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Perform descaling

for great steam and prolonged life

How to descale Philips irons and garment steamers

 

Over time, your steam iron, steam generator or garment steamer will start to build up calc or scale; this happens in all electrical appliances that use water. The harder the water in your area, the faster scale impurities will develop and solidify if not cleaned away. Without regular descaling, you will find that scale is pushed out of your appliance in the form of white/brown stains and that the steam output is compromised. Be sure to descale as part of your ironing routine to maximize the performance of your appliance.

Irons

Garment steamers

Your appliance has been designed to be used with tap water or demineralized water.
Do not add perfume, water from the tumble dryer, vinegar, starch, descaling agents, ironing aids, chemically descaled water or other chemicals, as they may cause water spitting, brown staining or damage to your appliance.