Brass Chandelier Cleaning

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Do I use brass cleaner on brass chandeliers?

Brass Chandelier Cleaning

It's time to get down to brass tacks with your brass contemporary chandeliers or antique chandeliers. Want some chandelier tips?

  • Don't use brass knuckles, especially if your chandelier is a hybrid of crystal and brass.
  • Gentle dusting with a linen or metal cleaning cloth will restore shine to brass uplight finish.
  • Lighting manufacturers also favor microfiber cloths.
  • You may not need to dust the brass if you give the bulbs a cleaning and polish. Don't neglect the chandelier lamp shades--wash them in warm soapy water.
  • If the brass still looks less than brassy, especially lacquered brass, use a cloth moistened lightly with furniture polish.

With care and attention your antique brass chandelier will impress the top brass (such as your mother-in-law), who will give you full marks on a surprise inspection!



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