Cleaning the casing ^ Depending on soiling, the casing can be wiped down with a dry or damp cloth. Do not use abrasive cleaners. Cleaning the water reservoir If the steam nozzles seem to be producing less steam, this may mean there are lime deposits in the water reservoir, caused by hard water. To remove these lime deposits, rinse the reservoir under tap water Unplug from the socket. , Wait until the iron is cold before you attempt to rinse out the water reservoir. Depending on the hardness of the tap water used, the water reservoir will need to be rinsed out after 3 to 10 tankfuls. Stubborn deposits can be removed with a lime remover. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for use of such products (dose, time, etc Fill the water reservoir halfway pint (400 ml) and close the cap. ^ Roll the heater plate backwards and forwards several times Rinse twice thoroughly with tap water to help prevent damage to laundry items. See the section on "Steam" for instructions on filling and emptying the water reservoir.