Whats best for removing iron oxide from concrete surface?

I have iron oxide on the basement floor due to a failed sump. Flooded floor has resulted in iron oxide residue to be left on the surface of the concrete. Any suggestions?

Asked By: geekstreat - 2/27/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Yes. the 50/50 mix of water and Muratic acid will do the best job but be sure to wear the proper mask and ventilate the area if you can. The fumes are extremely toxic.
Answered By: brandyt3747 - 2/27/2008
Additional Answers (3)
50/50 solution of water and Muratic acid
Answered By: JAMES C - 2/27/2008
Iron oxide is just rust. Try CLR, available at the grocery store.
Answered By: iknowthis1 - 2/27/2008
CLR. Use full strength and scrub with brush. That should do it, and it's safer to use than muriatic acid.
Answered By: rocky - 2/27/2008
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