How to make your own furniture polish

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Furniture polish

What you will need

  • 10 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • A few drops of olive oil
  • Small spray bottle
  • Soft dusting cloth

Keeping dust at bay in a busy household can be a battle.

But making your own homemade cleaning products can be cheaper and kinder to the environment.

We have the perfect guide for making your own furniture polish and we bet you'll already have the ingredients in your kitchen cupboard at home.

If you don't you will be able to pick up the items for less than a couple of quid.

As always, it's best to do a patch test on a small surface area before hand.


Step 1

Gather all the ingredients you need to make the furniture polish.


Step 2

Put 10 drops of lemon essential oil into a small spray bottle or jar.

Step 3

Add two tablespoons of lemon juice.

Step 4

Add a few drops of olive oil.

Step 5

Shake! And then use the spray bottle to apply to the soft cloth, now use it to wipe down furniture.

Where to next?
Make your own fabric softener
Make your own floor cleaner
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Thanks to Morrisons, Co-op, Boots, Dr. Oetker and Holland & Barrett for supplying items used in our spring cleaning article series.

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