One effective method is to mix equal parts baking soda and water to create a paste. Apply the paste to the stain and let it sit for 10-15 minutes before scrubbing with a sponge or brush. Rinse with warm water and repeat if necessary.
We do not recommend using bleach on your colander as it can damage the material and leave a strong odor. Stick to gentle cleaning methods such as using baking soda or white vinegar.
Create a paste using lemon juice and salt and apply it to the rust stain. Let it sit for 30 minutes before scrubbing with a sponge or brush. Rinse with warm water and repeat if needed.
Soaking the colander in warm soapy water can help loosen the stain, but it may not completely remove it. It is best to use a cleaning method such as baking soda or lemon juice to effectively remove the stain.
Dishwashing detergents can be effective in removing stains, but make sure to use one that is gentle and not too harsh on the material of your colander. You can also try using a mild dish soap mixed with baking soda for added cleaning power.