Best Inexpensive Vertical Steamers

Philips GC514/40 EasyTouch Plus

Opens our ranking of the best steamers Philips GC514/40. The 1600W floorstanding steamer generates steam at 32g/min, with three steam settings depending on the type of fabric being steamed. The kit for the device includes: an adjustable single stand, a clothes hanger, a special mitten to protect against steam. Ready for work — a minute after switching on. The homeland of the brand is the Netherlands, the manufacturer is China, the warranty is 2 years.

Main advantages:

  • Use of hard tap water is possible.
  • Removable transparent reservoir.
  • Topping up water during work.
  • Descaling (Easy de-calc).
  • Cord length — 2 m, hose — 1.5 m.
  • Height adjustable stand.
  • Cord compartment.
Minuses:
  • A fairly “flimsy” stand on one leg (according to customer reviews).
  • Inconvenient instructions.
Models in the line:
  • Philips GC512/40 EasyTouch Plus

    — analogue with slight external differences

  • Philips GC516/20 EasyTouch Plus

    — version of the same power, but with 5 steam modes, there is a special brush for better penetration of steam into the fabric, an accessory for pointing arrows

  • Philips GC524/60 EasyTouch Plus

    — Model with 5 steam settings, brush, arrow accessory, Styleboard

9.4
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

I use the steamer at maximum steam supply almost always. Steams efficiently fabrics with the addition of synthetic fibers, with a slightly clumsy hose.

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Scarlett SC-GS130S05/06

Next in the ranking of the best is a steamer with a power of 1800 W and a water tank of 1.6 liters. Steam generation up to 160 g/min. Suitable for flowing and delicate fabrics, as well as fabrics with pile: velvet, velor, corduroy. The package includes a telescopic stand, hangers for clothes and trousers, a brush for clothes, an overlay for processing the collar. The country of manufacture is China, the warranty is one year.

Main advantages:

  • Steamer with ten different modes for different types of fabrics.
  • Mobile: 4 wheels available.
  • Access to operating mode in 45 seconds.
  • Steel sole ironing.
  • Removable tank.
  • Overheat protection.
  • The ability to use tap water, there is no filter, the instructions indicate a fairly simple method of cleaning.
  • Choice of two colors: 05 — purple, 06 — turquoise.
Minuses:
  • Steaming only in the vertical position of the iron.
  • There is no auto-off feature when idle.
  • No refueling during operation, to add water, you must completely turn off the device from the network.
  • Individual drops of water may get on the fabric.
  • Short cord: 1.5 m.
  • The declared steam power — 160 g / min is not true.
Models in the line:
  • Scarlett SC-GS130S07

    — power 2000 W, black color, realistic steam output up to 40 g/min, ready to use in 30 seconds

  • Scarlett SC-GS130S09

    — purple color, 1900 W, steam up to 45 g/min, 11 modes, ironing board included

  • Scarlett SC-GS130S19

    — gray color, 1950 W, ironing board, adjustable steam up to 45 g/min (11 modes in total)

9.3
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

In general, the steamer copes with folds, creases on clothes. I use it on both high and medium settings. Convenient stand height — 1.5 m.

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Kitfort KT-913 Professional Series

A good inexpensive floor steamer with a power of 2 kW with mechanical control is suitable for processing delicate fabrics, jeans, raincoat materials, suiting woolen and wool blend woven and knitwear. It shows a good result when ironing clothes with small elements or assemblies, ruffles. The device is easy to operate, has a single rotary switch that activates the steaming process and regulates the steam intensity for various materials. The iron «works» in any position: irons, straightens, kills germs, removes unpleasant odors. In the complete set: brush head, trouser clip for the formation of perfect arrows, mitten. To accommodate things, the device is equipped with a two-legged rack and a crossbar for trousers and skirts. Russian brand, country of manufacture — China, warranty — year.

