I don’t know about you, but I don’t have an iron at home… I have two. And it’s not because I love to iron the clothes, no, in fact I don’t iron clothes too frequently. I use it for lots and different kind of projects, sometimes crazy ideas I have that end up looking good, and sometimes they are a complete fail. Many of these fails affect the iron itself and it ended up looking like this.
As you can imagine, my husband wasn’t very pleased with my experiments because we needed the iron for his white and light shirts, and that’s why we decided to buy another one. No more complaining.
As it was about time to clean mine, I thought I would share how I do it in case you don’t know this trick.
You just need one thing: steel wood. Don’t try to use any other abrasive products or you will scratch and ruin your iron. Take a piece of steel wood and start to rub.
If yours is as bad as mine, don’t think it will come off easily; you will need some elbow grease. If you had planned to go to the gym and exercise your arms, you won’t need it.
But it is really worth the effort. Now you have a new iron ready for whatever you have planned, and as you can see the surface is perfect.
Did you know this trick? If not, I hope you find it useful.
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