How to Remove Rust Stains From Upholstery

Stains on upholstery are always an inconvenience, bust rust stains are another animal altogether. If something rusty brushed up against your furniture, you'll find that conventional cleaning methods do little to affect it. Rust stains require a little ingenuity and minimal effort to eliminate. With the right information, you'll find that these unsightly stains are nothing to worry about.

  1. Sprinkle table salt all over the stained area.

  2. Dip a clean cloth in lemon juice.

  3. Scrub the table salt into the stain with the cloth.

  4. Allow the area to air dry.

  5. Dip a clean cloth in clean water and gently scrub the area until the stain is gone.

About the Author

Melynda Sorrels spent 10 years in the military working in different capacities of the medical field, including dental assisting, health services administration, decontamination and urgent medical care. Awarded the National Guardsman’s Medal for Lifesaving efforts in 2002, Sorrels was also a nominee for a Red Cross Award and a certified EMT-B for four years.