To polish chrome, clean the surface well to remove dirt and oil residue. Then, use water with aluminum foil to remove rust and make the chrome shine.Continue Reading
Remove all grime by cleaning the chrome with degreasing dish soap and water, which cuts through grease and oil. Immerse chrome cookware or other small items in a sink full of hot, soapy water. Clean them with a soft cloth. For larger items, fill a bucket with soapy water. Use a soft cloth to clean the surface.
The acid in vinegar cleans tough stains that cannot be removed with soap and water. Soak a soft rag in white vinegar, and gently rub the chrome surface. Add a sprinkle of baking soda to the surface for extra scrubbing power.
Use a small, wadded-up ball of aluminum foil to remove rust and polish chrome. Dunk the foil in water or vinegar, and use it to gently rub circles on the chrome surface, making sure the foil is always wet.
Clean off any residue remaining after the chrome was polished. Then, use a microfiber cloth to dry the surface.
To take scratches out of plastic, sand the surface with a damp sandpaper, and wipe off the residue with a damp cloth. Dry the surface, and rub it with metal polish to restore the shine.Full Answer >
To remove duct-tape residue from surfaces, use an oil based lubricant such as WD-40. Rubbing alcohol also works for stubborn adhesives, but if home remedies fail, try a solvent specially formulated to remove adhesives.Full Answer >
Restore the shine to hardwood floors by removing dust or dirt using a vacuum or dust mop, cleaning the floor with a hardwood cleaner, and buffing the surface of the floor until it is dry. The amount of time needed to complete the process depends on the size of the room.Full Answer >
To clean rubber flooring, sweep or vacuum dirt and tiny debris on the surface, and use a damp mop to remove stains safely. Choose nonacidic, acetone-based cleaning agents without turpentine content to avoid causing permanent stains on the floor. Alternatively, combine a gallon of hot water and a cup of white vinegar for a natural homemade solution, and use a clean cloth, sponge or mop to apply the solution to the floor.Full Answer >