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Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070 steam iron

 
Price range:
$49.08 - $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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1.0
Junk.
7/8/2015
Pros
Cheap
Cons
Leaks
Best Uses
Small Boat Anchor
Comment:
I must be a slow learner. This is 3rd Rowena, prices range from $50 to $140. The only difference between models/prices is how long it takes for them to develop leaks.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Water leakage
5/8/2015
Pros
I've Had It For About A Y
Cons
Best Uses
At Home
Comment:
We iron at least one item per week, at first I loved it, however, it's been only a year and now water in leaking out all over. : ( <br />This is my third Rowentha, 1st on lasted several years until my son dropped it.<br />2nd - Rowentha, lasted maybe 3 years, then the leaking started assumed it was dropped again. <br />3rd - Rowentha, this current one has never been dropped...kids are out of the house. It's leaking! I'm done with Rowentha.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Planned Obsolescence
3/6/2015
Pros
Cons
Waste Of Money
Best Uses
Comment:
Another year, another iron. I purchased the Rowenta DW2070 model in 9/2013. Today, a mere 18 months later, it poured brown water onto the white shirt I was ironing, and started making a loud, vibrating noise (very much like hair clippers). In my 50 years of ironing, I have never seen or heard anything like this. Despite the fact that I have used the water recommended by the manufacturer, emptied it out after every use, stored it properly, used the self-clean feature regularly, it's no longer useable. Of course, the warranty is for one year. Today, I will buy a basic, inexpensive iron--not Rowenta. It may not last any longer, but I'll have wasted less money when it has to be replaced.
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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