Household Essentials 144222 Ironing Board
The ironing board simplifies the ironing process, saves energy and time. The variety of types of modern devices is amazing. On a good ironing board for home, you can carefully iron men’s shirts and curtains, flawlessly iron the dresses of the most complex styles. Improved designs and functional characteristics of the boards have made wardrobe care easy and enjoyable. In order not to be mistaken when choosing best ironing board with a steam generator, it is necessary to study and compare different types of structures, their configuration and functionality.
Feature of Household Essentials 144222 Over The Door Small Ironing Board
- Mini space-saving OTD ironing board with self-close technology and hanger hook to store iron
- Built-in U-hook iron holder at the top of the board
- Sturdier design with support feet that stabilizes board while open and protects doors
- Includes hooks for standard and commercial doors and cover/pad
- The ironing surface is 14 inches wide and 42 inches long
How to choose an ironing board
Before you buy an ironing board, pay attention to the following parameters:
The material of its manufacture;
Upholstery and cover material;
The presence of an iron stand;
Built-in socket and cord holder;
The presence of a sleeve platform;
The dimensions of the ironing board table top vary depending on the type of appliance. The most common boards with a table top are 110×30, 120×38, 130×35 cm. The most overall floor models have a 150×45 cm tabletop. The tabletop for tabletop models usually does not exceed 70×30 cm.
The ironing board frame and legs are usually made of metal, most often a steel or aluminum tube is used for this. In this case, you should pay attention to the presence of rubber tips that will protect the floor from scratches. The table top can be made from different materials. Most often used for this:
Pressed wood-based panels (MDF, chipboard, chipboard, plywood). These are the cheapest options. Such models are very heavy. In addition, the wooden tabletop is afraid of exposure to wet steam, under its influence it swells. The material may delaminate when exposed to high temperatures. Solid wood is not used to make the countertop.
Plastic is a lightweight but durable material. Perforated thermoplastic sheets for the manufacture of countertops. The holes are necessary to drain moisture during steaming. Some expensive models are equipped with a thermo-reflective coating to increase ironing efficiency.
Metal (steel or aluminum) is one of the most common options. In this case, the ironing board is quite durable. This is the main advantage of such designs, however, there are also disadvantages. Aluminum countertops can be too thin and sag when ironed. When choosing a trowel with a steel surface, pay attention to the treatment of the material. Otherwise, wet steam may cause corrosion.