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Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron
Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron :
4.83 out of 5 based on 9 reviews.

If you feel as though your ironing pile is never ending … we have exciting news.

We’re giving Mouths of Mums members the chance to trial and review the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron! We can’t wait to see what you think when you get the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron on the job.

The Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron has the most powerful steam for the fastest ironing*

PerfectCare Elite is the best and most efficient steam generator iron from Philips. With OptimalTEMP technology, you can now iron from jeans to silk with no temperature setting needed. Guaranteed no burns on all ironable garments.

Add to this the fact that it includes an Ultra-light iron and the following features:

Key features of the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron:

Large detachable water tank for easy refilling

Large detachable water tank for easy refilling

The detachable water tank allows you to easily refill anytime without stopping the appliance. It has a large filling hole so you can simply fill the water tank under the tap. It has a 1.8 L capacity, so you get the convenience of up to 2 hours of continuous use, with no need to top-up the tank.

Save energy with ECO mode

Save energy with ECO mode

ECO mode allows you to save energy without compromising your ironing results. The ECO mode uses a reduced amount of steam, but still a sufficient amount to iron all your garments.

 Iron jeans to silk, no need to change temperature setting

Iron jeans to silk, no need to change temperature setting

With OptimalTEMP technology you’ll no longer have to waste time changing temperature settings, waiting for the temperature to adjust or pre-sorting clothes. Iron fabrics from jeans to silk, with guaranteed no burns thanks to the perfect combination of temperature and continuous powerful steam.

 Safe and secure carry lock

Safe and secure carry lock

Your steam generator iron includes a safe carry lock which securely fastens your iron to its base without the risk of slipping or someone touching the hot soleplate. It ensures safe and easy transportation around the house, to and from storage.

 Safe to leave the hot soleplate on the ironing board

Safe to leave the hot soleplate on the ironing board

Innovative OptimalTEMP technology guarantees no burn on all ironable fabrics. As well as the reassurance this provides whilst ironing, it also means you can leave the hot iron soleplate directly on your cotton ironing board without causing any damage. This helps to reduce any discomfort to your wrists, as you won’t need to lift the iron to and from its base as often

 Automatic switch off for safety and energy saving

Automatic switch off for safety and energy saving

The safety auto off function automatically switches off your steam generator iron if it has not been used for a few minutes. This saves energy and gives you safety peace of mind.

 Tested and approved by independent textile experts

Tested and approved by independent textile experts

This iron is tested and approved by independent textile expert institutes such as DWI, IWTO and Woolmark, for its excellent ironing performance. The Woolmark Apparel Care program helps consumers identify quality laundry products that are approved by The Woolmark Company for use on wool products. Philips with its exclusive OptimalTEMP technology is so far the only ironing brand able to be certified with the Gold standard from Woolmark. You can be confident that our Woolmark-approved apparel care products are ideally suited for any wool garments.

Philips best gliding and most scratch resistant soleplate

Philips best gliding and most scratch resistant soleplate

The T-ionic Glide is Philips’ most premium soleplate, promising superior gliding for more effortless and fast ironing. It has a stainless steel base which is harder and more durable than aluminum, with an integrated titanium oxide layer for advanced scratch resistance. Plus the carefully designed shape and vents provide an even better steam distribution for faster crease removal.

Powerful steam for ultimate crease removal

Powerful steam for ultimate crease removal

An ultra-fast ironing experience can be yours with revolutionary technology. The powerful and continuous steam tackles even rough creases, and thicker fabrics are smoothed out with ease and speed. Plus there’s an extra steam boost if needed, perfect for vertical steaming or stubborn creases.

Light weight and comfortable to handle

Light weight and comfortable to handle

Your steam generator’s iron has the ideal weight: amazingly light weight and comfortable to handle. It glides easily over your garments, removes the toughest creases in no time, and reduces stress on your wrist. It makes also vertical steaming very easy and effective. You can now comfortably & effectively remove the creases of your delicate, like silk blouse, dresses, and jackets and even difficult to iron garments with pleats, decorations, buttons etc in a vertical way.

Easy and efficient descaling system

Easy and efficient descaling system

Regular descaling protects your iron and ensures you’ll continue to get the very best steam performance. The exclusively designed and ideally positioned Easy De-Calc Plus function provides the ideal way to get rid of lime scale and extend the lifespan of your steam generator iron. The iron will remind you with both light and sound when it’s time to clean and descale. Then when your appliance is cold, simply remove the Easy De-Calc knob, collect the dirty water and scale into a cup and discard.

