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Those Stylish Antique Brass Accents
The patina on 2015's "it" metal for doorknobs and drawer pulls can hide smudges—so well that you might not think of wiping them down as regularly as their polished brass and brushed nickel predecessors. Dip a washcloth in warm water and a little white vinegar (about a capful for every few cups of water) and use that to remove grime, says Rebecca Napelbaum, Chief Cleaning Officer for, a service that connects people with cleaners and home repair experts. Avoid multipurpose cleaners, which could harm the finish.