11 Crazy Things Minnesotans Clean In The Dishwasher
I had no idea that lots of folks around Minnesota are cleaning much more than just dirty silverware in their dishwashers.
Did you wash any of these 11 Crazy Things Minnesotans Clean In The Dishwasher other than dishes?
- Dog Toys: Just make sure the toys are dishwasher safe. It should say on the item's website.
- Baseball Caps: You can put these right on the top shelf of your dishwasher. They even make cages to place your cap on so it holds its shape while your dishwasher cleans it.
- Kids Toys: Believe it or not oftentimes kids' toys are labeled “Dishwasher Safe”.
- Dustpans: I don't know about this one, but some folks are washing their dustpans in the dishwasher. They must not have as much gunk on their floors as I do.
- Phone Cases: Lots of phone cases are silicone, rubber, or plastic. It's cool to clean and disinfect these in your dishwasher. Don't put in any case that has glued-on pieces or embedded photos and such. Oh...make sure to take the case off your phone.
- Vacuum attachments: Most of these are made of plastic so go ahead and toss em in.
- Grill Grates: Make sure a scrape off any chunks or burnt-on pieces then put the grate in the washer. Of course, don't use the dishwasher for anything cast iron. You won't like what happens.
- Oven Mitts: I'm sooo gonna try this with my potholders and oven mitts. The top rack is best.
- Rubber Bath Mats: Washing these in the dishwasher is a great way to sanitize your bath mats. The average dishwasher temp runs from 130 to 140 degrees.
- Baby Teething Guards: Again the dishwasher will disinfect your toddler's toys and passys.
- Microwave Turntable: If you haven't been cleaning your microwave turntable in your dishwasher you are going to do a lot of extra work. Toss it in.
120 Year Old Minnesota Bridge Still In Use And Freaking Amazing
Minnesota known as the land of 10,000 lakes has one of the most unique old bridges still in use today. The Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth Minnesota is what they call a span-drive configuration movable lift bridge.