How to remove rust stains from metal & wood (timber)

August 07, 2019

How to remove rust stains from painted metal & wood (timber)

We thought it would be useful to share the results of using Benz Oxy Cleanze to remove rust stains from two painted surfaces, one metal and the other wood.

Both jobs are small, and would not warrant a dedicated call out. But customers love these "little extras" – which make a big difference to the enjoyment of their home ((and to their appreciation of the contractor).

Our first job was to clean the rust stains from this downpipe, which was an eyesore (the black around the join is Hammerite, which the home owner will remove and repaint)

The rust stains before treating with Oxy Cleanze

Rust stained downpipe before treating with Benz Oxy Cleanze rust killer and rust removal gel

Treating the rust stains with Oxy Cleanze

Treating rust and rust stains with Benz Oxy Cleanze rust killer and rust stain removal gel.jpg

After treatment with Oxy Cleanze: nil rust stains – nil problemo!

After treating rust with Benz Oxy Cleanze rust killer and rust stain removal gel

 

Then we treated a small area of woodwork that had begun leaking rust stains next to the front door of the property:

The rust stain before treating with Oxy Cleanze

Benz Oxy Cleanze rust killer, rust removal gel, remove rust stains from paintwork


Treating the rust stain with Oxy Cleanze
Benz Oxy Cleanze rust killer, rust removal gel, removes rust stains from paintwork

After treatment with Oxy Cleanze: nil rust stains – nil problemo!
Benz Oxy Cleanze rust killer & rust removal gel, remove rust stains from paintwork


The process of removing rust stains from painted wood and metal

We brushed Oxy Cleanze onto the rust and rust stains, left it for a few minutes, and rinsed off.

The heavy rust at the top of the downpipe, around the join, took a couple of treatments but the rest came straight off.

Result – another happy home owner!

 

We hope this information is helpful and sincerely wish you great success in your soft washing business,

Ben, Leo, Fiona, Stevie & Anthony

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. After completing an initial soft wash treatment, put your customer on a "Clean & Maintain" ongoing maintenance programme. Your customers will enjoy a permanently clean property and you will enjoy a steady stream of repeat business.

This is clearly a win-win arrangement for you and your customers.

 

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Benz Softwash Bio Cleanze DDAC biocide & Benz Softwash Lightning Cleanze SH sodium hypochlorite biocide

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