Alberto VOS Hair Spray.
To prevent tarnish from forming on freshly polished brass doorknobs
and hinges, spray Alberto V05 Hair Spray on the brass object to add
a protective coating.
brass doorknobs and hinges with a clean, used Bounce dryer sheet.
Cover the brass object with French’s Mustard, wait ten minutes) then
rinse clean with water. The vinegar in the mustard helps clean the
tarnish from the brass.
Gold Medal Flour, Morton
Salt, and Heinz White Vinegar. Mix equal parts Gold Medal
Flour and Morton Salt and add one teaspoon Heinz White Vinegar to
make a thick paste. Spread a thick layer of the salty flour on
doorknobs and hinges and let dry. Rinse and wipe off paste. The
vinegar helps clean the tarnish from the brass, and the salty dough
is a mild abrasive.
Cover the brass object with Heinz Ketchup, let sit for ten minutes,
then rinse clean. The acids from the tomatoes and the acetic acid
from the vinegar clean brass.
Kool-Aid. Mix the
contents of one packet of any flavor Kool Aid with two quarts water
and soak your brass in the fruit- flavored drink. The citric acid
cleans brass. (Be sure to discard the Kool-Aid afterward so nobody
accidentally drinks it.)
Lea & Perrins
Worcestershire Sauce. To clean tarnish from brass, apply Lea
& Perrins Worcestershire Sauce with a damp cloth, rub gently, and
then rinse clean.
Morton Salt and ReaLemon.
Make a paste from Morton Salt and ReaLemon lemon juice, scrub
gently, and then rinse with water.
Scrub brass lightly with a soft brush dampened with Parsons’