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Have some gorgeous copper tools or utensils in your kitchen that are looking a little, not gorgeous these days? Today could be the perfect time to tackle a quick home cleaning task that will leave your copper accessories shining. And the best part? You can use these two natural ingredients you probably already have around the house!

Cleaning your copper kitchen tools naturally is easy. No need for harsh chemicals or special solutions, simply take half a lemon, dip it in kosher salt and give the copper a good rub. Stains lift almost immediately. Afterwards, wash off the salt and lemon mixture with warm water and wipe dry. Follow our step-by-step pictorial instructions above!

Re-edited from a post originally published on 2.7.12 - AB