35 Excellent Uses of Dawn Dish Soap You Should Apply Today

Dawn dish soap is probably one of the most effective dish soaps out there. You can do a lot more with a Dawn dish soap without cleaning your dishes.

It is one of my regular cleaning items, and I have more stocks in my storeroom. There are many different ways to use Dawn dish soap.

You should know the uses of Dawn dish soap that will make your life a lot easier. Also, these hacks are so easy; you will be able to clean anything within minutes.

I have 35 cleaning hacks of Dawn dish soap that you must apply today.

35 Excellent Uses of Dawn Dish Soap

1. Make your tools oil-free

Dawn dish soap can work perfectly to remove grease and oil from tools. Use one tablespoon of Dawn in a bucket of warm water.

Place all of your tools in the solution and wait for 20 minutes. Clean thoroughly with a sponge and see the magic.

2. Kill the unwanted insects from your house

Make a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and dawn dish soap. Pour the mixture in a spray bottle. Spray directly on the corners of your house and the dark places.

You will see that the number of insects coming to your house has gone down drastically.

3. Stop purchasing icepack when you can make yourself one

Get a Ziplock bag. Fill it halfway with Dawn and add a small amount of water. Make sure you let out the extra air from the bag.

Keep the Ziplock bag in the freezer. You can make an icepack like this easily.

4. Clean the grill with Dawn after BBQ party

You can enjoy your BBQ party without worrying about cleaning the grills afterward. Take a container with hot water and add two tablespoons of Dawn dish soap.

Scrub the grills and wait for 10 minutes. Rinse with water.

5. Make a carpet cleaner

There is no need to spend a lot to buy carpet cleaners when you can make one at home. Take a spray bottle and add 2 parts of hydrogen peroxide with one part of Dawn dish soap.

Mix it well and apply it in the stain on your carpet. Now take a dry rag to clean thoroughly.

6. Make your own window cleaner

Make a solution with 5 drops of Dawn dish soap in one gallon of water. It will do the magic.

Fill a spray bottle with the solution. Spray and clean your windows.

7. Remove oil from clothes

Don’t worry if you have accidentally spilled sauce or any oily food in your clothes. Apply a small amount of Dawn dish soap in the stain.

Then scrub and wash like you normally do.

8. Remove chemical from your hair

By using shampoo and hair styling tools, your hair can get exposed to different chemicals. Wash your hair once a month with a small amount of Dawn dish soap.

If you don’t feel comfortable with the idea, consult with an expert.

9. Make a DIY cleaner for anything and everything

You can make a multipurpose cleaner with Dawn dish soap. Add two drops of Dawn in 16 ounces of water.

Clean your bathroom tiles, kitchen countertop, bathtub, etc. with the solution.

10. Unclog your toilet

As Dawn dish soap has anti-greasing properties in it, it is quite easy to unclog the toilet. Take a cup of Dawn and pour it in the toilet bowl.

Wait for an hour and pour hot water. Your toilet will become unclogged.

11. Make bubbles with Dawn for your kids

You can easily make bubbles for your kids. Make a mixture of 1 tablespoon of glycerin, 3 tablespoons of Dawn dish soap and 1 gallon of water.

Your kids will love to blow the bubbles from a wand.

12. Bathe your dog with Dawn

Give a bath to your dog with Dawn dish soap. It will prevent fleas from coming to your dog. Add a teaspoon of Dawn dish soap while giving a bath to your dog.

13. Clean your favorite jewelry

Your jewelry will start to sparkle if you wash them with Dawn dish soap. Mix a small amount of Dawn dish soap in hot water.

Using a toothbrush, scrub the jewelry and see the magic.

14. Disinfect the sponge

Your sponge needs to be cleaned as well. Make a mixture of coconut oil, dawn dish soap, and place the mixture in the refrigerator.

Use this to clean your soap every week.

15. Clean your spectacles

Don’t let your glasses become foggy. Apply a small amount of Dawn dish soap in a piece of cloth and rub it gently against the glasses.

Use a microfiber cloth to wipe.

16. Get a manicure at home

If you are tight on a budget this month, you don’t need to go to the salon for a manicure. Take a bowl of warm water and add a little amount of Dawn dish soap.

