Removing rust from bathtub....need help

fiddledddNovember 17, 2011

I've spent the past hour looking for the answer to my question on several of the forums, but I haven't read anything specific to bathtubs and/or toilet. We bought a duplex that has been vacant for awhile, and there are some rather bad rust stains in the bathtub. It's the original steel tub that came with the house (year 1920). It's sound structurally, so we'd like to clean it up if possible. Any ideas on how to make the tub sparkle again?

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Try whink rust stain remover, brown bottle can buy in grocery store.

Good luck

Here is a link that might be useful: Linky

    Bookmark   November 17, 2011 at 3:46PM
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Thanks for the suggestion. I researched Whink on, and it gets great reviews for removing rust. We'll give it a try.

    Bookmark   November 19, 2011 at 10:19PM
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testing (sorry)

    Bookmark   November 21, 2011 at 4:23PM
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It will remove all the rust. You can even use it on clothes. Great stuff.

    Bookmark   November 22, 2011 at 12:56PM
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Barkeeper's Friend always worked for me. You can also try CLR.

    Bookmark   December 3, 2011 at 11:13PM
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Zud is a powerful cleanser too.

    Bookmark   December 10, 2011 at 11:32PM
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If you use bleach on a porclin tub it will cause a rust stain. To remove the brown spots soak it with regular household peroxide. Try never to allow bleach products such as tilex, or other mold cleaners near the tub. Clr is ok as is clorox2 to clean your tub. Good luck!

    Bookmark   December 18, 2011 at 7:19PM
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