Liquid fabric softener has many more uses other than just for the laundry. Here are some ways in which you can use your favorite liquid fabric softener around your home.
Wooden paneled walls, baseboards, and other wooden surfaces can be very hard to keep clean. Washing them down with fabric softener can remove all those greasy grime and dirt without damaging your beautiful woodwork.
It will also leave your house smelling so fantastic. In a bucket of water pour 1 cup of your favorite fabric softener. Mix well and wash your wooden panels clean.
Liquid fabric softener can be used as an alternative to expensive repellents. Making this alternate repellent is very easy.
All you will need is in a spray bottle filled with water, pour 1/4 cup of your favorite fabric softener and 1 teaspoon baking soda. Replace the cap tightly, and shake well. Spray the mist all over your clothes to prevent theses annoying insects from bothering you. Do not spray on the skin.
Wall Paper Remover
Removing old wallpapers can be such a tedious task. Many people try to scrape it off but they are just damaging the wall permanently. To get the wallpaper off easily you need to use your regular fabric softener.
Soak the wallpaper with some soapy water and leave for a few minutes. Then with a mixture of fabric softener and warm water you may spray the wallpaper. The fabric softener with the help of the warm water will help to soften up the glue on the wallpaper.
Shower Door Scum Remover
Water stains and soapy residue on glass shower doors can look so awful and dirty. All these residues can be removed by just using fabric softener and water.
You can start by washing the glass with 2 cups of water mixed with 1/2 cup fabric softener. Rinse off the mixture with warm water and all those groggy scum will disappear.
Burnt On Food Eliminator
Burnt scorched pans and pots are a must even in the best chef’s kitchen. You may be using all different kinds of chemicals but to no avail. Here is an alternative solution to the problem.
Fill the pans and pots with boiling. Pour a teaspoon of fabric softener in the pots and pans. Leave them to soak overnight and give them a regular wash the next day.
DIY Dryer Sheets
Make your own dryer sheets by mixing fabric softener and water in a closable container. Keep some sponges in it and use one in the dryer for each load.
Linoleum Floor Cleaner
By not using the correct cleaner for your linoleum floors, you will find your floors looking very dull. You need to give them a shiny glow that will uplift the tranquility in your home. You can make your own linoleum floor shiner by using a fabric softener. Sweep and mop your floor as you usually do.
You will then mix one part water and one part fabric softener and give the linoleum floor it’s final moping. You will be feeling so good about that lovely shine your linoleum now has.
Pour some liquid fabric softener in your toilet tank to give your bathroom a wonderful fragrance whenever you flush. Depending on how your tank works, this might last you quite a number of flushes.
Fabric softener mixed with warm water can leave your windows and mirrors looking spotless and not leaving any streaks. Here is how it works. Mix one capful of fabric softener with 2 cups of water.
Dip a clean microfiber cloth into the mixture and wring well. Clean all your windows and mirrors until they are spotlessly clean. This mixture will not only clean the windows and mirrors but will add that extra fragrance to your home.
Fabric Softener can be used for so many household purposes. This softener can be used as a general all-purpose cleaner to clean all your furniture in your house.
Plus it will leave your house smelling so wonderful. All you have to do is to mix liquid fabric softener and water into a spray bottle. Squirt the mixture unto your furniture and rub clean with a microfiber cloth.
Static Electricity Prevention
Many people are always getting shocked just by walking on the carpet. If you are one of those supercharged persons, don’t worry there is a solution to the problem. Fabric softener can be used to minimize these static shocks.
Mix 1 cup fabric softener with 1 quart of water and pour it into a spray bottle. Spray your carpet before retiring to bed and allow it to dry overnight. This process should help for a few weeks and then repeat.
Paint Brush Cleaner
Keeping your paintbrushes clean and soft is a very hard job. To make your life much easier, stop soaking your brushes in chemicals for days and weeks just to get them soft again. All you need is one of those old coffee cans or anything that can hold your brushes.
Fill the can with water and pour two teaspoons of fabric softener into it. After mixing well, place your paintbrushes into the solution and leave to soak for 24 hours. You will be shocked to see your paintbrush bristles, looking clean and brand new again.
Hair Spray Cleaner
Hairspray residues are very stubborn to remove from walls and dressers. A solution of 1 part liquid fabric softener to 3 parts water will remove any stubborn spray residue.
Pour the solution into a spray bottle and spray unto the surfaces. Rub dry with a clean microfiber cloth.
Alternative Ways To Use Liquid Fabric Softener
Unusual ways to use liquid fabric softener around your home.
How to use liquid fabric softener:
DIY WOOD CLEANER
HOMEMADE MOSQUITO REPELLENT
SHOWER DOOR SCUM REMOVER
BURNT ON FOOD ELIMINATOR
DIY TOILET TANK/BOWL FRAGRANCE
LINOLEUM FLOOR CLEANER
HOMEMADE GLASS CLEANER
STATIC ELECTRICITY PREVENTION
PAINT BRUSH CLEANER
HAIR SPRAY CLEANER