Ironing boards should not be missing from any household. They are an essential solution for people that like to iron their own clothes thus saving money. There are plenty of models to choose from and the main difference between them is the build quality. Some are sturdy and durable while others might be heavy but very stable. With no further ado here are the top 5 best ironing boards 2015 based on user rating, build quality, price and functionality.
5. Polder Deluxe Tabletop Ironing Board
The ironing board from Polder is a compact product that offers basic functionality for a low price. It was designed to be used on a tabletop due to its short legs. Despite being small the model is not the most durable one on the market as its retractable iron leg assembly will not sustain a lot of weight. It is sturdy enough to handle regular ironing jobs. To offer a bit of convenience the model has a retractable rest for the iron that add a bit of safety. As the leg assembly and the iron rest are retractable the ironing board becomes very compact and easy to store as it does not need a lot of vertical space. Last but not least the surface of the ironing board is made of wood covered in a layer of foam and a cotton cover.
4. Household Essentials Ironing Board – Fibertech Mega Wide Top
The Household Essentials ironing board is a sturdy and durable product that can withstand a lot of weight due to its construction. It is a full size ironing board that come be folded. Its metal legs can be retracted along with the iron rest to ensure that it needs a little space as possible to store. The safety features of the model include a solid metal lock for the legs and the retractable iron rest. Looking at the surface the materials used are resilient. It comes with an 8 mm fiber padding and a cotton cover that can withstand high temperatures. As a final mention the ironing board is a bit more expensive than other models but it compensates the higher price with durability and functionality.
3. Homz Professional Ironing Board
Homz offers a few different ironing boards but their best product is the Professional Ironing System. At first glance it looks like most other regular ironing boards. However its build quality and the materials used reflect the high quality of the product. It comes with retractable legs, a retractable rest for ironed clothes and a retractable rest for the ion. The ironing surface is made of wood wrapped in a fiber padding cover and a cotton cover that can withstand high temperatures. Also it is one of the few models that are made in the US. Last but not least the model takes very little space to store as all its elements besides the ironing surface are retractable.
2. Rev-A-Shelf Vanity Fold-Out Ironing Boards
The Rev-A-Shelf is one of the more expensive models available for a good reason. It is one of the few products thatcan be mounted inside a drawer of the furniture. In fact the model comes with all the accessories required to convert a drawer into a fold-out ironing board. According to the consumer feedback the model is extremely sturdy and stable but it requires a bit of attention when it is assembled and mounted into prefabricated cabinets. This feature eliminates completely the problems associated with storage space. In terms of the build quality of the ironing surface the model uses regular materials such as wood and cotton.
1. Iron Ease Folding Ironing Board
IronEase’s Ironing Board is a perfect example of the old expression that the simplest solution is also the best one. It is a plain ironing board with the standard features that might not impress with anything but it comes with an excellent price and built quality. It has a double let metal powder coated construction that ensures durability and stability even when it has to sustain a lot of weight. It comes with a hanging rail and an iron rest that gives functionality to the model. Just like with most standard ironing boards everything is retractable for easy storage. Also it has child and transportation locks that add a bit of safety.