Clean aluminum pans by first washing with warm soapy water. Then, remove any discoloration by boiling a water and lemon-juice solution in the pans for seven to 10 minutes. Polish the pans with a steel-wool soap pad, rins... More »

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To clean an aluminum pot or pan, fill it with 1 quart of water, add 1 tablespoon cream of tartar or 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and simmer until the discoloration is gone. Scour the pot or pan with steel wool to remove bur... More »

To remove aluminum oxidation from pots and pans, wash the piece of cookware to get rid of any dust, burnt pieces of food and grease. Boil the pan in a large heatproof container filled with a solution of acid, such as vin... More »

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To remove aluminum oxidation from pots and pans, wash the piece of cookware to get rid of any dust, burnt pieces of food and grease. Boil the pan in a large heatproof container filled with a solution of acid, such as vin... More »

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Clean tarnished silver by placing a piece of aluminum foil in the bottom of a kitchen sink, filling the sink with warm water and adding 2 tablespoons of salt. Immerse the silver, let it soak for three minutes, and rinse ... More »

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To clean aluminum window frames, use a neutral pH cleanser and a soft cloth, then rinse with clean, warm water. It may be necessary to use a soft toothbrush to clean grime from hard-to-reach areas on the frame. More »

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One way to clean up and polish chrome with home ingredients is to use aluminum foil and water. The aluminum foil dissolves the rust and other marks from the chrome, and since aluminum is softer than chrome, it does not s... More »

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