13 Different Things You Can Clean With LemonsWhen life gives you lemons, clean!

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7. Clean your microwave.

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Do so by heating some lemon slices in a bowl of water for 30 seconds, then wipe down the inside of the microwave.

8. Degrease your BBQ.

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This is simple. You can do so by putting straight lemon juice on the grills and giving it a good wipe down.

9. Clean your drains by sprinkling some bicarb soda in the drain followed by some hot lemon juice and then hot water.

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You can also rub cut lemon wedges around the sink for maximum cleaning.

10. Mix ½ a cup of borax and 1 cup of lemon juice to use as a toilet cleaner.

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If you don’t want anything to do with borax, you can substitute it with bicarb soda.

11. Make an all-purpose cleaner by mixing equal parts water and lemon juice in a spray bottle – great for kitchens and bathrooms (but patch test first!).

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Also try a spray bottle of white vinegar with a small amount of lemon juice.

12. Clean tile grout by dipping an old toothbrush into lemon juice then give the grout a good scrub.

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The high acid content of lemon juice makes it very effective in cleaning away stubborn stains and discolouration.

13. Soak plastic food storage containers in a solution of lemon juice and water (about half/half) overnight.

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In the morning, add a little bicarb soda and scrub, rinse and dry. Great for tomato sauce stains in the containers!

If you have any other suggestions, please share!


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