Cleaning is a nessesary part to increase the life of an appliance. Steam irons are also included in this.
In this article, how you can clean an iron without worrying so much.
If you are looking for ways to clean your iron’s soleplate, water reservoir, and the iron itself then you are in the right place.
In this post, you are going to find out iron cleaning videos with cleaning tips, etc. Let’s get started:
Clean an Iron with Baking Soda
Baking Soda is a cleaning agent, used to clean many kitchen appliances.
Make a paste of Baking Soda and Water: Mix 1 tablespoon of water and 2 tablespoons of baking soda and make a thick paste.
Apply the paste: Apply the paste to the burnt fabric area where the residue is a buildup in your iron’s soleplate. Let it stay there for three minutes.
Clean the water holes with distilled water with the help of a cotton swab.
Clean a steam Iron with Vinegar and Salt
You can use Vinegar to clean your steam iron. Vinegar is another strong cleaning agent that is commonly used in home appliances and in the cooking area.
When the solution gets cold enough (you can touch it in bare hand), apply it to the soleplate of the iron.
After 10 to 15 minutes, wash it with a clean cloth and let the iron dry a little bit.
Connect the iron to an electrical supply and set it to a higher temperature point. Then press it in an old but clean cloth.
Clean an Iron with Toothpaste
Get a bit of toothpaste directly onto a cool iron’s soleplate.
Rub the toothpaste off with a clean cloth or toothbrush. Then set the iron on steam setting and steam a cloth for five minutes.
Clean an Iron with a Newspaper
First of all, get a clean newspaper.
Set the iron set to dry ironing mode and in high-temperature mode.
Rub the iron until all the residue came out. This should take care of any sticky substances.
How to Clean a Teflon (Non-Stick) Iron?
The best way to remove residue from Teflon iron is to apply baking soda on the soleplate and rinse off with water. Do not use wire gauze pads that could scratch the iron’s nonstick surface.
How do you clean burnt fabric off an iron?
Use baking soda and salt warm solution if any burnt fabric remains. If the burnt fabric is polyester, acetone nail-polish remover will also get rid of it. Dip a cloth in the solution and wipe the burn mark away.
The Best Iron Soleplate Cleaner Kit
If you are looking for an iron soleplate cleaner then these two models can be your best buy.
Rowenta ZD110 Non-Toxic Stainless Steel Soleplate Cleaner Kit: If you get residue on iron very often then this is maybe your option to choose.
- Safe to use on all types of soleplates
- Kit contents: 11-ounce tube of soleplate cleaner; 1 application cloth; 1 polishing/finishing cloth; 1 set of instructions
- The cleaner is non-toxic
Rowenta ZD100 Soleplate Cleaning Kit: If you iron less and have a low budget then this is the optimal choice for you.
- Set includes: 1-ounce tube of soleplate cleaner; application cloth; polishing/finishing cloth; Manual
- The cleaner is non-toxic.
How to Use Iron Soleplate Cleaner Kit?
Here is a video showing how to use a Rowenta soleplate cleaning kit: