5 easy and effective tips to remove burn marks on your iron soleplate

Articles Apr 06, 2020 08:54

When ironing, sometimes you leave ugly black marks on the soleplate.

To effectively remove these burn marks, you can try the tips in the article below!

5 easy and effective tips to remove burn marks on your iron soleplate

5 easy and effective tips to remove burn marks on your iron soleplate

Use fresh lemon: Cut 1 lemon in half, rub it with strong force against the burn mark on the soleplate. After 2-3 minutes, wipe the soleplate with a clean towel. Fresh lemon will help clean the surface of the iron soleplate, as if it had not been burnt.

5 easy and effective tips to remove burn marks on your iron soleplate

Use candle wax:  Plug in the iron, set the temperature to medium. When the iron is hot, rub the head of a candle on the burn marks. The wax of the candle will sweep away the black spots. Thanks to that, the soleplate will be cleaned. Note that after waxing out, use a clean towel to wipe the marks right away. Do not leave it there for long, to prevent them from hardening on the soleplate, as it will be difficult to clean.

5 easy and effective tips to remove burn marks on your iron soleplate

Use toothpaste: Apply toothpaste to the burn marks, then remove the toothpaste with a damp washcloth. The surface of the soleplate will be as clean as new.

5 easy and effective tips to remove burn marks on your iron soleplate

Use bleach: Apply a small amount of bleach to a clean towel, rub it directly onto the surface of the soleplate, the bleach will help fight stubborn burn marks effectively.

5 easy and effective tips to remove burn marks on your iron soleplate

Baking Soda: Mix water and baking soda together in a ratio of 1: 1 to form a paste. Then, dip a towel into the mixture and wipe it on the soleplate. Next, use a clean towel to wipe away the baking soda stuck on the soleplate. Turn on the steam mode to spray baking soda that is still stuck in the steam outlet (if it is a steam iron) and wipe it again with a clean towel, the soleplate will be bright, with no burn marks.

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