Steam iron manufacturers suggest only using distilled water in the iron’s reservoir. But I’ve often not listened, because who has time to remember to buy distilled water? And, if we’re being honest, when we finally get around to cleaning our steam irons, it’s usually on a whim… unplanned. Anyway, if you use hard water in your steam iron, sooner or later it will clog up with mineral deposits. The good news is, cleaning your clogged steam iron is actually pretty easy. Stay tuned and I’ll show you this fantastic cleaning hack!
If your iron isn’t steaming the way it used to, it is definitely time for cleaning out the clog. You will need distilled white vinegar. Follow these simple steps for a clean iron: