5 Things You Can Clean in Your Dishwasher (That Aren't Dishes)
Using the machine is more efficient than hand washing
, especially if you run full loads. So, next time you've got some room, consider tossing in one of these extras...
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Your Sweaty Workout Accessories
You could run your sweat-stained running hat through the washing machine, but even on the gentle cycle, the agitation might warp the brim. Instead, try the dishwasher. Dana White, who writes about cleaning at ASlobComesClean.com
, puts baseball caps and visors on the top rack, secures them in place with clothespins, and uses the machine's longer "Sanitize" setting (even if yours doesn't have that option, the hat will come clean in a regular wash). You can use regular dishwashing detergent, as long as it does not contain bleach. When the cycle is finished, White puts hats over pitchers or small bowls to dry.