This might not be the best place to ask, and feel free to point me
elsewhere, but I want to buy a new iron, and know absolutely nothing about
irons. The one I have now is too light, and doesn't press down on my
clothes enough. A friend of mine was recommended an iron made by Tefal, and
it was very expensive, but it dribbles brown juice all over their white
shirts and blouses, so I guess you never know. Any ideas? Thanks.
On Sun, 26 Sep 2004 13:06:13 +0100, "The Crow"
You have two points here that need addressing.
You don't tell us of your needs or space limitations so I'll assume
you are not needing a professional-grade iron or one that will
allow you to sit and use it; all you need is a standard
I've had excellent luck with my Black and Decker Type 1. It has a
dial for controlling the amount of heat to the iron, a dial to
control the amount of steam or no steam, and a button for
"spritzing" clothes. I also enjoy the auto-shut-off feature. It's
about 2-lbs. when the reservoir is full and the bottom is stainless
steel. It cost me US$15.00 several years ago and hasn't shown any
signs that it's going to give out any time soon.
This was because they used regular tap or "spring" water and did
not use distilled water. Then they left the iron's water reservoir
filled after using it. Now, when they have the steam feature going,
it's sputtering the rust residue out all over their clean, white
clothes. I don't know of any sure way to remove the rust from the
insides. Even if they rinsed it out, the moment they used it again,
the process would start anew and continue dribbling the rust over
I agree. I love my Rowenta. I have always preferred a stainless steel plate
rather than a Teflon coated one.
Try the Rowenta...good steam, auto shut off, heats up quick & stays hot,
The Crow wrote:
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