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Cheap Steam Generator Irons UK 

By  Carol

Thanks for taking your time to read our information on the best cheap steam generator irons, that are currently available on the UK market. The average price for a steam generator iron is around £170-250 for a top rated iron. The prices can however vary a lot from as cheap as £50 and all the way up to £400. They are made by brands like Tefal, Philips and Morphy Richards.

The cheapest steam generator irons are available for under £100 and we have listed those below. The higher price points are simply not affordable for many people. In this article we will cover off which models are available and will also do reviews of those.

Morphy Richards Jet Steam Generator Iron 333020

90% buyer satisfaction based on 3,500+ online buyer reviews

2,400 watt iron and 4.5 bar pressure

1.0 litre water tank which can be removed for filling

100 gram steam output and a powerful steam boost of up to 340g/min

It has a stainless steel, non-stick soleplate

It also has an anti-calc cartridge to prevent calcium build up

It also has a water spray option

Weighs 3.75 kg 

Measures 36 x 17.5 x 30 cm 

Heats up in under 2 minutes

Comes with a 2 year warranty

Russell Hobbs 24420 Steam Generator Iron

90% buyer satisfaction based on 3,000+ online buyer reviews

2,400 watt iron and 4.5 bar pressure

1.3 litre water tank which can be removed for filling

90 gram steam output and a powerful steam boost of up to 340g/min

It has a stainless steel, non-stick soleplate, super smooth and non-stick for a beautiful crease free finish

It also has an anti-calc cartridge to prevent calcium build up

A fast 60 second heat up time

Weighs 4.26 kg

Measures 30.3 x 41.7 x 28.2 cm and 2 years of guarantee.

Iron locks to the base

Breville PressXpress Steam Generator Iron

86% buyer satisfaction based on 1,500+ online buyer reviews

2,400 watt iron and 5 bar pressure which heats up in around one minute

1.7 litre water tank which can be removed for filling and has a dry tank alert

100 gram steam output and a powerful steam boost of up to 230g/min

It has a stainless steel, non-stick soleplate, super smooth and non-stick for a beautiful crease free finish

It also has a self cleaning feature.

Weighs 4.00 kg

Measures 43.4 x 32.2 x 25 cm and 2 years of guarantee.

The electrical cord is 1.9 metres long and the steam cord is 1.6 metres long

Tower T22006 CeraGlide Steam Generator Iron

86% buyer satisfaction based on 2,000+ online buyer reviews

2,700 watt iron and 3.0 bar pressure

1.5 litre water tank which can be removed for filling

It has a ceramic soleplate and thermostatic control

Suitable for vertical steaming

Weighs 3.4 kg

Measures 40.6 x 33.79 x 23 cm and 3 years of guarantee(register online)

Iron locks to the base

Swan ProSteam Steam Generator Iron

88% buyer satisfaction based on 1,500+ online buyer reviews

2,200 watt iron

1.5 litre water tank which can be removed for filling

100 grams of continuous steam

Powerful steam boost of up to 180g/min and variable thermostat

Quick access to the filter cartridge for effortless maintenance.

It has a ceramic soleplate that makes ironing fast

2 metre power cord

Soft grip handle and the iron locks to the base

2 year warranty that can be extended to 3 years if you register online

Tefal Express Compact SV7111 Steam Generator Iron

86% buyer satisfaction based on 1,500+ online buyer reviews

2,600 watt iron

1.7 litre water tank which can be removed for filling

Pump pressure of 5.8 bars

Powerful steam boost of up to 340g/min

Can be used for vertical steaming curtains or hanging garments

Has a built-in flush system and the anti-scale button flashes to remind you  to fill fill the tank, press a button and it does the job for you

It has a ceramic soleplate that makes ironing fast

Simple controls make this steam generator irons a doddle to use

Tefal SV6035 Fasteo Steam Generator Iron

86% buyer satisfaction based on 1,300+ online buyer reviews

2,200 watt iron

1.2 litre water tank which can be removed for filling

Pump pressure of 5.2 bars

Powerful steam boost of up to 180g/min

Quick access to the filter cartridge for effortless maintenance.

It has a ceramic soleplate that makes ironing fast

Simple controls make this steam generator irons a doddle to use

All of these are under £100 and as you can see they all get good reviews from online buyers.

Steam Generator Iron Buying Advice

When steam generator irons first came out, they were extremely expensive. Many of the models still are. On this page we just looked at those under £100 to try and make things easier for our readers. We have also provided some buying tips below.

Check in Other Stores

We know from our research that in most cases buying online is going to be your cheapest option. However, we have seen a few models in stores such as TK Maxx. That of course can be a bit of a hit and miss, but it is always worth keeping an eye out.

Buying a Used or Second Hand Iron

There is always the option to buy a used or second hand steam generator iron. Like anything though, there is a risk with buying off stores such as eBay, or even buying from online places like Facebook Buy and Sell or Gumtree.

It is always going to be a buyer be aware situation, but you can pick up items received as a gift and the person no longer requires that. It is a bit of a hit and miss though.

Black Friday and Sales Offers

There is always the option to wait on a Black Friday or special offers, though that does take a lot of research and patience.

Who Sells Steam Generator Irons?

You can buy these at all the usual High Street stores and these include:

  • Currys - they sell Tefal, Philips, Beldray, Russell Hobbs, Morphy Richards, Braun, Tower, Breville, Rowenta, Beko, Laurastar and Daewoo
  • Argos- they sell Tefal, Philips, Russell Hobbs, Bosch, and Morphy Richards
  • John Lewis - they sell Tefal, Philips, and Morphy Richards

You can also buy online at Amazon and from the manufacturer's websites.

About the author

I hope that you find my How to articles helpful as I know that ironing can be a real chore. On this website, I have tried to help out with buying guides and reviews for the many forms of ironing.

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