You will need
  • Rags, tampons, soda, salt, vinegar, cleaning products.
Very often the need to clean metal surfaces arises from the Housewives.
To clean cast iron skillet rust from appearing, take a wet rag and dipped it in dry table salt, carefully brush. At the same time you get rid of unpleasant "iron" taste of food cooked on a frying pan.
Before you clean a cast iron skillet from the accumulated soot and burnt fat, soak it in a strong hot solution of soda ash (1 Cup soda to 2 litres of water) and silicate glue. A couple of hours – and the soot is easily removed with a wire brush.
Steel pans after washing in hot water, wipe with a thick paste of baking soda and water. After a few minutes, rinse. So you get rid of the remnants of solidified fat. From the burnt grease, use a wire brush or loofah.
Shiny pots, pans, casserole stainless steel, Nickel-plated do not require special care when washing and cleaning. Clean it the same way as glass or China, the same detergents. No abrasives!
Silverware fold, for example, in a saucepan with vinegar and milk in equal parts. Leave for 8-10 hours, then wash in soapy hot water and wipe dry.
To clean stainless steel products (e.g., tools) into the flask 20 parts of oil add 1 piece of wax and stir thoroughly until the full blooming of the wax. Wiping to be clean object, cover it with a brush with this mixture. Then leave for 10-12 hours in the place would have been dust. Then wipe the item dry woolen cloth.
Copper objects made of polished copper, wipe first with a soft cloth moistened in kerosene, and then brush a woolen cloth with powder of chalk.
Much running copper items to return the Shine, wipe with a cloth pre-moistened with dilute hydrochloric acid. Then do the same procedure as described above.
Items from the Nickel soak the first 2-3 times with a mixture of 50 parts alcohol and 1 part of sulfuric acid. Then rinse with water and flush again with alcohol, wipe a thin linen cloth.
To clean gold-plated products never use products containing abrasives, even mild. To remove the dirt from the gold-plated surface, wipe it with a cotton swab dipped in turpentine, alcohol or denatured alcohol.
To clean jewelry made of precious metals with precious stones, use a toothbrush and plain white toothpaste. While pasta is better because it has better abrasive properties.
To restore the Shine of the silver jewelry, immerse them for 2-3 hours in water with sliced potatoes, and then rinse with clean water.