You will need
- Pencil for cleaning irons
- - vinegar,
- - liquid varnish remover,
- - tablet gidroperita,
- - cotton pads, cloths, cotton swabs.
The easiest way to clean the soleplate from dirt – to have a special pencil that you can buy at any hardware store. To use it is not so difficult – simply heat the iron to the specified temperature and melt the crayon on a hot sole. You only have to wipe it down with a soft cotton cloth. However, it is worth remembering that the sole of the iron has holes that prevent the ingress of molten pencil. The tool is absolutely safe to use and does not contain harmful impurities.
Heat the iron to maximum temperature. Soak a cotton pad in the dining vinegar and lubricate the sole of the iron. Holes gently wipe with a cotton swab dipped in vinegar. Then take a small piece of cotton fabric and carefully iron. The visible result is obvious – your iron again shining purity.
Another way to clean the iron which it is desirable to produce immediately after contamination. Heat the appliance and RUB the contaminated area with plain soap. Allow the iron to cool slightly, take a soft cloth, moisten with water and rinse soap from the soleplate. From dirt and stains will not remain and a trace.
If the sole of the iron formed a spot from the molten polyethylene, easy to clean, moistened cotton swab in the liquid nail Polish remover and rubbing a little spot of contamination.
To clean, use iron tablet gidroperita. This is best done in a well ventilated room or on the balcony, in order to avoid a pungent smell. Heat the iron to maximum temperature and slide the tablet peroxide on the contaminated surface will begin to occur strong emission of gas from the tablets. Then wipe the soleplate with a damp cloth to remove any particles of the tablet and wipe dry with a soft cloth.
In any case, do not try to scrape the stain or layer of rust from iron sole using sandpaper or a knife, it's not the best way affect the Ironing properties.
For the prevention of pollution of the sole plate with Teflon coating, after each use, wipe the sole plate with a soft damp cloth.
Advice 2: How to clean a Teflon iron
Even the most careful Housewives happens to soil the sole of the iron, and over time, the iron may itself gradually get smeared with salt deposits. And if you clean ordinary iron does not pose any difficulties, the modern irons with a special Teflon coated sole require special careful treatment.
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.
Advice 3: How to clean a trace of iron
If clothing was formed from traces of iron, do not hurry to part with it. In most cases, such contamination is amenable to excretion. You can bring clothes in order using simple tools.
You will need
- Chlorinated lime, onion, borax, yogurt, hydrogen peroxide, ammonia, lemon juice, powdered sugar, newspaper.
Use bleach to remove traces of iron from cotton fabrics. Mix 1 teaspoon to a glass of water. Then moisten a cotton pad and carefully apply on the damaged area of the garment. Rinse the cloth in running water and wash as usual.
Peel the onion and grate on a coarse grater. Apply the resulting slurry on pollution and massage in a circular motion. If the fabric is badly damaged, leave the onions for a few hours. Then wash the trace of the stain under running water and wash it. This method is ideal for cleaning colored fabrics, except silk.
Prepare a weak solution of borax. To do this, stir in a glass of water 1 tsp funds. Soak a cotton pad in the liquid and DAB the stain from the iron. Leave for a few hours. After rinse and wash clothing in warm soapy water.
Remove traces of iron from the linen fabrics in the following way. Pour into the bowl with the yogurt and water, taken in equal proportions. Soak the tainted garment in the solution and leave overnight. After this time rinse the thing and wash it. Instead of yogurt can use sour milk. It also creates a slightly acidic environment, which helps to eliminate the tan.
Mix 3% hydrogen peroxide and ammonia in the ratio of 1:1. Then carefully apply a tainted place clothes with a cotton swab dipped in the solution. Leave the fabric to dry completely. Wash clothing with detergent for stubborn stains.
Apply on the damaged area of the clothing with lemon juice and sprinkle with powdered sugar. When the fabric is completely dry, remove it on the wrong side. Rinse the trace of the stain under running water and wash it.
Put clothes on the Ironing Board. Cover the contaminated area with paper and iron a warm iron. Repeat a few times. Be extremely careful, a typographical paint can leave unpleasant traces and even more will ruin the fabric.