Finally, I found the perfect method in removing rust from porcelain sink. I have to admit that I tried a few tricks and solutions without any success, until I found the best rust removing method ever.
So, after leaving one of my bobby pins on the bathroom sink, I end-up with a rust stain which was pretty visible. I tried removing it immediately with soapy water but it was in vain.
Good-to-know! It is said that rust stains on ceramics are easy to remove if you use to correct rust remover. Otherwise you can damage pretty badly the pristine ceramic surface.
How to remove rust stains from ceramic surfaces
Don’t use magic erasers, because it doesn’t work! I already tried those without any result. As a matter of fact, if you use it on larger surface, you can ruin the shiny aspect of ceramics.
- Half a lemon
- Fine salt
How to use:
Simple! Dip half a lemon in salt and scrub gently the stain! Ta-dam! The rust stain is gone! This simple combo will remove rust stains from ceramic surfaces in the blink of an eye.
But, a friend in need is a friend indeed! So, you can also use Bar Keepers Friend as it follows:
Bar Keepers Friend, in both powder and liquid forms, is an extraordinarily effective method for removing rust stains from bathroom fixtures. Bar Keepers Friend will safely remove rust stains and mineral deposits from all toilet bowls and metallic faucet finishes. And, according to the manufacturer, it may also be used to remove stains from sinks, bathtubs, and shower basins made of stainless steel, porcelain, Corian, fireclay, ceramic, acrylic, copper, glass, enameled cast iron, fiberglass, and solid-surface materials.
Bar Keepers Friend ingredients include mineral feldspar, sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate (a common detergent), and oxalic acid. Because it is much less abrasive than cleaners such as Ajax or Comet, Bar Keepers Friend is less likely to scratch surfaces.