DIY Simple Rust Remover

Yes, the distressed look is in, but some items should remain rust-free. Use vinegar as an easy rust remover for old hinges, screws and metal garden furniture exposed to humidity.

You’ll need:

Here’s how:

For small objects:  Fill the jar half-full with vinegar, drop in small rusty parts, screw the lid on and soak for a few days until rust loosens. Remove the objects, rinse with water and dry carefully.

For larger furniture: Soak paper towels in vinegar and lay it over furniture surfaces to loosen rust. If the rust is stubborn, cover the saturated towel with plastic wrap to keep the towel damp. Keep the piece out of direct sunlight for a few days. Remove the wrapping, steel-wool the spot smooth, rinse and dry. Paint once dry if desired.

Check out these Rust Removing Products.

Previous Post

Sugar Scrub Labels

Download and print these free labels to decorate your homemade sugar scrubs. Find Sticker Printing ... Read more

Next Post

Homemade Dry Cat Shampoo

If your cat feels like mine does about water - that bathing is a simple ... Read more

January 6th, 2014 by

Comments