Metal Cleaning

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How to Acid Wash Sheet Metal

Sheet metal can rust or oxidize while being stored or while in use, so an acid wash can be an effective

How to Polish Chrome

If you enjoy detailing your own car or motorcycle, chances are you're always looking for the best and

How to Polish Brushed Aluminum

To maintain the quality of your brushed aluminum items, you need to know the proper ways of polishing

How to Polish Oxidized Silver

Oxidized silver is produced when oxygen reacts with silver. The oxidized silver is darker and its finish

How to Polish Steel

Several different methods are commonly used to polish steel, from using a technique called "draw-filing"

How to Remove Rust from Metal Tools

Rust is a very common form of corrosion and can be found anywhere, thus, it’s important to know

Rust Removal with Vinegar

Media blasting and electrolysis are common methods for rust removal from metal, however these treatments

Homemade Rust Remover Recipe

Rust remover is expensive, and it is made with chemicals that are not healthy for you to breathe. An

How to Clean Antique Punched Tin

Antique punched tin are highly valuable items and cleaning it is a delicate task. Step 1-Prepare Wear

Cleaning Tips for a Tin Tile Backsplash

A tin tile backsplash is a decorative addition to any kitchen, but it can be difficult to maintain. Oil,

12 Best Uses for a Rust Remover

A rust remover is a chemical that is available in liquid, powder and gel forms. It provides a convenient

How to Clean Silver Plated Objects That Have Tarnished

Learning how to clean silver plated objects can be a fun and easy task. Silver plated objects are usually

What Causes Silver Oxide and How to Remove It

Silver Oxide formation on is the most common problem faced by owners of silver jewelry. The formation

Best Materials for a Silver Polishing Cloth

When it comes to your best silver jewelry or silverware, you want to make sure that you are using the

4 Ways to Remove Silver Tarnish without Chemicals

You love your silver but don't want to use chemicals to remove silver tarnish, what should you do? Here

Best Way to Clean Oxidized Sterling Silver Jewelry

Oxidized sterling silver is a very smoky looking silver that appeals to some people, but if you clean

Clean and Polish Sterling Silver: Toothpaste vs Baking Soda

You can have one of the most appealing and well known metals in your possession if you regularly polish

Acid Wash Your Silver: 3 Pros and Cons

Although Muriatic Acid is often used for cleaning the mortar between bricks, it can also be used to wash

How to Clean Tarnished Brass

If you have any tarnished brass instruments, vases or dining utensils that are in desperate of cleaning,

How to Protect Copper from Tarnish

Copper tarnish is an unsightly stain on an otherwise beautiful metal. Copper tarnish can be spotted,

How to Remove Brass Tarnish from Jewelry

Jewelry is meant to be beautiful, but brass tarnish can make it look ugly, old and dated. You can purchase

How to Make Your Own Brass Tarnish Remover

Oxidation and certain minerals can cause brass tarnish to form and make your brass look old, dated, and

2 Tips for Cleaning Bronze

If you have any bronze utensils, vases or other items that have accumulated a fair amount of dirt and

Brass Oxidation Removal in 4 Steps

The oxidation removal from brass items is essential to their upkeep. Brass is a zinc-copper alloy, and

How to Remove Lacquer from Brass

Brass lacquer is applied to hardware and other brass in order to keep it looking new. It'll yellow and

How to Apply Brass Lacquer

Brass lacquer helps to protect brass. Brass lacquer is easy to apply and this article will show you how. Step

How to Clean Lacquered Brass

If you own any lacquered brass vases, utensils or other items that have accumulated dirt, dust, grease

How to Clean a Brass Cash Register

A brass cash register is a cherished antique from a time long ago. Owning a brass cash register is a

How to Strip Paint from Brass

If you want to strip paint from brass, it’s not a difficult job. As it’s a smelly one you’d

Polish Brass: Making it Shine Like New

There are a number of reasons why you should polish brass. Not only does polishing remove unsightly tarnishing,

What is the Best Paint to Use on Brass?

When you want to paint brass, the job will be much better if you know what kind of paint to use. Primer You

How to Clean Brass That Is Stained

If you've been looking for an effective way to clean brass stains, you should know that common lemon

Burnished Brass: What Is It?

Many people do not quite understand the difference between antique brass and burnished brass. Antique

How to Remove Grease Stains from Brass

If there are any brass products or fixtures in your home that have fallen victim to fingerprints or grease

How to Faux Finish Your Brass Headboard

A brass finish is, by far, one of the most desirable kinds of finishes you could utilize in your home.

What Type of Brass Finish Should You Use?

Brass is a very reactive metal that oxidizes quickly, and brass finish is a protective coating that can

4 Tips for Cleaning Antique Brass

When antique brass is exposed to air, it oxidises and causes the surface to tarnish. Handling brass can

How to Clean and Polish Old Brass Hardware

Brass hardware will stand the test of time even if it is neglected over the years. Brass hardware will

How to Care for a Copper Teapot

A burnished copper teapot will add a touch of class and create aesthetic delight whether you are simply

How to Clean Green Corrosion from Soft Water

The green corrosion in soft water comes from the copper pipes. It’s something you need to treat