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Fill a pot with water and a few slices of fresh lemon; bring the water to a boil. Turn off heat, add linens, and let soak for up to an hour; launder as usual. For extra brightening, spread them out in the sunlight to dry. Whitening Clothing, Removal Stained, Whitening Socks, Whitening White, Dingy White, Martha Stewart, White Damask, Whitening Linens, Clothing Napkins
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Martha Stewart Living: To whiten cloth napkins, linens, and even socks, fill a large pot with water, and drop in several slices of lemon. Bring to a boil, then turn off the heat. Add the linens, and let them soak for about an hour. Then launder as usual.
How to Whiten With Lemon There are several natural cleaners you probably already keep in your home. Lemons can help whiten. White damask napkins, linens, and even socks can be whitened on the stove: Fill a pot with water and a few slices of fresh lemon; bring the water to a boil. Turn off heat, add linens, and let soak for up to an hour; launder as usual. For extra brightening, spread them out in the sunlight to dry.
How to clean your glass shower door: Just dip that lemon in the bowl of salt, rub on the scummy glass, let sit while you shampoo and condition, then rinse off. The lemon juice, with the help of the abrasiveness of the salt literally eats the soap scum. I have since read in more than a few places that putting lemon oil on the glass after you've cleaned it helps a great deal in KEEPING the glass scum-free.
citrus wreath this a DYI that I think is fabulous for spring time because of the color for a door, or placed on a shudder, depends on your living space, if I were to to it inside I might try to make a different "form" like a heart using the wire, or perhaps two straight forms with an option to hold a candle on the bottom and flank a mirror with them.
To remove tough food stains from light wood and plastic cutting boards, slice a lemon in half, squeeze onto the soiled surface, rub, and let sit for 20 minutes before rinsing. The best part? You'll have a house that smells like a lemon grove rather than chemicals.
How to Remove Stains from Laundry Download and print this handy chart showing how to remove common varieties of stains. Post a copy in your laundry room for quick reference. (From Better Homes and Gardens)