Sunbeam?s latest Ultura collection has a 2400 watt element for fast heat up and constant temperature, more steam to remove wrinkles and a drip-stop steam system to prevent spillages. With metallic painted skirts, easy grip steam and temperature dials, a shot of steam that?s easy to reach and large water inlets for less mess you also get a three metre cord and easy to monitor tanks.

Around $59.95 RRP buys you the lilac SR5555 with a Teflon Platinum Pro soleplate (DuPont?s premium non-stick coating). Add another $30 and it buys you the SR5770 with extra safety features (think safety auto off after 30 seconds or auto off after 15 minutes upright). Or, spending an extra $40 gets you a silver SR5880, with the addition of a stainless steel soleplate (both durable and a great heat conductor).

Why not break the budget with the champagne SR5990 ($119 RRP) and get a resilium soleplate that is scratch resistant, which is great for glideability and prevents fabrics from rucking.

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