Rust stains are unsightly and can make a clean sink or tub appear neglected and dirty. If you’ve tried in the past to remove these stains and haven’t been successful, you may think they are there to stay. But, with these tips and tricks rust stains can become a thing of the past. Read on for tips on rust stain removal using a variety of DIY and commercial cleaners.
Rust stains are a challenge to remove and may become permanent over time if not taken care of. Possible causes include:
Your Plumbing System – A rusty or deteriorating water heater, fixture, or pipe can cause rust particles to be present in your water supply. In addition to causing damage to your sinks and tubs, this is also a health concern. Whatever the issue stems from must be replaced quickly by a professional, licensed plumber.
Water Supply – If the water entering your home has a high iron content, there’s a possibility that rust stains may appear in areas where there is standing water. If an abundance of iron is the problem, a water softener or filter is recommended.
If these tips aren’t working to remove those stains, maybe it’s time for a remodel! If you’re interested in some DIY remodeling ideas, check out our blog. If you need a professional instead, give us a call and schedule a consultation.