Where to buy:

The Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron is available at David Jones, Harvey Norman, The Good Guys and Appliances Online.

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MoM Members are trialling and reviewing the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron right now!

Selected MoM Members have been sent a Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron to trial and review at home.  See what they’re saying and how they’re rating the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron in the REVIEWS below …

 *Iron weight & steam rate (norm IEC60311), vs. the 10 best selling steam generators; tested Dec. 2014

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Published 6th July 2017


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    I hosted my ironing party get together on the weekend with my friends!

    So part of the review was to invite your friends to try out the new Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron, and to be honest, I couldn’t wait!
    We had a Ironing party, with pizza and cupcakes and movies… it was a lot of fun!!
    We decided to hold this ironing party on the Saturday, the day after I received the iron (I was so excited to try it out)- .. so there were 8 of us trialing this great iron.. people of all ages and we LOVED it! This was the first time I even opened up the box, so we all leant how to use it together!
    Firstly, we hit the business shirts for the guys, of different materials and the iron EXCEEDED our expectations!!! We got through so many business shirts, pants and jackets that I lost count.. the guys were involved, the teens even gave it a go- all round impressed by all!
    We were amazed of the steam output ( the two steam options were great- we hit the quick steam for small creases and tried out the steam burst by double clicking the steam iron… we had to remember to turn it off with the constant steam though!).
    The shirts were ironed so much faster than the standard iron (friends again compared their iron to this one and complemented it on its lightweight!).
    We steamed the shirts hanging up with great results, but I prefer doing the ironing on the board.. although a bigger ironing board would certainly be an advantage with my ironing!!
    It was so simply to use.. even the teenagers got into the ironing and they thought it was AWESOME… it must be great if the teens want to use it to iron!!!
    It was particularly useful not needing to change temperature settings on the different materials.. and having the ability to sit the iron on the board and knowing it was safe to do so is one of my favourite functions of this great product- I’m so use to placing my iron up ways on the base that it took a bit of getting use to!!
    This was a hit with my big group of friends and they loved bringing their ironing over to the party I held to trial it out on their clothes… It was soooo FAST and sooo light that we got through ALL the piles of ironing so much faster than we thought. I’m really impressed with how fast you really do get through it all.. we all loved that! It glides with so much ease!
    I use to despise ironing, but I have changed not only my thoughts on ironing, but the thoughts of my friends too- we LOVE IRONING!!!
    I wish I could upload more that one photo to this review as we took over 150 photos for this ironing party… I’ll upload them on Instagram!
    Fulfilling this part of the review was so much fun.. who would have thought we would ENJOY holding an ironing get together party!!! We did!!! :-)
    This is such a fabulous product- well done Philips! <3

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron


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    So much lighter than a standard iron!

    I had two days of ironing over the weekend because I loved this iron so much!
    I compared it with the irons my friends used over the weekend in two different households, and both groups of people commented on how much lighter this fabulous Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron is.
    Its ideal for people who suffer from sore wrists, arthritis or pain from wrist injuries- extremely beneficial when you have A LOT of ironing to do and you need a lightweight iron.
    One if the reasons why this one is so light, is because the water is stores in a separate water compartment, and not in the actual iron… not only making the iron lighter, but also providing so much more ironing time than a standard iron.
    I asked one of my testers over the weekend who tried my iron out, and she was amazed with the lightness of it- and I compared both and I could really notice it. The iron she owns is sooo heavy compared to this, and she fills the water tank up every 20 minutes! frustrating hey!
    I have suffered wrist pain from a fracture a few years ago and using a heavy iron for a few hours really does give me pain, but I ironed for hours over the weekend with no problems!!
    If you are looking for a lightweight iron which not only glides superbly, but is also light to hold, I can confidently recommend this steam iron.
    To me, one of the important factors in buying an iron is weight, and this one certainly ticks the boxes.
    I will never go back to a heavy standard iron.. this is the first time I have ever seen or used a steam generator and II am impressed… The iron may be bulky, but the amount of water it holds is the reason for this, and it provides HOURS of uninterrupted ironing!
    My following reviews will be on materials I have ironed and the results we gained! :-)

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron


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    What a machine! Making Ironing a breeze!

