Rust Removal from Sinks, Tubs, Toilets and Tile

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How do I get rust stains off my bathtub?

Rust Removal from Sinks, Tubs, Toilets and Tile

Cleaning a bathroom shouldn't be a daunting task. The appearance of rust on sinks, tubs and bathroom tiles can be enough to put off even the most creative housekeeper. Cleaning bathroom rust isn't difficult however. It can accomplished with several items found in the kitchen. Lemon juice left to sit on the offending spot for at least 30 minutes should be enough to remove the rust. White vinegar works much in the same manner. It may take a couple of applications, but either of these household staples should be enough. If they're not, you may want to try something a little stronger such as ordinary household bleach or a cleaning product contain oxalic acid.

   

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10/19/2006 8:59:37 AM
sharon said:

I had a nice shower caddy that has rusted in spots, after scouring and scrubbing it I still couldn't get the rust out of the tight spots..I tried putting "three-in one" oil on it and the rust came right off and left a nice treated surface for rust to not return to, be sure to dry and wipe clean ..completed the cleaning by applying car wax and polishing for a nice water spot free surface. I also use car wax on my shower surround to prevent water spots..NOT on bathtub for safety sake!


6/25/2007 4:05:58 PM
Rob said:

Semen gets off rust deposits.


1/27/2009 4:48:31 PM
Laurie said:

What about fixtures and such that can not have the bleach on it. Is the lemmon juice safe for that?


9/17/2011 7:43:15 PM
nukemdomis said:

Thank you this worked perfect!




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