Note: The solution above does not applies to GC625, GC626, GC627, GC610, GC612, GC617, GC618 models.
Chemicals or additives are added into water
If you used any chemical or additive with your Philips Garment Steamer, fill the water tank with water and allow it to steam out 1 full tank to rinse off chemical residues from the appliance.
For stains on the garment, rinse off any stains under running water.
For stains on the steamer head, wipe any deposits off the steamer head with a damp cloth.
Note: The chemical or additives (e.g. perfume, essential oil, vinegar, etc) cause damage to the appliance. Do not use any chemical or additive with your garment steamer.
High level of water hardness
Depending on where you stay, the water hardness level may be high and results in fast scale build-up in your garment steamer.
Ensure that water tank is emptied after a steaming session. It is recommended to use a combination of demineralized/distilled water (50%) mixed with tap water (50%).
At the start of a steaming session, set the steam setting to the MAX mode. Hold the steamer head away from the garment and press the steam trigger for 10 seconds to release the initial gush of water droplets.
For stain on the garment, rinse off any stains under running water.
For stain on the steamer head, wipe any deposits off the steamer head with a damp cloth.
Note: The solution above only applies to GC625, GC626, GC627 models.
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