Everyday Life With Lemons

Everyday Life With Lemons

Lemons will freshen up your day, why not try some of these super easy ideas to use fresh lemons around your home?

 As A Deodorizer

  • Try creating your own air freshener by slicing some lemons, cover with water, and let simmer in a saucepan for about an hour.
  • To get odours out of wooden rolling pins, bowls, or cutting boards, rub with a piece of lemon but don’t rinse, the wood will absorb the lemon juice.
  • Onion or fishy odours on your hands can be removed by rubbing them with fresh lemons.
  • Toss used lemons into your garbage disposal to help keep it clean and smelling fresh.

Use As A Cleaner

  • Clean discoloured  silverware with a cloth dipped in lemon juice, then rinse with warm water.
  • Fresh lemon juice in rinse water removes soap film from interiors of ovens and refrigerators.
  • To clean the surface of white marble or ivory like piano keys, rub with a half a lemon, then wipe with a clean, wet cloth.
  • Dip hardened paintbrushes into boiling lemon juice, lower the heat and leave the brush for 15 minutes, then wash in warm soapy water.

For Shine And Polish

  • Use one part lemon juice and two parts salt to return chinaware to its original shine and luster.
  • Remove scratches on your furniture by mixing equal parts of lemon juice and grapeseed oil then rub on the scratches with a soft cloth.
  • To make furniture polish, mix one part lemon juice and two parts olive oil.
  • Rub kitchen and bathroom faucets with lemon peel, wash and dry with a soft cloth to shine and remove spots.

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