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Are you making these home appliance mistakes?

Lovemoney Logo By Jen Grimble of Lovemoney | Slide 4 of 27: If you care for your iron in the same way you care for your clothes, then you will significantly extend its life, and there are a handful of ways you can do so. Firstly, using filtered water will stop limescale building up, while emptying the iron after every use will enable it to dry out, eliminating rust. Many forget to clean their irons, which can significantly improve their effectiveness. As well as wiping down the ironing plate, use a vinegar solution inside to remove residue and clean out those all-important steam ports.

Abandoning the iron

If you care for your iron in the same way you care for your clothes, then you will significantly extend its life, and there are a handful of ways you can do so. Firstly, using filtered water will stop limescale building up, while emptying the iron after every use will enable it to dry out, eliminating rust. Many forget to clean their irons, which can significantly improve their effectiveness. As well as wiping down the ironing plate, use a vinegar solution inside to remove residue and clean out those all-important steam ports.

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