Latest reviews in Irons »

Makes light of ironing

Advantages: Makes light of ironing, not too heavy, gives perfect results
Disadvantages: None for us

Ours is the Tefal FV 5370 iron and we use this together with another non-steam iron. I find ironing rather therapeutic and most Sundays I enjoy this pastime as I stand there for two ours or more whilst listening to sport on the radio. Until we had actua ...

xbrightx 02.02.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Tefal FV 5370

Performance

Ease of use

Durability

Cleaning & Maintenance

Value for money

Lets iron this out

Advantages: Ceramic smooth glide soleplate, steam shot, heats up quickly
Disadvantages: None

I really don’t mind ironing and find it quite therapeutic, however maybe this is because I only do it once a week now as there are only the two of us and also I do tend to favour clothes that I can just take out of the washing machin, put on a hanger to d ...

lucie2511 08.01.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Tefal FV3680

Performance

Ease of use

Durability

Cleaning & Maintenance

Value for money

Not good!

Advantages: Very efficient when new, I was very impressed for the first few months.
Disadvantages: Poor quality product, not durable, and dreadful customer service from Philips staff

I have owned this steam generator for 18 months and have just put it out with the rubbish this week. Brilliant when new - better than any other iron I have owned. However, I would expect it to last for longer than 18 months, particularly as it wasn' ...

Kingy123 09.10.2009 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Philips GC 8220

Performance

Ease of use

Durability

Cleaning & Maintenance

Value for money

Expensive iron, not very clever!

Advantages: Steam
Disadvantages: Size, performance and features

My experience of this type of steam machine is mostly negative. This iron has several disadvantages: firstly it is big and bulky, think about where you will store it and if you have to move it to do your ironing. I have not found an advantage for ha ...

zebrazigzag 11.10.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Philips GC 8220

Performance

Ease of use

Durability

Cleaning & Maintenance

Value for money

fabulous

Advantages: great
Disadvantages: bit heavy - but that is what you are buying

I have to disagree with the person who was very negative about this 'iron', I can only say you simply do not iron! I have been ironing for 30 years and this is by far the best I have ever used and will continue to use, walks all over my previous normal s ...

ricecake 28.04.2008 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of Philips GC 8220

Performance

Ease of use

Durability

Cleaning & Maintenance

Value for money