10 Household Cleaning Uses For Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice Cleaner

For most of us our only familiarity with using lemons is to add some splendid flavor to a recipe we’ve been working on, or perhaps in adding it to some freshly brewed iced tea, but the majority of us probably don’t know how beneficial lemons can be to household cleaning! Lemons are full of citric acid and with their low pH and antibacterial elements they can be a great alternative for regular household cleaners. In this article we’ll cover 10 household cleaning uses for lemon juice incase you run out of cleaner and you haven’t called a professional cleaner yet!

1. Cleaning Copper

Have you ever wondered how you can clean up your pesky copper bathroom fixtures and the pots and pans on display from when you were gifted them at your wedding! Well, you can use salt and lemon juice to clean copper items and make them spotless!

2. Cleaning the Microwave

Cleaning your microwave and getting it lemon-fresh is easier than you think! Place a bowl of lemon juice in your microwave and set it for three minutes. After ten minutes has gone by, wipe down the inside of microwave and enjoy the cleanliness!

3. Laminate Counter Tops

To clean your counter tops with lemon juice you’ll first need to dilute it with some water then you can spray the counters as you would a kitchen cleaner. Once you’ve cleaned them to your satisfaction, rinse the surface with water and dry it for best results.

4. Grout

All too often our kitchen and bathroom tiles are forgotten about and the grout gets discolored but luckily with just a brush for scrubbing and our lemon juice we can restore their appearance!

5. Plastic Containers

To get our handy plastic containers and tupper wear back to new after leftovers have stained them, soak them in lemon-diluted water and let them sit to loosen up the grimy stuff.

6. Refresh Your Freezer

To get rid of odors in your freezer as well as stains from spills and leaks, first scrub it with a water mix then place a cup with lemon juice in your freezer. This will protect it from bad odor, especially if you keep and replace the lemon juice!

7. Hard Water Stains

Lemon works as a magic solution for getting rid of hard water stains. Cut a lemon in half, rub it on hard water stain, wash it off with water then towel it dry for a magic show before your eyes!

8. Mineral Build Up Solution

All too often our tea and coffee cups get mineral build up from repeated use overtime but our lemon juice or lemon slices can help in combination with boiling water in your coffee pot or tea cattle. Boil for a few minutes then check on their status. Once you think they’re ready, rinse, dry, and enjoy!

9. Glass Windows and Doors

Just as you would use Windex to remove dirt from windows and doors, you can spray lemon juice on them and wipe them down for a clear view!

10. Dish Washer Cleaner

The last but not least use for lemon juice when cleaning is adding a little to your regular dish washing cleaner for a zesty clean smell and added antibacterial power! Hope you’ve enjoyed our latest top ten list!

The Best Ways To Remove Pet Hair From Your Home

Cleaning A House of Pet Hair

Nowadays our pets aren’t just considered our best friends as we often call them our children and babies! As much as we enjoy their company, even with regular bathing, grooming and care, our pets leave hair all over our homes! In this house cleaning guild for your home, we’ll take a look at the best ways to manage and remove pet hair!

So where do we start? As pet owners we find their hair on our cloths, upholstery, carpet, floor and other surfaces. Select from the following tips to

Normal dusting will be near impossible to do the trick anymore with a pet in the house! Consider buying a special “pet hair magnet” or “stick lint/hair removal” device to help in addition to vacuum regularly with a pet hair attachment or setting if you’re lucky enough to have one. Run it on floors, walls, windows, doors and furniture! Don’t forget the hidden places like corners, under and behind furniture, behind curtains etc. Specialty products such as the “FurMaster” sold on places such as Amazon might be worth checking out if you don’t have a professional cleaner!

Let’s say after all this you still can’t seem to get the hair in your house under control; you can try moping with sponge after vacuuming. Lightly dampen a clean, regular sponge and mop the place where the hair is accumulating, on your carpet for example, with your new homemade hair tool. A damp sponge will help the hair get moisturized and when the hair gets wet, it will be heavier and easy to pick up. Once the hair is removed, wipe the surface down until it’s dry or air-dry it.

Hopefully these pet hair removal tricks and tips help make for a cleaner house but just remember there are always professional cleaners standing by to take these types of messes off of your hands!

10 Cleaning and Arranging Tips To Sell Your House Faster

Cleaning Tips to Sell A House

One of the best things one can do in the process of preparing your house for selling it is to stage the house in the cleanest state it’s ever been! In this article we’ll cover ten cleaning and arranging tips you can do on your own that will help you to sell your house fast.

1. Depersonalize Your Home

When a potential buyer enters your home, it’s important for them to feel as if they can imagine their own belongings and personalization’s as décor. In order to give them this feel, pack all the family heirlooms and personal photos in preparation for moving and free up wall space so that buyers can imagine their own photos on them.

2. De-clutter Your Closets

De-clutter your closets and storage areas to give a more roomy feel. It might even pay off to attain a storage area or closet to put your belongings until you make your move, this might improve the moving experience as you’ll be getting rid of old items in the process!

3. Arrange The Kitchen

Any realtor will tell you that the number one selling point in a home is it’s kitchen, so use this information to your advantage by shining all the appliances, organizing your kitchen cabinets and presenting a home magazine worthy feel!

4. Replace Your Furniture

Keeping to our plan to de-clutter the house, move some of the miscellaneous furniture to your storage space in order to make the home feel more spacious.

5. Remove Favorite Items

To save ourselves from being at risk of our favorite pieces of furniture or anything that is precious to us getting manipulated in any way, remove them and store them in a safe place.

6. Make Small Repairs

Do a thorough walk through the house looking for any minor repairs that may stick out to buyers and repair small problems such as leaky faucets, patch holes in walls or touch up paint. Take a look at the light fixtures to see if any bulbs need to be replaced as well to brighten up your home!

7. Neutralize Colors

Keeping with the theme of making potential buyers feel at home, if you have any rooms with colors that keep from neutrality, take the time to paint the inside of the house in a neutral and consistent color! It is especially applicable if you live in a small house.

8. Make the House Feel Welcoming

Lighten up the house and make it feel cozy by adding a few selectively placed plants and candles, for example, around some of the first rooms buyers will see when entering your home.

9. Clean and Decorate the Outside

First impressions are everything when selling a home and it starts with the outside before anyone even enters the home. One of the easiest ways to spiff up the outside is to take extra time in landscaping the property, if it applies, and add some colorful flowers but not too many!

10. Make Your House Sparkling Clean!

Last but certainly not least, make your house as clean as can be! One of the best ways to present a house is after it’s had a deep cleaning which is more in depth than a normal house cleaning, just as our professional cleaning services, QC Cleaning of Royersford, offer to homeowners.