We Love Dawn

Multi-Purpose Cleaner

Use a drop of Dawn soap in 8 ounces water to clean ceramic tile and no-wax/linoleum floors. You can also use the spray on:

Bathroom and kitchen counters and sinks

Woodwork, like baseboards, shelves, and wainscoting (Make sure to dry as you go; wood doesn’t like prolonged contact with water.)

Tubs and toilet seats.

Sidewalk De-Icer

For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dish soap, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks!

Unclogging Toilets

Clear out a clogged toilet by pouring a cup or so of Dawn dish soap into the toilet bowl, and allow it to sit for 15 minutes. Follow with a bucket of hot water poured from waist height, and your toilet should be clog-free!

Keep Insects Out

Stop insects from coming in your house: Generously rub or brush soap along the edge of your doors and windows. The insects will get stuck in the soap, preventing them from coming indoors.

Sparkling Windows

Mix 3 drops Dawn dish soap in 1 gallon of water and fill a spray bottle with the solution. Spray and wipe as you would with any window cleaner.

Non-Toxic Lubricant

Apply Dawn dish soap to sliding glass doors, door knobs, hinges etc. It lasts much longer than any aerosol type spray that I have tried, and it’s non-toxic. It does a great job of cleaning the parts that it’s lubricating as well!

De-Grease Your Tools

After you have finished your automotive repair project, soak your dirty tools in Dawn soap before you put them away to remove all the oil and grime. This also helps prevent rust from forming on the tools.

Painting Clean-up

Protect yourself before a painting project: Rub soap on exposed skin and let dry. Paint will easily wash right off when it’s time to clean up.

Wash paintbrushes: Soak brushes in warm water and soap for 20 minutes, then rinse them out.