Rust is created from a chemical reaction between iron and oxygen. If left untreated, rust can ruin tools and it is an eyesore. As it corrodes the tools, and more metal is affected by rust, it will weaken the metal until it is no longer useful. WD-40 Multi Use Product is great if you need to remove rust from tools. Just make sure you use it as soon as you notice rust and before the damage is irreversible.

The first step is to spray the rusted item with WD-40 Multi Use Product. You will need to ensure that you use enough to soak the area then allow it to sit for 10 minutes. Then use a wire brush to remove the rust from the item.

Sandpaper is also effective at removing rust from tools, so you can use this to remove any remaining rust. You don’t want to leave any rust on the item as it will contribute to the growth of more rust in the future.

Reapply WD-40 Multi Use Product to help remove the stubborn rust and continue with brushing and sanding.

Finally, coat the surface with WD-40 to rustproof the item from further corrosion as WD-40 will act as a barrier.  You can find out more about WD-40’s great rust prevention capabilities here.