Appliances: Jiffy Standing Garment Steamer by

Issue 1 · A Clean Slate · January 5, 2012

Appliances: Jiffy Standing Garment Steamer

Issue 1 · A Clean Slate · January 5, 2012

Garment steamers are fast displacing the traditional iron. With steamers, there is no scorching, and clothes can be "pressed" right on their hangers, a benefit for apartment dwellers who lack the space for an ironing board. Steamers can also be used to banish wrinkles from curtains or upholstery.

Jiffy J-2000 Residential Steamer

Above: The gold standard is the Jiffy J-2000 Residential Steamer, a powerful wand steamer; $147.99 at Amazon.

N.B.: Garment steamers are available in three common sizes: standing, semi-compact (consider the Conair GS60 Deluxe Compact Fabric Steamer; $35.99 at Amazon), and the travel-worthy handheld variety (such as the compact Rowenta DR5015 Ultra Steam Handheld Steamer; $24.99 at Amazon).



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