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Last updated: 04 August 2021


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Steam stations, or steam generators, are bulkier – and pricier – than your traditional iron, but they help you get through your ironing fast. We lab test and review the latest models to help you find the best steam station for your needs.

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Our expert testers give every steam station a thorough workout to help find the models that:

  • are best at removing creases from a range of fabrics
  • are easy to use
  • heat up the fastest.

We also give you good and bad points for each model to help you buy the best. And our Recommended list will help you quickly see which models come out on top.

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    Variable steam

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    Allows you to control the amount of steam coming from the iron. You can turn it up when you're trying to get creases out of linen, and turn it down for more sensitive fabrics.

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      If the main tank is placed on a table, you’ll need a hose that’s long enough to reach the ironing board.

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