4 uses of dish soap that don’t involve washing dishes
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4 uses of dish soap that don’t involve washing dishes

We would have never thought that dish soap can be used in a number of different ways, which doesn’t only involves cleaning of the dishes. Dish soaps are good at cutting out grease easily and also few drops of dish soap goes a long way. House Cleaning West Linn has some other ways that you can use dish soap for cleaning purposes. 

  1. Stain remover 

During house cleaning, there are many times when we find stains on our clothes, that we think is totally not possible to take them out, whether it is from the ketchup or wine on the shirt dishwashing soap comes to the rescue. When house cleaning, to remove these sort of stains you require, a bowl filled with 1 part dishwashing soap and 3 parts hydrogen peroxide, apply this mixture all over the stain and then let it sit for a while, eventually you will see that the stain is fading. Once the stain has been faded away then wash the clothes as usual.  

  1. Cabinet countertop cleaner 

When house cleaning, as dishwashing liquid comes can come in handy when it comes to cutting out grease, so it comes in handy when cleaning the cabinets and countertops. During house cleaning, you will need to make a solution with warm water and a few drops of dishwashing liquid. Then dip your sponge or clean microfiber cloth in this mixture and scrub your cabinets and countertops with it. Once you see that the grease or gunk is coming out then use a microfiber cloth dipped in clean water to wipe down the remaining residual. After that let the cabinets and countertops air dry.   

  1. Soap scum 

During house cleaning, we commonly find soap scum in bathtubs and on the shower walls, but it would have clicked you that you can get that scum out with the help of dishwashing soap. When house cleaning, take a bowl make a mixture of 1 cup of vinegar 1 tbsp of cornstarch. Heat it in the microwave for 30 sec, then pour 2tbsp of dishwashing liquid in a spray bottle and add in the heated mixture, shake it well and spray the mixture generously on the bathtub and shower walls, let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Then go in with the brush to scrub it off and wash off all the mixture with warm water. Use microfiber cloth to wipe down walls 

  1. Appliance cleaner  

When house cleaning, we are never sure of what products should we use to clean the appliances and even if we are using a certain product who would it react with the appliance, or it may damage our appliances, dishwashing liquid can be used in many ways to clean the appliances. You can use dishwashing liquid to vacuum basket and since dishwashing liquid is great in cutting our grease so it can be used to clean the stove and microwave in just a few minutes. 


If you need more tips then call your local House Cleaning West Linn experts for more details. Book an appointment with House Cleaning West Linn now.