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How do you remove the rusty spots below electric kettle

Post by abbby » Tue, 27 Jul 2021 11:13 pm

Any ideas?
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 28 Jul 2021 11:55 am

Abbby, this is what I use. Been using it for 50 years. It's been available over here for a while now but not that well known. Give it a try. Can get in on Lazada (which I just found out! :-)

https://www.lazada.sg/products/bar-keep ... xsEALw_wcB
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Post by abbby » Wed, 28 Jul 2021 11:57 am

Great! Thanks for the link, glad lazada has it.

Can it be used inside the kettle?
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Re: How do you remove the rusty spots below electric kettle

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 28 Jul 2021 11:59 am

It's similar to using Cif or any other type of strong cleanser. Just wash it out with normal dish detergent and you are good to go. Can also just boil a pot a water and drain it if still cautious about residue. But seriously, no issues with it at all. This one is nasty looking as it's been under the kitchen sink for ages. :-( But well used :-) and due to be replaced!
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Post by abbby » Wed, 28 Jul 2021 12:07 pm

Great thanks!
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Post by Lisafuller » Thu, 29 Jul 2021 12:32 am

Alternatively, try using baking soda and vinegar. Mix into a thick paste, and scrub on with a toothbrush.

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Post by Myasis Dragon » Thu, 29 Jul 2021 10:36 am

Lisafuller wrote:
Thu, 29 Jul 2021 12:32 am
Alternatively, try using baking soda and vinegar. Mix into a thick paste, and scrub on with a toothbrush.
There's the big difference between homegrown remedies and Bar Keeper's Friend. This stuff is A number 1 at removing rust, with very little elbow grease. Absolutely excellent on stainless steel. Not gritty and abrasive like Ajax or similar.

If BKF won't take it off, you probably need a wire brush.

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Post by Lisafuller » Thu, 29 Jul 2021 11:42 am

Myasis Dragon wrote:
Thu, 29 Jul 2021 10:36 am
Lisafuller wrote:
Thu, 29 Jul 2021 12:32 am
Alternatively, try using baking soda and vinegar. Mix into a thick paste, and scrub on with a toothbrush.
There's the big difference between homegrown remedies and Bar Keeper's Friend. This stuff is A number 1 at removing rust, with very little elbow grease. Absolutely excellent on stainless steel. Not gritty and abrasive like Ajax or similar.

If BKF won't take it off, you probably need a wire brush.
Wire brushes work great, but they are incredibly abrasive and leave tons of scratches on metal.

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Re: How do you remove the rusty spots below electric kettle

Post by malcontent » Tue, 03 Aug 2021 7:39 pm

Nice first post safetygoggles.

It’s a copy-paste from #3 in the following:

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/yes-cle ... 28047.html

Care to introduce yourself to the forum?
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