Got Lemons? Six natural cleaning tips using lemons!
Lemony lemons, is there anything so nice?
Here are some ways you can use them around your house. It cuts down the chemicals and leaves everything smelling fresh! As well as being acidic, lemons have some anti-bacterial properties which make it a perfect degreaser.
♥ Shiny Tapware
Use half a lemon to clean the build up from around your taps. Just rub it in well and rinse off. It really works!
♥ Pots and Pans
Sprinkle some salt onto half a cut lemon and use it to scrub your pots and pans. They will be shiny and new again!
♥ Cleaning the Sink
Sprinkle bicarbonate of soda all over your sink. Using half a cut lemon as a scrubbing brush, scrub hard all over. It leaves your sink so clean and sparkly. You can do the same to your chopping boards to remove stains and deodorize. Finish with a rinse of hot water!
♥ Dishwasher Refresher
Squeezed a lemon? Don’t throw it out. Secure it onto a prong in your dishwasher or in the cutlery basket before you run a load. It will leave your dishwasher smelling fresh and clean!
♥ Fresh Fridge
Put half a cut lemon into your fridge to absorb odours and keep it smelling fresh.
♥ Cleaning Spray
Make your own citrus cleaning spray using lemon peels soaked in vinegar. Found out how here.
DID YOU KNOW? To get more juice out of a lemon, roll it firmly on the bench top back and forth, before you cut it!
RANDOM TIP: Here’s another interesting use for your lemon halves – rub them on your hands after chopping up chillis – it will remove and neutralize the capsaicin (that’s the burny, burny stuff)!
Do you have any other tips for us on how to use lemons for natural cleaning? Please share!