Love it or hate it (we’re assuming it’s the latter), ironing is one of life’s tedious tasks we all have to endure. But, out of fear of looking as crumpled as an unloved ball of paper, we must fall on our swords and accept defeat. Whether you’re a dress maker or a shirt wearer, we’ve popped our faves into categories for you to have a gander.
The best all-rounder irons and steamers combine ease of use, clever tech, and value for money in a stylish, crinkle-free package. They breathe life back into your business best, topple mountains of laundry, and work tirelessly around the house to clear curtains and other upholstery of deep-set creases. Have a look at our neat range here.
When your regular iron just won’t cut the mustard, set your sights on the queen of steam with a powerful steam generator model. They have a super-fast heat up time and create high levels of pressure, so you can whizz through your laundry pile in almost half the time. Goodbye wrinkles, hello Speedy Gonzales!
Speeding through your laundry pile, the best handheld garment steamer can take on heaps of creases in a jiffy. With large water tanks for a continuous stream, they’re also designed to heat up fast, and work all around your home. Silky sheets, wrinkled curtains, delicate dresses – you name it, our range of steamers can sort it.
If you live in an area with hard water, you’re probably used to it taking its toll on your hair and skin. But when it comes to irons, the amount of calcium in your H20 can seriously wreak havoc and cause damage to the components. That’s right – limescale. Want to keep those chalky build-ups at bay? Our top pick irons for hard water come with anti-calc technology, giving you one less thing to stress about when you’re doing the chores.
Whether you’re prepping for a week in the office or have a pile of school uniforms to get through, make Sunday nights easier with an iron you can trust. Shirts can be tricky sometimes, so a vertical steam feature is great if you’d rather leave your clothes on the hanger instead of ironing them flat on a board. And because these models come with specially designed soleplates, they’ll glide effortlessly over cuffs, collars and buttons too.
Looking good doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag. For under £100, you can easily bag yourself a fantastic iron with tons of snazzy features to make laundry days effortless. From safety and cleaning functions to specially designed tech, this affordable model will keep your clothes crisp and your bank account healthy.
The best energy-efficient irons and steamers wave off wrinkles without racking up your energy bills. Our range is full of clever models brimming with efficient tech to keep your wallet happy. Not only that, but handy features like auto shut-off functions make singed pinkies a thing of the past too. Phew.
Stumped for choice? Let off some steam with our super-useful Buying Guide. There’s plenty of info and tips on what to look for an iron or steamer, and what’ll suit your needs best.