This post is sponsored by DAWN and inspired by uses of DAWN beyond the sink. Most people know DAWN as the dish soap that best cuts grease in the sink, but I have just discovered some new uses that go beyond the sink. DAWN is the ultimate secret weapon for cleaning greasy tools and car wheels too! It’s amazing what a teaspoon of DAWN can do!
How DAWN Cuts Grease and Dirt on Wheels and Tire Rims
This tip is so simple but it is useful- nothing beats DAWN to remove grease and oil from car or bike wheels. You know that filthy black grime that just doesn’t come off your hub caps and wheels even after a trip through the car wash? Well, now you can get it off your tires easily with some hot water, DAWN, and a sponge.
Can I use DAWN to clean my rims?
Yes, here is how you can use just a teaspoon of DAWN to get sparkly clean tires, rims and hubcaps:
- Add a teaspoon of DAWN to a gallon of hot water
- Dip a soft sponge into the bucket, and squeeze out any excess suds and water
- Use the sponge to rub the hubcaps and tires until all grease has been removed from the surface
- Rinse with clean warm water
- Dry your sparkly clean wheels with a soft towel
How To Clean Greasy Tools With DAWN
DAWN can clean many things in your garage from wheels to tools. Got some grimy tools caked with sticky black oil? No problem. DAWN can handle the grease.
Here’s how to clean greasy tools with DAWN:
- Add a teaspoon of Dawn to a gallon of hot water
- Do not soak hand tools, just clean away the grease and oil with a dishrag or sponge that has been dipped in the DAWN cleaning solution
- When clean, thoroughly rinse tools under warm running water and dry them with a towel right away
Easy, peasy! Want more ideas for using Dawn to make cleaning simple? Check out Dawn-dish.com.
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I hope these DAWN cleaning hacks make your cleaning easier! DAWN goes beyond the sink. Have you found additional uses for DAWN?
Summer Cleaning Tips From Matt Paxton
crystal sheckles-gibson says
The hardest tool to clean would be our chainsaw.
The hardest tool to clean would be our band saw!
Kelly D says
Our sander is the hardest to clean.
Jennifer Hiles says
My husband trims trees for a living and according to him, chain saws are quite difficult to clean.
Debby Chandler says
The garden tools are really hard for me to keep clean.
The hardest tools to clean are my gardening knives and shovels.
we have some saws that are hard to clean
anthony ciofani says
my table saw is the hardest
Mary Somerville says
Our spanner wrenches are usually used fro dirty jobs, and are hardest to clean.
Mary Beth Elderton says
Being in the midst of some remodeling and repainting, I will say that grouting trowels and paint brushes are a pain to clean.
april taylor says
my stove and toaster oven are hard to clean
jessica edwards says
My husband’s chainsaw…
Marilyn Nawara says
My painting supplies are the hardest to keep clean — without DAWN to help keep them clean I would probably just throw some of them out after use.
Kristin Troska says
Bobbie Smith says
My husband said that his chainsaw is his hardest tool to clean. He has to take some of the pieces off to get down to where he can clean underneath the chain
hardest tool to clean is barbecue tools!!
amber johnson says
my lawn mower deck. Lots of dirt and grease.
Junietta Roth says
My husband’s chainsaw has to be the worst…it’s filthy!
Darla Peduzzi says
Our lawnmower is the hardest to clean.
bridgett wilbur says
A table saw, unless you have a shop vac.
Karen Dobson says
Love dawn. I think a hedge trimmer would be hard to clean.
Laura P. says
Our tree trimmer probably because it gets sap on it.
Jenn Ross says
OK, that’s easy, the hardest tool to clean, would be ANY, since I don’t have any, yet. Fingers crossed! 🙂
Gail Williams says
The hardest tool for my husband to clean is the lawnmower.
My weed eater! It is filthy!
Julie Waldron says
The chain saw is the hardest to keep clean.
Amanda Sakovitz says
I would say cooking utensils are the hardest for me to clean.
I think all tools are hard to clean with all those hard to reach places, and small parts.
Thomas Murphy says
My chainsaw is hard to clean.