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Remove Gunk From An Iron With a Dryer Sheet

When your clothes iron gets a bit sticky or dirty—or you have the unfortunate experience of trying to iron something with tiny plastic buttons or an un-iron-friendly blend—do you know what to do next? No, we don't either. But Real Simple does.
  • Kayla Keathley

    Household Tip : Dryer Sheet as Iron Cleaner : Remove gunk from the soleplate of an iron. With the setting on low, rub the iron over the dryer sheet until the residue disappears, and you're left with a pristine press.

  • Amelia Bush

    Dryer sheets as iron cleaner. Just iron sheet on low setting and your left with a clean iron!

  • Emily Beth

    Dryer Sheet as Iron Cleaner- Remove gunk from the soleplate of an iron. With the setting on low, rub the iron over the dryer sheet until the residue disappears, and you're left with a pristine press...and many other cleaning tips

  • Tiffany Orr

    Dryer Sheet as Iron Cleaner Remove gunk from the soleplate of an iron. With the setting on low, rub the iron over the dryer sheet until the residue disappears, and you're left with a pristine press. Lots of cleaning ideas!

  • Kellie Dixon

    Cleaning secrets from Real Simple

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