6 uses of detergent beyond cleaning dishes

6 uses of detergent beyond cleaning dishes


Do you think detergent is only good for degreasing pans? You do not know anything! Check out 6 uses for detergent beyond cleaning dishes:

If you have limited yourself, all your life, to using kitchen detergent only for washing dishes, know that you have wasted a great ally in your cleaning. This is because this product has chemical properties that make it a powerful substance when it comes to cleaning.

Furthermore, as in the case of baking soda, vinegar and other “more natural” products, which we have already shown in this other article; Detergent is a very economical option when cleaning the house, if you know its 1001 uses.

This is because, in addition to leaving your pans clean, the detergent can even unclog your toilet. I knew that?

And what about using kitchen detergent to degrease walls, clothes and even to polish jewelry? Have you already thought about these possibilities?

As most of us would never imagine so many uses for such a common and cheap product, today’s matter can certainly be considered a public utility. After this post, you will most likely be able to summarize your list of cleaning materials at home and thus be able to save a little money. Cool, right?

Check out 6 uses for detergent beyond cleaning dishes:

1. Remove grease stains from fabrics


To remove grease stains from clothes, simply apply a little detergent to the area, rub and rinse. Even the most delicate fabrics can undergo this cleaning.

2. Get rid of insects


Small insects, such as ants, can be eliminated from your home, especially the kitchen, with a mixture of two tablespoons of detergent and 1 liter of water. Insects stay away from the area where you spray the solution because it is toxic to them.

3. Clean greasy furniture


Greasy walls, sinks, tables and other furniture stay perfectly clean if you use detergent to clean them. You just need to spray some of the product with warm water on the surface and rub with a damp cloth. Then remove the foam with a dry flannel.

4. Clean hair comb brush


To clean your hairbrush perfectly, simply fill a deeper pot with warm water and a few drops of detergent. Then just dip the brush and let it soak for a few minutes. If you want, you can scrub it lightly with a toothbrush before rinsing it.

The process helps to eliminate the oil and dust that accumulates in the bristles of hair brushes.

5. Polishing jewelry


To make your jewelry shiny again, mix some sparkling water and dish soap in a deep container. Then, let the jewelry to be cleaned soak in the mixture for a few minutes. To finish, rinse.

The gas in the water will help the detergent to penetrate objects better and remove dirt and stains. Interesting, right?

6. Unclog the toilet


When in a pinch, if you don’t have a toilet unblocker at home, run to the kitchen and get the detergent. Pour a cup of the product into the toilet and wait until the product sinks, which should take about 20 minutes or so.

Then, you must pour a jug of boiling water into the toilet and let the mixture act for about 10 minutes. Finally, flush the toilet. And, if you need to, mate, jump in and repeat the process until everything is “clean”.

And, speaking of cleaning products that “save our lives”, you’ll also like to read: 9 advantages of washing clothes with vinegar like you’ve never seen before.

Source: Women’s tips