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The shiny stuff - steel? - round my fireplace is rusty.

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MrsMuddle Mon 16-Jul-07 12:53:32

I got a fireplace fitted a couple of years ago, with a living flame fire. But the surround is looking a bit rusty. I'm not sure what it's made of, so I don't know how to clean it. Any ideas?

dizzydo Mon 16-Jul-07 14:36:08

zeebrite from the hardware shop or DIY tis a paste a bit like bootpolish, rub it in polish off. (only for black surrounds I think tho)

MrsMuddle Mon 16-Jul-07 14:43:05

That probably wouldn't do then. Mine is a dull silver colour. Thanks, though.

dizzydo Mon 16-Jul-07 14:47:41

Oh shame.
What about silvo? Actually I would ring the people you got it from and ask them.

MrsMuddle Mon 16-Jul-07 21:20:37

That's a good idea. I'll do that. Thanks.

sparklygirl Thu 19-Jul-07 22:11:05

Try bicarb soda and vinegar. I just scrubbed off rust from my sink with this.

MrsMuddle Wed 25-Jul-07 23:08:46

I've just seen this - thanks. I'l try a very small patch tomorrow.

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