Soak both of your hands for 5 minutes. Your skin will become soft and smooth.

17. Wash your car with Dawn dish soap

Take a bucket and fill it with warm water. Mix 2 tablespoons of Dawn dish soap and scrub gently in the dirty places.

There is no need to spend a lot of money for a car wash.

18. Clean your kid’s plastic pool

You need to make your kid’s plastic pool free of bacteria and germ. Use Dawn dish soap while cleaning the plastic pool instead of bleach, which can harm the pool.

19. Remove oil paint from your hand

If you are into painting, I am sure you get oil painting in your hand every now and then. Simply wash your hand with a few drops of Dawn dish soap, and the painting will be gone in no time.

20. Clean paint brushes

You can also clean your paintbrushes with Dawn dish soap. After you are done painting, clean all of your paintbrushes with Dawn dish soap.

21. Use Dawn to clean your shower

Make a solution of 1 cup of vinegar and 1 cup of Dawn. Then add water. Spray the mixture after getting a shower in your shower area or bathtub.

It will prevent soap scum and water stain.

22. Say goodbye to oily skin

If you have oily skin, worry no more. Use one drop of Dawn dish soap while washing your face.

It will remove the dirt and oil from your skin.

23. Make a pest for your garden

You can prevent bugs from coming to your garden. Fill a spray bottle with water and 2 drops of Dawn dish soap.

Spray the mixture on the plants once in a while and rinse with clean water.

24. Clean patio furniture with Dawn

You can clean your patio furniture using Dawn dish soap. Take a bowl of water and add a few drops of Dawn dish soap.

Clean the furniture thoroughly.

25. Repair that squeaky door

Surprised? Yes, Dawn dish soap can repair your squeaky door as well. Apply some on the hinge of the door, and you will see the magic yourself.

26. Remove grease spill from the driveway

You can remove grease spill with Dawn dish soap as well. Clean the driveway with a mop at first. Then use warm water and a few drops of Dawn.

Scrub the area well, and it will be gone.

27. Clean your hair after a stylish hairdo

After using hair spray and other hair styling tools, you can wash your hair with Dawn. Add a few drops of Dawn dish soap while you shower.

Then use conditioner and wash your hair naturally.

28. Remove gum from your clothes or hair

Nothing can be more disgusting than getting a gum stuck on your cloth or hair. Rub a few drops of dawn dish soap on the gum for a few minutes.

Then pull out gently.

29. Clean your hair comb and brush

Use warm water, a little amount of borax and Dawn. Leave the combs and brushes in the solution for 1 hour.

Rinse with water.

30. Use as a lubricant

You can use Dawn dish soap as a lubricant as well. You can use this lubricant anywhere you want to. Using this in old furniture will polish the furniture.

31. Get rid of the sticker residue from glass containers

Get a large bowl and fill it halfway with water. Add a few drops of dawn dish soap. Place the jars and wait for a few hours.

The sticker will come off easily.

32. Clean your garbage can

Using dawn dish soap in your garbage can will not only clean it properly but also will remove the smell. Clean your garbage can with Dawn twice every month.

33. Make a cleaner for your fridge

Fill a spray bottle with water and 3 drops of Dawn dish soap. Spray on the surface of your refrigerator directly.

Take a sponge and clean your fridge.

34. Remove water stain from the faucets

Use a few drops of dawn dish soap to clean the faucets. You can apply the dish soap directly on the faucet and clean it with a scrub brush.

35. Remove food stain from everywhere

Make a paste of 2 tablespoons of white vinegar and 1 tablespoon of Dawn. Add a small amount of water.

Apply it directly on the stain and clean thoroughly.

These are 35 ways how I use Dawn dish soap to clean different parts of my house. If you haven’t had the opportunity to clean with Dawn dish soap, you should buy one today.

I am sure you will not be disappointed.


  1. Can you use Dawn as a carpet cleaner in the house? How much Dawn do you use per a gallon of water to clean the carpets? I know if you use too much Dawn it will be pretty soapy. Some of the carpet cleaners are worse than useless.


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