Q. If Iron Out is in my tap water, how do I flush it out?
A. Iron Out can be flushed from the water lines by opening the faucet nearest the water softener and allowing the cold water to run until the odor of Iron Out is gone. After the odor is gone, turn on other faucets in the home for a short time to make sure the product has been eliminated from all the lines.
Q. Can I use Iron Out in my dishwasher with my dishes inside?
A. Iron Out is not recommended for use in a dishwasher with dishes due to potential damage or harm.
Q. How do I use Iron Out on a vertical surface?
A. Apply Iron Out to a damp sponge and wipe the stained surface or make into a paste and apply directly to surface. Iron Out Liquid can be used for quick and easy spray application as well.
Q. How do I use Iron Out on concrete?
A. To use Iron Out on concrete, add 1 cup of Iron Out to 1 gallon of warm water. Use a firm bristled brush or broom to work into the concrete. Keep the area saturated with water and allow the product to sit until the stain is gone. Reapply as needed. A garden sprayer may also be used. When you are ready to rinse, avoid vegetation. If the product comes in contact with vegetation, wet down the affected area with a garden hose.
Q. Styrofoam liner and seals?
A. Iron Out can be added directly to the tank. It is safe on all Styrofoam liners and seals in toilet. We recommend using 1/2 cup before you go to bed and allow it to set overnight. In the morning, flush the toilet.
Q. Is Iron Out safe for my septic system?
A. Yes, Iron Out is safe for all plumbing and septic systems.
Q. Can I use Iron Out in a swimming pool?
A. Iron Out is not recommended for pool water. Iron Out is safe to use in an empty pool to remove staining from walls, liner, etc. just not in a full pool.
Q. How do I use Iron Out in toilet bowl?
A. Using a cup, add water to the bowl to raise the water-line slightly above the top of the rust stains. Iron Out can be added directly to the toilet bowl by adding 1/2 cup and allow the product to sit until stains are gone.
Q. How do I clean my water softener?
A. FIRST APPLICATION 1 cup (250 mL) REGULAR USE 1/4 cup (62 mL) All softeners on iron bearing water require Iron Out as preventative maintenance and to eliminate iron buildup. FIRST APPLICATION 1. Dissolve 1 cup in 1/2 gal. cold water. 2. Pour directly into brine well (for softeners with no brine well, pour directly into salt tank when salt level is low). 3. Manually regenerate softener. Repeat for heavily fouled unit. REGULAR USE Add 1/4 cup per 40 lbs. of salt. 2. Layer for continuous treatment. CABINET MODELS USE FOR PERIODIC CLEANING ONLY. Follow FIRST APPLICATION instructions above. Repeat regularly.