One thing that we know about china sets is that they are expensive, apart from being close to our hearts. We take care of them in the best way possible, however, we sometimes end up ruining our favourite crockery sets due to minor negligence. Most of the times china get stained due to leaving it unattended overnight. The grease and other food particles stick on the surface, becoming stubborn stain marks that just don’t go away from normal cleaning. Have you given up on some of your crockery dishes because of them turning yellow? It’s time to clean them up with the help of some easy-peasy home remedies. Check a few out!
Water & Dishwashing Liquid Solution
If the marks on your chinaware are not that old, this home remedy can help you. Sometimes soaking certain material in water can remove the stubborn marks without damaging the quality of the product.
- Take a cup full of water. Add 1 cup of dishwashing liquid in it.
- Stir well and soak your stained china in the tub.
- Leave them submerged in the soapy mixture for a few hours.
Baking Soda Paste
Baking soda is known for its many qualities. One among them is its exemplary ability to clean stains and marks. You can use the same ingredient to get rid of those marks from your beloved chinaware.
- In a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 2 tablespoons of water.
- Let the paste be thick. Coat your china with the paste, let it sit for 15-30 minutes.
- Lastly, scrub the spot or stain and rinse.
Baking Soda & White Vinegar Solution
If the marks are a little bit more stubborn, we will increase the cleaning maginitude of the baking soda by mixing it with white vinegar. Both of these together clean marks on tiles, furniture or floors.
- Mix 1 tablespoon of baking soda, 1 tablespoon of white vinegar and 1 cup of water in a bowl.
- Mix the solution, and soak the stained china for a few hours in it.
- Rinse and repeat until the china is clean.
Lemon & Hot Water
Lemon is acidic in nature and is packed with vitamin C nutrient. It allows this fruit to be an effective stain remover. If your chinaware is fragile and you don’t want to go too harsh on it, try this remedy.
- Boil 2-3 cups of water and then add it into a tub.
- Add ¼ cup of lemon juice.
- Once the solution is lukewarm, soak your stained china in it.
- Lastly, scrub them a bit with lemon peel (unusual lemon peel uses) and rinse.
Many china sets come with the instruction to not use baking soda on it. If you have those pieces, you can try using a hydrogen peroxide solution to brighten up your china pieces.
- Directly wash or soak stained china using hydrogen peroxide solution.
- Once done, rinse with water.
- However, you need to be careful if you have china with patterns. In such case use diluted solutions and soft cloths to clean them.
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