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Cleaning Brass - Use ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. Use a clean, damp cloth to rub the sauce of your choice into your brass piece and then wipe clean. I've read several places where this really does work! Brass Vase, Clothing, Brass Pieces, Brass Combinations, Brass Clean, Clean Brass, Clean Solutions, Cleaning Tips, Cleaning Brass
Bob Vila's Tip of the Day: The first thing you need to know before polishing any brass object is whether the item is solid brass, or brass-plated steel, zinc, or cast iron. The easiest way to check is by placing a small magnet on the piece you’re not sure about. Magnets will not stick to solid brass, so if the magnet sticks, the piece is brass-plated. Plated items can be cleaned with hot soapy water, but rubbing or polishing them too aggressively can remove the brass plating.
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I would just add that you can always put a few drops of your favourite essential oils to give a nice scent. But it has to be essential, not synthetic.
How to Clean Pillows. Good to know! I do this every other month, but I also wash my pillows on the hottest setting with a cup of bleach. Always does the trick. This way, you don't have to do the "smell" check! I also like my pillows to smell fresh, so I add fabric softener to the washer and dry with a sheet. Also helps get rid of static in your hair on those dry winter months!
Top 10 DIY Cleaning Tips and Products......this site is full of green cleaning recipes/tips and tricks!
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Aluminum Foil as Glassware Scrubber - To get baked-on food off a glass pan or an oven rack, use dishwashing liquid and a ball of foil in place of a steel-wool soap pad