How To Polish Silver & Prevent Tarnish

Fancy yourself a WD-40 hack, a discovery that will change your life? We’ve got you. We all know WD-40 is the go-to product for vehicle lubrication, but did you know that it can be used in the home too? Yes, you heard us right – in the home. If you’re anything like us, one of the biggest bugbears of household cleaning is getting our silverware looking like new again. So, how do you polish silver?

From fine silver plates, platters, and trays to everyday silverware, WD-40 Smart Straw Multi-Use works quickly to polish and protect thanks to its oil compounds that help to break up grime, leaving a thin layer of protection against tarnish.

Our product has a proprietary mix of mineral-spirit solvents, liquid petroleum and mineral oils displace water and seal out oxygen to restore and protect metal and non-metal items throughout the house. Dirty build-up is easily dissolved and released from the surface with a simple wipe of a cloth.

So, it’s time to stop buying the expensive silverware cleaning polish, when what you need is sitting in your garage, cupboard or even your shed. To stop the endless googling on how to get your silver looking new, follow this step by step guide to polish silver today:

How To Polish Silver:

Simply insert the included red straw into the spray nozzle on the can and press to spray. The smart technology allows the straw to easily direct the stream into small or hard to reach areas. If you’re looking to cover large surface areas such as silver platters and plates, you can hold the nozzle six inches away from the object and “dust” in a fluid, side-to-side motion. For a wider range of spray, simply flip the Smart Straw down against the can, and the wide spray nozzle is still at your disposal should you need greater coverage.

So, what do you need?

● Clean cloth
● Disposable gloves
● A cover for your surface
● WD-40 Smart Straw Multi-Use
● Tarnished silver rings, chain, necklace earrings, or plates and platters!

Method:

Step 1: Apply a small amount of WD-40 onto your tarnished silver
Step 2: Use the clean cloth to rub the WD-40 into your silver in small circular movements
Step 3: Continue step 2 until you have applied WD-40 all-around your silver object
Step 4: If you need to, use a different part of your cloth as the cloth becomes blackened
Step 5: Use a new soft cloth to remove any residue that was left
Step 6: Use a clean part of the cloth to then buff the object
Step 7: You can dilute some dish soap with water and then gently clean your silver
Step 8: Then rinse the object
Step 9: Dry well

So, what are you waiting for? There’s no time like the present to polish silver. All you need is a can of WD-40 Smart Straw 

Disclaimer

The uses shown and described for WD-40 Multi-Use Product were provided to WD-40 Company by the users themselves. These uses haven’t been tested by WD-40 Company and do not constitute a recommendation of suggestion for use by WD-40 Company. Common sense should be exercised whenever using WD-40 Company products. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the packaging.

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