Do It Yourself Rust Removal

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January 7, 2018

do it yourself rust removal

Do It Yourself Rust Removal

Do it yourself rust removal is a handy skill to learn as the toilets, sinks, and tubs can all experience rusting over time. These are stains that may not have to do with rust in the water supply or plumbing system but they are stubborn nonetheless and are caused by a high iron content in the water itself. It takes a lot of time for rust to develop on porcelain and these brown steaks or brown rings which lead down from the water flow outlets in the bowl are hard to clean even with the use of a bristle brush and a common toilet cleaner.

In the sinks and tubs, the stains are often found around the edge of the drain and around the faucet where the brown stains are found around the water drips. A professional plumber can help you discover if there is an issue that is greater than on the surface such as when there is rust in the hot water heater. When it comes to cleaning the rust stains from the surface of the porcelain there are certain do it yourself rust removal solutions that may help.

The first do it yourself rust removal technique which may work is the trusty abrasive scouring pad which is helpful with light rust stains. Although there are scouring pads available meant for heavy stains on the tub, sink, or toilet. These are a smart first choice for do it yourself rust removal because they are eco-friendly, inexpensive, and can be re-used. Pumice is a volcanic and airy rock that allows for gentle scouring of the tub, sink or toilet and it is also eco-friendly while you will be able to re-use pumice based scouring pads as well.

The next do it yourself rust removal technique utilizes a combination of lemon and salt which can effectively penetrate and help to dissolve rust stains found on porcelain plumbing products. The best results occur when you allow the salt and lemon paste time to do its thing while a toothbrush is a great tool to use to remove the stain. Chemical drain cleaners are always an option but it is important to note that almost all regular cleaners will not work nor will bleach usually do the trick. Look for a cleaner that is safe for use on the porcelain and contains hydrochloric acid. Be careful, as these products are extremely hazardous if misused or mishandled.

At some point a do it yourself rust removal solution it may the best choice to replace the sink, toilet, or bathtub and our professional plumbers can help you 24-hours a day all year long at an affordable price. We are experienced with more than 30 years helping our neighbors and customers locally. It will be our pleasure to serve you please give us a call today!


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