Sour Milk for Cleaning Silver?!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Here in the shop, I don't have a fridge to keep the milk for my coffee cool, but look at what I found:

Sour Milk Silver Soak

If you have a carton of milk that has expired, don’t toss it out because sour milk is a great silver cleaner.

Sour Milk Silver Soak

  • For every cup of of milk, stir in one tablespoon lemon juice or one tablespoon vinegar and leave for five minutes so it sours.
  • If the milk is sour already, you can skip adding the lemon juice or vinegar.
  • Soak your silver pieces in the sour milk overnight (completely covered) and then wash as usual.


This great little Tip was found on TIP NUT website.

Tip nut has lots of tips on DIY household tips and projects. Really interesting and some surprising pieces of information!

There is also a great little post on making your own Silver Polishing Cloths.

Thank you Tip Nut!


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