How to Repair Rust

April 19, 2009 at 1:11 am

If your steel tools, sidewalk, basement floor, driveway or car is attacked by rust, you will need to repair that rust damage. If you are wondering how to repair rust, the following steps may be of help: To remove rust from steel tools, use a piece of slightly abrasive cloth to remove any rust or dirt from the surface of the tool. Next, fill a plastic bucket with rust remover solution of good quality and immerse the steel tool in it. The use of a plastic bucket is advisable, as most rust removers don’t react with plastic. Read the directions on the label of the rust remover solution and keep the tool immersed for the time period that’s mentioned on it. 30 minutes to an hour would be enough to remove normal rust from the surface of the steel tool. However, the temperature may also play a role as the [...]