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The 10 Best irons


1. Rowenta DG8760 Pro Perfect

£188.02 amazon.co.uk

This iron sails through crumpled laundry, even tough linen, with complete ease, which you'd hope, at this price.

2. Russell Hobbs 14995 Steam Glide Professional

£49.99 russellhobbs.co.uk

Despite a low steam rate, it has plenty of upsides, such as a three-metre cable and clear markings.


3. Philips GC8560

£139.06 currys.co.uk

Mountains of ironing to get through? This iron provides a constant flow of steam for 50 minutes, penetrating the toughest of fabrics.


4. Lakeland Travel Steam Iron

£19.99 lakeland.co.uk

Get fancy new holiday outfits crease-free with this compact travel steam iron, which gives surprisingly good results.


5. Tefal Aquaspeed Ultracord FV5260

£68.95 e4electricals.com

Fed up with the cord getting in your way when you're ironing? Then here's an iron for you.


6. Morphy Richards 4221 Power Stream Elite

£169.99 morphyrichards.co.uk

This iron might look like a beast that weighs a ton, but it's surprisingly lightweight – and impressive.


7. Bosch TDA4632

£35.99 argos.co.uk

You'll be pressed and ready to go in half a minute with this iron. And there's plenty of steam, even at the lowest setting.


8. Breville VIN212

£44.97 tesco.com

Here's an iron that's simple to use and glides smoothly through laundry. The steam shot is reassuringly powerful, albeit noisy.


9. Philips Man Iron

£44.99 dixons.co.uk

Housed in a robust black outer casting, this iron's aim is to exude masculinity. It is charged to the max with features.


10. Hoover Ironspeed 4102

£117 amazon.co.uk

The word Hoover probably makes you think of vacuum cleaners, but this product shows the company knows a thing about irons, too.