Baking Soda Cleaning Tips: How to Clean and Shine Sterling Silver

DIY cleaning hacks using household ingredients have taken social media and the internet by storm in recent years. From white vinegar and lemon juice to olive oil and tomato sauce, there’s always something around the house people can use to clean up. Using household items also proves that homeowners don’t need to spend money on buying the latest cleaning supplies, which can be costly.

Baking soda, also called bicarbonate of soda, is a product traditionally used in baking.

However, the article can be mixed with acidic solutions or used alone as a cleaning agent.

Nick Drewe, a trendsetter and money-saving expert from discount code site WeThrift, told how to use baking soda to clean sterling silver.

Sterling silver jewelry and flatware can dull over time. To restore their shine, Nick suggested using baking soda and water.

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The stainless steel sink can also be sprinkled with baking soda and scrubbed to remove stains and sticky food.

A 500g box of baking soda can be bought from Savers for £1.

Wilko Original Baking Soda can be had for £1.75.

Duzzit Amazing Baking Soda is available from Yorkshire Trading Co. for £1.29.

Arm & Hammer baking soda is available to buy from Ocado for £1.35.