Make Your Own Lemon Dust Cloths

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You will love this easy recipe to make your lemon dust cloths. It seems you can never have enough cleaning supplies, from floor cleaners, window cleaners, all purpose cleaners, kitchen and bathroom cleaners and more. Using all those different cleaners around the house can be expensive and add up on what it costs to take care of a home. These days it seems that more and more people are trying to stay away from cleaners that have toxic ingredients and instead opting to use natural cleaning products, and simple ingredients to make safe homemade cleaning products of their own. This recipe to make your lemon dusters uses simple ingredients that you most likely already have in your pantry. With ingredients like water, white distilled vinegar, olive oil, rags, lemons and an airtight container. To make these lemon dusters you start by peeling some lemons. You can use whatever lemon variety you have. Then mix equal parts of water and white distilled vinegar. Then add a couple of drops of olive oil. Soak the rags in the solution until they are fully saturated. Then wring out the rags leaving them just a bit damp. Next lay the rags out flat and place a couple of lemon rinds on each cloth. You can roll or fold the lemon rinds into each cleaning cloth, and place them into your glass container. You can add a few extra lemon peels, and make sure the lid is tight. Then store until needed.

White distilled vinegar is a popular ingredient to use in natural homemade cleaning products. Vinegar is made from soured fruit juice, grain or wine and contains about five percent acetic acid, which makes vinegar a mild acid. The disinfectant properties of vinegar work well for all sorts of household cleaning projects. Vinegar is effective at cutting grease, removing stains, and as a water softener. Vinegar can also be used to dissolve mineral deposits, removing traces of soap, grease, removing mildew or wax build up, polishing some metals and as deodorizers. Vinegar can clean brick or stone, and can be used as an ingredient in some natural carpet cleaning solutions.

Lemon juice contains citric acid which is a deodorant and can be used to clean glass and remove stains from porcelain and aluminum. Lemon juice is a kitchen cleaner that cuts through grease and removes perspiration and other stains from clothing. Lemon juice is also a mild lightener or bleach if used with sunlight. Lemon juice can be used for cleaning tips to dissolve soap scum and hard water deposits. Lemon juice is also good cleaning tips and tricks for cleaning and shining brass and copper. Lemon juice as cleaning tips can be mixed with vinegar and baking soda to make excellent cleaning pastes. Good cleaning tips to use is to cut a lemon in half and sprinkle baking soda on the cut section. The use the lemon to scrub dishes, surfaces, and stains. The best thing about using lemon juice and lemon rinds for your kitchen cleaning tips, kitchen cleaners, cleaning tips and cleaning tips and tricks is that it always leaves the house smelling so lemony fresh.

Lemons are one of the best all natural cleaning tips and tricks you will find. This natural homemade cleaning products idea to make your lemon dust cloths is just one of the recipes for natural cleaning products you will find on the "One Good Thing" site. On this site you will find all sorts of safe homemade cleaning products, cleaning tips and tricks, health and beauty ideas, money saving solutions, laundry cleaning tips and tricks, recipe ideas and more. *

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