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Old 05-07-2008, 12:24 PM   #11
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I have a floor model and a hand held.

The only time I touch an iron is if I am sewing.

Thank God for the steamer.
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Old 05-07-2008, 01:22 PM   #12
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I use a steamer for things like golf shirts that need a bit "extra" that the dryer doesn't get or just as a "touch up". My steamer has a crease attachment that works pretty good - an iron crease is crisper IMHO.
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Old 05-07-2008, 02:27 PM   #13
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I have a floor model and a hand held.

The only time I touch an iron is if I am sewing.

Thank God for the steamer.
Interesting. Do you use your steamer for things like pants? Like a pair of black dress pants?

I think I am going to bite, and go find one locally so I don't have to worry about shipping. I know I have seen a few at Target.
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Old 05-07-2008, 02:35 PM   #14
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I sure do!

I especially like steamers for my silk dress clothes. They come great.
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Old 05-07-2008, 02:45 PM   #15
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Wanted to add - between the big steamer & the handheld (joy mangano), I usually use the smaller handheld. After the novelty of the big one with the large water tank wore off (for drapes etc), I found it easier to grab & go for the smaller one. Didn't want to drag it out of the closet on a reg basis. It's also great for travelling. If you're in a hotel room, just fill it with tap water & freshen up your clothes.
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Old 05-07-2008, 03:07 PM   #16
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My insignificant other took my very expensive Rowenta iron with her when she split, so I asked my son to buy me a steamer for Christmas because I had a close personal friend who swore by hers. Well, all it ever did for me was set the darn wrinkles! I asked her about it, and she said "you have to take your time, darlin'. It's a Zen thing." I replied, "sorry, but I just can't seem to become one with the steam!"

Now that I have moved into a house, I left the 20 year old old Kenmore washer and dryer behind in the condo and bought top of the line LG washer and dryer with the steam feature, so I don't even have to try to steam the clothes myself. I just toss them into the dryer, put it on the STEAM setting, and in 20 minutes it's done, and looks just like I spent the 20 minutes ironing. It works great on t-shirts and Polo shirts too, which are next to impossible to iron.
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Old 05-07-2008, 03:12 PM   #17
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I don't when is the last time I ever ironed anything.
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Old 05-07-2008, 03:19 PM   #18
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you want a good steamer??? Move to Houston in August----that's why women have "dewy-kissed" complexions here.....sorry am in a light-hearted mood---leaving for the airport for the states in about 30 minutes-----yeah!!
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