Home remedies to clean and polish silver

Although it is true that there are fewer and fewer homes in which silver decorative elements are found, if you are one of those who still have them and cleaning them becomes an odyssey, take note of our tips to do it in the simplest way and with options you would never have imagined.

Preventing silver from becoming dull and dull requires regular cleaning. There are specific products in the marking to give silver shine, but in this article we are going to reveal some cheaper homemade tricks and with products that you will easily find at home.

Our first tip consists of a mix of water with sal. To do this, pour a tablespoon of salt over a cup of boiling water and add your silver objects and leave it to act overnight. Once that time has passed, clean the silver with a dry cloth. This trick is mainly for jewelry.

Another option to clean silver is using baking soda and vinegarand. This mixture consists of adding a spoon of baking soda over the vinegar and introducing the silver objects. To finish, rub the piece with a dry cloth.

The toothpastes can also be a great ally to clean these products. Apply a good amount on the piece and rub vigorously for 5 minutes with the help of a brush. You will then simply have to rinse and dry.

The aluminum foilor is it another of the best known remedies. To do this, make a large aluminum-based container in which you must put hot water, salt and the object in question. After 10 minutes, take them out and wipe them with a soft cloth to polish them.

A banana peelor? Yes. It is another trick that consists of passing the internal part of the shell to polish the silver objects. You will see how your cutlery shines again.

The lemon It is a food widely used also in household cleaning. In this case, we will spread salt on the lemon to rub on the piece to be polished. After a few minutes, rinse and rub with a soft cloth to check the results.

Finally, a home remedy with ketchup. We will introduce the piece in a bowl with ketchup or we will spread the ketchup with a soft cloth so that it enters through all the holes. After a while, we rinse with warm water and dry with a cloth to give it shine.