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Step 4: Refill the Container

You should be able to add any liquid soap to the container, although, I would stay away from anything too thick or the kinds that become foamy. Although the electric pump in the dispenser is not that different from the manual pump found in normal soap dispensers, so whatever works in one just might work in the other.

In the image, I am using Dawn dish soap; however, I have also used Equate hand soap among other things.

When the container is full, put the lid back on. First place it over the opening and then firmly push down. It will take a bit of force to ensure it is locked in place.
I have drilled a hole in the topmost part of the soap bottle so I can wash it out and refill easy and finished it off with a rubber grommet...
Same idea, but I didn't have a grommet. I cut the top of a water bottle and hot glued it over the hole.
<p>And I just 'rediscovered hot water' just as you :D</p><p><a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Refill-hac-for-automatic-soap-dispenser/" rel="nofollow">http://www.instructables.com/id/Refill-hac-for-aut...</a></p>
Awesome. I am planning to do the same thing when my current supply runs out... which I think is about to happen! This would definitely be easier than breaking into these bottles every time.<br>
Nice. I might have to try that... <br>
I can't thank you enough! I thought I was going to have to throw away my automatic face cleaning one's, because-get this-their soap went bad! Sadly, I've already thrown away the regular, automatic hand soap one's, But I saw three other day that Walmart has then on sale for like $4. Great price for something we now know will last!!! (Again, thank you!)
<p>Awesome! Glad to help.</p>
PS You know that Swiffer mop, the one you have to buy new bottles? Guy can refill then, too! Let me know if you want me to do a how-to on here, unless already done! Anyway, I use my Keurig to pour the perfect temperature water into a big, glass coffee cup (no longer used to drink out of), turn my soap container upside down to soak about a minute, grab a cloth, then easily unscrew it.<br>The tough part is lining up the 2 holes with the machine. But I also don't store the container in my mop, spout-side up, so no risk of drip.
PS You know that Swiffer mop, the one you have to buy new bottles? Guy can refill then, too! Let me know if you want me to do a how-to on here, unless already done! Anyway, I use my Keurig to pour the perfect temperature water into a big, glass coffee cup (no longer used to drink out of), turn my soap container upside down to soak about a minute, grab a cloth, then easily unscrew it.<br>The tough part is lining up the 2 holes with the machine. But I also don't store the container in my mop, spout-side up, so no risk of drip.
<p>i poked a nice round hole to the top with a hot iron tube, and that's it. instant refill hole.</p>
<p>This can work, except...<br>1. It looks ugly.<br>2. Anything else can also get into the hole (snot, bugs, water splash)<br>3. If the bottle falls over, the soap will leak out.<br><br>I don't typically like holes to be in things.</p>
it's your project. and my opinion. ;)
<p>That's a pretty terrible opinion...just saying :) </p>
<p>Fair enough!</p>
<p>Worked like a charm! I had a hard time finding the replacement refills and didn't want to order them and paying shipping charges. Did a google search and came across your instructable. Thanks!</p>
<p>Glad it worked for you.</p>
<p>Glad I found this site and the comments below it. </p>
<p>I have been trying to find Refills for my auto soap dispenser. NO way are they around anymore to be easily found. You can find them for $10 a piece!!!!!!!</p><p>So this morning in looking for refills because I love this thing that much I found this man that found away around having to buy them and tells you step by step and if I did it then you are on your way. It's an OMGGGGGG!!!!!!! Now I can fill it with whatever I want and not have so spend the money.</p><p>If you have these for dishes or for hands please take his steps and he is very very specific. He has a lot to guide you through but it would really only be 3 or 2 steps.</p><p>I don't know who he is but AWESOME and THANK YOU! Another aggrivation solved! So take a look and you will be glad you did.</p><p><a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Lysol-No-Touch-Soap-Dispenser-Refills/" rel="nofollow">Lysol No-Touch Soap Dispenser Refills</a></p>
I did this the other day and works great.
I drilled the hole in the top too, and it works great. Easy to refill, and won't wear out the inside connections, taking them apart each time to refill.
Had one of those it went crazy and pumped everything til it was empty <br>Now i have half a dozen of these http://www.ebay.com/itm/Automatic-Handsfree-Sensor-Soap-Sanitizer-Dispenser-Touch-free-Kitchen-Bathroom-/221074848229?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&amp;hash=item33791679e5 <br>Very happy with them

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