How do you clean the sole plate of an iron?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 22, 2018
    https://www.hometalk.com/15505477/easy-iron-cleaning-101-the-pressing-news
  • Judy Judy on Feb 22, 2018
    Steelwool
  • Carolyn Turner Carolyn Turner on Feb 22, 2018
    Check on line for Iron off. It comes in a sheet form that you just run your Iron over.
  • Ebbjdl Ebbjdl on Feb 22, 2018
    I fill the iron 1cup with water. Take and SOS and scrub lightly on the bottom until you( feel) it's clean. Put the iron on steam, and face it in the sink. Wait till all the water is out. Stand it up, and clean the holes with Q-tips, and wipe with a hot rag. Make sure the iron has cooled, before you wipe with a rag.
  • William William on Feb 22, 2018
    Nothing is worse than ironing a clean shirt only to dirty it from the gunky build-up on the bottom of the iron. Luckily, a filthy iron can be cleared up with toothpaste. With the iron cool and unplugged, scrub the bottom with toothpaste on a rag and wipe the surface clean. Simple but effective!
  • Nursejnm Nursejnm on Feb 22, 2018
    Thanks to all!
  • Fix It Jen Fix It Jen on Feb 22, 2018
    If you have an iron with non stick coating, do NOT scrub with steel wool. it will remove finish too.
    If you have hard water stains, gentle scrub with hot water and lime-away; if they are sticky residue, use goo gone and follow up with plain soap and water.
  • William William on Feb 22, 2018
    Your welcome, Nursejnm. Ckeck out my post " 12 Alterntive Uses For Toothpaste" for more. Has the iron cleaning in it.
  • AmAtHome AmAtHome on Nov 10, 2018

    I used the instructions in the link, the baking soda /water paste worked great! https://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/cleaning/laundry/clean-iron

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