Furniture & Floor Polishes Written by Lee on May 18, 2012. Posted in Cleaning Recipes ¼ cup of Olive Oil ¼ cup of lemon juice The best way to polish an item is to use an equal mixture of olive oil and lemon juice and apply with a soft cloth to furniture. Mayonnaise is also highly effective. Leave a comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.