Main advantages:

  • 4 steaming modes with a maximum steam pressure of 1.5 bar and outlet temperatures up to 130-140°C.
  • Steam heating function in the iron: prevents the formation of condensation and large wet spots on clothes.
  • The iron works in any position, including horizontal, vertical.
  • Removable water tank 1.35 l.
  • The working surface of the iron is made of stainless steel.
  • Extendable post: max 1.65 m.
  • Heating is fast, 30-40 seconds.
Minuses:
  • Unstable stand, fragility of materials.
  • There is no descaling system.
  • There may be an initial smell of plastic.
  • Rapid water consumption, a drop in the intensity of steam formation, uneven steam output — a decrease in pressure every 10-30 seconds of operation.
Models in the line:
  • Kitfort KT-915 Professional Series

    — electronic control with display, 2000 W, heater power in the iron 420 W, water tank 1600 ml

9.2
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

It is necessary to adapt to ironing with a steamer: stretch the fabric, drive the iron evenly, at a certain speed. Then you get the desired result. According to the manufacturer’s recommendation, I use distilled water, but when used, deposits do not appear on the internal surfaces and in the hose.

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Kitfort KT-919

One of the most popular floor steamers on the market. It quickly heats the water in the tank (decent in size), is compact and economical. In most cases, it is able to replace the iron, since it steams almost any fabric, and much faster. Good for delicate fabrics: corduroy, silk, linen, etc. However, it is quite applicable for thick fabrics — users iron bed linen right on the bed. The hanger included in the kit allows you to start working with the device immediately. The price of the steamer is quite loyal — it costs its money and even more.

Main advantages:

  • excellent steam quality
  • economy
  • ideal for delicate fabrics
  • a sufficiently large water tank (1.5 liters)
  • quick start
  • serious design
  • clear instructions
Minuses:
  • If there is no experience in owning such equipment, it will take some time to get used to using it.
  • The handle gets hot

9.1
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

In general, the steamer is good, it is not a super model that instantly steams super warm thick things for you. However, this is a very good model for the money. Perfect for t-shirts, skirts and pants.

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The best handheld steamers

MIE Piccolo

The best handheld steamer in our ranking is the MIE Piccolo. This is a small universal device 2 in 1, designed both for vertical steaming of various types of fabrics, and for simple boiling of water for domestic needs. In fact, this is a cute bright orange electric mini-kettle with a volume of 0.5 liters with a powerful 1200 W heating element. And the use of the device in one capacity or another depends on the installed nozzle.

The steamer mode is enabled by the black top element with a steam iron. There is an opportunity to effectively deal with folds, jams on clothes, refresh things, and neutralize odors. As additional accessories, the kit includes: a fleecy brush, a heat-resistant board for steaming hard-to-reach places (collars, cuffs, pockets, various ruffles and frills), a special teflon-coated mitten to protect against burns. Time of continuous work — 15 minutes.

A simple transformation into a compact and convenient kettle is to install a transparent lid with a “spout” for pouring water into a cup instead of a steamer nozzle.

Main advantages:

  • Steam productivity — 40 g / min;
  • Overheating protection, automatic shutdown without water;
  • Affordable price.
Minuses:
  • Short power cord;
  • Rapid water consumption.

9.5
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

An excellent steamer, if you do not expect «miracles» from it. He copes well with his duties, but it is at least naive to expect that he will cope with any trouble without any problems.

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RUNZEL VAG-150 Jatten

The 1500W handheld compact steamer generates steam at 100°C and 3.5 bar. Steam consumption — 40 ml / min. The container holds 360 ml of water. The control of the device is mechanical, with a single steam supply button. Works in any position: horizontal and vertical. The homeland of the brand is Sweden, the warranty is a year (25 months when registering on the official website).

Main advantages:

  • Fixed press and hold button function.
  • Anti-drop function.
  • Steel heater.
  • Removable water tank.
  • Auto-off when not in use (Auto-AllOff) and safety shutdown in the absence of water.
  • Compactness.
  • Heating to working condition — 25 seconds.
Minuses:
  • No steam regulation.
  • Short time of continuous work — 15 minutes.
  • Use only distilled, non-hard water.
  • Adding water only when the device is completely disconnected from the mains.
  • Cleaning the appliance from scale, according to the instructions, is possible only in the service center.
Models in the line:
  • RUNZEL VAG-160 Plantag

    — the main color is black, the operating time is up to 12 minutes.

9.4
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

I bought a steamer for frequent business trips, it’s not for nothing that the instructions call it a “little traveler”: it does an excellent job, the steam is good, it is suitable for smoothing loose fabrics, and you can refresh any.

