How to Clean Calcium Stains off Red Brick

Here’s a question from our 5/11/2019 Today‚Äôs Homeowner Radio Show.

Dean from California says, “What will take the white calcium stains left by potted plants off of the red brick caps on a planter. I have tried a lot of cleaners and a wire brush. Stains are still present.”

We say try trisodium phosphate, or TSP, to clean off those stains. Also, consider dying the brick, but try a small batch first before tackling the whole project. Joe recommends a brick cleaner by Rutland.

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How to Clean Calcium Stains off Red Brick