Rust Removal

Spotting – Rust

Introduction

This stain is a reddish-brown  that will come in all shapes and sizes and is very common to the on-location carpet cleaner. It is caused by metal reacting to oxygen when moisture is present.

 

Procedure –

Step 1 – Apply T-Rust directly to the spot

Step 2 – Agitate with a Spotting Brush Give 1-2 minutes of dwell time if needed

Step 3 – Extract chemical from the fibers using extraction machine

Step 4 – Repeat steps 1-3 if rust color is still present

Step 5 – Rinse with water from your extraction machine

Step 6 – Neutralize with a mist of Power Rinse

Step 7 – Dry quickly with an Air Mover

 

Note : Removal does not actually result in the removal of the reacting metals; rather, it changes the color to clear. It is not necessary to educate the customer on this fact.

 

PRODUCTS NEEDED

T-RUST

Type: Rust Remover

Highlights: A remover that contains no harsh acids. Non-corrosive & non-polluting

 

POWER RINSE

Type: Conditioner/ Neutralizer

Highlights: Prevents wicking, browning and yellowing. Removes alkaline residue.

 

DRI POD

Description:  High volume air mover

Purpose: Dries carpet, upholstery & structures quickly

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Rust can make its way to carpet from leaky windows, wet toys, or furniture, and it can be hard to get out once it sets in!

 

Courtesy of Bridgepoint Spot & Stain Guide

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