Tips & Tricks: Lemons

There’s a reason why Endust smells like lemons.

from emprescleaning

For my olfactory canal, the smell of lemons is the smell of clean.

from inspired23

Here’s some magic you can work with lemons and their lemony freshness.

1. Rub a lemon on your faucets to remove lime scale, hard water stains, and soap residue. Good news: it also works on porcelain.

from naturalmedicine

2. Wanna be delicate to your delicates? Instead of using bleach, soak your…umm…delicates…in a mixture of lemon juice and baking soda for at least half an hour before washing.

from youoffendmeandmyfamily

3. Clean up greasy gloppy messes by rubbing with half a lemon, then wiping with a towel. For a more intense scrub, add some salt.

from saturdaysmess

4. Polish all that copper you own by rubbing it with a lemon juice soaked cloth and buff it dry.

from mercuryreliance

5. I have a mosquito problem at my house. I can’t walk outside after 4 pm without getting assaulted. To combat the little biting pests, rub fresh lemon peels on your skin.

from todayifoundout

That’s a frightening picture. Go rub lemon on you right now.

6. Get rid of pit stains in your shirts by scrubbing them with a mix of equal parts lemon juice and water.

from jeffreythegreat

7. After cleaning out your oven you can diffuse the smell by baking lemon peels on low heat.

from dreamstime

You actually don’t need to have just cleaned your oven to do this–do it anyway. It’ll smell tasty.

8. Make a natural furniture polish by combining 1 part lemon juice with 2 parts olive oil.

from conklinoffice

9. You can get rid of mildew and rust on clothes by making a paste of lemon juice and salt, then rub it on the areas. Let the clothes dry in the sun. Do this until the stain is gone.

from ehow

10. Clean your drain by sending lemon peels through the garbage disposal. Your whole kitchen will smell great.

from cloggeddisposal

11. Add half a lemon to the dishwasher load for a spot-free rinse and nice smellin’ dishes.

from lemondetox

12. If the idea of vinegar as a window cleaner is not so appealing to you, try rubbing lemon juice on the windows then drying with newspapers.

from rafhan

That’s not all the mojo lemons have, but that’s all for today.

suck it, martha.

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