Category Archives: Cleaning – General

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Streak-free Window Cleaning

Category : Cleaning - General

To clean glass and windows and leave a streak-free finish, use newspaper instead of cloths or paper towels.


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Prevent Tarnish on Brass and Copper

Category : Cleaning - General

To prevent further tarnishing to your items, rub a little olive oil into them after cleaning.


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Cleaning Brass Using Tomato Sauce

Category : Cleaning - General

Brass can be polished using tomato sauce!  Apply to the piece, rub with a cloth, rinse in clean water and buff dry.


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Cleaning Brass and Copper Using Vinegar

Category : Cleaning - General

Make a paste using bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) and white vinegar.  Apply to the piece and rub with a soft cloth.  Rinse with clean water and buff with a clean, soft cloth.


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Cleaning Brass and Copper Using Lemon

Category : Cleaning - General

To clean your brass and copper the natural way, cut a lemon in half and pour salt over it.  Use the salt encrusted lemon to clean your piece, rinse in clean water and buff dry.


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Cleaning Brass and Copper Using Bicarbonate of Soda

Category : Cleaning - General

Make a paste of bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) and lemon juice, massage into all the grooves and surfaces of your item, rinse with clean water and buff dry with a clean, soft cloth.


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Cleaning Jewellery Using an Old Toothbrush

Category : Cleaning - General

Electric toothbrush heads make great cleaners for jewellery as they use gentle agitation.  Keep an old head specifically for the purpose and switch out when needed.


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Cleaning Windows

Category : Cleaning - General

You don’t always need expensive, brand name products to clean your home.  Simple, everyday washing up liquid once diluted makes a great window cleaning solution.  A few drops in a bowl of warm water, applied to the windows with a damp cloth and buffed dry with a separate cloth leaves beautiful streak-free windows.


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