How do you get rust stains from vintage linen cloth?

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  • Dianacirce70 Dianacirce70 on Jul 13, 2017
    Have you tried soaking in borax and water? Peroxide might help too, but I don't know how fragile the material is

  • I have heard that Fels Naptha is good for that problem.
  • Diana Deiley Diana Deiley on Jul 13, 2017
    I'd visit Ace Hardware's cleaning department for a product called rust out or rid out. I'm sure the employees can direct you to the exact product. Best of luck.
  • Sunny C Sunny C on Jul 13, 2017
    Hello Martha; I use Salt and Lemon juice, as I am normally dealing with Antiques.
    I place the salt and lemon juice in spots.
    Please be careful using some things, as I had a terrible issue once. I ruined several old Antique pieces, when I used a commercial cleaner.
    I hope that this helps you!! Take Care!
  • Emily Emily on Jul 13, 2017
    while I love Fels Naptha soap it won't take out rust stains. There is a product for that and it comes in a brown smallish plastic container. Ask at a hardware store. Just put it on the rust, wash it dissolve and rinse immediately.
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