    Wow.. what a machine!!!
    My first impression was “Wow- its big!!”.. comparing it to my current iron.. but then once I picked up the actual iron, I realised exactly how light it was without the need to hold the water in the iron! Having the water in a separate compartment makes such a huge weight difference!!
    (My friend took the cord out when we were unpacking it.. I should have paid attention to that part because when I was packing it up, I had no idea how the cord went back in! lol- read the manual, to no avail.. then my friend told me that he had pulled the cord out of the compartment and we just push it back through!)- pay attention to that! 
    We had the iron on the floor when we first put the filled up water compartment in.. then realised we had to move it to the ironing board.. weren’t too sure if we were meant to pick it up by the handle once locked in place.. but didn’t feel confident in doing it that way with a full water compartment, so picked it up from underneath to make sure it didn’t break on us…
    A suggestion is to put in a very strong handle so you can lift the iron with a full water compartment from the floor to the board… I wasn’t sure if the handle would hold the weight of that.. but that’s one suggestion.
    When we had the water compartment full, I did notice the inside of the water compartment (because it is a gold colour), it makes the water in the compartment look as if it’s a little dirty… I had two people comment on that part over the weekend hence mentioning it here. Our thoughts are it may be better if the colour of the inside of the compartment is white , so it doesn’t give the impression of containing dirty water. Maybe a different colour inside that compartment would be a better choice?
    I loved the fact that this iron was soooo LIGHT! That was another which was mentioned many times, the lightness and easy glide of the iron.. it’s amazing compared to the irons which hold the water in the actual iron.. This is as light as a feather which is great for those with sore wrists.
    Because of the lightness, the smooth glide and the two steam functions, (the steam burst or the constant steam)- I found ironing was so much faster and the steam really rid the clothes of creases! The size of the water tank allows you to iron uninterrupted for so much longer than a standard iron!
    It may be a BIG iron, but using it provides outstanding results.. explaining the size is due to the large water compartment allowing longer uninterrupted ironing and steam function, those who saw my iron then understood why it’s so big.
    It was a little bulky for my own ironing board, so I think would be best for people like me to put the iron base on the floor and put the actual iron on the ironing board. Having the safety to put the iron on the board without worrying about it burning was one function I love.. I found that worked better than putting it on the ironing holder of the actual base- placing it on the base, I found put water marks on the clothes from the steam residue.
    I will go into the results of ironing in my next reviews- although there were absolutely NO complaints by the 11 people I showed this iron to over the weekend!! Many many, many more photos to come, on here and Instagram!!!

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron


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    Makes ironing a breeze and fun!

    I was actually excited to begin using this iron. I iron a lot of business shirts, and delicate shirts for clients.
    I cannot believe how much time this has saved me.
    No more constantly filling up the water, and No water drips like you get from a regular iron.
    And you can fill it up using tap water.

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron


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    I can iron jeans in a breeze

    Never before have I been able to iron denim jeans as fast I can with the Philips Perfectcare Elite Steam Generator Iron.
    The steam comes out at 490g so it’s like it’s already ironing the other side of the jeans as I iron one side.
    There’s no going over the creases over and over again.
    If you have ever considered a steam generator iron, then look no further than this one. Make the change, you will not regret it

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron


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    Wow, what an iron

    I love how easy this iron is to use. I ironed denim jeans then a silk top without needing to change any temperature settings. I also love love love the colour.
    What makes this great too is that it has the safety feature of turning off automatically if you forget (which I have done before). I am highly recommending this to my friends and family.

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron


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    Vertical steaming is fantastic

    I am so impressed with the vertical steaming function. I tried it on a silk like jacket, I hung it on the hanger and steamed away the creases with ease. Note; watch your fingers as it’s super hot

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron


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    Fabulous iron

    It is much quieter than I was expecting. And I love how the water tank holds almost 2 litres so I don’t need to refill for a long time.

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron


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    The PerfectCare Elite makes ironing a breeze

    After using the PerfectCare Elite iron I am totally impressed not only with the quality but also how easy and efficient it makes ironing.
    – The large water tank means you can do a full basket of ironing and never need to refill. This has helped speed up my ironing time
    – The fact I don’t have to change the temperature setting, I can use it on all ‘ironable’ fabrics and know that I am not going to ruin that silk top (like used to happen in the past).
    – The iron itself is really light and just glides over your clothing
    – The powerful steam gets rid of all the creases so quickly and easily
    – My hubby has even started ironing his clothes, he thinks it is quite fun (just need to convince him he could have even more fun if he ironed all the family’s clothes :))
    – And as a bonus the iron is a gorgeous gold colour, it looks nice sitting on the bench

    I never thought I would actually rave about an iron but this iron is fabulous and I would highly recommend it.

    Philips PerfectCare Elite gets through my ironing faster than any other iron
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is excellent quality
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is so easy to use
    Philips PerfectCare Elite is perfect for every ironing requirement
    I would highly recommend the Philips PerfectCare Elite Steam Generator Iron

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