Hi! I usually use a wire brush, and sand a surface that is rusted. Be sure to wear protective glasses so you don't get it in your eyes. I usually wear long sleeves and gloves, also.
Hi this is Peggy. Here is how you clean rust off a milk can. Stay well. Search Results
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Try steel wool
If you could find access to a sand blaster, it makes quick work of it!
Vinegar is a natural alternative - scrub with some steel wool.
Steel wool or a wire wheel attached to a drill would work for this!
Vinegar and steel wool have always been go to for rust as well. After that you can purchase rust blocking sprays/sealants that will help keep it away.
If the rust is one the inside...
Run a stiff wire brush across to remove the rust.
A stainless steel scrubbing pad. Not the ones like Brillo that have soap. They rust and are made out of steel. A STAINLESS steel pad works well. Amway sells them, They are called Scrub buds and last for ages.
HiVernster: You can try using Rust=Oleum Rust Dissolver Jelly. Be sure to follow directions. I have used this with great success:) Good luck
Hello Vernster, hope this video is just what you need to clean up that old milk can