|Fig.1 Metal Rust on|
Supplies and Tools:
CLR® (Calcium Lime and Rust)
Scotch® Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge®
White bathroom silicone
Dave had an apartment that he owned in Rancho Cucamonga and he was wanted to rent out one of his bedroom with attached bathroom. He wanted his bathroom to be spotless for his guest.
This post shows the five steps to removing rust from white rubber seals.
Step 1: Identify that the rust on the rubber seal is rust and not something else like paint, or grease. Different applications are used for different problems. Fig.1 shows that this seal definitely had rust stains on both bathroom rubber seals.
Step 2: Use CLR® to remove the rust from the rubber seal. Spray the solution and let it stand on the rubber seal and the CLR® will remove the rust from the seal. It's not magic but it should be.
Note: CLR® product cleans rust of rubber and just about everything else. CLR product is describes as a remover blasts calcium deposits from glassware, tile, tea, coffee pots, dissolves lime scale from coffee pots, humidifiers, tubs, toilets and sinks. The remover removes rust stains from stucco, brick, porcelain, chrome and metal.
Step 3: Use Scotch Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge® to scrub the rust away from the seal. The combination of the CLR® and the scrub sponge removes the rust easily. Fig.2 shows the rust is completely removed from the rubber seal.
|Fig.2 Rust removed|
|Fig.3 White silicone|
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