Lemons – this beautiful, vibrant and good smelling fruit is used mainly for cooking. The best part is we always have one lying around. Who would have thought that lemons are especially handy when it comes to cleaning your house? They are friendly to all surfaces. They are known for their low pH and antibacterial properties. Next time when life gives you lemons, turn them to your advantage and create inexpensive, natural cleaning products.
Here are some of the tips for cleaning with lemons:
Furniture polish: 2 parts of olive oil or cooking oil mixed with 1 part lemon juice makes for an excellent furniture polish. Mix and pour into a spray bottle and polish with micro cloth.
Glass and mirrors cleaner: Mix a few tablespoons of lemon juice and water into a spray bottle. Doesn’t leave streaks guaranteed. Great on windows as well.
Multipurpose cleaner: Lemon Juice by itself.
Deodorize smelly garbage disposals and drains Lemon cuts the nasty smells that garbage disposals and drains gather. Throw a few rind of lemon in your garbage disposal turn on the disposal while running hot water to freshen up the disposal and the kitchen.
Freshen toilets: Toilet bowl cleaners are one of the most toxic household products. Pour a little lemon juice in the toilet bowl to clean, deodorize freshen and sanitize. Also, you can wipe down shower or glass doors using lemon juice in a spray bottle and a sponge.
Lemon juice together with baking soda and vinegar are one of the best natural house cleaners