Most clothes iron manufacturers use different terminology for the same features, this can make choosing the right product more difficult.
Distilled water may harm your iron, as may softened water. Check the instructions before putting any water into the iron.
The WEEE Directive (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) means that retailers and manufacturers have to either pay towards electrical recycling facilities at a council site or offer a service themselves. Ask if they will take away your old iron if you have a new one delivered, if not maybe you can take it back to the shop or even send it back to the manufacturer for recycling.
The data we use to work out energy and water costs come from a range of reliable international sources to give an average figure. Figures are rounded up or down to the nearest whole number.
* Total amounts potentially saved do not include lighting in individual rooms, or use of secondary heating.
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