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Homemade Olive Oil Furniture Polish

This recipe for Homemade Olive Oil Furniture Polish is probably my favorite cleaning concoction to whip up at home. It's by far the easiest cleaning solution to make and has excellent results. While working through my KonMari Tidying list of spaces, I have also been giving areas of my house a thorough clean. I love this olive oil furniture polish and have had great results thus far.
Time: 3 Minutes Cost: $5 Difficulty: Easy
  • homemade olive oil furniture polish, cleaning tips
Note: This recipe is best for furniture with an oily, non-glossy finish. Do test on a small section of furniture first as it may leave a cloudy haze on fine antiques, depending on the finish.
2 c. olive oil
1 lemon
  • homemade olive oil furniture polish, cleaning tips
Whisk together olive and the juice from 1 lemon. Using a clean microfiber or polishing cloth, gently rub into furniture. Rub less gently for a true shine!
  • homemade olive oil furniture polish, cleaning tips
This recipe is adapted from "Healthy Child Healthy Word: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home."

To see more: http://www.cleanandproper.com/homemade-olive-oil-furniture-polish/

Got a question about this project?

  • Sumada
    Sumada Cincinnati, OH

    Great! - I'll try a small batch.

  • Bella Pendergrass
    Bella Pendergrass Pikeville, TN

    This made my furniture sticky!!

    • Candace
      Candace Denver, CO

      If you use equal parts, put it on and then buff it with a soft cloth you won't have the sticky problem.

  • RHenoch
    RHenoch Boca Raton, FL

    Sorry, not trying to be negative.. I redesign space with what people have, and was trying to give ......

  • Jenna Anderson
    Jenna Anderson Viborg, SD

    not sold on the polish, but i do love the green walls

  • Sherrie
    Sherrie Nixa, MO

    When you are cleaning you are cleaning the finish. And this will dull the finish, ad lemon to it and it can etch the finish. It is also food grade even might go rancid.

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