Easy and quick tricks to clean everything

Staff writer

Cleaning products can be expensive not to mention harmful to the environment and your health. But why spend a fortune when everyday items in your cupboards can be used to whip some shimmer and shine into your home while saving you time?

If you've every tried to clean copper you'll know that it can take a lot of polishing but tomato ketchup and equal parts of salt can have amazing results.

A touch of baking soda in boiling water can spruce up dull silverware, like knives and folks in an instant - making them look almost new again.

These everyday items are quick and sure ways to keep your home looking its best.