Even if it might seem shallow, appearance is very important especially for people that work in an office and interact with clients and colleagues. This means that the suit, the shirt or the pants need to be impeccable every single day. Taking them to the cleaner too often can be quite costly but a garment steamer on the other hand can help reduce the expenses. They can remove odors and creases with minimal effort. These simple commodity appliances are inexpensive and can save a lot of trouble. Here are the top 10 garment steamers in 2016 reviews.
10. Conair Travel Smart by Conair Travel Garment Steamer
The Conair is a compact and portable steamer designed for people that travel a lot and wish to avoid spending too much money on dry cleaning. Its simple and easy to use design makes it very convenient and combined with the low price tag the garment steamer is one of the best models that are suited to be taken in a suitcase. The steamer is also decent for everyday usage but it will not be as efficient as a full size one. It comes with a dual voltage line cord making it usable anywhere in the world. The water tank holds enough water for 10 minutes of continuous usage.
9. Shark Press and Refresh
The Shark Press is more of a professional compact garment steamer. It comes with everything that might be required to start using it straight away including a door press pad, fabric frame, fill cup and Velcro clips. Power rating is 1580 watts making it both efficient and fast to remove odors and wrinkles. The steamer also uses an exclusive system named Heated Wrinkle Eraser that can remove any kind of creases faster than most other compact garment steamers. The build quality of the steamer is quite decent and looks gear from a design perspective. It is inexpensive and easy to use.
8. Sunbeam S1500 1500-Watt Classic Garment Steamer
Sunbeam’s S1500 is more of a classic garment steamer with an upright build. Power rating is about 1500 watts helps it heat up the in around 45 seconds. The water tank is large enough to provide continuous steam for little over an hour. The telescopic pole is collapsible in order to make it easier to store. It also comes with roll casters to make it both mobile and easy to handle.
7. Steamfast SF-510 Fabric Steamer
The Steamfast SF-510 is an inexpensive classic steamer with an upright telescopic pole and a power rating of 1500 watts. It is capable of heating up in just 45 seconds and due to its large water tank it can be used continuously for around 50 minutes. The pole can be used to hang clothes and it is collapsible in order to be stored easily. It can remove wrinkles from almost all types of fabrics and it is quite efficient in removing odors and unwanted smells.
6. SINGER SteamWorks Pro 1500 Watt Garment & Fabric Steamer
The Singer SteamWorks is an excellent steamer that can successfully eliminate the need to go to a dry cleaner. It has a 2.5 litter water tank that provides enough steam for about 90 minutes before needing a refill. The steamer needs around 45 seconds to heat up and comes with a smart auto-off system. It has a collapsible telescopic hope and an intuitive hanger system. The hose of the product has a special design to protect the user and avoid unpleasant accidents.
5. Rowenta DG8430 Pro Precision Steam Station
The Rowenta DG8430 Pro steamer is one of the more expensive models but mostly due to its features. It can provide continuous high power steam with a 4 bar pressure which makes ironing and wrinkle removal almost effortless. The water tank can provide enough steam for about 90 minutes and can be used vertically. The only downside is the fact that it needs about 3 minutes to heat up. On the other hand it is one of the most efficient steamers which explains why it is a bit more expensive than others.
4. Conair Compact Upright Fabric Steamer
The Conair Compact steamer is probably one of the smallest models that were designed with a pole and upright usage. This was possible due to the smaller water tank and the removable and collapsible pole. Without the pole the Conair can be used just like a small portable steamer. The full package includes a bristle brush attachment and lint. What is most surprising about this steamer is the 55 ounce water tank that provides about one hour of continuous usage which is quite a lot. Last but not least the steamer is affordable and decently built.
3. Conair Extreme Steam Fabric Steamer with Dual Heat
The Conair Extreme is one of the best compact steamers available. It very powerful despite its small size. Using a dual heating system the steam is about 30% hotter and can penetrate thicker fabrics. At the same time it can kill bacteria and removes most impurities and odors. The water tank provides enough steam for 15 minutes of continuous usage. The full package includes some additional accessories such as the soft cushion brush, the fabric brush and a creaser. For such a low priced steamer the Conair Extreme is surely worth the money.
2. Rowenta IS6200 Compact Valet Full Size Garment Steamer
When it comes to established brands the Rowents is surely one of the more popular names in the industry. The IS6200 garment streamer is one of their most popular product with a lot of positive feedback and close to perfect rating. It comes with a lot of accessories including a hanger with clips for clothes and a telescopic pole that can be collapsed. It has a relatively large water tank that should provide enough steam for 60 minutes and an easy to use foot operated On/Off switch.
1. Steamfast SF-407 Fabric Steamer
The SF-407 is a 1500 watt steamer that might not look special in any way but it is one of the bestsellers. With a lot of positive feedback from the consumers and decent features and specs the model shows just how well it is built. It has a decent design, a large water tank, a telescopic pole and a lot of accessories bundled with the steamer. On top of all these pros the steamer is also one of the more affordable ones which recommends it to almost anyone who needs a new garment steamers.