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01/25/2016 10:05 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How to Clean with Lemons

Dear vinegar: We love you and your many home-cleaning hacks, but it's time to put our relationship on hold. You see, we recently discovered that lemons can also be used to clean a bazillion things around our house. Plus, they smell way better. Here, ten creative ways to use those tart little suckers.

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As an Air Freshener. Here's How.

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Or a Bleach Alternative. Here's How.

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To Preserve Produce. Here's How.

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To Sanitize Cutting Boards. Here's How.

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And Sinks. Here's How.

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And Microwaves. Here's How.

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To Detox the Dishwasher. Here's How.

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To Scrub the Tub. Here's How.

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As Insect Deterrent. Here's How.

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To Revive Veggies. Here's How.

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