If you’ve ever tried ironing your clothing with a burnt iron, then you probably know it’s not a good idea! Learn how to clean a burnt iron with these easy DIY tips.
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How to Clean an Iron with Baking Soda
Baking soda is a very effective natural cleaner that will clean the burns marks off your iron. Make a paste of a couple of tablespoons of baking soda and a tablespoon of water and apply it to the face of your cool iron with a clean cloth. Let the baking soda mixture set on the burn mark for a few minutes then wipe clean.
How to Clean an Iron with Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide has many uses, including removing burn marks from your iron. You can also use it to easily remove scorch marks from clothing. To remove a burn mark from your iron, soak a clean cloth in hydrogen peroxide, wring it out, and set it on your ironing board.
Run your hot iron over the cloth several times until the burn marks on your iron are gone.
How to Clean an Iron with Vinegar
Vinegar is also useful for removing iron burn marks. Soak a clean cloth with vinegar and set the face of your cold iron on the vinegar soaked cloth. Let the iron sit on the cloth for about 30 minutes to do its work, then wipe clean.
How to Clean an Iron with Waxed Paper
Waxed paper and salt are effective for cleaning the face of your iron. Lay a double layer of waxed paper on a flat surface and sprinkle with salt. Heat your iron and iron over the salt to clean the surface of the iron. Let the iron cool and wipe clean.
How to Clean an Iron with a Magic Eraser
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