Here is a round up of uses for olive oil around your home, for cleaning and polishing, and unsticking things, since this substance has lots of non-food uses.
With a need to save money and also for environmental reasons, more and more people are making their own cleaning products. However, when you are new to making your own products you can feel a bit nervous about which recipes and uses will actually work or not.
This is your chance to share your knowledge if you have a great tip or use for this product, or get some tips of your own to make sure you get the best results possible.
The tips below include several surprising ways to use this oil for polishing, removing sticky substances, and even cleaning things.
Here are some of the best uses and tips already submitted:
Tell Me Your Uses Here
Make Shoe Polish
Remove Gum From Hair
Homemade Furniture Polish With Lemon Scent
Clean Kitchen Cabinets
Stuck Zipper Quick Fix
Polishing Stainless Steel After Damaged From Use Of Easy Off Heavy Duty
Remove Black Oil From Clothing
The many uses besides for cooking is something that really suprised me once I started learning more about homemade cleaning products, and the simple ingredients that go into them.
Therefore, I would love to hear how you use olive oil, and the cleaning recipes you use it in, throughout your home, so I can get even more ideas.
The best ones will also get featured on this site, to help everyone get even more great ways to use this wonderful product.
Also, remember that if you get this oil somewhere you shouldn't, and it causes a stain, you can check out my article on olive oil stain removal.
If you want a helpful book with even more ideas for how to use olive oil all around your home, including for your health, along with cleaning, I suggest the book The Passionate Olive: 101 Things to Do with Olive Oil.
Making and using your own cleaning supplies is becoming quite popular. One of the most common homemade cleaning supplies is olive oil.
How do you use olive oil around your home for cleaning?
You can also share your recipes for homemade cleaning solutions which feature olive oil here.
Click the links below to see uses for olive oil around the home which have already been submitted by others.
Feel free to comment on any of these submissions to tell us whether you use olive oil in a similar way, or about any other thoughts you have.
How To Make Shoe Polish Using Olive Oil
Have you ever been in a pinch and needed to know how to make shoe polish for your leather shoes? Well, use olive oil as both a safe and natural alternative …
Second photo by Smabs Sputzer
Hi, I'm Taylor, a busy mom with 3 kids, so I have lots of hands on experience with house cleaning, laundry and my fair share of spots, spills and other messy catastrophes. Thanks for visiting my site.
I update the website all the time with tips, tutorials, cleaning recipes, reviews of products from readers like you, and tests I've done on various cleaners, removers and laundry supplies.
I'd love to give you a gift! When you subscribe to my free weekly newsletter you will receive a free printable laundry stain removal chart that you can reference as needed.
I hope you enjoy this gift, and stop by again soon!
Lots Of Homemade Cleaners Recipes
Go From Uses For Olive Oil Around The Home To Home Page
CAUTION: This website is provided for informational purposes only. It is provided as is, without warranties or guarantees. Some stains and messes just won't come out, and are permanent. Further, some cleaning methods can harm your item, so if what you want to clean or launder is sentimental or expensive call a professional. See disclaimer of liability for more information.
Get Free Email Updates
(and get a FREE printable)
Taylor's Homemade Cleaning Solutions
Visit Household Management 101
Visit Home Storage Solutions 101
Share Your Comments, Tips & Ideas