Monday, August 8, 2011

How to Remove Rust Stains from Wood Flooring

It is very important that the wood flooring in every room looks well. Removing stains from wood could be really difficult, especially if we are talking about rusty stains. If you are about to paint your floor, it has to be clean and stainless. Here are some tips on rust stain removal from wood flooring.

The first step to take is to make sure that there is no furniture, that can make the cleaning difficult. Also, keep your children and pets away from the affected area until you are done with the cleaning process.

Next, you can start preparing the cleaner. Combine 4 oz. oxalic water with a cup of warm water. Then, apply the solution to the place of the stain. Scrub the area with a brush and rinse. You can use a hose. Do that to each stain if there are more than just one. If you need, repeat the steps until the stains are gone. In the end, dry the floor very well. Unless you do that, it can be damaged and start rotting.

When the floor is cleaned, you can choose some additional protector for wood. There are a lot of them on the market. Think and decide carefully which one is best for your kind of wooden flooring.

You should take a good care your floor. Cleaning it regularly is vital. You can ask some professionals to help you with that.


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