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Polaris PGS 1570CA

The compact hand-held steamer is convenient for express processing of things right on the hanger: you can quickly freshen up clothes, straighten wrinkles on easily ironed fabrics, and also, for example, steam curtains on the eaves. Device power: 1.8-2.0 kW, and steam productivity — 42 g / min — large enough for a manual device. The maximum continuous operating time of the device is no more than 15-20 minutes. Removable water tank is only 0.25 l, cord length is convenient — 2 m. Russian brand, made in China, warranty — year.

Main advantages:

  • Heating indication.
  • 3 steam modes, although, 80% of consumers, judging by the reviews, use only the maximum.
  • There is a “constant steam” function with button fixation: you do not need to hold it with your finger all the time.
  • Stainless steel nozzle.
  • Brush pad for steaming and cleaning at the same time.
  • Compactness.
Minuses:
  • Not powerful enough for cotton, linen, jeans. But he is able to cope with suitcase bruises of already ironed things.
  • Recommended for vertical steaming only.
Models in the line:
  • Polaris PGS 1431C
    — relatively compact model, 1400 W, ready to use in 10 seconds, continuous steam 30 g/min., removable reservoir holds 100 ml of water, cord length 3 m

9.3
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

The steamer is convenient, the tank without refueling is enough for a couple of things. She doesn’t spit with water, she steamed a wrinkled children’s shirt in five minutes: not the fastest way, with an iron it’s more efficient and faster, perhaps, but you don’t need an ironing board and there are no traces of the iron.

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Polaris PGS 1518CA

Another model of a manual steamer with its strengths and weaknesses. Power of the device: 1500 W, and the maximum steam supply — 26 g / min — suitable for light fabrics and refreshing clothes. The device is equipped with a removable reservoir of 260 ml, a brush attachment for cleaning clothes is included. The country of origin is China, the warranty is one year.

Main advantages:

  • Steamer with two operating modes: «Eco steam» and «constant steam».
  • Light indication of modes.
  • The steam supply button is equipped with a latch.
  • Stainless steel nozzle.
  • Heating and readiness — in 30-35 seconds.
  • 360 ml water bottle adapter.
  • Use of hard water (there is a built-in filter).
  • Automatic shutdown after 8 minutes of inactivity.
  • Convenient cord length — 2 meters.
  • Light weight, only 1.2kg (with water).
Minuses:
  • Small water tank.
  • More suitable for travel than for everyday home use.
  • There may be small drops of water on clothing.
  • The instructions only recommend vertical steaming.
  • Time of continuous work — no more than 15-20 minutes.

9.3
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

Convenient compact steamer, takes up little space in luggage. I do not recommend using for delicate and moisture-sensitive materials: stains from water drops may remain.

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Tefal DT6130E0 Access Steam First

The super compact 1.3 kW steamer has a steam output of 20 g/min. Not an impressive characteristic, but on the other hand, you can be sure that you will not cause harm to any tissues, even the most delicate ones. And it is designed for lightweight materials. The manufacturer does not claim to have a wide application of the device and positions it, first of all, as a road version. French brand, made in China, 2 year warranty.

Main advantages:

  • Fast heating.
  • Removable reservoir (but only 70 ml).
  • Brush attachment included.
  • Cord 2.6 m.
  • Long warranty period.
Minuses:
  • The tank is enough for one shirt.
  • Small power and steam performance, but if you do not expect premium performance from a compact device, a good option for travel.
  • The steam button is not fixed, you need to constantly hold it with your index finger.

9.2
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

A travel steamer weighing less than a kilogram is an excellent addition to an iron: it perfectly refreshes things before work, smoothes a child’s school uniform in a couple of minutes, and disinfects toys with steam. Easy to operate: single button.

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BBK EGS-1202

A good inexpensive compact handheld steamer with a power of 1200 W is designed for vertical processing of fairly light fabrics. The steam consumption in single mode is 20g/min and the water tank holds 250ml. The kit includes a clip attachment for smoothing trousers, as well as a brush attachment for cleaning clothes, a measuring cup, and a carrying case. Made in China, one year warranty.

Main advantages:

  • Lightweight (0.73 kg) and easy to use steamer.
  • Heating indication.
  • Overheat protection.
  • Special valve for draining the remaining water.
  • Sufficient cord length — 1.8 m.
  • Use of special means for cleaning (not solvents) is allowed.
  • Possibility to choose from two body colors — lilac / turquoise.
Minuses:
  • Steam consumption is not regulated.
  • Plastic steam nozzle.
  • There may be drops of water on the fabric.
  • Non-removable and opaque water tank.

