How to Remove Rust Stains from Stone Coffee Table
Rust stains are hard to remove, but it can be done with the right techniques. Follow these steps to make your stone coffee table sparkle:
Step One: Gather Supplies
- Acid-based cleaning product (such as oxalic acid or phosphoric acid)
- Non-abrasive scrubbing pad or rag
- Protective gloves
Step Two: Test the Acid-based Cleaner
Before you use an acid-based cleaner to remove rust stains, test it on a small, inconspicuous area of your stone coffee table. This will help you make sure that it doesn’t cause any damage.
Step Three: Apply Cleaner
Once you’ve tested the cleaner, it’s time to apply it. Put on your gloves, then mix an small amount of the acid-based cleaner and water in a bucket. Dip your scrubbing pad or rag in the mixture, then apply it to the rust stains.
Step Four: Scrub Area
Use your scrubbing pad or rag to scrub the area in circular motions in order to remove the rust stains. This will take some elbow grease, so be sure to take your time to ensure you don’t leave behind any residual stains.
Step Five: Rinse with Vinegar and Water
Once the stains have been removed, rinse the area with a mixture of vinegar and water. This will help to neutralize any remaining acid on the surface of your stone coffee table.
Step Six: Dry and Enjoy
Finally, dry your stone coffee table with a clean cloth. You should now have a beautiful, rust-free coffee table!