Pans that are made of copper are great for cooking and preparing various types of meals. However, one downside about copper is the metal can easily become tarnished over time. You can clean copper using many types of store bought products, but these often have strong chemicals. Another option to clean an item like a copper pan is to use a homemade cleaner.
A homemade cleaner is something that you can make using a few items found in your kitchen. If you do not have one or more of the ingredients needed for a homemade cleaner, then all you can find every item right at your local grocery store. The basic ingredients you need to clean any type of copper pan includes both vinegar and salt.
The use of a homemade cleaner for a copper pan is also far less expensive than store bought products. This can be a great opportunity to get rid of cleaning products that contain toxic chemicals, especially if you have children in the house.
One crucial detail to know will be to not damage the copper. If you are using the proper products to clean a copper pan, then this should not be a problem.
You will be surprised by how well a basic homemade process will work to clean the tarnish from any type of copper or copper bottomed pan. This method can also be used to clean tarnish from other items in your home that are made of copper. All you need to do is make sure you have the ingredients.
Cleaning a copper pan can be done at anytime to restore it to like-new condition. This method will also allow you to clean old copper items that have been purchased at a thrift shop or a garage sale. Once you try this method, you’ll realize you have no reason to use any types of chemical cleaners on your copper items.
A video explaining how to clean a copper pan is found on youtube.com here…