Best Rust Prevention Sprays

Updated December 2019
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Rust prevention sprays vary in consistency and performance, but they are all intended to be sprayed on metal to help prevent rust from ever forming. Most only prevent rust, but some can also help eliminate rust damage that has already occurred. Some sprays are very oily and stay oily even after drying. Others dry to a waxy texture for more long-term rust protection – these are great for protecting items that are regularly exposed to salt water. Some rust prevention products leave a slight color, even once dried, so make sure to get a clear product if you’re going to be spraying something that is always visible.

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