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Old 07-21-2013, 03:54 AM   #1
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A leaf got wedged in the gutter while we were out of town. It rained and rust dripped down from the gutter. What is a good way to remove the rust without damaging the paint and decals?
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Old 07-21-2013, 09:43 AM   #2
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I would wash then try to spot wax it. Just use a wax recommended for the siding of your unit. Most will say not to use on a decal but I have lightly waxed the front decal on the cap and it has not hurt it. You might also try a "magic eraser" but be careful on the decals. I have a feeling it might rub them off if you push too hard. You might also try 1 of the spray on "black streak" remover products.
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It is probably a leaf stain rather than rust. Leafs transfer oil from the host tree. It is organic try soap and water first. If that is not enough try a water and ammonia solution. You can also search organic cleaners.
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