A:AnswerThank you for your question. To keep steam vents clear of any buildup, follow these instructions each time you iron using steam. Fill water reservoir to max. Plug unit in. Turn Temperature Control Dial to Cotton-Linen setting and let iron heat for 2 minutes. Turn Temperature Control Dial to off position. Unplug from outlet. Hold iron over sink. Press and hold the Self-Clean Button until tank is empty.
A:AnswerThank you for your question. All of our appliances are manufactured in China. Please be assured that our products and components meet all government requirements and are FDA and UL approved. They are also tested by independent laboratories to ensure the high quality that is expected of Hamilton Beach brand products. The rigorous tests we employ often exceed the standards set by our government making us a leader in the industry for quality and safety.