Stinky and dirty mattresses are pretty much the worst. Deal with this problem by making a mixture out of baking soda and lemon essential oil. Sprinkle the mixture over the mattress, let it sit for a few hours, and then vacuum up!
Put some kosher salt on your cutting board and use half a lemon to rub the salt in. This both sanitizes and deodorizes the cutting board, making it last longer and smell better.
Use half a lemon to polish chrome faucets and handles. This helps get to rid of hard water stains and other stains on the faucet and chrome fixtures. Simply rub, wipe down, rinse, and repeat as necessary.
Fill a small bowl with vinegar and add a few drops of lemon to it. Run the microwave for a few minutes and then remove the bowl. You should now be able to easily clean out the microwave and it should smell a lot better, too!
Put lemon pieces, salt, and ice down the garbage disposal and then run it. The salt and ice grinds against stuck on gunk and the lemon helps sanitize and deodorize! Repeat until the drain smells fresh and clean!
Put a bit of lemon juice on a sponge and use it to clean off the shower door. This helps cut through and remove soap scum, making your bathroom shower sparkle!
For a natural and easy-to-make rust remover, try this! Mix together 1 tablespoon of lemon juice with 2 tablespoons of salt. Apply the paste, rub it on the rust stain, and repeat until the stain is gone!
Add just a squeeze of lemon juice to your vacuum to make it smell better! Not only that, but as you clean, the lemon smell will disperse throughout your house!
Add lemon Kool-Aid to the soap dispenser in your dishwasher. Run an empty cycle and this will help break down grime and other buildup in your dishwasher!
Add a few drops of lemon to ½ cup of warm water. Apply this onto a slightly damp cloth and then use that to rub down varnished furniture. This acts as a natural furniture polish!