12 Easy Ways to Use Grease Cleaner

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Grease cleaner is great for cleaning greasy hands after working on a lawnmower or car. There are many more uses for grease cleaner you may not be aware of. Here are some of the additional ways you can use it to make work easier.

1. Soak Greasy Dishes

If you have an extra greasy dish in your kitchen, or even on the grill, you can add a capful to your sink and allow it to soak for five to 10 minutes. It will lift the dirt from your dishes and utensils, making them easier to wash.

2. Clean Drains

To cut greasy muck out of your drains, especially in the kitchen, pour a 1/2 tsp. in your drain and allow it to sit several hours, or overnight. Follow by flushing with warm water to wash it down the drain.

3. Grill Pans and Baked On Food

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To remove baked on foods, use grease cleaner full strength. Wipe it on and allow it to sit for five minutes. It will then only take a sponge to remove the debris.

4. Clean Garbage Cans

Pour a capful into your garbage cans and add hot water. Allow it to sit for five minutes, wipe out, and dry.

5. Window Cleaner

For added cleaning power, add a capful of grease cleaner to your window cleaner.

6. Clean Your Shower

Add 1/4 cup to a gallon of warm water. Wipe down your shower and shower walls, and rinse. The grease cleaner will remove body oils, and residue from shampoos and soaps.

7. Makeup Stain Removal

If you get lipstick or any other grease-based makeup on clothing, apply the grease cleaner full strength and gently rub. Then launder as usual.

8. Clean Your Driveway

Use grease cleaner to help remove oil from your driveway, using it full strength on spots, and mix 1/2 cup to a gallon of water to clean the remaining areas.

9. Clean Your Dishwasher

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Adding a cap-full of grease cleaner to your dishwasher once a week will keep it from getting clogged with greasy residue, which will help your dishwasher get your dishes sparkling clean every time without residue.

10. Clean Your Boat

Mix two capfuls of grease cleaner with a gallon of water. Place in a spray bottle. You can use this for the interior and exterior of your boat. If you find stubborn stains, use it full strength to remove the stains.

11. Combs and Brushes

In a container large enough to hold your hairbrushes and combs, pour a Tbsp. of grease remover into warm water. Soak the brushes and combs for 15 minutes, rinse, and allow to air dry. This will remove all the oils that have built up from your hair.

12. Kitchen Exhaust Fan

The metal filter in your kitchen exhaust fan can get a massive buildup that is almost impossible to clean. Remove the filter and place it in the sink with hot water and a cap-full of grease remover. Let it soak for 30 minutes. Wipe off the debris, rinse, and dry.