The Best Steam Irons
  • 2022-06-08

The Best Steam Irons

A steam iron is a conventional, compact iron with a water tank that is built-in. This mind of iron uses steam to loosen and remove creases from fabrics. The more steam production there is, the more efficient the ironing capabilities become. Almost every household has an iron, with steam irons being the most common types of irons.

What to look for in a steam iron


The higher the wattage, the faster the iron can heat up and the higher the temperature that can be reached. If you use a steam iron, the steam output would be faster and higher if you use a higher wattage iron. You should consider purchasing an iron with a wattage rating of at least 1800 watts.


When selecting a steam iron, you should aim for one that is lightweight. This means that you can use the iron for longer periods of time without experiencing hand or shoulder pain. You can always choose the lightest iron available that can offer you all of the features you require.

Soleplate Material

In a steam iron, the type of soleplate is critical. There are certain soleplates that have a tendency to stick to delicate clothes. Choose a non-stick soleplate material, such as stainless steel, to make sure that you can iron any garment without difficulty.

Here are the best steam irons in 2021:

  1. Rowenta DW9280 Digital Display Steam Iron

The Rowenta DW9280 Digital Display Steam Iron uses 1800 Watts of power to iron out wrinkles on your clothes. It does not just iron out clothing, but it can also be used on household garments such as blankets and curtains. What stood out about this steam iron is that you get up to 30% more steam without the need for pump technology. The steam iron is also easy to use, with a smart steam motion sensor, an LED ready indicator, a self-cleaning system and the automatic shut off. The water tank on the steam iron is large, at 350 ml capacity.

This steam iron has 400 steam holes that allow for even steam distribution when you are ironing. It also has a stainless steel soleplate that allows for smooth gliding on garments. The power cord length for this iron is 2.5 meters. The steam iron has a 3-way automatic shut off system that prevents any form of accidents from happening. The iron will shut off automatically after it has not been touched and has been placed vertically for 8 minutes, or has been on its side or face down for 30 seconds.

What we liked about it:

  • Automatic shut-off
  • Easy to use
  • 400 steam holes
  • Stainless steel soleplate
  1. PurSteam Professional Grade 1700-Watt Steam Iron

This steam iron is a fast and effective wrinkle remover. It has been designed with a stainless steel soleplate that is both durable and resistant to scratch. It is easy to clean and has an axial alignment of steam holes which provide you with the maximum level of steam that you need to iron your clothes. The steam holes are also distributed in a manner that allows for even distribution of heat on the entire soleplate. The iron has a large LCD screen makes it possible to easily choose your type of fabric and iron it out in the right heat.

This iron has 11 preset settings that offer ideal temperatures to iron every type of fabric. It is a multipurpose iron which you can use even on thick garments like curtains. It also has a range of features that are designed to make your ironing experience much easier. One such feature is the self-cleaning function for iron cleaning that is more efficient. Some safety features that are incorporated in the steam iron are the 3 way Auto-off, the automatic shut-off and the Anti-Drip.

What we liked about it:

  • LCD screen
  • 11 preset settings
  • Axial alignment of steam holes
  • Multipurpose
  1. Vremi 1800 Watt Steam Iron

This steam iron provides outstanding steam capabilities for ironing. It has an LED light that flashes to indicate that the temperature is steadily increasing as you iron. You can use the adjustable steam control feature to adjust the steam when your desired temperature is reached. The Vremi 1800 Watt Steam Iron has 53 steam holes on a ceramic soleplate that allows the iron to glide effortlessly as you iron. The soleplate is durable, scratch resistant, and has a tapered tip with a groove to reach areas like seams and collars. You can use this iron on different kinds of fabric.

This steam iron has a smart design, with a 3 way shut off system that is meant to keep you safe at all times. When the iron has been inactive for 30 seconds on the side or soleplate or 5 minutes on the heel, it will go off automatically. The iron also has an Anti-Calc and Anti-Drip feature that prevents the buildup of minerals. It has dual moisture control buttons that allow you to mist fabrics gently to make them damp as you iron. The water tank for this iron has a capacity of 350 ml.

What we liked about it:

  • Automatic  shut-off
  • Dual moisture control buttons
  • Adjustable steam control
  • 3 way shut-off system
  1. MOOSOO 1800W Portable Steam-Dry Iron

This steam iron has a weight of 2.9 lbs and functions under 1800 W power. Compared to traditional irons, the MOOSOO Portable Steam-Dry Iron gets to its maximum temperature in just under one minute. You can use it as both a steam and dry iron. It has four temperature settings that allow it to be used on a wide range of fabrics that include wool, cotton, silk, linen, synthetic and nylon. The Anti-Drip system on the iron prevents it from leaking water as you use it.

This steam iron has a ceramic soleplate which is easy to clean, durable and is scratch resistant.  The soleplate is enhanced and non-stick so allow it to glide easily over fabrics as you iron. The advanced feature of this iron offers optimal temperature for each type of garment. You can use the Auto-clean feature of the iron that flushes out minerals to maintain its peak performance. The iron has a large water tank that has a capacity of 450 ml. It uses motion sensors to turn the iron off automatically when there has been no detected activity for a long period of time.

What we liked about it:

  • Auto-clean system
  • Steam and dry iron
  • Motion sensor auto shut-off
  • 450 ml water tank