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    • away-with-the-fairies
    • By away-with-the-fairies 17th May 17, 3:15 PM
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    defrosted freezer with steam cleaner
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    • 17th May 17, 3:15 PM
    defrosted freezer with steam cleaner 17th May 17 at 3:15 PM
    its probably not an approved use of a steam cleaner but just used mine to defrost my chest freezer! start to finish 15 mins including cleaning. It was so caked with frost that i couldn't close it properly. Took all the food out i could apart from the iced up fish fingers and peas t the bottom and used steam cleaner with the little gun attachment. Went round the edges then was able to get a spoon behind it and it came off in sheets. as i said probably not the best way but there was no damaging of the freezer like there was when i used a sharp object to get it all off
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    • thorsoak
    • By thorsoak 17th May 17, 3:33 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 3:33 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 3:33 PM
    I use my hairdryer :-D
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 17th May 17, 3:42 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 3:42 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 3:42 PM
    Suddenly eyes steam mop with speculative expression.
    As current technique of saucepans of boiling water is S l o w ...
    • molerat
    • By molerat 17th May 17, 3:48 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 3:48 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 3:48 PM
    its probably not an approved use of a steam cleaner
    Originally posted by away-with-the-fairies
    http://blog.vax.co.uk/top-ten-uses-for-a-steam-cleaner/;)
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    • anamenottaken
    • By anamenottaken 17th May 17, 5:25 PM
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    ?? .....................
    • LameWolf
    • By LameWolf 17th May 17, 5:45 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 5:45 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 5:45 PM
    I use my hairdryer :-D
    Originally posted by thorsoak
    Me too - it's safer than saucepans of water when your hands are arthritic. Also it's instant - I'd have to wait for the steam cleaner to hot up first.
    LameWolf
    If your dog thinks you're the best, don't seek a second opinion.
    • ancientofdays
    • By ancientofdays 17th May 17, 6:43 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 6:43 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 6:43 PM
    I use my hairdryer too
    I was jumping to conclusions and one of them jumped back
    • joedenise
    • By joedenise 17th May 17, 7:28 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 7:28 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 7:28 PM
    I've always used my steam cleaner. Much quicker than anything else.

    Denise
    • Alter ego
    • By Alter ego 17th May 17, 7:33 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 7:33 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 7:33 PM
    I stand a fan heater in front of the open freezer door, works for me.
    Ignore me if you like, it's not the real me anyway.
    • TonyMMM
    • By TonyMMM 17th May 17, 8:22 PM
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    Steam wallpaper stripper works very well ....
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 17th May 17, 9:19 PM
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    Saucepans of boiling water work well too, so long as child labour doesn't scald themselves (or each other...)
    I have a bad feeling this snazzy tech will mean *I* am supposed to do it.
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