Rust stains are one of the hardest to remove on your own. No one wants to ever see rust on their property. Rust makes a house or a commercial building look old and worn, hurting its overall curb appeal and immensely affecting its value. Fortunately, professional rust restoration in Leander is now affordable with Total Pressure Washing.
Why Should You Get Rid of Rust on Your Property?
Getting rid of surface rust is more than just for looks. Rust stains indicate how bad the corrosion has gotten. When you see them staining and leaking out of the concrete, the damage is bad enough that it has started to spread from the inside structure to the surface.
Painting or putting a concrete patch over a rust infestation will never solve the problem. It’s like a bandaid solution that only temporarily solves your rust problem.
As the steel rusts, its size gets bigger. This increase in size could be as much as ten times the original size. It means that the steel volume has gone up, but the strength of the structure has gone down. This increase in size happens in a small area. So, it puts pressure on the brick, cement, stone, or terracotta fixed to the steel. Over time, this increased pressure can cause the exterior brickwork, terracotta, or stonework to crack and fall off.