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Homemade Dish Scrubber Ideas

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You can make your own dish scrubbers in a variety of ways. Some require craft skills, while others are simply the reusing of existing things around the house. This is a guide about homemade scrubber ideas.


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April 22, 2011

Plastic mesh bags made from the smaller stiffer mesh can be rolled up and used as a cleaning scratcher, then thrown in the dish washer to cleanup for the next use.

You can use turkey mesh bags to store sweet potatoes by threading a recycled shoe string through one end and tying it so you can hang them.

By Lucy from Ronald, WA

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December 16, 20160 found this helpful
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It's wonderful that you want to care for the birds but as a wildlife rehabber I can tell you we get many birds with broken legs or feet when they get caught in the mesh. many also strangle and it is too late for us to help. Please do not use mesh for nests or feeding of any kind.

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May 4, 20161 found this helpful

This is a guide about making a recycled mesh bag pot scrubber. Mesh produce bags can find a second calling as a pot scrubber.

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May 22, 2014

I found this useful as a dish scrubber. It is easy to grab and does the job quickly and efficiently.

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April 28, 20141 found this helpful

This is a guide about making a crochet pot scrubber. In addition to making pot scrubbers from nylon mesh you can also crochet them using other materials.

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March 23, 2009

Many times the dishes need a little extra scrubbing power before they go in the dishwasher. Instead of spending money on the sponges with the scrubber side I use the tulle to serve the same purpose.

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June 16, 20180 found this helpful

This is a guide about using aluminum foil as pot scrubber. The next time you need to scour pots and pans, grab a piece of aluminum foil, wad it up into a ball, and easily remove cooked on food.


Just remember to avoid this method if they have a non-stick coating.

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September 8, 20140 found this helpful

This is a guide about making a homemade pot scourer. Pot scrubbers can be made with new or recycled materials, but either way they are a quick, fun craft to make for yourself or as gifts.

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