Toothpaste is mainly made of water, abrasives and detergents. It’s a cleaning agent in itself. You can clean your iron as well your teeth with a gentle scrub.
How to clean your Iron with Toothpaste
Use toothpaste to rub off the starch which slows your iron and can make it stick.
First unplug the iron and wait till it’s cold.
Mix up a little mild detergent to a sudsy solution. Dampen a soft cloth and wipe the plate.
Squeeze a little toothpaste onto the plate. Give it a gentle scrub with a nylon mesh pad, Wipe the plate clean with a cloth dampened in clean water.
What else can you clean with toothpaste?
Sneakers : Use toothpaste to clean the rubber on your sneakers by scrubbing it with brush and non-gel toothpaste. Clean off with a damp cloth after scrubbing.
Lipstick Stains :Apply non-gel toothpaste to the stain and rub vigorously. Rinse and repeat until the stain is completely removed.
Diamond Rings : Place a little non-gel toothpaste on an old toothbrush and gently scrub the ring
Crayon Marks : Remove crayon marks from walls by scrubbing the wall with toothpaste and a nylon scrub brush. Rinse off well. .
Bathtub Rings : Scrub the rings around the bath tub with toothpaste and a scourer
Piano Keyboard : Clean the keys with a damp cloth and a little toothpaste