10 Unusual Uses for Fabric Softener

Fabric Softener

Fabric softeners are used to freshen and make clothes soft. But did you know that it has some other uses too..

Freshen home,Reduce Static, Remove hairspray marks. Clean grime. soften paint brushes, Clean car, Vacuum freshener,  Scrub hard-water stains.

10 Unusual Uses for Fabric Softener 

1. Freshen Carpets

Want to get rid of lingering odours on your carpet? Add a bit of fabric softener to your carpet cleaning machine water or if cleaning by hand-Mix 2 teaspoons in 1 cup of water and spray the solution on the carpet

2. Freshen Car

You can easily freshen your car with this simple method-Mix 1 cup of fabric softener with 2 cups water in spray bottle. Spay the solution onto the seats and floor mats and leave to dry.You can aslo Scrub the seats and carpets clean with this mixture.

3. Freshen your Garbage

Mix some fabric softener with water in a spray bottle and spray the bin. You can also pour some fabric softener onto a slice of bread and put it into the dustbin or trash can.The bread will give a slow release of the fragrance

4. Clean Windows

For a simple solution to quickly removing stains from your windows-rub a little bit of liquid fabric softener on it ,let it soak for 10 minutes then wipe it clean with a sponge.The stain should disappear as if by magic

5. Remove Burn Food From Pots

The burnt edges of a casserole dish can be awkward to get off.Try this solution-. Fill the casserole dish with water, add a drop of liquid fabric softener, and leave for about an hour or until the particles float in the water whichever comes first

6. Remove Wallpaper

Remove old wallpaper easily with this method-Mix 1 cup full of liquid fabric softener with 1 litre of water and wipe the paper using a sponge. Wait for about 20 minutes then scrape off the paper. For thick or embossed wallpaper,score the surface first using a scraper,blade,knife etc to allow the solution to penetrate

7. Clean Glass

You can clean any glass or hard surface and repel dust at the same time using fabric liquid fabric softener.Mix 1 part softener into 4 parts water and put it in a spray bottle.Spray onto a  clean cloth, wipe the surface, and then polish with a dry cloth.


8. Remove Hairspray Residue

Remove problem hairspray residue from walls and dressing tables,mirrors etc. Mix for a solution of 1 part liquid fabric softener to 2 parts water and pour in a spray bottle.Spray onto the problem areas and wipe with a soft cloth

9. Kitchen and Bath Cleaner

Cut through grease and grime in your kitchen an bathroom Mix ½ a cup of fabric softener  with 4 cups water.  Put it in a spray bottle and spray onto grease stains in the kitchen and in the toilet to remove stains.  

10. Scented Bubbles

Mix some fabric conditioner and water in a bottle and shake well.Dip  a bubble blower in the solution and blow scented bubbles

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