Welcome to Ask Angela where your questions get answered in detail! This weeks question is from  Glenda and you can watch the video above (click here if you don’t see the video).   You will find a tutorial on how to clean a dirty iron face and even a  preview of my favorite steam iron.

Leave me a comment below with your experience cleaning irons and if you have a favorite iron you must share with the rest of us!  Feel free to submit a question for an upcoming episode.

Cheers,

Angela Wolf

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