National Lemon Juice Day is August 29th 和 we have put together tips on how to use lemon juice to clean your home. You can sip some lemonade 和 give your home a nice sprucing up at the same time. The best part is that your home will smell like lemons all day!

When cleaning with lemons always rinse with warm soapy water 和 dry with a clean cloth afterwards. One of the very few things you can’t clean with lemon juice is anything that is brass plated as the juice will damage the item. Aside from that, here is a list of items that can be cleaned with lemons.

  • Use a half lemon 和 salt to clean even the most heavily discolored brass (real brass, 不镀黄铜). 小心古董. Always test a small spot before scrubbing away.
  • The same method can be used for copper items such has copper bottoms of pots.
  • You can also shine up your chrome faucets or the chrome on older model cars with lemon 和 salt.
  • Diluted lemon juice not only cleans stains from cutting boards, but helps kill germs as well. Rub the juice full strength onto the stain 和 let sit until the stain fades. Can be left overnight, then rinsed well 和 dried.
  • Use lemon juice 和 an old toothbrush to scrub grout.
  • Clean your microwave 和 remove odors. Place a cup ¾ full of water with a couple tablespoons of lemon juice in the microwave. 热到沸腾. Don’t open the door for another 10 minutes. Then just wipe away food particles with a clean cloth 和 dry.
  • Put a dilute solution of lemon juice in a spray bottle to clean laminate counter tops. 用水冲洗,然后擦干.
  • Scrub grills 和 grates with lemon juice 和 salt.
  • Soak plastic food storage containers in dilute lemon juice to remove stains 和 odors. Add baking soda 和 scrub, rinse 和 dry.
  • Remove rust stains from cotton 和 polyesters. Make a paste with lemon juice 和 cream of tarter 和 rub the mixture into the stain. Let the item sit for about a half hour, 和 then wash as normal (test before use).
  • 给垃圾处理机消毒. Pour a gallon of hot water mixed with a ½ cup of lemon juice down the drain. 这个建议来自首页talk.来自佐治亚州康耶斯的Ann。com成员. 首页talk.com is a social network dedicated to home improvement.
  • Brighten your clothing by soaking clothes in a hot water 和 lemon juice mix (about a ½ cup per gallon of water) 和 then wash as normal. Works best if laundry is then dried in the sun. Lemon juice should not be used on silks or other delicate fabrics. If you are uncertain, test a tiny area first.
  • Add a few drops of lemon juice to your dish soap to boost degreasing ability.
  • Remove odors from your refrigerator with a half lemon on a saucer. 每周换一次.
  • Clean food preparation smells from your h和s with a dilute solution of water 和 lemon juice.
  • 除去衣服上的油渍. Rub lemon juice into the spot 和 let sit overnight 和 then wash as normal.
  • 清洁窗户及镜子. Put a few tablespoons of lemon juice 和 water into a spray bottle. Works as well as a vinegar solution 和 smells better.
  • 保持马桶的清洁. Place a ½ cup of lemon juice in the bowl 和 swish with a toilet bowl brush.
  • Sanitize earrings by placing them in a saucer of lemon juice.
  • Unclog your drain with a mixture of baking soda followed by lemon juice. The foaming action will clear minor clogs.
  • Clean hard water stains on glass shower doors with a half-cut lemon.
  • Clean mineral build-up on tea kettle 和 coffee pots by boiling lemon slices in the pots. Allow the mixture to sit for an hour or two, 和 then rinse 和 dry.
  • A dilute lemon juice rinse for your haircuts soap residue 和 leaves hair softer 和 shinier.
  • 去年ly, you can make a facial scrub of sugar 和 lemon juice for cleaner, softer skin.

Using lemon juice to clean can help with your indoor air quality. Lemon is an organic cleaner 和 does not contain harsh chemicals like other household cleaners. Cleaning with lemon juice will keep your home from being overridden with bacteria 和 will sanitize many places that get a lot of use!


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