Burnt Starch off a Clothes Iron

Good afternoon. I iron and starch my clothes every day. Recently, I got burnt starch on my iron, and I cannot use it. Does anyone know how to get that burnt starch of the iron? Please Help. Thank you.

JD from Atlanta

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March 28, 20050 found this helpful

http://www.dryc  DrycleanTips.htm

I found this website that might help you!

Their soultion is: Try heating equal parts of vinegar and salt in a small pan. Rub the solution on a cool iron, and wipe dry.

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March 28, 20050 found this helpful

While my iron was cold I used an sos pad to clean it then I buffed it up, looks brand new.

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March 28, 20050 found this helpful

Dip a wet cloth in baking soda and clean your iron then rinse it off with clean water.

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July 18, 20050 found this helpful

the sos pad worked great..iron good as new. Thanks Joyce

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July 22, 20050 found this helpful

at http://kitchen.  LaundryTips.html Robbie says to use aluminum foil on your iron.

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May 13, 20060 found this helpful

Heat the iron to a nonsteam, medium heat before cleaning. Sprinkle a generous layer of table salt over a brown grocery bag (use one that has no writing on the top surface). The salt is abrasive and will remove residue. Iron over the salt to remove starch and debris from the surface of the iron.

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June 12, 20060 found this helpful

DON'T use sodium hypochlorite, undiluted, and ammomium hydrochloride.

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April 29, 20080 found this helpful

Does anyone know how to remove a stain from clothing from iron residue? It is a white collar.

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June 23, 20080 found this helpful

A Mr Clean Magic Eraser did the job for me!

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October 22, 20080 found this helpful

To get spray starch or sizing off of an iron, set the iron for dry ironing (no steam) and maximum temperature. When good and hot, rub it firmly on a wet terry cloth towel. The gunk will steam off the iron and transfer to the towel. This is better than steel wool pads, which can get rust and soap gunk down into the steam vents which will release on clothing later.

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