For centuries Wrought Iron has been used and today, wrought iron is used in furniture, gates, balustrading, candleabras, handrails, wine racks and much more. When it comes to wrought iron, as it’s texture can be slightly coarse, it can sometimes get dusty or dirty.
With that, when it comes to cleaning wrought iron, it can be done with only just a few materials.
Here are some steps in learning how to clean wrought iron:
1. Fill a bucket or spray bottle with warm water. For a large item, use a bucket to clean the wrought iron. If it’s a smaller item, you can opt use a spray bottle which would be better and more useful to clean with.
2. Wipe the wrought iron in a circular motion, working in small sections at a time, removing all excess dirt or dust.
3. Once you have finished empty your bucket or spray bottle when finished. Rinse and re-fill with clean water.
4. Rinse the sponge or cloth thoroughly.
5. Now wipe down the wrought iron again this time with clean water. Make sure that you rinse the sponge or cloth frequently. If however, you are washing wrought iron outdoors, it may be easiest to rinse with a water hose.
6. Finally, allow the wrought iron to dry completely. Outdoor items such as wrought iron gates etc may be left to dry in the sun. On the other hand Indoor wrought iron items should be wiped with a clean, dry cloth to remove any excess moisture.