What household substance(s) can I use to clean brass please?
here’s several way’s Homemade Brass Cleaner Easy as Ketchup Take the brass handles off. Put them in a pan of ketchup, just enough to cover the handles. Bring to boil and then turn down heat. Cook until the brass handles are shiny. Then, polish. Sure Fire Method I was part of a crew that cleaned old brass fittings in a historic church. We used vinegar mixed with salt and elbow grease. Wear rubber gloves and remove brass from furniture (pew ends in our case). Soak for a while in a bucket full of vinegar and salt solution; it should be about half-and-half. Then, use a brush and rags to rub clean. Ketchup also works to clean brass, but it’s much more expensive. Be careful to rinse thoroughly with water and dry before replacing. Dispose of vinegar/salt by diluting further with water and pouring down the drain. It will kill your garden! Just a Little Dab Will Do I would highly recommend a product called “Nevr-Dull”. My fiancée used this in the Army to polish brass. Last month, I polished a b