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Removing Tarnish Naturally

5 Minutes

Notice tarnish on your silverware? Did you know there is a very easy way to remove it with one pantry item? Throw out all your store bought tarnish remover because you won't need it!
removing tarnish naturally, cleaning tips
To start, grab your tarnished items and place them in a single layer in an aluminum pan. *NOTE: The pan needs to be ALUMINUM due to the chemical reaction that takes place. If you do not have an aluminum pan, you can cover any pan with aluminum foil to get the same effect.
removing tarnish naturally, cleaning tips
Grab some baking soda and boiling water...
removing tarnish naturally, cleaning tips
... and you'll get some ah-mazing results. For the full tutorial, click HERE.

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Have a question about this project?

3 of 6 questions
  • Carole
    on Dec 14, 2016

    What about cleaning headlight lens

    • Cynthia Kendrick
      on Jan 29, 2017

      use Deepwoods OFF insect repellent......just spray and wipe with a soft cloth. It really works!!!

  • Bal12045806
    on Mar 28, 2017

    will it work on silver plated tea set

  • PRWins
    on Dec 10, 2018

    How do I clean handmade brass candlesticks (they're from the old country). I cannot seem to find "brass cleaner"!

    • Toni Z
      on Feb 1, 2019

      I use "Brasso", it is available at some grocery stores, Walmart, Lowe's and Home Depot.

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  • Terri
    on Jan 7, 2019

    I have tried this before and it works!

    One day my brain was storming on the DIY's I learned on this site.

    I decided to try Smokers Polident Denture Tablets on my silver!

    Woohoo! Excellent!

    My new favorite cleaner!!

  • Kimberly Swartz
    on Feb 17, 2019

    Toothpaste works well on silver.

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