Proper way to clean molds

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    • #16408
      Elizabeth
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      What is the proper way to clean my molds so I don’t scratch them up.

      How do I get into nooks and crannies

    • #16419
      Katherine Swift
      Keymaster

      Hi Elizabeth, are you working with plastic molds or silicone molds?

    • #16441
      elizabeth
      Guest

      silicone

      I haven’t been using anything to scrub btw!

      • #16448
        Katherine Swift
        Keymaster

        I like to use a good detergent (I prefer Dawn dish soap) and warm water. Squeeze the mold and pull it apart to get any resin crumbs out. Assuming all the resin has cured, any resin fragments should slide out easily.

        Rinse well, then slap it onto a towel to ‘beat out’ the remaining water. If you have hard water, it can leave spots after it dries. You could also do a final rinse in distilled water or even warm it with a heat gun to evaporate any remaining moisture.

        • #16503
          liz
          Guest

          I would assume to just clean them with my fingers?

          • #16507
            Katherine Swift
            Keymaster

            Fingers or a soft cloth. I don’t use anything harsh like a scrub pad.

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      Katherine Swift
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