If you have problem with your iron first look at the steam vents they might be clogged with calcium buildup and bits and pieces picked up from clothing but here is an easy, cheap solution that takes only minutes to perform.
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Step by step:
-use a clean cloth dabbed with lemon oil to clean your iron when it is slightly warm to help the sediment melt away.
-make a paste using 1 tbsp of baking soda and 2 tbsp of warm water.
-put the pasta into the steam vents , iron plate using a cotton swab and wipe away the baking soda and residue using a damp cloth.
-use a tooth brush dipped in vinegar to softly scrub the iron plate and steam vents.
Fifth and final step:
-fill the iron’s reservoir with clean water , turn on the iron to the highest setting with the steam on and place the iron on a towel then move it back and forth, while depressing the steam button.
You need to Repeat this step, holding the iron up for a few seconds in between each round.
And then let it cool and wipe it down with a clean, damp cloth.
Special thanks to Jessica, and her blog Mom 4 Real for this tip .
There you go your money are saved and your iron is good as new!