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Portable steamer sc500

I just bought this item, second hand and it seems as if the previous owner 1-either put soap in it and let it seat for years or 2-the previous owner left it seating with hard water for years... Black and white particles come out the top when I put water in it and pour out and when trying to use it the steam comes out and leaves white spots everywhere... Im thinking of buying "lime-a-away" and trying to clean it, not sure if that would work. Any other suggestions?

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The other thing you can use is call CLR to clean it. CLR should not be allowed to sit too long though. IT will corrode metal.

Posted on Mar 31, 2014

Testimonial: "Yes I thought about CLR. How long do you suggest I leave it in? Should I dilute it?"

  • Brad Brown Apr 02, 2014

    I would leave it in for about 4 hours. You can dilute it 50/50.

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    Mada Ala Apr 07, 2014

    Right! Thats done. I bought the bath and kitchen CLR and put it in the steamer for a few times (+/- 10 mins each time) it sems to have gotten most of it out and IM quite happy now I might try doing it again for longer since I know theres still more calcium build up in the steamer still. but for the moment I m happy with it. Thanks for the suggestion.

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