HOW TO CLEAN SILVERWARE WITH VINEGAR AND BAKING SODA

Baking Soda and Vinegar is great duo can also be used for cleaning silverware.

Your ingredients:

  • A glass baking dish
  • 1 to 2 cups of boiling water (You need enough to completely submerge your silver.)
  • ½ cup of distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of sea salt
  • A microfiber cloth
  1. Mix the baking soda and sea salt. Sprinkle this mixture into a baking dish.
  2. Pour the vinegar into the dish. You’ll start to see fizzing as the baking soda and vinegar react with one another.
  3. Add boiling water, taking care not to burn yourself.
  4. Now place your silverware in the baking dish.
  5. Let the silverware soak. Gently tarnished pieces will need to soak for about 30 seconds. Silverware with heavy tarnish may need to soak for  three to five minutes.
  6. Carefully remove silverware using tongs so that you don’t burn yourself.
  7. Dry and buff your silver with a microfiber cloth.
  8. Repeat with a fresh solution for any another round of silverware that need cleaning

CLEANING SILVERWARE WITH TOOTHPASTE

 

Toothpaste can be used to bring the shine back to tarnished silverware.

You’ll need:

  • Toothpaste (Paste Only)
  • Microfiber cloth
  • A soft toothbrush
  • Warm water
  1. Rub toothpaste onto the tarnished silver using a dry microfiber cloth. Using a soft to the touch tooth brush so that the toothpaste doesn’t scratch the silver.
  2. Gently clean detailed areas of silverware with a toothbrush instead of the cloth. Gently wipe the silverware, do not scrub you could damage your silver pieces.
  3. Rinse thoroughly using warm water.
  4. Wipe the items dry with a clean microfiber cloth.

HOW TO CLEAN SILVER WITH BAKING SODA

 

You’ll need:

  • Baking soda
  • Water
  • A bowl
  • Microfiber cloths
  • A soft toothbrush
  1. In the bowl, mix three scoops of baking soda to one cup of water. Stir until you have a paste.
  2. Dip your microfiber cloth into the paste, and delicately rub the mixture onto your silver pieces.
  3. Use a soft toothbrush to clean any engraving or fine details. Do not to scrub you will damage your silver.
  4. Rinse your silver with warm water to remove baking soda residue.
  5. Lastly dry your silverware with a clean microfiber cloth.

These methods can be used to clean the tarnish from your silvers, but applying some silver polish to make them gleam is also great.