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It wont steam any more it needs descaling [how do I do this]???

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You can get liquid to put into the iron to descale it..here is a few choices for you

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=iron+descaler&biw=1366&bih=609&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=M5xDVYnwDornaoDegagB&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAw

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