Aluminum Foil Hacks for Everyday Household Chores

Aluminum Foil Hacks for Everyday Household Chores

Everyone knows Reynolds Wrap® is an essential tool to have in the kitchen. But did you know there are tips and tricks where Reynolds Wrap could be a helpful addition to your everyday chores?

Remove Tarnish From Silver Safely With Aluminum Foil

Make your silver shine with foil and these basic steps.

  1. Line a glass-baking pan with aluminum foil and lay it in the kitchen sink to avoid spills.
  2. Place the pan with flatware, jewelry, coins, or other silver, ensuring that each piece of silver physically touches the aluminum.
  3. For small pans, add four cups of boiling water followed by a quarter cup of baking soda. You can double or triple the recipe, as needed, to ensure the silver is completely covered with water.
  4. Once the mixture is added to the pan, it will begin to foam. This is normal and safe.
  5. The tarnish will rapidly begin to disappear, and you may see the resulting aluminum sulfide form yellow flakes and stick to the foil.
  6. Lightly tarnished silver will be restored in several minutes, while heavily tarnished silver may require a few treatments.
  7. Once the silver is clean, remove it from the pan, rinse it with clean water, and dry with a soft cloth.
  8. Rinse the used baking soda down the drain, and put the foil in the recycle bin.

Aluminum Foil Helps You Slide Heavy Furniture On the Floor

Easily slide heavy furniture using foil! This quick trick could save your floor from deep scratches.

  1. Using the shiny side of aluminum foil, place it underneath your heavy furniture.
  2. Although the furniture will still be heavy, the aluminum foil will make it easier to slide across the floor.

Ironing Just Got Easier with Aluminum Foil!

Spend less time ironing with foil. See how in these three easy tips:

  1. Remove the cover off your ironing board.
  2. Cover your board using aluminum foil and replace the cover.
  3. Now your ironing will be finished faster! The heat from the iron is reflected through the clothes instead of the board itself!

Clean Stuck On Messes with Aluminum Foil

Remove hard, stuck on messes from your dishes with foil and these simple steps.

  1. Crumple a piece of foil into a ball.
  2. Scrub your dishes and see how tough food easily comes off your dish.


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