Don’t forget to rub them on your oven door, as men and women now use dishwasher tablets to remove stubborn stains from their clothes – with incredible results.
In the past few months, the simple dishwasher tablet has become the biggest cleaning trend of 2020 – and it has been used to improve the look of everything from ovens to shower screens and even washing machines themselves.
However, on the latest iteration, homeowners throw in several tablets with their dirty, dirty clothes, only to make the items come out like new a few hours later.
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Don’t forget to rub them on your oven door, as men and women now use dishwasher tablets to remove stubborn stains from their clothes (clothes shown in the washing machine)
A woman shared how with four washing tablets in the washing machine she removed the dirt and grime from her husband’s work clothes (photo above)
“My husband always has black coals and fat on his work clothes,” one woman wrote on Facebook.
“He usually washes them at work in their industrial machines. But occasionally at home I give them an extra week. ‘
She continued, “Today I decided to throw in his work clothes to wash with four dishwashing tablets.
“I had cleaned the dishwashing tablet in my washing machine a few days ago (the water was clear, so the washing machine was pretty clean, of course) and thought the same idea might help me with grease and black stuff on his clothes.
“This is a photo of his already washed and ‘clean’ work clothes in the washing machine with the tablet,” she added.
‘Bah! It didn’t take everything out, but they are much better! I might send a few wash tablets to work with him to wash more regularly now! ‘
While the woman said the results were not perfect, she added that his work clothes (pictured below) were about 60 percent cleaner
Hundreds were very impressed with the results of the tablet washing dishwashing tablet, writing things like ‘that’s great’ and ‘I can’t wait to try’.
“Carpet shampoo also works,” wrote one commenter.
Soak your clothes in a bucket of carpet shampoo and then put them on a normal washing program with washing liquid. My denim came out like new! ‘
Others suggested Coca Cola and vinegar as great household products to get rid of stubborn stains.
The wife also shared photos of her husband’s work clothes after both a regular wash and a wash with four wash tablets.
“They’re not perfect, but I’d say they’re about 60 percent cleaner!” she added.
She said she used four Fairy tablets to run the wax and put it on a hot cycle.
Others have put dishwasher tablets through their physical machines to clean them and revealed their horror after discovering how much dirt lurked (photo)
The simple idea of using a washing tablet in the washing machine has encouraged hundreds of others to clean their own appliances and inspect the outcome (shown)
Many wanted to try the trick for themselves, but some said it pays to be careful, as dishwashing tablets can be too harsh on some clothes.
“I tried this a few times and it didn’t really work,” wrote one woman.
“I’ve washed diapers before and they came up so clean, but it didn’t really work with my partner’s work clothes.”
Another said, “It can work on heavy duty uniforms and uniforms, but dishwashing tablets contain caustic soda, so I would be worried they would damage some clothes.”
How do dishwasher tablets work?
Phosphates: As one of the main ingredients in dish soap, phosphates remove calcium deposits and help break down food stuck to plates, pots and pans.
Enzymes: These biological catalysts work at the cellular level to break down food deposits and remove oil and fat by loosening proteins and peptides.
Bleaching agents: The detergent contains a small amount of chlorine-based bleach to further dissolve food residues and provide additional cleaning.
Elsewhere, moms have shown how effective dishwasher tablets are in cleaning a dingy oven door (shown)
Others have shown how tablets can remove baked-on dirt and grease from any kind of oven (pictured before and after)
Earlier this year, shocked moms shared the snaps of their washing machines after using dishwashing tablets to rid them of excess dirt and grime.
A video shared on Facebook shows that the clear water in the machine darkens in a cycle after five minutes, even though the owner had cleaned the device with hot water and vinegar a few weeks earlier.
Dishwasher tablets have also been previously used to remove baked-on dirt and grease stains on oven doors.
To try this for yourself, just dip the tablet in a pan of warm water and then use it to gently remove any stains on the door.