Cleaning with Lemon: A safe and effective way to brighten up your home

Looking for a quick and easy way to remove stains, odors and keep your home smelling fresh? Here are a few great ways to use lemon to clean up your home:

  • slice a lemon in half and grind up in the disposal
  • remove stains on the countertop or sink by spraying with lemon juice and let sit. Scrub away stain with baking soda and a sponge.
  • remove odors or strong flavors such as onion and garlicĀ from your cutting board by rubbing half of a lemon on the wood. Allow to soak for 10-15 minutes and rinse.
  • Use 1/2 c. lemon juice and 1 gallon of hot water to brighten your white clothes. Instead of a bleach, soak clothing in this mixture for brighter whites.

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