Dishwashing liquid can do more than just clean your dishes! Did you know that you can also use liquid dish soap for multiple uses?
Here are 16 uses for liquid dish soap
1. Unclog the toilet
Dish soap helps unclog the toilet. Just pour a little into the toilet bowl, pour hot water and flush the toilet.
2. Kill fleas
Bathe your dog with lukewarm water and dish soap, this will kill the fleas.
3. Protect indoor plants
To protect your houseplants from insects, add a drop of liquid dishes and water in a spray bottle. Water the plants with the solution.
4. Clean brushes
After you’ve cleaned and rinsed your brushes, apply a small amount of liquid washing up.
5. Soften your cuticles
To soften your cuticles without paying for an expensive manicure, dip your fingers in hot water with a few drops of dish soap.
6. Remove clothing stains
Combine two tablespoons of dish soap, two tablespoons of distilled vinegar and two cups of hot water. Apply the solution to the stain, leave it on for about 20 minutes, then wash it off.
7. Stop the squeaking of a hinge
To stop a hinge from squeaking, apply dish soap to the hinge.
8. Clean makeup sponges
To clean your makeup brushes and sponges, wash them with hot water and dish soap before rinsing them thoroughly.
9. Remove the chewing gum from the hair
If you have gum stuck in your hair, apply dish soap to the gum.
10. Ice pack
To make an ice pack that does not freeze completely, mix equal parts of the liquid dishes and water. Put the solution in a freezer bag and put it in the freezer.
11. Clean brushes and combs
Everyone should clean their brushes and combs from time to time. To clean them and break down the oils, soak your brushes and combs in a mixture of hot water, dish soap, and a small amount of Borax.
12. Cleaning the glasses
To prevent your glasses from fogging up, mix water, alcohol and washing up liquid. Spray the mixture on your glasses before wiping them off with a soft cloth.
13. Remove grease stains
If you have grease or oil stains on your patio, pour a generous amount of dish soap on the stains. Use a brush to scrub the stains before rinsing them off with water.
14. Degrease the tools
To degrease and clean your tools, soak them in hot water with a few drops of dish soap before wiping them down.
15. Bleach the hair
If you have dyed your hair and the color is darker than you want, wash your hair with a few drops of dish soap to lightly strip the color.
16. Prevent the spread of poison ivy
To prevent the rash from spreading, wash the affected area with lukewarm water and washing up liquid. The dish soap will break down the oils and prevent them from spreading.