Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070 steam iron

 
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$48.64 - $375.17
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Summary: This Rowenta conventional steam irons was excellent in overall performance. This iron has auto-shutoff which is a safety feature that powers the iron down when left stationary for a short time, and a sole plate made of Stainless steel. Iron has a Self-Clean feature. Has ready light to indicate that iron is up to temperature.
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Type: Conventional steam irons
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User Reviews

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Terrible
1/29/2016
Pros
Heats Quickly
Cons
Constant Spitting
Leaks
Randomly Turns Off
Best Uses
Comment:
I am a quilter and use my iron daily but this is the worst iron I have ever owned. I bought it after reviewing the ratings but have regretted it from the beginning. I finally am so sick of its constant spitting and leaking all over that I intend to replace it. I simply don't know how Consumers Report could have given it such a high rating.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Lasted 2 years before leaking. No remedy. Won't buy again.
10/16/2015
Pros
Effective
Excellent - Prior Leaking
Heats Quickly
Heavy Weight Aids Ironing
Irons Smooth
Time-saver
Cons
Leaks Despite Careful Use
Used Dist Water Leaks
Best Uses
Paperweight
Comment:
Will not buy another. Before it started leaking, we loved it. Even my husband loved this iron when new. Loved the weight, the smoothness, the steam, the spray, the cord length, the easy water fill, the quick heat-up. We bought it special, distilled water and always used that. About 2 years later, we hate it due to random leaking of water, large & small amounts. We adjusted the temp high as fabric would allow: still leaked. We always allowed a complete warm-up: still leaked. Finally emptied the reservoir and was forced to do without steam. Reviews here & elsewhere confirm leaking.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Drips water constantly
10/3/2015
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
The box claims this is an anti-drip iron, but sadly this is untrue. I use this iron in sewing. Since water srips from the holes willy-nilly I can't use it with fabrics that could show water stains. The steam function is inconsistent, sometimes giving out entirely even though there is water in the reservoir.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070 is part of the Steam irons test program at Consumer Reports. The Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070 Steam irons features and specs include Digital display, Weight (lbs.). In our lab tests, Steam irons models like the Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070 are reviewed on Steaming rate, Ease of use, Ironing fabric, Overall score. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070 based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070 include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Rowenta Effective Comfort DW2070.
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