Rating of the best irons for the home


An iron is one of the most essential household appliances that many people use on a daily basis. There is a huge range of models that differ in functions, parameters, materials used in the production, design.

Ironing things is difficult to attribute to the favorite activities of housewives. Especially when the iron fails. These devices, like other equipment, are far from perfect: some do not smooth out, but only wrinkle, others flow, others quickly fail and are sent to a landfill. To understand how to choose the best iron for home use, with a good price / quality ratio, we have compiled a rating of models, focusing on customer reviews and expert advice.

Top 10 irons

10 Rowenta DW4130D1

Rowenta DW4130D1

Roventa is able to cope with complex folds, you can set the type of material to be processed so that the system automatically adjusts the degree of impact on the fabric. There is a steam boost function for the most problematic cases.

A small water tank (250 ml) will make it possible to moisten the laundry for efficient ironing. The appliance is equipped with a self-cleaning system.


  • Sole heats up quickly
  • Drip-stop function
  • Quality build
  • Nice price



In this rating, there are several best models of irons in terms of quality and customer reviews from the international brand Redmond. A high average rating and a lot of user opinions made me pay attention to the RI-C263 — a good functional iron with not the most boring design.

The power of work is automatically adjusted, adapts to the type of fabric. Vertical steaming is useful when you need to iron a suit, outerwear, curtains. There is a self-cleaning function, as well as protection against scale. Long network cable — an extra few points for ease of use.


  • Vertical steam
  • Doesn’t slip in hand
  • Automatic shutdown
  • Light weight
  • low price


  • Too close the location of the regulator and buttons to the handle

8 Polaris PIR 2487AK

Polaris PIR 2487AK

The sole is made of durable PRO 5 Ceramic, there are steam and steam boost functions. A steam boost consumes 145 grams of water per minute. The device automatically turns off after 30 seconds in a horizontal position and after 8 minutes in a vertical position.

The anti-drip system will prevent things from getting wet, and the anti-scale and self-cleaning systems will make it easier to care for the iron. The manufacturer offers a 2-year warranty on the model.


  • Handles any fabric
  • Nice appearance
  • 3 meter cord
  • Price quality


  • easy to scratch
  • Hard to see the water level

7 Hottek HT-955-006

Hottek HT-955-006

What is the best iron to buy for dry and wet ironing? Judging by the reviews, Hottek HT-955-006 will be a good solution. The Ceramic Soft Care ceramic sole gently irons the fabric without wrinkling or catching it. Works with any type of fabric. Automatic shutdown works both in horizontal, and in vertical position.

Thanks to the anti-drip system, water does not flow onto the fabric if the soleplate is not hot enough. As standard, it was not without a system of self-cleaning and protection against scale formation.


  • Vertical steam and spray
  • Cord ball attachment
  • Rubberized handle
  • Transparent water tank


  • Not very convenient to pour water
  • Activity sensor not always working correctly

6 REDMOND SkyIron RI-C254S


Not a simple iron, but a «smart» iron. You can control such a household appliance not only in the usual way, with handles, but also through a smartphone using the Ready For Sky application. In the smartphone, you can turn off the iron, check the status of its operation, position, set the safe mode by blocking manual activation.

The ceramic sole provides gentle care for the fabric, the rubberized handle provides a firm grip without slipping, and a powerful steam boost is effective in the most neglected cases. The 3 meter long cable won’t tether too much to the outlet, and the anti-lime system will prevent limescale build-up.


  • Powerful steam burst
  • Automatic shutdown in any position
  • Smart features
  • Modern appearance, various body colors
  • Cord length


  • Low power with even steam supply

5 REDMOND SkyIron RI-C273S


Like the previous sample, it received «smart» functions and remote control from a smartphone. Without any deformation, it irons any, including the most delicate fabrics (the main thing is to set the correct mode). The auto-off function is hardly surprising, however, a fuse that works immediately after a fall or turning over the sole can help out in everyday life.

The smart functions of Ready for Sky are rather meager, but there is one mode that claims to be useful if there are small children or old people in the family — activating «Safe Mode» allows you to block the manual turning on of the iron.


  • Thoughtfully shaped outsole
  • Smart features
  • Powerful steam with continuous supply
  • Light weight — only 1.1 kg
  • long cord


  • May turn off at the wrong time when ironing for a long time
  • Steam intensity not adjustable

4 Braun TexStyle 7 TS735TP

Braun TexStyle 7 TS735TP

Powerful steam booster, consumes 180 g/min. Be prepared for a thorough and rapid flow of water. Steam can be supplied directly from the spout. Steam supply can be adjusted manually. Even the most stubborn folds on clothes are not afraid of this iron. Difficult ironing becomes easier and easier.

A special Eloxal Plus sole is used, which shows itself in practice better than ordinary stainless steel. At the same time, a protector is installed on the sole, which will “take care” of the safety of delicate things at maximum steam power. Cord rotates 360 degrees.


  • Intensive steam
  • Nozzle for delicate fabrics
  • Durability
  • Fast heating


  • There are complaints about the leakage of the sole

3 Philips GC3925/30 PerfectCare PowerLife

Philips GC3925/30 PerfectCare PowerLife

Iron with durable titanium surface. 6-layer coating protects against scratches and burning. The model has a high power of steam boost, water consumption is 180 g / min. Due to the «drop-stop» system, you can not worry about the flow of water on clothes. The vertical steam function is also in place.

The design is thought out to the smallest detail that even the factory installation of the wire and the plug with «ears» are made as convenient as possible. It is important to note that this iron does not have temperature control.


  • titanium surface
  • Uniform soleplate temperature
  • Powerful steam burst
  • Thoughtful fork
  • The iron regulates the temperature on its own


  • Running out of water fast
  • Long heating

2 Philips GC4909/60 Azur

Philips GC4909/60 Azur

Another Philips in our ranking, a true representative of the Premium class. Technical parameters will not let you lie: increased power (even excessive), powerful steam boost (250 g/min), intensive constant steam supply (55 g/min), vertical steaming, auto-off, drop-stop. The narrow spout handles hard-to-reach places of clothing better. Effective self-cleaning allows you to use water of any quality.

What do the owners say? The average rating is 4.7 (298 votes). They praise the sole, high-quality steaming, design, smoothing things of any type. In everyday life, the convenience of a long cord with a swivel joint is felt.


  • Appearance
  • high power
  • fast heating
  • Scratch-resistant outsole
  • Tapered toe, thin sole
  • Long cord with ball mount


  • No remaining water visible
  • heaviness

1 Morphy Richards Turbosteam lIntelliTemp 303131

Morphy Richards Turbosteam lIntelliTemp 303131

High power (3100 W) contributes to the fastest heating of the surface. A powerful steam boost (at the level of the steam generator) will make it possible to cope with any creases. There is no mode switch in the form of a familiar round regulator — special sensors will determine the required operating mode themselves. The ceramic sole is divided into 3 functional zones.


  • Power, fast heating
  • Handles tasks effectively
  • Uniform water supply, no spillage
  • long cord
  • High build quality
  • Large water tank

Varieties of irons

There are 4 main categories of devices:

  • road — have minimal dimensions and modest weight, which makes them portable and easy to transport. Minus — reduced power;
  • wireless — a special base is connected to the outlet, transferring heat directly to the iron;
  • with steam generator or steamer — able to generate steam and steam boost, the more powerful the motor, the stronger the effect;
  • ironing systems — an all-in-one kit that includes a board, the device itself, a container of water;
  • classical. In this review, we’ll take a look at the best classic irons for the home in 2021.
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