How do I get the black stuff off the bottom of my iron? Mix 3 parts baking soda, and 1 part water, together to form a paste. Apply this on the blackened area of your iron and leave it on for some time. Don’t let the paste get into the iron’s steam holes, just the surface which gets heated. Now wipe it off clean; the majority of the stain should come off.
How do you get burn marks off the bottom of an iron? Preheat the iron slightly and then turn it off. It should be so warm that you can touch it without burning yourself. Take a piece of cotton cloth, soak it in white vinegar, and scrub onto the mineral spots.
How does vinegar clean a burnt iron?
- Mix a half cup of vinegar with a half cup of water.
- Fold a rag or cotton ball and dip this into the vinegar and water solution.
- Add a sprinkle of baking soda to the wet spot on the rag (this is your abrasive), and gentle begin scrubbing the burn stains.
How do you clean a burnt iron with toothpaste? Smear a small amount of white toothpaste on any affected areas of your iron soleplate. Leave it for a minute then use a clean cloth to wipe the toothpaste away. To finish things off, fill up your iron’s water tank, pop your iron on an old towel or similar, set it to steam, leaving it for a few minutes to work through.