Homemade Furniture Polish

Polishing wood furniture is a cleaning task I often neglect. I’ll wipe the furniture down if I see a layer of dust, but I don’t clean or condition the wood nearly enough.  Thankfully, the Spring Cleaning season energizes me to accomplish some of those areas I often forget.

If polishing wood furniture is on your Spring Cleaning list, here is an easy homemade furniture polish recipe to try.

Homemade Furniture Polish


  • 1 part lemon juice
  • 2 parts olive oil


Combine one part lemon juice and two parts olive oil in a clean spray bottle. Close the lid, give it a good shake, and use the mixture to polish your wood furniture.

A cleaning recipe using ingredients already in the kitchen cabinet or refrigerator…how easy is that?

If you’re ever out of traditional wood furniture polish or just want to try making some of your own, this homemade furniture polish is an easy one to start with. Of course you may be an old pro at making your own cleaning products. If that’s the case, check out some of our other homemade cleaning recipes and let us know your favorite!


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