oil and lemon

Removing scratches

How to remove scratches using oil and lemon juice

Is your favourite furniture showing signs of wear and tear? Have those boisterous children scratched your parquet floor? There’s no need to roll out the heavy equipment!

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And it turns out that coasters and the like aren’t boringly traditional at all, but actually rather useful. After all, the slightest movement of your flower pot can scratch your beautiful vintage shelf. What should you do? Replace the shelf? Sand it down? Nothing of the sort! Light scratches can be removed using a simple household remedy.

What you need:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • A cloth

What to do:

  • Juice the lemon.

  • Put equal amounts of olive oil and lemon juice into a bowl. A standard lemon contains about two to three tablespoons of juice.

  • Mix everything well.

  • Do a quick test in an inconspicuous area, as olive oil can stain some wooden surfaces.

  • Dip the cloth into the mixture and gently rub it into the furniture or floor until the scratch fades.

This hack comes from “Move The Date”

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