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Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070
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$44.67 - $149.97
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Summary: This Rowenta 1600-watt steam iron has a stainless-steel soleplate, ready light, steam surge, vertical steam, self-clean, and auto-shutoff.
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Type: Conventional steam irons
About - Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070

The Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070 is part of the steam iron test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, steam iron models like the Effective Comfort DW2070 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Steaming rate:
Steaming is calculated over a period of 10 minutes, except for the cordless which are evaluated over a 3 minute period.

Ironing fabric:
Based on: ironing a linen table cloth, thermostat set point, temperature swing and uniformity of soleplate thermal pattern.

Ease of use:
Rates a number of factors, including how easy it was to set, fill, and empty the iron, and to see water levels and markings and indicator lights. Other factors include leaking and how well the iron steamed at low settings.
About This Brand

This European brand is positioned as a premium brand. The models include either stainless-steel or nonstick soleplates. These irons have many features. They are sold at department stores, Bed Bath & Beyond, Sears, Target, specialty stores, and online. Prices range from $50 to $150.

Features & Specs - Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070
info Digital display No
info Weight (lbs.) 3.0
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User Reviews - Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070
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Do Not Buy This Iron!
Best Uses
This iron leaks water all over when you try to iron! I've only tried using the iron three times and it is unable to do it's job. We were given this iron as a wedding gift, but we are unable to use it or return it. Lesson learned, read the reviews before buying something.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)
Fantastic iron!
Heats Quickly
Irons Smooth
Best Uses
At Home
This iron is terrific! It's very hot, glides easily, and heats up quickly. The 3-way auto-off sensors are a great safety feature.<br /><br />The only thing people seem to need to know is that Rowenta irons require SPRING WATER in their tanks. Tap water is often too hard (too many minerals and that causes dripping, spitting, leaking) and softened or distilled water can be a problem too (not enough or no minerals to conduct electricy to make the fill sensor work.) I've always used spring water and never, ever had a problem with spitting, dripping, or discolored water when I iron.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Heats Erratically
Turns Off And Leaks
Best Uses
Use for daily ironing, cotton shirts, blouses, khaki slacks and skirts.<br /><br />When new, heated and did a good job. After less than a year, would not provide steam other than on highest setting. Then, would turn off while ironing after fully warmed up and would leak water, sometimes damaging clothes.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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