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Homeade cleaners???

I was going to make my own all purpose cleaner. This is my first time. I don't have any essential oils to put in to make it smell a little nicer. Will lemon juice help any at all or will it mess it up? any info will be helpful.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:06 AM on Apr. 15, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Depends on the recipe. It's an acid, it might help or might not.

    Answer by CraftingMama at 10:08 AM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • I don't know how to make it spell nice, but I know how to clean with natural stuff. White vinegar is a good one to clean with was well :) When I was pregnant, I used it to clean with. It didn't smell the best, but its got the job done & wasn't harmful to breathe in !!!! I stil clean my son's hamster's cage with it once a month & when he had a rabbit, I cleaned the litter box with it daily !!

    Answer by loudnproud87 at 10:11 AM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • You can use a conditioner for your hair that smells nice in your home made cleaner. That probably wont harm anything. Lemon juice may discolor surfaces due to the acid.

    Answer by vbruno at 10:20 AM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • You can either add lemon to vinegar or actually substitute it. You can also just use zest to create the smell.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:20 AM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Thanks ladies!!!

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:23 AM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Have you tried looking online for different things?

    Answer by _Tam_ at 10:45 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • lemon would smell good and help clean

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 2:57 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • If you use vinegar, the smell goes away quickly.

    Answer by elasmimi at 11:05 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Lemon!!

    Answer by KTMOM at 11:30 AM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • Lemon!

    Answer by sstepph at 11:41 AM on Apr. 18, 2011

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