How to Clean a Cast Iron Stove of Rust?

Answer Many people have cast iron stoves, mainly wood stoves, in their homes. If you own one, you will notice that cast iron has a tendency to rust if you do not treat it properly. Don't despair if your c... Read More »

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How do I remove rust from a cast iron stove?

Pour mineral oil into a paper towel and apply the oil to the rust stains on the stove. Wait 30 minutes. Use a scrubbing brush to scrub off the rust. Apply elbow grease for the tougher stains. Dampe... Read More »

How do I clean cast iron stove grills?

Use HeatClean your cast iron stove grill according to whether it is the older uncoated type or the newer enamel-coated type that sheds stains more easily. Heat both types of cast iron evenly over t... Read More »

How to Clean Rust Off a Cast Iron Skillet?

Rusting is a natural process in metals. Cast-iron skillets will rust like any other metal. Rust is not a serious problem as long as it is caught and taken care of before it does too much damage. Ho... Read More »

How do I clean the rust off of cast iron pots?

SoakingPreheat your oven to 300 degrees F. Fill the pot with a solution of equal parts hot water and distilled white vinegar. Place the pot on the stove and heat the water to simmer. Shut off the b... Read More »