12 reasons why you should never be without blue Dawn in your house

The original blue Dawn dish soap becomes a staple in many households. I should admit that it's a magical cleaner for more than just your dishes. In fact, I always combine it with other ingredients for multiple household uses, but you can use it alone.

The best part is that these creative ideas don’t cost much and all use the power of Dawn. I recommend you yo try them out and you’ll see exactly why Dawn has been used in households since 1973.

1. Make the miracle cleaner.

This combination of blue Dawn and vinegar is a miracle solution that cut through soap scum, grease, and dirt to give you a clean home. Pick a spray bottle and mix in equal portions of Dawn and hot vinegarand then shake to combine. Once done, spray it on, let it do its magic, and wipe it off with little scrubbing.

2. Remove stains with ease.

This mixture can magically remove many different types of stains - just pick in a small dish and mix in 1 Tbsp of Dawn, 4 Tbsp of hydrogen peroxide, and 2 Tbsp of baking soda and pretreat tough stains at least an hour before washing. I promise what comes out in the wash will wow you.

3. Clean your windows for good.

Indeed, there is no need for a commercial window cleaner for a streak-free shine. A spray bottle with water and two drops of blue Dawn is all you need. Basically, two drops is all it takes. Make sure to use a lint-free cloth and you will have sparkling windows. ​

4. Scrub the tub and shower in no time.

Grab a dish wand and add to your miracle cleaner of blue Dawn and vinegar and here you have a handy scrubber that you can keep in the shower. Make sure to give your bathroom shower and tub area quick scrub while your conditioner is working and rinse. Thanks to this handy tip for cleaning the shower, you'll be kept from spending hours scrubbing later.

5. Kill weeds using only ingredients in your pantry.

To creates a powerful weed killer without harmful chemicals, a gallon of vinegar, 2 cups of salt, and 8 drops of blue Dawn is all you need. Simply mix well and spray on weeds. At the end, they will wither and die. Be careful where you spray this natural weed killer, because it is not picky. 

6. Blow huge bubbles.

You don't have to spend a lot of money on little bottles of special bubbles, just combine together a gallon of water with 2/3 cup of blue Dawn and 3 Tbsp of glycer in in a large drink dispenser. End result is easy bubble refills that last all summer long!

7. Keep ice packs handy.

Make sure that ice packs for injuries stay soft to mold to joints and other areas. You can simply freeze blue Dawn in a zip top bag to create your own homemade ice packs. Yep, the dish soap will not freeze, but will get cold enough to provide much needed relief.

8. De-skunk your dog.

The most powerful, yet safe, dog wash to remove that skunk smell from your dog and get back to normal is in your hands, just combine Hydrogen peroxide, blue Dawn, baking soda, and lemon essential oil, lather up and let work for 5 minutes, then simply rinse thoroughly.

9. Clean your car floor mats.

Since your feet are always on the car floor mats, they can become very dirty in just a short amount of time. Grab a spray bottle and combine in one part Dawn to two parts hydrogen peroxide then shake well and spray on your floor mats. And please let work for a bit then throw in the washing machine. The end result is a new looking.

10. Safely de-ice your concrete.

Commercial ice removers and salts are good, but they can damage your concrete over time. Thus, you can make a great de-icer that not only removes the ice, but also keeps it from refreezing by simply adding a good squirt of blue Dawn to a gallon of hot water and 2 Tbsp. rubbing alcohol

11. Start your manicure as it should be.

No one can deny that starting a manicure with well prepped nails results in a longer lasting and better looking manicure. Therefore, you are recommended to soak your nails in warm water, Dawn dish soap, lemon juice, and olive oil, so to whiten your nails and soften your cuticles. Simply soak, rinse, and dry.

12. Keep bugs off your plants. 

In a spray bottle filled with water, drop of Dawn to keep bugs off your indoor and outdoor plants (it couldn’t be any simpler). With a quick spray of the natural bug repellent, aphids, mites, and even mealy bugs will be a thing of the past.