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  • Sherry Watkins

    cleaning silver - the easy way! Baking Soda as Silver Polish To polish silver: Wash items, then place on aluminum foil in the bottom of a pot. Add a baking-soda solution (¼ cup soda, a few teaspoons salt, 1 quart boiling water) and cover for a few seconds. The result? A chemical reaction that gets the black off the gravy boat.

  • Amy Koch

    Non-toxic Spring Cleaning Tip: Use Baking Soda as Silver Polish. To polish silver: Wash items, then place on aluminum foil in the bottom of a pot. Add a baking-soda solution (¼ cup soda, a few teaspoons salt, 1 quart boiling water) and cover for a few seconds. The result? A chemical reaction that gets the black off your silver jewlery, etc. Tried it and this totally works!!!

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  • Jillian Rose

    I made a baking soda paste and rubbed in on red leather scuff marks on the wall, the scuff marks are completely gone. It's a handy trick.

How to Clean Silver the Easy Way! - Place aluminum foil in the bottom of your sink and run HOT water. Add 2 Tbsp of salt in the water and your silver. Leave for 2-3 minutes and the tarnish will be gone. Repeat for badly tarnish or loosly wrap aluminum foil around the silver before putting in the hot water. Larger pieces will require more salt.

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