From all-natural cleaning to making your home smell amazing, lemons have many benefits for using around the home. Take a look at these 5 simple ways you can use lemons to naturally refresh your home.

1. Clean Your Garbage Disposal

Lemons are a simple fix for cleaning out your garbage disposal. Throw a few lemon slices down the drain to keep your kitchen fresh and tidy. Citrus fruits, baking soda, and vinegar can also be used to clean out and neutralize garbage disposal odors.

2. Make a Lemon Vase

Spring or fall, lemon vases are perfect for brightening up your home. To start this DIY project you will need two glass vases. One vase will need to be larger than the other. Fill the outer vase with lemon slices and the inner vase with flowers and water to create this fun-filled lemon centerpiece.

Lemons Photo Credit: L-house (iStock).

Photo Credit: L-house (iStock).

3. Clean Knives

Get your knives squeaky clean by using lemons. Soaking knives in lemon juice for just a few short minutes will allow you to easily scrub blades clean. The strong acidity of the lemon juice helps remove any tough or rusted stains.

4. Create Bug Spray

Turn lemon juice into bug spray. Treat your home with this all-natural recipe to keep ants, mosquitoes, and other insects away. Spray window seals, door frames, and baseboards. You can even make homemade bug repellent by mixing together lemon juice and essential oils.

Lemon Photo Credit: artursfoto (iStock).

Photo Credit: artursfoto (iStock).

5. Kill Pesty Weeds

If weeds are taking over your garden, try an all-natural solution like lemon juice. Due to its high acidity, lemon juice is a simple and effective method for killing weeds. When spraying pesty weeds with lemon juice, be careful not to damage any of your flowers or plants.

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When life gives you lemons, use them around your home. These 5 easy uses for lemons will keep your home fresh and tidy!