How does one remove oxidation from aluminum siding?

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To remove oxidation from aluminum siding, begin by cleaning the surface of the aluminum siding. Mixi 1/3 cup of laundry soap with 6 gallons of water and apply to the stains, scrubbing them with a soft-bristled brush. Then mix baking soda and dish soap to form a paste, put that mix on the stains, rubbing in the mix with a damp rag. Rinse the surface well, then apply a scouring powder on the stains with a wet sponge and keep rubbing the surface until the stains disappear.
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1. Clean the surface of the aluminum siding with a water sprayer. Mix 1/3 of a cup of laundry soap and 6 gallons of water. Apply to the stains and scrub with a soft-bristled brush
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I suggest you don't remove the oxidization, it forms a protective layer which will seal the material. I realize it isn't pretty but it is useful. Most products that do remove oxidization
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It is almost impossible to remove it without kinking or bending it, and if you do it you must start at the top.It may work to cut the old metal roof at the point that it goes up under
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How to Remove Oxidation From Aluminum Siding
Aluminum siding is a good kind of siding to have. It resists damage from water and weather, lasts a long time, and looks great if you clean it regularly. Sometimes, though, stains develop that are hard to remove.... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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