Category: Rust Removal

Attention Stone Masons – DONT USE MURIATIC ACID ON BLUESTONE

Muriatic Acid will Ruin Bluestone Problem with Rust on Bluestone We receive calls each week from panicked homeowners shortly after installing their expensive Bluestone Pavers when their Stone Mason mistakenly uses Muriatic Acid to clean the grout residue, and within hours their beautiful bluestone turns yellow (see image above, lower area) due to the acid…

By Torin Dixon September 12, 2018 Off

Remove Rust Stains on Bluestone Pavers

I have been writing about Rust Stains on Bluestone for some time because we regularly have clients who either have naturally occurring rust from the inherent mineral composition of the stone, or accelerated rust stains due to someone cleaning Bluestone with Muriatic Cleaner. SPOILER ALERT – DO NOT USE MURIATIC CLEANER ON BLUESTONE!! Fortunately, we…

By Torin Dixon July 27, 2018 Off

Preventing Rust on Bluestone Pavers

It’s no wonder why Bluestone is such such a popular paving material. When selected and installed correctly, it looks amazing. Unfortunately, one of the hidden problems with Bluestone is that there are ferrous minerals incorporated into the composition of the stone, which often turn into Rust Spots. These spots can most often be prevented using…

By Torin Dixon June 10, 2016 Off

HMK R77 Rust Remover is Arriving Soon

Due to Overwhelming Demand, R77 Sold Out The Good News is that the container from Germany arrived!! Over the years I have written extensively about Rust Removal on Natural Stone, and particularly on Bluestone. HMK R77 is a Professional Grade Rust Remover, and works well when neutralized with HMK R55 Intensive Cleaner. We will be…

By Torin Dixon July 3, 2015 Off