How do you clean calcium deposits from a steam iron?
By Deborah from Washington, DC
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By eleundhund 07/27/2010
You will need a mild acid, such as vinegar, breaking down the lime, or vitamin C or lemon juice.
all family friendly and should not leave any stains on your cloth after clearing with water afterward.
By Copasetic 1 07/27/2010
My mother would set it in a thin layer of white vinegar and let it soak overnight. This always worked for her.
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My steam iron produces steam poorly. How can I clean the calcium deposits that have formed on the inside? R. Moore
How to clean a steam iron.
Linda from Jamaica, NY
Place several brown paper grocery bags on the ironing board. Next heat iron, run iron over a block of plain wax/paraffin then iron it off on paper bag and your iron is clean. You could try wax paper if you do not have a block of clear wax. This always works, just be careful. I use this method. (09/18/2007)
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