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    • Denise Vaughan

      Use Dawn for Sidewalk De Icer. Must try this!!!

    • Laura Thompson Kulinski

      mix 1 teaspoon Dawn,1tablespoon rubbing alcohol and 1/2 gallon hot /warm water pour over walkway.Won't refreeze

    • Cindy dillon

      For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 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. Here is MY list of the “best of the best” ingenious uses for Original Blue Dawn gleaned from dozens of websites and reader’s comments I have visited:

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    You had me at ants.....blue dawn dish liquid does some amazing things...like...Giant Bubbles; removes hair product build up; MANICURE SECRET; Repel Houseplant insects; CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS;Use it to bathe the dogs. It kills fleas on contact and is much cheaper than expensive dog shampoos. Ice pack; repel ants; UNCLOG TOILETS; Keep poision ivy from spreading; Shower floor cleaner and more....

    For Icy steps Mix 1 teaspoon dawn dishsoap 1 tablespoon rubbing alcohol and 1/2 gallon warm/hot water pour on iced steps and. walk waysThey won't re freeze. No more salt eating away at concrete.

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    Spray counter-tops, cupboards and any other area where you see ants with a solution of Dawn and water. Wipe dry. The slight residue of Dawn that remains will not be a problem at all for kids or pets, but ants hate it. Should you see a trail of ants, go ahead and hit them with the Dawn spray. ~ Going to spray around the house where they are hanging out. Won't kill the birds

    Use original blue Dawn dishwashing liquid as an effective, long lasting non-toxic lubricant. Sliding glass doors, door knobs, hinges etc. It lasts much longer than any aerosol type spray that I have tried. And Its non-toxic! It does a great job of cleaning the parts that its lubricating as well!

    To make your own washer fluid, you just need to mix a gallon of water with 1 tablespoon of dish washing liquid and ½ cup of ammonia (for anti freeze or vinegar. You can also add a few drops of food coloring so that you know what the liquid is for.

    for icy steps..., 1 tsp Dawn, 1 T.rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gal. hot water. Pour over walkways -- won't refreeze. Thousands of ideas and pins here! Need to come back and check them out.