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Cleaning A friend of mine tryed to help a little and irond my clothes on higher teperature that the textile needed. The iron has now staines that won't come off. Anybody could suggest a cleaning method ( product). Thank you, Mariana

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Hi mariana,

On the iron warm, use washing utensil vim powder, pour on a piece of cloth rub on the stains mark. It's will work well to clear off stains marks.



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