Even though the ironing board does occupy a rather humble position amongst other sophisticated, high tech gadgets, it still remains an important fixture in many homes. An ideal ironing board should always be lightweight even though the frame and legs must be sturdy and strong so as to avoid instances of collapsing or tipping over. When choosing a unit, it is important to take into consideration some factors such as its size, the height of the ironing board and its portability. Most ironing boards are currently available in colorful and attractive patterns on the covers and the boards are available in compact and foldable designs which are best suited for rooms or homes where space is limited.
When choosing a board, it is advisable to choose one with covers which are changeable as this allows you to easily wash them and change them as well. For built in boards, make sure they have the necessary brackets which ensure they are firmly and securely fixed to the surface. It is worth noting that they can be built to the doors, inside closets or walls. In all the cases, the ironing board can be folded and then securely locked in an upright position: they can also be easily opened and removed when required.
Built In Ironing Board Cabinets – Recommendations
Here are some examples of built in ironing board cabinets readily available in the market.
1) Product Name: StowAway In –Wall Ironing Board (Household Essential)
Price: $ 199.99
Details: this is an efficient and easy to use unit that’s designed with an adjustable board as well as two shelves to keep all your ironing needs and requirements at hand and accessible, making it easy for you to concentrate with ironing. The board does easily install between the framing studs in your wall. The heat resistant barriers fitted on the upper shelf allow users to safely tuck away the hot iron after use. With an adjustable height feature, this uniquely designed board does rotate a full 180 degrees to accommodate both left and right handed users. Sold inclusive with a cover and pad with stain and scorch coating. Even though some assembly is needed, it is very easy to install and is sold with a one year limited warranty.
2) Product Name: Built –In Ironing Board Cabinet.
Price: $ 149.99
Details: this space saving unit can easily be installed on a recess or even wall mounted. It is sold unfinished and is also paint grade, this implies that you can paint the unit to custom match the unit with your internal décor at a very minimum cost. It is designed to protrude a paltry 6.5 inches when mounted on the wall: this does provide you with some ample room for storage of all your ironing products. This Real Baltic Birch plywood does make this product one of the most durable and sturdy product in the market. it is worth noting that even though the door comes hinged on the right hand side, this can be reversed by simply changing the hinges to the other side, making it ideal for both right and left handed users.
3) Product Name: Surface Mount Ironing Center (HANDi- PRESS)
Price: $ 209.00
Details: this unit provides users with a convenient and durable fold away ironing board. Made of 65 percent polyester and 35 percent cotton, this 42 inch ventilated metal ironing board that’s fitted with a pad and cover: the surface mount is made from unfinished poplar cabinet as well as a flat maple veneer door. With a white beautiful and stylish interior and a slim wall profile, this unit is a great addition to any room. For stability, the telescoping leg support system is implemented.
4) Product Name: Built –In Ironing Center (46 Inch)
Price: $ 485.99
Details: this unit is firmly set in a hardwood lumber cabinet which is fitted with a cool gray interior and an unfinished exterior made from birch wood veneer which can be stained or painted. The built-in recessed models usually extend three inches into the room. The door is usually hinged on the right hand side of unless specified otherwise at the time of purchase. It is also easy to install and fix and is sold with a limited one year warranty. This is without doubt a beautiful and stylish addition to any home.