Lemons are not just for eating they have lots of uses in the home. Here are ten ways to use lemons.

  1. Rub your chopping boards with half a lemon as this will neutralise any lingering smells.
  2. Add half a cup of lemon juice to your wash cycle to brighten your whites.
  3. Clean your tupperware by diluting lemon juice with a little bakig soda. Leave it to soak then rinse in warm water.
  4. Pop half a lemon into your laugndry to deoderise your dishwasher before you switch it on.
  5. If you have stubbron stains on clothes try dabbing lemon juice on the stain, leave overnight then wash as normal.
  6. Clean out the microwave by heating a cup of water and a chopped-up lemon on high until the microwave’s window is steamy. Let the bowl sit for 15 minutes before you open the door, and clean away any grime and grease with ease.
  7. Shine your chrome bathroom fixtures by running the cut side of a lemon over the fixtures then rinse and dry thoroughly.
  8. Use the juice to descale a kettle. Boil it, pour out the water, give it a quick rinse and that’s it!
  9. Leave your lemons in the fridge to get rid of any smells.
  10. Create your own air freshener. Pop a pan of water on to boil and steam away with a cut lemon floating around.This won’t just add scent, it will also help you combat dry air by humidifying the home, too.

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