Q: What can I use to clean my wood dining table without scratching it or leaving any marks?
A: Many household cleaners are filled with harsh chemicals that can dry out wood and bring toxins into your home. But basic household staples, such as vinegar and lemon juice, when combined with some oil, such as olive oil, can make for a safer, natural wood cleaner. Olive oil mixed with distilled white vinegar and lemon juice is a popular combination for wood that you can mix up and put in a spray bottle. Check out some recipes online, as ratios vary.

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