You will need
- - vinegar
- - ammonia
- - fine salt
- - paraffin
If iron stained only lightly, or just the nozzles for the pair appeared dirty, take a small piece of fabric, strongly wet it and iron it at a medium heat. Be careful, this releases a lot of hot steam.
If this doesn't help, then try wiping soiled soles with a cotton pad soaked in vinegar. To improve performance you can add a little ammonia. The iron should be slightly warm.
Clean Teflon iron from scale you can use fine table salt. Sprinkle on the cloth a thin layer of salt and water it. After that go to layer slightly heated iron.
To clean clogged holes, the pair used the same vinegar. Pour 4% solution of vinegar in the water tank in the iron, heat the iron and turn the steam on full power until liquid. Then rinse with a clean water capacity of iron.
If the surface of the iron is burnt artificial fabric or other polymer material (polyethylene, plastic) - in any case not better come scoop up his power or using sharp objects! Allow the iron to cool and wipe with a soiled cloth or cotton pad dipped in liquid varnish remover.
If the end to remove contamination is not possible, and the surface of the iron is left rough, you can clean a Teflon iron with paraffin. Grind a small piece of wax from common household candles, mix it with fine table salt, spread a thin layer on a piece of clean cloth. Put a layer of toilet paper or a thin fabric. Then smooth the resulting design several times at a moderate temperature (100-120 degrees). At the end clean the soles with a piece of clean cloth.