Rust stains on vinyl siding-help!

juleecatAugust 4, 2014

I left the sprinkler on near the house-first time in 12 yrs that we have lived here. We have terrible water, and now I have rust stains on the pale yellow vinyl siding. I tried the pressure washer with detergent, windex and a scrub brush, and 1/2 strength and full strength CLR. nothing is working! Please help! :)

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emma

I would call the siding company, any siding company and ask them what they recommend. Good luck.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2014 at 8:50PM
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ccintx

Try this:

Here is a link that might be useful: http://www.finishing.com/280/59.shtml

    Bookmark   August 4, 2014 at 10:54PM
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juleecat

Thanks, CC....my husband ran across that link late last night.....the Works will be our plan today....hopefully we can find it locally! Will update this post after we use it.....

    Bookmark   August 5, 2014 at 7:01AM
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grandmamaloy

My favorite go-to is Bar Keeper's Friend. It's kind of like comet or ajax, but not as abrasive and it works on vinyl. I use it on my fiberglass kitchen sink with excellent results. I would try it on a small spot first. If it doesn't work just with a bit of elbow grease, make a paste and let it sit on it for awhile. Definitely try it on a small spot first. I've never used it on vinyl siding. I hope this helps.

    Bookmark   August 5, 2014 at 5:38PM
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juleecat

Yay! The Works did the job! The vinyl company also suggested using this product....whew! Thanks! :)

    Bookmark   August 5, 2014 at 8:29PM
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