Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Rowenta DR5015 800 Watt Ultra Steam Brush with Travel Pouch


Rowenta DR5015 800 Watt Ultra Steam Brush with Travel Pouch


Rowenta DR5015 800 Watt Ultra Steam Brush with Travel Pouch
Rowenta DR5015 800 Watt Ultra Steam Brush with Travel Pouch

By : Rowenta
List Price : $40.00
Price : $24.99
You Save : $15.01 (38%)

Product Description

The Rowenta DR5015 Ultrasteam Brush is a high performance hand-held garment steaming brush that is ergonomic and easy to use. Wonderful for rapid touch-ups or light duty requires. The highly effective 800 watt brush has a distinctive electronic pump supplies continuous, on-demand steam with only a single touch. It has a transparent, removable water tank that holds 1.7-Ounce of water No pumping or priming required. The wide steam head has maximum steam distribution, and variable steam manage deliver swift final results. Removable fabric brush and lint pad. The hanging hook allows for convenient storage, and the travel pouch is awesome for on-the-go. Measurements are 11-1/2-Inch by 6-Inch by four-Inch 1-year restricted warranty.

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 11.5 x 4.4 x 6 inches ; 9 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B004AYEJM2
  • Item model number: DR5015

Product Characteristics

  • 800-Watt handheld steamer brush gives fast and simple and easy wrinkle removal of even the most tough fabrics
  • Highly effective vertical steam output variable steam dial Electric pump for steam on demand
  • Removable 1.7-ounce water tank in manage for speedy refills
  • Incorporates removable fabric brush, removable lint pad, hanging hook, and travel pouch
  • Measures 11.5-Inch by 6-Inch by four-Inch 1-year limited warranty

Customer Critiques

(I published this identical critique for the Jiffy)
My father bought the Rowenta locally and I tried it out. I'd been wanting an straightforward-to-use steamer so I checked Amazon. The Jiffy has gotten wonderful evaluations whereas the Rowenta has gotten ok reviews (most negatives are about durability.) I ordered the Jiffy and borrowed my Dad's so I could compare them.
Very first let me say that I want a quick and simple and easy steamer mainly to get wrinkles out of Tshirts, shorts, jeans,button-downs etc that I didn't take out of the dryer fast sufficient. I generally will not be steaming complete suits,and so on.
The Rowenta is incredibly speedy to heat up and start steaming. It literally takes about 30 seconds.
The Jiffy takes about three minutes. That is still quick but if you are in a actually large rush...
When the Rowenta is heated up it fundamentally just sits idle. I don't assume it is losing any water although idle due to the fact there's no steam coming out. When the Jiffy is heated up the water is literally boiling inside. You can see and hear it boiling. It regularly releases steam. The negative element about this is if you need to pause for a bit (answer telephone, do some thing else...) then the water continues to get employed up. In my case it was pumping out hot steam heating up the bathroom and fogging up the mirror. This brings me to one of the larger complaints about the Rowenta-the water capacity. The Rowenta without a doubt holds much less water than the Jiffy but I discovered the Rowenta to be more real-globe handy. 1) given that it only releases steam only when you have to have it (you push the button) and 2) mainly because the Rowenta heats up so quickly the capacity isn't considerably of an situation.
Also, the Jiffy gets hot on the exterior-real hot. So it is not that quick to refill immediately for the reason that you have to be cautious not to burn oneself. Just after you're finished applying the Jiffy it really is too hot to put away. You have to leave it and let it cool down. When you're steaming with the Jiffy it really is also uncomplicated to burn your fingers with the steam. If you do not maintain it perfectly upright it leaks quickly and the drops honestly burn you. If you get yourself with the steam you say, "OW!". If you get your self with the drops you say, "OW S%, son of a..."
The Rowenta does not get quite hot on the exterior. If you steam your fingers it does not definitely hurt. I also made a dumb mistake when initially attempting the Rowenta. I left it plugged in lying on best of some clothing for a couple hours. Of course I don't recommend this but nonetheless it wasn't that hot and the clothes it was lying on were in no apparent danger of burning. I think you are supposed to attempt and keep them both upright when steaming but often you want to turn it to reach a spot. I don't recall the Rowenta leaking when I did that. If it did, it wasn't hot enough for me to don't forget.
I'm certain lots of persons consider the hotter steam of the Jiffy to be a plus over Rowenta but I did not uncover this to be the case. Yes the Jiffy is hotter but it just 'boils' steam out of the openings. The Rowenta is less hot but it 'blasts' the steam out when you push the button. The blasting effect seemed to virtually, but not entirely, make up for the difference in heat. Also, the extra heat of the Jiffy created the clothing soggy so if you touched a element that you'd already steamed it would generate new wrinkles. Touching the parts that you currently steamed with the Rowenta didn't genuinely appear to build new wrinkles. I put to use both steamers on the exact same 3 pieces of clothes for about the very same amount of time. I employed the Rowenta on one particular side and the Jiffy on the other. I didn't tell my wife which was which and asked her which looked better. They were all generally as well close to evaluate.
I have a toddler so there was unquestionably a safety situation for me. If she had been to pull the cord and pull the Jiffy down on herself while on( or even five-10 mins following you've unplugged it)she could be seriously injured and scarred. If she had been to pull the Rowenta down it very likely wouldn't be a massive concern.
So I ordered a Rowenta for myself and am sending the Jiffy back. I am not saying the Jiffy is a bad piece of gear, it just is not speedy and simple like the Rowenta. I really feel as if I required something that performs like the Jiffy I'd rather just get an upright steamer.
In summary, the Rowenta is safer, quicker, and less complicated-- for my purposes anyway. It is also more affordable. Only time will tell about the durability.

fantastic product sent ahead of promised time by Amazon I had an older version for about 20 years, and haven't utilised an iron because i owned it. I loved it till it died. The new a single is a similar design but sturdier w/extra possibilities. I Adore IT.
Rowenta DR5015 800 Watt Ultra Steam Brush with Travel Pouch
Rowenta DR5015 800 Watt Ultra Steam Brush with Travel Pouch

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