NEVER UNSCREW THE
BOILER CAP AS LONG AS THE
BOILER IS UNDER PRESSURE.
The red warning light will glow
indicating that the level of water in
the tank is low.
Wool and velvet. Guide the iron 2 cm
above the fabric, depressing the steam
button. The power of steam smoothes
away creases and revitalises the fabric.
Do not pull the fabric.
Vertical ironing – suits, dresses and
curtains are smoothed, renewed and
put into shape again while they are
hanging (see below).
(model IC450 only)
The soleplate can be fitted when
ironing delicate items such as silk.
Follow the instructions given on the
packaging and keep them handy for
future use. Always take care when
fitting, particularly if the iron is hot.
If the soleplate (Kenwood model
ICSP01) is not included in pack it
can be purchased separately from
the shop where you purchased your
steaming the creases out of
curtains, hanging clothes,
1 Make sure there is water in the boiler.
2 Turn the temperature control to
3 When the green ready to steam light
glows pull the material slightly with
one hand: hold the iron upright with
4 Tilt the iron forwards, then move it
down the material, pressing the
Never steam clothes being worn.
Keep your hands away from the
steam and soleplate.
Always ensure that the iron is facing
away from the user and/or others
when vertical steaming.
For material other than linen or
cotton, keep the iron off the material
to avoid burning it.
care and cleaning
Always switch off, unplug and allow
to cool before cleaning or storing.
There is no need to empty the boiler
unless you intend to leave the steam
station unused for a long period of
Don't scratch the outside by ironing
anything hard eg zips.
To remove minor remains of material
stuck to the soleplate, rub
lengthways with a soft, damp, non-
metallic cleaning pad.
Wipe with a damp cloth.
To extend the life of your steam
station and to avoid a build up of
scale, it is essential that you rinse
out the boiler after every 10 refills or
once a month. If you live in a hard
water area increase the frequency of
cleaning. Do not use chemical
descaling agents or vinegar as they
may damage your appliance.
Before removing the boiler cap
always ensure the steam station has
been depressured (see page 3).
1 Fill the boiler with fresh water, rinse
2 Always add 500ml water direct to
the boiler after cleaning to prevent
damaging the steam station.
service and customer
If the cord is damaged it must, for
safety reasons, be replaced by
KENWOOD or an authorised
If you need help with:
using your appliance
servicing or repairs
Contact the shop where you bought