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Use CLR or any other lime scale remover you can find. Pour out any water in the bottom chamber and put some CLR into it. leave it for 10 minutes to an hour. Run it to have some CLR so though any passages, then pour out any remaining CLR and replace with water again to wash out the CLR. When you are satisfied that the CLR is all rinsed and replaced with clean water, then it is safe to iron again. CLR can alway be put on a cloth and wipe the iron surface or any deposits.

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