There are many home remedies for removing rust. Many of the remedies use products that can be found in your home already. Rub away that rust in a few steps with these tried-and-true tricks.

Removing Rust From Tools, Nuts, Bolts and Screws

Step 1

Fill a quart-sized jar with white vinegar.

Step 2

Immerse the tool into vinegar and allow it to soak over night.

Step 3

Immerse rusted nuts, bolts or screws in a separate jar of vinegar to clean these as well.

Step 4

Remove the tool, nuts, bolts or screws and wipe them clean of rust.

Step 5

Prevent recurrence by coating cleaned tools, nuts, bolts or screws in light oil.

Remove Rust Spots From Chrome and Automobile Trim

Step 1

Apply a thin coat of naval jelly to the rusted area and scrub it using a SOS pad. Allow it to stay on the surface for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Rinse the naval jelly off using soap and water. Dry any chrome with a towel.

Step 3

Cover chrome with coat of automobile polish and wax to prevent rust recurrence.

Alternate Method for Removing Rust From Chrome and Trim

Step 1

Apply a coating of Coca Cola to the rusted area using a sponge.

Step 2

Use a crumpled sheet of aluminum foil to scrub the cola-coated rust area.

Step 3

Rinse it with soap and water after the rust is removed.

Step 4

Coat the area with automobile polish and wax to prevent rust recurrence.