Home or Travel Steamer?Where will you be using the steamer most often? At home or when traveling?
Set Your Price
Steamers come in a wide-range of prices. Determine your budget; you may have to make trade-offs when comparing features and prices.
Research each model's performance rating on independent sites such as ConsumerSearch
. Study how quickly each steanmer heats up, its volume of steam output and its stability to prevent hot water spills and burns.
Features and Attachments
Review every model's attachments and features, like brushes, collapsible handles and heat and steam settings.
Energy UsageRead the fine print about each steamer's wattage and energy usage. Some residential models require significant power to run them. You can then weigh that against paying dry cleaning bills for pressing.