There are several methods of removing rust from metal, and they include manually removing the rust by sanding, grinding or scouring, using chemicals to dissolve the rust and by using chemicals to convert or neutralize th... More » Home & Garden Cleaning

To remove rust with household items, scrub the rust with an abrasive product, such as a wire brush or sandpaper, then apply household rust removers like lime, baking soda, vinegar, a potato or soda. Commercial rust-remov... More »

There are several products that remove rust from metal by using either phosphoric or hydrochloric acid to dissolve it. These solutions typically involve soaking time for maximum effectiveness. There are also nontoxic sol... More » Science Chemistry Solutions & Mixtures

Some tips for aluminum polishing include cleaning the surface of the object first, buffing or sanding scratched areas of the metal and wearing appropriate safety gear. It also helps to use polishing products especially d... More » Home & Garden Cleaning

You can remove rust and corrosion from stainless steel by scouring it off, using an acidic solution, utilizing alkaline paste or employing commercial rust removal chemicals. Your choice depends on the extent of corrosion... More » Home & Garden Cleaning

Clean rust from cast iron by washing it with soap and water, heating the metal, adding vegetable oil and salt, and rubbing with a paper towel or newspaper. Replace the salt and oil as necessary, and wipe the pan clean. P... More » Home & Garden Cleaning

Dry cleaning is more expensive than traditional soap and water-washing methods, due to the high cost of chemicals and labor. Expect to pay more than $10.00 for cleaning a two-piece suit or a dress. Cut that price in half... More » Home & Garden Cleaning