Clean brass or copper

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Prepare equal parts salt, flour, and vinegar. Mix them to obtain a paste with which you will rub the metal. After letting it sit for an hour, clean it with a soft cloth or brush and finish with a dry cloth. This trick is effective for kitchen utensils, decorative objects, and brass or copper jewelry.

Brass and copper have a reputation for killing bacteria and it is for this reason, among others, that they are found a lot in the kitchen these days. Now you won’t need to buy specific cleaning and maintenance products for your brass and copper items.

Extend the life of your brushes

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Have you just bought a new broom? If you want it to last longer, soak its hair in a bucket of hot, salted water. After about 20 minutes, remove the mop and let it dry. Really easy! With this method, you will be able to keep your broom over time and you will save money. However, you will still need to apply the trick once a week to achieve lasting results.

According to some specialists, the same results are obtained using a solution of soapy water and ammonia, but ammonia is a dangerous product. Also, whether you have children or not, go for the maintenance trick of the salt broom. To disinfect the broom, you can even rinse it with vinegar water before allowing it to air dry.

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