An iron can last a long time and is a very useful tool in keeping clothes and fabrics looking neat and clean.

  7 April 2024 15:30

Brilio.net - The bottom of the iron is like an iron plate, used to iron folds and fabric so that it looks neat and smooth. Because of its important function of tidying clothes, the iron is a very important piece of furniture in the household. So with proper care, an iron can last a long time and be a very useful tool in keeping clothes and fabrics looking neat and clean.

Unfortunately, many people sometimes use the iron carelessly. In some cases, the heat temperature used to straighten clothes is unstable. As a result, the iron becomes sticky to the clothes and leaves burnt marks . If exposed to heat continuously, these burnt spots can turn into black crusts, you know.

Even though the condition of the iron with a burnt crust will certainly be difficult to use. Not without reason, these burnt stains have the potential to cause ironed fabric to become wrinkled. Not only that, the burnt crust also has the potential to stick to the surface of the fabric, making it even more damaged.

So, to overcome this, the black burnt crust on the iron must of course be removed. One method that is often used is to smear toothpaste or wax on the crust. After investigating, toothpaste and wax can help remove the burnt black crust on the iron.

However, apart from these two ingredients, there are actually other ingredients that can be used to remove black burnt crust on the iron. This material was used by the TikTok account @alinahusnaandhara. Through one of the uploaded videos, he admitted that he only used simple ingredients in the kitchen. Well, this ingredient is no less effective than toothpaste and wax for removing black burnt crust on the iron.

tricks to remove black burnt crust on the iron  TikTok

photo: TikTok/@alinahusnaandhara

Tricks to remove black burnt crust on the iron using 1 kitchen ingredient.

Reported by BrilioFood from TikTok @alinahusnaandhara on Sunday (7/4), the kitchen ingredient in question is baking soda or baking soda. Yup, you can use the baking soda in the kitchen, OK? You don't need too much, just use a little baking soda to remove the black burnt crust.

However, before using it, you should mix baking soda with a little water first. If the texture is like a paste, immediately apply the baking soda to the burnt crust on the iron. After that, let it sit for a while so that the baking soda absorbs into the inside of the crust.

tricks to remove black burnt crust on the iron  TikTok

photo: TikTok/@alinahusnaandhara

Next, scrub using an old toothbrush. Do this process until the crust disappears and fades. After that, immediately wipe with a cloth until all the crust and remaining baking soda is removed. That way, the iron will shine again and can be used again.

tricks to remove black burnt crust on the iron  TikTok

photo: TikTok/@alinahusnaandhara

Basically, baking soda has mild abrasive properties, it can help remove scale or stains that are difficult to remove, including burnt scale on the iron. Apart from that, baking soda is also an alkaline which can help dissolve scale, which is formed due to excessive heat on the iron. The combination of abrasive and alkaline properties makes baking soda effective in cleaning the surface of the iron from burnt crust without damaging it.

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How to store baking soda so it lasts longer.

To store baking soda so that it lasts a long time, you can follow the following tips.

1. Store in an airtight container.

Transfer the baking soda to an airtight container after opening to prevent absorption of moisture from the air.

2. Avoid exposure to moisture.

Store baking soda in a dry place away from moisture, such as a kitchen cupboard or bottom cupboard.

3. Keep away from heat and sunlight.

Avoid storing baking soda in a place exposed to direct sunlight or excessive heat, because high temperatures can damage the quality of baking soda.

4. Storage in the refrigerator.

Storing baking soda in the refrigerator can help maintain its quality because of the low temperature and controlled humidity.

5. Add a moisture absorbing container.

Place bags of silica gel or pieces of activated charcoal around the baking soda container to help absorb moisture.

6. Use a dry spoon.

When taking baking soda from a container, make sure the spoon you use is dry to prevent moisture from entering the container.

7. Strain before use.

Before use, strain the baking soda through a fine sieve to remove lumps and maintain the softness of the baking soda.

8. Storage in a cool room.

When storing large quantities of baking soda, place it in a cool, dry room to maintain its quality.

9. Use of tight lids.

Make sure the baking soda container is always tightly closed after use to prevent air and moisture from entering.

Disclaimer: This translation from Bahasa Indonesia to English has been generated by Artificial Intelligence.