Are you double minded on whether to go for an iron box or a steamer? This article will explain why a garment steamer is more favorable. It’ll also give you a list of the latest, highly reviewed and most reliable ones for this year. An iron box and garment steamer work by removing wrinkles from our clothes. While the hot iron box has to come into contact with the garment, steamers emit hot steam which moisturizes and relaxes the fabric. Without coming into direct contact with the material, steamers are less likely to destroy it. Again, most steamers come with hangers so you won’t be requiring an ironing board. Moreover, garment steamers are straightforward to use, unlike an iron box where you may need some training. You’ll also find a steamer faster compared to the iron box.
From the numerous brands there are on the market today, our team found these to be the most outstanding in terms of price, versatility, construction and design amongst other features.
Table of Contents
- 10. PureSteam XL – High-Powered Standing Fabric Steamer
- 9. TaoTronics Handheld Portable Fabric Steamers For Clothes
- 8. ESTEAM Personal Hand Held Steamer
- 7. Rowenta IS6300 Master Valet Full Size Garment and Fabric Steamer
- 6. Epica 800 Watt Handheld Fabric Steamer
- 5. J-2000 Jiffy Garment Steamer with Plastic Steam Head
- 4. PurSteam PS-910 Heavy Duty Powerful Fabric Steamer
- 3. Steamfast SF-407 Fabric Steamer
- 2. PurSteam Fabric Steamer
- 1. Pure Enrichment PureSteam Fabric Steamer
10. PureSteam XL – High-Powered Standing Fabric Steamer
PureSteam XL Fabric Steamer will make your wardrobe good-looking without having to slave yourself. Using 1500-watt, you’ll be cruising on the wrinkles on your bedsheets, shirts, curtains and clothes like never before. Its half-gallon tank assures you of a full hour flawless steaming. This steamer features an ingenious modern design with a telescopic pole and hanger to ease your task. PureSteam also has rollers so you can do your steaming anywhere you wish, either by the laundry machine or by your drawer.
9. TaoTronics Handheld Portable Fabric Steamers For Clothes
If you’re in need of a fabric steamer that you can carry to the camp or on a business trip, Tao Tronics is a sure bet. This is a handheld, compact size fabric steamer that only requires 90 seconds to steam up the water. It has a sturdy construction design that makes it durable. Reviewers praised its ease of use and price as well. From its clear window, you can tell when it’s time to refill the tank. Notably, this portable steamer is only 1.2 pounds heavy. This means that you can steam and steam without breaking your hand. You also get a free heavy-duty safety glove to protect you from steam burns.
8. ESTEAM Personal Hand Held Steamer
This is another easily portable steamer that’s worth adding to your household tools. It’s lightweight and easy to use. Esteam has an ergonomically designed handle that makes it comfortable on your hands. Its small size makes it easy to travel with. Again, it’ll comfortably share space with other tools thanks to its compact size. Esteam only takes a minute to heat up. This means that you’ll never have to late for that date.
7. Rowenta IS6300 Master Valet Full Size Garment and Fabric Steamer
Roventa IS6300 is a reputable brand on this market niche. Its key feature that keeps it a notch higher is the roll and support technique. Besides that, Rowenta has a classic design that will add a rich taste to your house. Its fabric support hanging from the hanger and fastened on the telescopic handle makes sure that no wrinkles escape its steam. In addition, its tank is easily removable in case you want to refill or to drain. Reviewers also loved its foot-controlled power switch and flexible pole that makes it easy to store.
6. Epica 800 Watt Handheld Fabric Steamer
There are several reasons why you can’t regret investing on this fabric steamer. Firstly, no assembling is required. You just need to fill the tank, kick the switch on and eliminate those wrinkles in a flash. Secondly, it’s incredibly easy to use. It also has a long cord thereby not necessitating an extension cable. Most importantly, Epica 800 does what it’s meant to do.
5. J-2000 Jiffy Garment Steamer with Plastic Steam Head
Jiffy Steamer offers a fantastic 3-year warranty for its J-2000 fabric steamer. J-2000 has a simple design but it’s versatile compared to other handheld steamers. It also comes in different colors so be sure to specify on your favorite. This steamer heats up pretty fast and its large tank will keep you going for a whole hour and a half. Moreover, its casters make it easy to move it from one position to the other hassle free.
4. PurSteam PS-910 Heavy Duty Powerful Fabric Steamer
When you have tons and tons of clothing to steam, not any other steamer will save the day for you. You need a no non-sense steamer that won’t need refilling after every piece of cloth. PurSteam PS-910 is what you need. PurSteam has utmost confidence in their steamer so they back it with a generous 5 year warranty. Besides being budget-friendly and easy to maintain, it’s made of trustworthy quality material. PurSteam also has a large reservoir which is easy to clean and to refill.
3. Steamfast SF-407 Fabric Steamer
Similar to those of its kind, Steamfast has rollers to move it with much ease. It also has an adjustable telescopic pole. This gives you a comfortable and hassle-free steaming time and also makes it easy to store. Its 40oz tank heats the water in only 45 seconds. This makes steaming not only fast but straightforward and enjoyable. The manufacturer’s attention to detail has seen them invent an award-winning nozzle that also works as a comb while delivering an incredible spread of steam. Buyers also enjoy a full year warranty and technical support.
2. PurSteam Fabric Steamer
This is another great offer from Pursteam. We could say that it’s a handheld version of the PurSteam PS-910 since it shares in most of its great features but in a compact size highly portable model. It has an improvised nozzle that knows how to go hard on wrinkles. It’s easily refillable mess-free tank holds enough water to keep you going for up to 8 minutes. Also, its aluminum heating element heats the water fast and to the required degrees to refresh the fabric with much ease and with no risk of burning it.
1. Pure Enrichment PureSteam Fabric Steamer
This was our award-winning contender for this year. It has been specially designed to work on delicate fabrics without causing burns or other damages. Unlike other handheld steamers, Pure Enrichment has a larger water reservoir that will hold enough water for 10 continuous steaming minutes. Besides, its handily located on-off switch makes it safer for you and your garments. Pure Enrichment Fabric Steamer also comes in a small size that makes it easy to travel with and to store.
When buying a steamer, you’ll have to choose between the handheld and the pole and hanger steamers. Secondly, consider whether you’d love to carry it with you on trips or camps. From the list, there’s an array of portable steamers for you to choose from. Finally, consider whether you need the steamer for light, medium duty or heavy duty purposes. Any of the handheld steamers is ideal for light to medium duty steaming. For heavy duty needs, go for the pole and hanger steamers