streriliser problem, advice needed

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  1. reallytinyamy

    reallytinyamy Mum and step mum

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    I have an electirc steriliser which is great but the element- like a round flat metal plate at the bottom has got limescale on it. What is the best/ safest way to clean it?
     
  2. babe2ooo

    babe2ooo mum to Jack

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    when u buy it they should give u this little pack u need to poor that in and switch it on, but if u dont have that i would just say hot water
     
  3. Donna79x

    Donna79x Mummy to Rihanna Paige x

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    Bicarbonate of Soda will de scale it... says in my instructions.... let it run a full cycle empty then a full cycle empty with just water... bobs ya uncle.

    Says we should do this every 4 weeks

    Mines a tommee tippee steam steriliser xx
     
  4. bex

    bex Our little princess

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    Mothercare sell steriliser descaler, saw it last week, it was next to the sterilising tablets i was buying.
     
  5. reallytinyamy

    reallytinyamy Mum and step mum

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    Thanks Bex wil defo have a look for that
     
  6. sonny

    sonny Mummy of Tabitha

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    My tommee tippee one says to use citric acid but i am yet to do it xx
     
  7. LaDY

    LaDY Mummy Of Two xx

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    Is it not ok to just give it a rinse and wipe if its all not stuck down?? Just wondering??
     
  8. reallytinyamy

    reallytinyamy Mum and step mum

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    There is no way that is going to work!!
     
  9. xxleannexx

    xxleannexx Mom to a girl and boy

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    with my avent IQ one i got packs of citric acid with it which i do every 4 weeks or so!
     
  10. LaDY

    LaDY Mummy Of Two xx

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    Lol...just shows how clued up i am:)
     
  11. ayshahudson

    ayshahudson Mum & TTC no.2!

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    Use citric acid hunny or you can use a normal descaler, i get mine from Tesco's :)
     
  12. reallytinyamy

    reallytinyamy Mum and step mum

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    normal descaler is safe then.

    I suppose so, I use water from the kettle that I put descaler in :dohh:
     

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