Are your sprinklers leaving those annoying orange stains on your house, driveway or walkway?
Have you been looking for a way to get rid of them?
Pulling up to your house isn’t quite the same experience as it used to be – before the rust stains.
You have tried washing the rust stains away, a number of times, but to no avail. They have stained every place your sprinkler sprays – the house, driveway, and walkway.
When acidic iron-rich groundwater is extracted and mixes with air, carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide (rotten egg gas) is frequently released. The pH rises and the iron is deposited as ferric hydroxide (rust) on any flat surface as water evaporates.
Over time, this oxide coating builds up causing discoloration particularly to light-colored surfaces. Hence, you now have to deal with rust stains.