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I have a Hoover ”Ironspeed” and regularly it stains my

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Customer: I have a Hoover ”Ironspeed” and regularly it stains my clothes esp when I start ironing.
JA: Do you know the model of your Hoover iron? How old is it?
Customer: I empty the tank on each occasion when finished- have tried deionising water but no difference. i am not sure how long I have it but possibly 3/ 4 years.
JA: How long has this been going on with your Hoover iron? What have you tried so far?
Customer: The sole plate easily gets dirtied & after cleaning it & spraying off excess water to ensure plate is ready for use (which takes time!) I get started again. This is going on about a year. Never had such problem with other irons before even if the water in my area is ‘hard’ water. I have been using turbo steam irons for some time.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Serial No:(###) ###-#### Code No: SFD4101\2 001. Type IS2-0. 220-240V. 2100 W
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Looking forward to hearing from you...
Helen
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When can I expect a response to my question submitted?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Are the stains a yellow colour, and do stains appear when using the steam function?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you James...Brown colour
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it ok to chat online - phone call rather expensive for me
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Stains appear before & sometimes during use of iron...can’t depend on it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can I calm you on what’s app
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
call
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello

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The colour your seeing suggests its lime scale, when was the iron last descaled?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do it every couple of months (as with other appliances - kettle, coffee machine, washing machine etc. It’s probably due again but this evening was particularly messy!!
Will try that & hopefully get lucky.
Thank you.

You may wish to try this time round to use a higher concentration of descaler (double it).

Is there anything else I can assist you with?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
That’s all for now James, thanks. I had given up so appreciate your advice (& patience!!)
Helen.