Oh No! Her Favorite Shirt Was Stained... Or So It Seemed, Until Her Dish Soap Solution Saved the Day

Oh No! Her favorite shirt was stained... Or so it seemed, until her solution saved the day. When it comes to grease stains on clothing, you might think your shirt is ruined forever. But with a simple ingredient that you most likely have sitting on your kitchen counter, you can easily get rid of those annoying stains. All it takes is some dishwashing soap rubbed onto the greasy spot, and then letting the shirt sit overnight. You can then wash it as you normally would. Dish wash soap also works well on delicates. You can use a tablespoon of dish wash soap in a sink of warm water to hand wash delicate clothing. Dishwashing soap is an all purpose household cleaner that can be used for a variety of cleaning tips and tricks. To clean your barbecue grill, use a plastic tub or trash bag and mix one cup of dish wash soap with two gallons of water. Then set the grill in the mixture and seal, for at least 12 hours. Then scrub with a wire brush and rinse. You can also use dishwashing soap to clean the brake dust from the wheels of your car. To use a mixture of warm water and dish wash soap does the job with just a bit of scrubbing.

When it comes to household cleaning aids, dishwashing soap and dishwashing detergent are among the most commonly used ingredients. It's safe to say that dish wash soap works the best out of the two, as dish wash soap mixes better with water which ensures a more widespread reach of the dish wash soap. Whereas dish wash detergent mixes better with warm water and may not dissolve as good in hard water. A drop of eco dish soap in a spray bottle of water can also be used to help guard houseplants. Use the simple spray to mist house plants to keep them bug-free. You can also use some dish wash soap and water to rid your home of ants, wasps, and roaches. Instead of using toxic sprays in your home you can use a teaspoon of dish wash soap in a spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way with water, then shake it well to mix. Then spray the mixture onto the pests to kill them almost instantly, the best part is that dish wash soap is safe to use. You can also use dishwashing soap to get rid of fruit flies in your home.

There are times of the year when fruit flies make an appearance, and it can seem almost impossible to get rid of then. But with this simple trick that uses ingredients that you most likely already have in your home, you can get rid of the annoying flies. All it takes is a mix of about two to three drops of eco dish soap into a bowl with some white vinegar to help trap fruit flies. You'll want to leave the mixture on your kitchen counter or table. The white vinegar will help to attract the fruit flies, and the dish wash soap will keep the fruit flies from flying out of the water. You will find this cleaning tip for how to clean your favorite shirt on the "She Knows" site. This is just one of the dishwashing soap cleaning tips you will find on the list of 32 uses for dishwashing soap you probably haven't thought of. You will find plenty of other interesting topics and ideas from parenting, food, home, cleaning solutions, entertainment, beauty and style, love, health, living and so much more. *

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