Homeowners use ammonia in their laundry room because it works to dissolve grease and crush stains. It also helps to whiten white clothing and soften your bathroom towels! However, you have to be aware of the potent fumes and dangerous reactions that may occur if it is mixed with the wrong household cleaners. There are many different uses for ammonia in your laundry room and we are going to explain a few different uses! For starters, only use clear ammonia for your laundry especially lighter colored clothing, and avoid using ammonia on silk or wood!!