Decorative Concrete Tips: Getting Rust Out of Concrete

Rusty concrete before it has been cleaned

Perfectly cleaned concrete with Tek Gel

A bottle of Tek Gel is used for rusty concrete

Cleaned concrete using a product by Surface Gel Tek Dirty concrete that needs to be cleaned The after of a slab of concrete that has been cleaned with Tek Gel.

At a recent Flattoo workshop conducted by Surface Gel Tek, Tamryn Doolan discussed many decorative uses for the company’s products. But I also learned another surprising benefit of Tek Gel for Profiling besides its etching and stenciling capabilities.

Tek Gel quickly removes rust from metal and concrete. In addition, it removes molds, mildew and algae and increases slip resistance all in one step. Its gel consistency keeps the hydrochloric acid suspended and capable of working fast and effectively on rusty surfaces so that it takes rust spots off in no time flat. Because Tek Gel is now sold in three strengths for stenciling and surface profiling applications, the product can address rust problems on everything from the harshest to the most delicate surfaces.

Lastly, another great attribute of this product is the fact that it washes to the sewer system completely neutralized, so it is an environmentally responsible product as well.

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