleaning. This stuff works great on heard water stains making it a go to in our home. This stuff works great!

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#9 Repel insects

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Dawn dish soap ant repellent

Combine a small amount of Dawn dish soap and water. (1 tbsp for 4L of water) and spray liberally on plants or areas where you want to repel insects.

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#10 Glass defogger

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Dawn dish soap hacks

Apply a small amount of Dawn dish soap diluted in water to eye glasses, windows or bathroom mirrors to prevent them from fogging up in the presence of steam.

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#11 Window cleaner

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Dawn dish soap hacks

Add 2-3 drops of dawn Dish soap to a spray bottle filled with 1 cup of water and 1/4 cup white vinegar. Spray and clean windows as you would with other window cleaners!

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#12 DIY Bubbles for kiddos

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Dawn dish soap bubble mixture

Combine 1/2 cup of white sugar with 4 cups warm water. Once sugar is completely dissolved and 1/2 cup Dawn dish soap! Let it sit for a few hours to maximize the size of the bubbles.

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#13 Manicures

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Dawn dish soap for manicures

Dawn is awesome at de-greasing so adding a few drops to your home manicure soak makes your nails super clean and does and awesome job at softening cuticles.

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#14 Dog Shampoo

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Dawn dish soap for fleas

Wash your pup with Dawn to kill ticks instantly! Dawn dish soap for killing fleas is a must know dog owners secret. Should your pup need a flea or tick bath try Dawn dish soap for treating fleas.

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#15 Ant repellent

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dawn dish soap spray for ants

Create a mixture of roughly 1 part dawn for every 4 parts water. Use a spray bottle to spray effected areas and ant trails to eradicate the problem.

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#16 Paint/Grease Remover

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Dawn dish soap paint remover

Wash off paint and other sticky messes using dawn. Great for cleaning up paint splashes or spills on hardwood floors.

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#17 Non-toxic lubricant

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Dawn dish soap hacks

Put a few drops of Dawn on window tracks and door hinges to lubricate and get them gliding well.

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