Find an ironing solution that best suits your needs.
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Find an ironing solution that best suits your needs.

Tanja Schütz
Zurich, on 19.06.2018

Unless you’re a professional, it’s not always easy to find out which ironing solution best suits your needs. To help you make the right choice, we have defined 7 criteria for the categories “clothes iron”, “ironing station” and “ironing system”.

Clothes irons

  • Cost: Low-cost
  • Amount of clothes: Small amounts, 1–2x a week, < 2 hours
  • Fabric compatibility: Suitable for light fabrics
  • Storage space required: Space-saving, for one-person or small households
  • Characteristics: Manageable, lightweight and quickly ready for use
  • Accessories: Ironing board required, optional water filter and descaler
  • Important features: Power, adjustable steam, maximum steam output and anti-scale system
GC 4910/11 PerfectCare AZUR (2400 W, 180 g/min)
Philips GC 4910/11 PerfectCare AZUR (2400 W, 180 g/min)
18

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Ironing stations

  • Cost: mid-price to high-price
  • Amount of washing: Large amounts, 2–3x a week, > 2 hours
  • Fabrics: Suitable for light and heavy fabrics
  • Storage space required: Compact, for small or large households
  • Characteristics: Powerful and steady
  • Accessories: Ironing board required
  • Important features: Constant steam, steam pressure, heating-up time and anti-scale system
GV8461 Pro Express Turbo Autoclean (2200 W, 260 g/min)
Tefal GV8461 Pro Express Turbo Autoclean (2200 W, 260 g/min)
52
GC9681/81 Elite Plus (2400 W, 500 g/min)
365.–
Philips GC9681/81 Elite Plus (2400 W, 500 g/min)
156

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Ironing systems

  • Cost: high-price
  • Amount of washing: Very large amounts, 2–3x or more a week, > 3 hours
  • Fabrics: Suitable for light and heavy fabrics
  • Storage space required: Takes up a lot of space, suitable for large households
  • Characteristics: Powerful, steady, includes active ironing board
  • Accessories: Usually includes accessories, system is expandable
  • Important features: Steam pressure, active ironing board, anti-scale system, automatic steam flow
FashionMaster B 33-12 CH (2200 W, 100 g/min)
1337.–
Miele FashionMaster B 33-12 CH (2200 W, 100 g/min)
15

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Ironing accessories

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Tanja Schütz
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