Rust stains in bathroom furniture

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    :Sad:In the toilet / shower room of the motorhome we have just purchased the plastic fittings ie toilet floor / sink / shower base etc were fixed originally with non stainless fixings and at each fixing point the plastic has turned brown presumably with rust from the fixing. Is there a remedy for this as it doesn't clean off with cream cleaners etc
     
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    Are you sure it is rust:Smile:
     
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    Rust in bathroom

    Thanks for the response 'Buttons'. I can't be positive it's rust, but the Pvc mouldings has only gone brown (Rust ? ) in the immediate area of the fixings. It's an assumption true enough, but what else could it possibly be ??
     
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    Hi
    Search Google for Removing rust stains from plastic,

    White Vinegar or White Vinegar & Baking Soda Paste.

    It just may help. Gus :Smile:
     
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    Thanks for that Gus, I'll give that a go.
     
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    Thank you Margaret, After I have tried with the previous suggestion, if that doesn't work I'll try one of the Astonish range. However, looking closer I get the impression that the staining may be below the top surface ie staining through and if I was to remove all the units, (Which I'm not sure I want to do! ) I could maybe just maybe wipe the stain off, but then life is never that easy is it ? Many thanks.
     
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    I think you will find that the discolouration is caused by sunlight and ageing. The bathroom in my Hymer is awful with marks from things like suction cup hooks etc.

    The previously white plastic in the cab area is the same. It looks like a smoking room, but I know no one has ever smoked in the van.

    As yet I know of no way of bringing it back to white other than replacing all the plastic and that is just uneconomical.

    I read that a few years ago Hymer was replacing the plastic in some vans under warranty, which had suffered discolouration after only a few weeks of exposure to sunlight.

    Pete:Cool:
     
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    try adouble glazing company ask for cleaner they use .:Wink::Wink:
     
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    you wont to see the stains in my underpants:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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