Table silver looks very nice in the kitchen. However, over time it has the property of blackening. The reason for this may be increased humidity, and proximity to metals “enemies” and much more.
You can clean silver products both with the help of special cleaning products, which can be purchased in the Internet or in a silver store, and with the help of improvised tools. If you do not want to spend time searching for a special tool, then here are some tips for how to restore the former glory to your table silver without leaving home.
Before you start cleaning table silver, you need to remove all fat and dirt from the products. To do this, just wash them with a dishwashing detergent.
Method one. It is necessary to take ammonia (10%) and dilute it with water in a ratio of 1:10. Put the silver products in the solution for about 10-15 minutes. Then use a soft cloth to rub silver and then rinse with warm water. At the end, wipe the silverware thoroughly with a dry cloth.
Method two. This method will require ordinary food salt. Take 200 ml of water and 1 teaspoon of salt. Stir well and put the silver products in the saline solution. Leave for a few hours. Then wipe it well with a dry cloth.
Way the third. Wash potatoes well and clean. Peel the potato peel in a saucepan, top with table silver, pour water and cook. After a short time you will notice how silver begins to lighten.
The fourth method. Pour soda into the bowl. Add little water and mix. As a result, you should get a gruel. With this gruel, wipe the silver to a shine. Then rinse and wipe dry.
The fifth method. If the darkening of silver is caused by high humidity, then remove it will help you to normal vinegar. Heat the vinegar a little and wash the silver in it. Now rinse and dry with a dry cloth.