You've dropped your house keys in mud, muck or grease and haven't a clue how to get the stuff off. Cleaning house keys isn't as difficult as you might think, and in just a few minutes you'll be happily locking the door again with your shiny clean house keys.

Step 1

Wipe off any excess mud or gunk with a paper towel.

Step 2

Run hot water over your house keys to loosen the remaining soil.

Step 3

Apply a couple drops of dish soap onto the keys.

Step 4

Scrub the keys vigorously with the brush, turning them over and paying extra attention to the grooves and cutouts.

Step 5

Rinse the entire set of keys under running water for one minute, moving them around so that no soap remains.

Step 6

Dry your house keys with a paper towel and you're ready to go.