12 Ways You Can Use Dish Washing Liquid to Clean Your Home

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sponge with dish washing liquid
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Move over baking soda and vinegar, there's a new cleaning VIP in the house: dish liquid. Time to think outside of the box, or in this case the sink, and use this powerhouse throughout your home. Because starting now, nobody puts dish liquid in a corner.

Clean Carpets

DIY Carpet Cleaner
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Make your own carpet cleaning solution that is budget-friendly and will leave your home smelling like fresh laundry.

Banish Kitchen Cabinet Grease

Clean Kitchen Cabinets
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Built up grease on your kitchen cabinet doors will kill any appetite. Luckily, dish soap mixed with water offers a nice and easy cabinet cleaning method.

Remove Laundry Stains

DIY Laundry Stain Solution
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When mixed with hydrogen peroxide, laundry stains don't stand a chance.

Clean Wood Floors

DIY Wood Floor Cleaning Solution
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Using dish soap on your wood floors just sounds like a no. But when used in this DIY solution, it becomes a big yes for getting that natural shine.

Make an Oven Cleaning Spray

DIY Oven Cleaner
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Oven cleaners are typically full of harsh chemicals. But this homemade spray will help lift burned-on food and leave your oven sparkling clean and smelling fresh, naturally.

Clean & Restore a Cast Iron Skillet

Clean and Restore a Cast Skillet
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Found some used cast-iron cookware at a local flea market? Or perhaps you're the owner of an old family heirloom that seems past its prime. Don't trash it. Make your skillet a treasure again with a few easy cleaning steps.

Create a Flea Killing Shampoo

DIY Flea Killing Shampoo
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Fleas on furry friends is no fun. Enter this solution that not only kills pesky fleas, but will also help keep them at bay.

Clean Makeup Brushes

Makeup Brush Cleaner
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Did you know that you should be cleaning your makeup brushes once a month?

Clean Outdoor Garbage Cans

Outdoor Garbage Can Cleaner
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Have you looked at the inside of your outdoor garbage cans recently? Time to face the nasty.

Remove Dirt from Walls

Wall Cleaning Solution
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This homemade wall cleaner will help remove dirt, fingerprints and food splatters with ease.

Clean Your Kid's Car Seat

Car Seat Cleaner
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If you have young kids, you know just how gross a car seat can get. Here's how to sanitize the seat so it's (almost) like new.

Make Your Own Jewelry Cleaner

DIY Jewelry Cleaner
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This natural jewelry cleaner is easy to make and will safely clean your baubles without harsh chemicals.

How to Dissolve Dried-On Dishwasher Soap

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