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How to get rust stains off the bath tub?

Anyone have a trick or a certain cleaner that works? I've tried Lime away and SOS pads..All's it's done is lighten it up

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bizima4

Asked by bizima4 at 11:01 AM on May. 12, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • I have the same issue! Want to see what answers you get, might help me too :)
    cookie269

    Answer by cookie269 at 11:03 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • first of all what is the tub made out of? is it a vinyl, fiberglass, or ceramic tub?
    because soft scrub will get it off fiberglass but its not recomended for ceramic as it is HIGHLY abrasive.
    SaturnsMom

    Answer by SaturnsMom at 11:06 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • The cleaner, CLR. The stains may never go away, you might just have to get some rust-oleum paint from home depot.
    matobe

    Answer by matobe at 11:08 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • I'm pretty sure it' probably fiberglass. It's a stall shower..So I guess I shouldn't have put bath tub :-/

    bizima4

    Comment by bizima4 (original poster) at 11:08 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • Use toilet bowl cleaner. It also removes lime scale build up.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 11:21 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • if it is porcelain you could use a pumice stone, just don't scrub too hard
    daerca574

    Answer by daerca574 at 12:06 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • You might have to do it more than a few times. Eventually it will go away
    RedRowan

    Answer by RedRowan at 12:16 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • Lysol toilet bowl cleaner with the dark blue wrapper.
    ceciliam

    Answer by ceciliam at 6:23 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • There's a cleaner called Barkeepers Friend. It is a scouring powder and I love it. I've used it to clean an old rusted water pump in a cabin, sinks, and lots of other stuff.
    karischub

    Answer by karischub at 7:20 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • CLRi s supposed to be good.
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 7:34 AM on May. 13, 2011

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