How to Clean Rust From Metal Bird Baths


Metal bird baths are often affected by rust, which mars the appearance of the ornamental decoration. Removing the rust requires a product that provides enough abrasion to dislodge the rust without tarnishing or harming the metal. With the appropriate products and procedures, it's not difficult to remove rust from a metal bird bath.

Things You'll Need

  • Large sponge
  • 2 tbsp. cream of tartar
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Cloth
  • Garden hose

Soak up any water in the bird bath with a large sponge.

Combine 2 tbsp. cream of tartar with enough hydrogen peroxide to form a paste. Apply a small amount of the paste to a damp cloth.

Rub the rusted area of the bird bath with the paste, using small circular motions. Wipe the area with a wet sponge. Apply additional paste as needed to loosen all the rust spots. Wipe the rust and paste from the bird bath with a sponge.

Rinse the bird bath with a garden hose. Fill the bird bath with fresh water.

Related Searches

Promoted By Zergnet


You May Also Like

Related Searches

Check It Out

22 DIY Ways to Update Your Home on a Small Budget

Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!