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The plate of my Tefal Pro Express has got badly burned with a brown residue. How can I clean it?

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  • johnjan4 May 30, 2011

    The solution that you gave was exactly what I would have used on my old iron (one of my granny's old cure-alls) but I was concerned that an abrasive substance might damage the plate so decided to ask advice. The vinegar solution alone did not move the burnt on debris but in combination with the bicarbonate of soda - and a lot of mucle power - I have a favourable result and an ironing plate that is much improved. As at this time of writing, the ironing plate appears to have been uneffected by all this effort. However, the bicarb powder blocked up most of the steam holes so I have also had the demanding occupation of unblocking them all!
    In essence, the solution created a new problem -- but it worked!


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You could try just cleaning it with Vinegar on a cloth. If this doesn't work then a little Baking Soda mixed with the Vinegar.

The third option is to buy a purpose made Iron Cleaning Cloth as in the link below.

Their should be something similar in whatever country you're from.

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