How to get rid of rust on any surface: a simple trick

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How to clean rust

Rust must be removed in good time. Excessive moisture causes oxidation of metals. This, in turn, can lead to permanent damage.

In the spring, when you remove tools from sheds, garages or basements, you may find that they are completely covered with rust. Moisture is merciless to any surface, and especially metals. There are some simple, effective and cheap ways to get rid of rust. Sante plus publication told in detail .

Hydrogen peroxide, citric acid and salt

Pour 300 ml of hydrogen peroxide into a container with water, add 80 g of citric acid and 15 g of salt. The salt should dissolve well, so mix the ingredients thoroughly.

Dip the rusty object into the solution and wait a few hours. You may notice that the solution darkens and starts to foam. This is proof that the rust is coming off.

Experts say that the reaction will occur when the temperature of the solution reaches about 60 °C.

The rust residue should be cleaned with baking soda mixed to a paste with water. The rusty object is rubbed with a brush.

White vinegar

Acetic acid is strong enough to remove rust. You just need to dip the dirty item into the vinegar.

You can also add salt to the vinegar and apply the mixture on the rust. Wait for a little while for the acid to take effect. Then rub gently with a sponge, rinse and dry. Always rinse well after the rust has dissolved, as vinegar residue can damage the metal.

Baking soda

Soda is also a very effective cleaning and bleaching agent. It has strong anti-corrosive properties. Make a paste by mixing baking soda with water. The paste should be quite thick. Leave the baking soda on the rusty surface for a while, then scrub with a brush.

Earlier OBOZREVATEL told about the most effective ways that will help to wash rust in the toilet bowl.

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