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If you are a Southern Oaks Apartment resident, did you know that your can clean all sorts of things with lemons?  This green cleaner and natural disinfectant is a great way to clean every day items without causing damage.  The acid in lemons is antibacterial and antiseptic, and it acts as a natural bleach.

Check out these 5 things you can clean with lemons:

  1. Use half a lemon and salt to clean discolored brash, copper items or chrome faucets.
  2. Dilute lemon juice cleans stains from cutting boards and also helps kill germs as well.  Rub the juice full strength into the stain and let sit until the stain fades.  Leave on over night if necessary, then rinse and dry.
  3. Dilute lemon juice in water and put in a spray bottle to clean laminate counter tops.  Rinse with water and dry.
  4. Soak plastic food storage contains in dilute lemon juice to remove stains and odors.  Add backing soda and scrub, rinse and dry.
  5. Remove grease stains from clothing.   Rub lemon juice into the spot and let sit overnight then wash as normal.

Remember when cleaning with lemons, always rinse with warm soapy water and dry with a clean cloth.

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