It seems illogical to clean the appliance, which is designed to clean clothes iron from fine silk blouse before bed linen from harsh cotton material. However, even the most advanced irons, equipped with self-cleaning system ever soiled.
The working surface of the steam iron may eventually form limescale or rust – water and small particles of dust are doing their job. In addition, you can cauterize any thing, and now on the iron appeared ugly stain, clear that with the help of water or a piece of fabric is very difficult.
Remove dirt, limescale and rust will paste the usual baking soda and water, which is easy to prepare yourself. Mix water and baking powder in a proportion of 1 to 2 (Art. Spoons), trowel lay on the working surface of the iron, let it sit for a while, and then wipe it with a damp cloth. After that, pour distilled water into the iron and turn it into the most powerful mode. Within a few minutes, using steam ironed some you do not need a piece of clean cloth. Remove residue pairs and clean holes. Pour the water from the iron and leave it in a horizontal position for a while.
By the way, steam iron will last a long time if you are drained after each use.