9.0
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

I was looking for a steamer specifically for light items from loose fabrics. You need to get used to a good result. There is enough water in the container for 1-2 things.

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Zimber ZM-10085

The main advantage of this handheld steamer is the price. For little money, its owner gets the opportunity to take an excellent substitute for an iron on a trip. Steams both thin and rather dense fabrics (trousers, sweaters made of synthetics). Power allows you to do it quickly and quite efficiently. Of course, you will not get anything supernatural from such a steamer, but you will certainly be satisfied with the ratio of price and quality.

Main advantages:

  • low price
  • enough power
  • high-quality steaming of various fabrics
  • compact dimensions
  • light weight
Minuses:
  • minimal functionality
  • small tank (enough for 2-3 things)

8.9
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

For such a price, a normal option. 1300W is written on the box, but for some reason 700W on the device itself ??? The crumpled sweater steamed off, the curtains also steamed well, although I had to tinker with them longer. You can use.

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The best floor steamers

Philips GC627/60 ProTouch

The Philips GC627/60 ProTouch wins in the best floor standing steamer category. This is a 2.2 kW steamer with a two-leg stand and a tilt ironing board. The upper part of the board is made in the form of hangers, the surface can be tilted by 30° for convenience and efficiency of the process. The steam iron of the device resembles the sole of a classic iron in its shape: the triangular nose can penetrate into hard-to-reach places of clothing: around the button space, ruffles and gathers. The body of the station is made of plastic, the racks of the board are metal. Completeness is ascetic: only a mitten, there are no additional attachments. The homeland of the brand is the Netherlands, it is made in China, the warranty is 2 years.

Main advantages:

  • 5 modes, for everything. Switching directly on the handle.
  • Constant steam output for efficient smoothing.
  • Steam boost up to 90g
  • The anti-drip system, no wet spots, the heated soleplate is safe for all fabrics that can be steamed.
  • When idle, it enters standby mode.
  • A quick-drying vapor-permeable board coating.
  • Wheels for mobility, because the weight of the device is not small — about 7 kg with an empty tank.
  • Eco-friendly steam supply hose, no foreign smell.
  • Removable capacity on 2 l.
  • You can pour water from the tap, even during the process, without turning off the device.
Minuses:
  • Very modest instructions.
  • Big price.

9.9
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

The handy vertical board steamer saves floor space, is compact to store, and steams efficiently and quickly. Smoothes after washing what you could not iron before with an iron. Heatstroke helps out: for jeans, linen jackets, mixed fabric curtains — that’s it.

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RUNZEL Pro-300 TurboSteam

The 2250 W floor steamer is presented by the manufacturer as a professional unit. It generates steam up to 3.5 bar and 100°C. The maximum steam consumption is quite high: 55 g/min. The unit is equipped with a two-post, height-adjustable bracket for a hanger, the hanger itself, a brush attachment and a nozzle for ironing arrows. Warranty — one year.

Main advantages:

  • Steamer with two modes: «maximum» and «delicate».
  • Pedal mechanical foot control.
  • The cycle of continuous work without «rest» is 2 hours.
  • Removable capacious water tank: 2.2 liters.
  • Protection against inclusion without water, soundtrack.
  • Automatic winding of the electric cord with a pedal.
  • Wheel base for mobility.
Minuses:
  • Only vertical steam.
  • There may be occasional drops of water from the flat iron.
  • The instruction provides for the use of only distilled water, and descaling — only in a service center.
  • Pretty unassuming appearance.
Models in the line:
  • RUNZEL PRO-290 Kladaffar

    — self-flowing model, 2600 W, steam output 80 g/min, water tank 3.5 l, 2 operating modes, Dual Heater, cord holder (manual winding), single telescopic stand, body with 4 wheels

  • RUNZEL PRO-290 Angastark

    — gravity, 2100 W, tank volume 3.5 l, max. steam 55 g/min (1 setting), up to 180 min run, manual cord winder, one rack

  • RUNZEL PRO-270 Omstart

    — self-flowing model, 2300 W, tank 3500 ml, steam 50 g/min. without adjustment, one stand, 4 wheels

9.8
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

The steamer refreshes fabrics well, smoothing out light wrinkles. For those who need to always look perfect, I recommend that you consider buying a good iron or steam generator with a board.

