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SOURCE: Brown spots coming from steam iron

you can mix 50% water with 50% vinager let it set in the iron overnight then turn it on and let the steam run out.What happens is the inside of the iron where the water is had corroded or rusted or has lime deposits.the vinager will break this loose overnight.also after you let the iron steam out all the mixture,flush the iron 4 to 5 times and start using fresh water from a store bought gallon.your tap water is probably full of iron.

Posted on Nov 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Brown spots coming from steam iron

Fill with 50/50 water vinegar solution. Get it good and hot and let it sit for two hours. Rinse and repeat if necessary. Buy a gallon of water from the market and use that from now on. This will fix your problem. The Iron is concentrating the iron in you water and this is what is causing the brown spots. Hope you find this helpful. If you do please take the time to rate it fixya and maybe I will keep helping people for free.
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Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Iron puts out water which stains clothes. Steam is not dependable

Replace your iron. You can try cleaning the old one with either white or the stronger pickling vinegar, but for all the trouble that will be it is easier to just replace your iron. If future use ONLY distilled water, bought at any supermarket or water store, in your new iron.

Posted on May 25, 2009

heatman101
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SOURCE: My Rowenta Expert steam generation iron (seperate

Hi, Brown water and whitescale are often the result of the water you use in the iron... If you have scale, white vinegar will clean that... For brown water, empty the iron, rinse out the insides with bottled water, and then use the bottled water instead...

Also check out this tip...

Cleaninga Steam Iron White Scale and Brown Water

heatman101

Posted on Apr 02, 2011

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SOURCE: my Phillips gc7320 steam iron

Hi joseph mc410

Go to HomeDepot,Lowes,WalMart,any hardware store,etc.
Purchase some "CLR" mix it according to the directions on the bottle and pour it in your iron and let it work...then pour it out, flush with distilled water and you should have cleaned your iron now.
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