Does the Eurosteam Iron Really Work?

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Does the Eurosteam Iron work?The Eurosteam Iron makes several promises that an ordinary iron just doesn’t match. If you’re fed up with ruining clothes or having them cleaned more than necessary, you probably are very interested in seeing if this really works.

Overview
An iron is a pretty simple device, and has gone relatively unchanged over the decades. The concept is simple enough: get a piece of metal hot enough to press out the wrinkles in clothing. The addition of steam helps the fabrics to loosen so the iron can do its work. But like most conventional products, there are some drawbacks to using it, ones that are often overlooked because a better option simply doesn’t exist, or hasn’t existed until now.

The Claim
The makers of the Eurosteam Iron say that every household should have one. They boast that it’s the superior choice over your typical iron because it’s made with higher quality materials and fixes many of the problems that come with them. Namely, it won’t scorch or damage your clothes, and it will get the wrinkles out more quickly. They say that it has just one setting, and that this setting is suitable for all types of fabrics, which is a contrast to several irons on the market that require you to change the setting to match the fabric or risk ruining it in the process.

The Hype
The way they rave about this iron and its Italian design you’d think it did more than simply iron clothes. At the end of the day a wrinkle free garment is a wrinkle free garment and there’s not much more a product can do than get the wrinkles out. While a cheap $20 iron might leave much to be desired there are plenty in the $50 range that provide reliable results without having to make substantial claims on their abilities. Sometimes you just have to take a step back and look at what others have said that have already made the purchase.

The Cost
The $300 price tag for a Eurosteam Iron is what likely puts most people off of buying it, but there is something to be said for getting what you pay for. The important thing to try to determine is if you’ll end up getting an iron that works ten times better than a $30 iron. They try to make the case that you won’t have to dry clean your clothes as much, and that your clothes will last longer than they otherwise would if you used an iron that is too harsh on them.

The Commitment
If this works as advertised it should make it easier for you to keep your clothes looking nice. You won’t spend as much time fussing with the ironing and the results should be better. With the higher price tag, you’d want to commit to using this for several years, so not only would it have to provide good short term results, but it would have to be built to last in order to justify not buying a cheaper model.

Evaluation
When a product is priced so much higher than competing products it has a large mountain to climb to get potential buyers to go ahead and invest in it. The most common way to do this is to list several features in an attempt to raise the perceived value of the item to the particular price point. What we’re seeing here is that they are hanging their hat on the ability of this iron to work on multiple clothing articles with just one setting.

Luckily we live in a day and age where we can easily communicate with one another, even if we’re total strangers. We no longer have to take a manufacturers word that something works well, or let advertisements get the better of us. It’s natural to get sucked into a product like this, especially if you’ve tried other solutions with no luck. But at some point you have to stop yourself and ask whether a device like this can really do a far superior job than anything else on the market, and if you’ll use it long enough to make it a good buy.

All signs point to this being a risky buy, since expectations will be high, and feedback on it has been shaky at best.

Final Eurosteam Iron Review

The Eurosteam Iron is getting our Risky Try rating. At this price point the reviews need to be off the chart and heavily biased towards it working wonderfully. That’s not what we’re seeing and there is a serious love/hate relationship going on here, with a mix of those that love to use it and say it’s great, and those that rue their purchase decision. When you’re charging $300 for an iron you should be able to win over the large majority of those that plunk that sort of cash down on an iron.

Our Recommendation
There are some top of the line irons that clock in at a fraction of this price, and with many users saying that this is an overstated steam iron, you can find a highly reviewed steam iron like this one from Black and Decker for less than $50. It has the kind of feedback you’d expect from the Eurosteamer, but without the hefty price tag. It’d be hard to convince us that the Euro is 5 times better than the Black and Decker, or that it would last 5 times longer.

What do you think? Does the Eurosteam Iron work or not?

52 Customer Reviews on “Does the Eurosteam Iron Really Work?

  1. THIS IS BY FAR THE WORST IRON, I HAVE EVER BOUGHT. SPITS WATER EVERY WHERE, DOESNT GET WRINKLES OUT OF CLOTHES DOES NOT HET HOT ENOUGH TO IRON JEANS. IM SO MAD I WASTED THE MONEY.

  2. I have had my Euro Steam iron for a year now and use it constantly. I teach sewing and this iron has been a god-send. It irons over anything and never damages a thing. I absolutely love it and if it dies, I will run out and get another one. I got mine at a show in Atlanta, GA, USA. I paid about $200 for it and I am going back to this year’s show in about 10 weeks. I am going to buy another so that my students never have to wait to use one. LOVE IT!!

  3. I have had my Euro steam for over 10 years, have always put distilled water in and make sure to never overfill. I have never cleaned it till today, Dec 11, 2016. It never leaks, well maybe a little spurt here and there, but it has served me so incredibly well. I went to use it today and it stopped working so I painstakingly searched on line for a cheaper replacement and found no good options, with bad review after another. As I try to fix most things I decided to try with this, took it apart and oh, btw, this iron has fallen numerous times with casing cracking so with duct tape holding it together it was all kind of loose. Everything looked fine inside so I put it back together and started a lengthy cleaning process with vinegar and sure nuf, the light came back on and the thing sputtered to life!! This thing is a work horse!!! I think folks give up to easily on things. This is a quality iron from the looks of what is currently on the market. I will nurture and adore this essential tool till it’s last dying breath.

  4. We purchased our eurosteam iron in October 2013 for $200 and it just quit working yesterday. The main drawback is it’s price tag. After seeing all of the negative reviews we will NOT be purchasing another one but instead find a comparable iron for a lot less! These irons are way over rated and definitely over priced!!!

  5. Once contacting Customer Services Sara Johl (instead of waiting for a year), your unit was picked up at no cost to you and returned to Redfern Enterprises for evaluation. Your iron was evaluated and was found to have no operational issues. The iron was being overfilled.

    When a unit is over filled there is not enough room in the boiler to produce proper steam. The unit will shoot out water until the proper space is there to create the steam. It clearly states in your manual not to overfill the unit as it will leak water if this is done. At the end of each day the unit is be emptied and stored with the cap off so that the boiler can breathe. This is important so that the unit will be ready to be properly filled for the next use. Fill the measure cup to just slightly below the fill line to ensure that unit is not overfilled.

    Your Eurosteam iron was then shipped back to you at no charge. Redfern Enterprises has gone above and beyond.

  6. My iron was always leaking and dripping all over the clothes, I took it back to PNE, where I bought it, and the guy there was very rude refused to exchange. He told me to ship back to Calgary. Even though he had 100 sitting there that he could have exchanged. I guess he was hoping I would not waste my money on shipping costs. true, I will not wast money on shipping but will make it a point to spend a few hours at the PNE telling people about the product at his stand every year so others don’t get ripped off.

  7. I agree, same problem. I bought mine at the PNE in vancouver. When I went back the following year, they refused to return or exchange instead telling me to ship the product to Calgary. Sure I will spend another $30 on shipping because the company has such a problem exchanging at the site I bought it originally.

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