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MIE Grande

Steamer — model of 2019 with a floor control unit has a power of 2200 W, steam productivity — up to 85 l / min. The volume of the tank is small: only 1.2 liters. The device is equipped with a slatted vertical board for better smoothing, it can also be used as a coat hanger for vertical placement of processed clothes. The board takes a horizontal, vertical position and is fixed at an angle. The board is mounted on a two-post bracket, adjustable in height. The warranty period for the device is 3 years.

Main advantages:

  • Functional steamer with board for horizontal, vertical and inclined steaming.
  • The ceramic soleplate with swivel head heats up to 150°C for efficient steaming and smoothing.
  • Steam temperature — 140°C, steam boost function 5 bar.
  • Topping up water during work.
  • Electronic control, infographic display.
  • Ready to work — 60 seconds.
  • Automatic pressure relief valve.
  • Convenient holder for «parking» the iron on the bar.
  • The possibility of convenient placement of «non-standard» hangers.
  • Elegant look, dense glossy plastic.
  • Long term warranty.
Minuses:
  • Big price.
  • The instructions recommend only purified non-hard water.

9.7
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

The steamer is just a godsend in order to refresh clothes in seconds before going out. Having adapted, you get an excellent result for steaming any things. Drops from the iron does not fly out, the board greatly facilitates the process.

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MIE Deluxe

In 2014, this steamer was among the best-selling in Russia. Now he has somewhat lost ground, but still remains popular. The steamer is very functional. It is great for both clothes and pillows or toys. MIE Deluxe is one of the few models that allows horizontal steaming. The sliding rack makes it possible to work with long evening dresses as well. There are certain problems with ironing clothes made of pure cotton, but mixed fabrics are ideally ironed. The power is pretty decent.

Main advantages:

  • variety of applications
  • a large number of nozzles
  • Possibility of horizontal steaming
  • sliding rack
  • large volume water tank
  • good power
Minuses:
  • if you have a lot of pure cotton clothes, you’d better choose a different model
  • high price

9.6
/ ten
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Grand Master GM-S205 Professional

The manufacturer positions this steamer with a power of 2300 W as a unit not only for home use, but also for use in ateliers, clothing stores, hotels, etc. And this is quite realistic with such a fairly high steam output: 80 g / min. The floor device is equipped with a powerful bar (height 105…168 cm) with a sliding frame hanger and a clip for trouser shooters, a mini board for smoothing problem areas, and a heat-resistant mitten. The manufacturer claims that clothes straightened on such a hanger are steamed faster, better and do not stretch when steamed. The maximum clothing size is 58-60, the minimum is for children, for 7-8 years. The homeland of the brand is Russia, the manufacturer is China, the warranty period is 2 years.

Main advantages:

  • Steamer with two modes of steaming 1150 W/2300 W: functional and nothing more, control by two buttons.
  • Capacious tank — 2.5 liters.
  • Quick exit to operating mode: 45 seconds.
  • Duration of work «without rest» — 2 hours.
  • Anti-drop system.
  • Iron with a stainless working surface.
  • Adding water during the process.
  • Three-stage overheating protection with sound alert.
  • Retractable support stands for greater stability.
  • Longer warranty period.
  • Choice of three body colors: red/blue/silver.
Minuses:
  • I would like a steam boost function to combat difficult creases and creases.
  • There is no cleaning mode and a filter for tap water.
  • No automatic shutdown when idle.

9.5
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

I not only steam with this steamer, but also disinfect, clean upholstered furniture, children’s toys. Simple, productive, convenient. Don’t feel sorry for the money.

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M.E. Magic Style

Rounding out our ranking of the best steamers of 2022 is the MIE Magic Style. This powerful floor standing steamer can be used both at home and in professional settings (in a store, for example). Despite the high power, it is excellent for delicate fabrics. The volumetric water tank (1.7 liters) allows you to steam without looking at the resource of the tank. The double clothes rack makes the job much easier. The kit comes with a metal iron for ironing places that the steamer itself has not mastered.

Main advantages:

  • big power
  • imposing design
  • large water tank
  • fast heating
  • high quality steam
  • iron included
Minuses:
  • decent dimensions, for a small apartment it may be too bulky.

9.4
/ ten
Rating

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