How to remove rust spots - Cleaning Talk - Professional Cleaning and Restoration Forum
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of Old 06-18-2018, 08:24 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
ColemanA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 29
How to remove rust spots

First, this is not a paid promotion. I am a local pressure washer and am sharing my experiences.

To remove rust the only product I can recommend is F9. I have used it several times and it always works.

Description
Rust can come from a variety of sources, mainly from metals or fertilizers that contain iron. Most concrete rust does not travel more than 1/16” deep into the concrete.
Orange Battery Acid is an orange flash acid “burn” that can travel down your driveway and into the street. Flash acid burn looks almost identical to rust in appearance, but it is very different. If your battery acid is white, unfortunately this can travel throughout the entire slab and there is no cleaner that can remove the white stain.
F9 BARC is GUARANTEED to remove THE MOST concrete rust, fertilizer staining and orange battery stains than ANY OTHER product on the market! F9 works on CONCRETE, BRICKS, PAVERS, TILE, STONE, STUCCO, ASPHALT, VINYL, SIDING, SHINGLES, RUBBER, SIDEWALKS AND MORE!
DO NOT USE ON GLASS
ColemanA is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of Old 07-03-2018, 10:54 PM
Junior Member
 
westpaqcleaning's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 21
The first step in removing rust stains is to identify the stained material. If you are dealing with delicate fabrics such as Acetate, Fiberglass, Rayon, Silk, Triacetate, Wool, Leather or Suede, you should take the item to a professional cleaner. Because of the degree of difficulty involved in the removal of rust stains, it is best not to try removing the stain from these delicate fabrics yourself.

Many other types of rust-stained materials can be cleaned at home, including the following materials:

Washable fibers such as Acrylic Fabric, Modacrylic, Nylon, Olefin, or Polyester - apply lemon juice to the stain, but do not let it dry, rinse & launder

Asphalt, Linoleum or Vinyl Tile - Wipe the stain with a cloth or sponge dipped in warm sudsy water. Rinse well and wipe dry. If any stain remains, try a rust remover, such as Bar Keepers Friend Cleanser & Polish, which is safe for resilient floors when used according to package directions.

Brick, Concrete and Granite - Make a poultice from 7 parts lime-free glycerine, 1 part sodium citrate (available from drug stores), 6 parts lukewarm water, and enough powdered calcium carbonate (chalk) to create a thick paste. Apply this paste to the stain and allow to harden. Remove with a wooden scraper and repeat if necessary. Wash area thoroughly with clear water and let dry.

Carpet - Apply lemon juice and salt to the stain. Flush with water and blot well.

Ceramic or Porcelain - On the tub, sink, ceramic tile, or toilet, wet a pumice bar, and rub the iron stain. Caution: Do not use this pumice stick on the ceramic glass found on cookware or ceramic cooktops, as it will scratch the surface. A paste of borax and lemon juice also is effective on iron stains. Rub the paste into the stain and allow it to dry. Rinse with clear water, then repeat if necessary. ry with a clean cloth.

Cotton or Linen - Rub liquid dishwashing or laundry detergent into the stain. Rinse with water, then launder as soon as possible. If stain remains, test fabric for colourfastness, then use a fabric-safe rust remover, such as Bar Keepers Friend Cleanser & Polish, according to package directions.

Stainless Steel- Rub stainless steel with a damp piece of very fine grade emery paper, followed by rubbing it with a slice of onion. Rinse well with hot water and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth.
westpaqcleaning is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Cleaning Talk - Professional Cleaning and Restoration Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hard water spots CAPREM Residential Cleaning 17 05-26-2019 05:34 AM
Carpet spots always return dlingner Carpet, Rug & Upholstery Cleaning 11 04-05-2018 10:35 PM
Dog Urine Spots! AshleyRogers General Discussion 2 08-31-2016 06:42 AM
Rust-O-Less - stops rust rings Rust-O-Less General Discussion 3 09-29-2012 05:10 AM
What Caused These Stain Shadows / Gray Spots? finneycanhelp Residential Cleaning 2 08-10-2012 06:23 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome