There are so many different uses for lemon, it’s fascinating. Not only are they great in recipes, they can be used in many house-cleaning projects that would blow your mind. After all, spending money on store-bought house-cleaning materials can really add up.
If you find that you have some extra lemons in your home, roll up your sleeves and get ready to experiment. You might be surprised at what you can do.
So the next time you’re at the store and see those lemons on sale, don’t hesitate. Grab some! You’ll be happy you did.
1. Lemon beeswax candle
2. Homemade Limoncello
3. Polish kitchen hardware
To polish stainless steel, slice a lemon in half and dip it in salt and begin scrubbing. Rinse and dry. But when cleaning aluminum, simply take a sliced lemon and rub it over the aluminum. Don’t rinse it! Instead, buff with a soft cloth.
4. Moroccan preserved lemons
5. Invisible ink
6. Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing
8. Lemon oil
9. Naked Lemon Sour Cream Cake
10. Remove rust and mildew
It’s important not to let the mix sit for too long!
11. Prevent browning
12. Lemon Curd
13. Underarm stains
14. Polish silverware
15. Stained storage containers
Another method is to scrub the stain with lemon and allow to sit for a day or two in the sun.
16. Keep insects away
17. Lemon Thyme Infused Sea Salt
18. Countless recipes
19. Fire starter
20. Descale a kettle
21. Kill bacteria
22. Garbage disposable pods
23. Shine glass
24. Lemon and rosemary potpourri
Just spray some vodka into the potpourri after it loses its scent and mix.
25. Clean a microwave
26. Freshen up the fridge
27. Remove rust and water toilet stains
29. Scent-infused vinegar for cleaning
30. Polish your furniture
Note that this only works on finished wood!
31. Remove stains from marble countertops
Make sure not to leave the lemon on the stain for too long as it can ruin the marble.
32. Hardened paint brushes
33. Brighten whites
34. Oven-dried lemon slices
35. Fresh lemonade
Which one of these items will you be trying first?
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Sources: Flickr – Terri Bateman