The Best Selling Electric Tea Kettle

If you are in search of the  best selling electric kettle at a great price, then you should probably consider the  Proctor Silex K2070Y 1 Liter Electric Kettle.

This is a 1000-watt electric kettle and as the name suggests, it boils up to 1 liter of water at a time. What I love most about this kettle is the automatic shut off which means that I don’t have to worry about wasted electricity when I am busy working and have the kettle going. Coupled with that, it has a detachable cord which enables me to carry it around to whatever room of the house in which I will be serving my tea. For those of you worried about safety, this kettle’s easy to open lid has a security lock.

Additional advantages that other consumers have cited for this kettle include: the water boils at a pretty hot temperature; it gets hotter quicker than boiling water in the microwave; and, it is simple without any frills.

Some less than positive reviews from consumers include not liking the shortness of the electric wire or the fact that the model does not detach from the base.  Overall though, with a retail price of less than $20 and with a 180-day limited warranty, I think this kettle is a steal and deserves its status as the most popular and top selling electric tea kettle.

If you are not convinced about this electric kettle however, I have provided other popular electric tea kettle reviews below:

The second most popular electric tea kettle is the Aroma  Hot H20 X-Press 1-1/2-Liter Cordless Water Kettle.

This kettle has a smooth stainless steel exterior, a 360-degree swivel base, dip-free spout, washable spout filter and boils water at a cup-a-minute speed! Advantages of this electric tea kettle are that it is attractive, easy to clean and there is no coil on the inside so you don’t have to worry about build up or rust. Disadvantages cited by consumers are that it can be very loud when boiling and can be very hot to the touch! At over $30, this electric tea kettle is slightly more expensive, but many consumers agree that it is worth the price for the stylish feel.

The third most popular electric tea kettle is the Hamilton Beach Stainless Steel Ensemble Kettle, 10-Cup.

This tea kettle has a stylish stainless steel appearance, 360-degree swivel and drip-free spout. Advantages of this kettle are that it is simple to use and its still quite a few dollars less expensive than some popular brands (retails from about $30 -$35 depending on the retailer). Some consumers, however, have cited issues with the lid breaking off after a few months.

The fourth and final kettle in our review is the T-fal Balanced Living 1-Liter 1750-Watt Electric Mini Kettle.

Interesting features about this small electric tea kettle include an adjustable temperature control, a locking lid, 360-degree rotating base, shiny black plastic surface and a 1 year limited warranty. Consumers love the fact that this kettle heats up water incredibly fast, the temperature can be adjusted and that it is cool to the touch because of its plastic coating. The one negative feature that seems to stand out is that the level indicator can be hard to see. Prices for this spiffy little kettle range from $30 – $50 depending on the retailer.

Overall though, if you are in the market for a fairly inexpensive kettle that works relatively well, we recommend that you go with the Proctor Silex kettle as it is excellent value for money.

To see for yourself, watch the following short YouTube clip:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNghYKnLHw8

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Why the Dualit Kettle Is Worth Considering

We all know that the British love their tea so whenever I find a kettle that is designed and developed in the UK, I pay close attention and so should you!

That’s why I believe that if you are in search of a good quality electric tea kettle, you should consider the Dualit Kettle. When it comes to buying this product, you have a choice between two main styles: the Dualit Jug Kettle and the Dualit Dome Kettle (UK only).

The Dualit Jug Kettle is a cordless kettle that features a large heat proof knob, oversized non-drip spout, and a finger guard to prevent burning.
                                            In addition, it heats water up very quickly thanks to its rapid boil conceal element. No need to worry too much about lime scale with this electric kettle  – it includes a removable laser-cut lime scale filter which will help to reduce debris and produce great tasting beverages! With a large water indicator on each side, you will always know when it’s time to fill up again.  And Oh – don’t forget about the boil-dry safety cut which prevents any damage in the case of under filling. With this jug kettle, you have a choice of two sizes: a 1.5L jug kettle which is more appropriate for a home with over two plus individuals. It comes in red, black, cream and canvas color with the Dualit kettle cream color being the most popular – this is followed by the Dualit red kettle. The other size is the 1L jug kettle which is a smaller electric kettle and better suited to a household with a smaller number of people or for those who need to conserve space. The smaller 1L jug kettle is a dualit black kettle and comes in only this color.

To view a YouTube video of the Dualit Jug Kettle, use the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkV_5gf7o4I

If you are in search of a more traditionally styled electric tea kettle but are not looking to sacrifice any of the great features, then the Dualit Dome Kettle (UK consumers only) may be better for you.
Like the Dualit Jug Kettle, it has a large viewing window on both sides with cup level indicators that alerts you to when the kettle needs filling. In addition, it is also cordless allowing you to carry your kettle from room to room. It has a high quality stainless steel body, oversized non-drip spout and boil-dry safety feature. This great electric tea kettle also comes in two sizes. The smaller Dualit Dome Kettle has a 1.7L capacity while the Dualit’s larger dome kettle offers the same traditional kettle shape and pouring action as the 1.7 litre version, but with an even more generous 2 litre capacity. If you are looking for a different color in the Dualit Dome kettle, then you can purchase the 1.7L in a Dualit cream kettle color.

Regardless of which Dualit kettle you decide to purchase, the following are some tips to help you take care of your kettle:

  • Allow the kettle to completely cool before cleaning and storing
  • Remove the kettle from its power base before filling and pouring
  • Do not fill above the max mark on the water level indicator
  • Do not immerse the kettle or power base in water or any other liquid
  • Do not use harsh or abrasive cleaners or solvents to clean your kettle

If you have any any problems with your kettle, don’t forget that it comes with a 1 year limited warranty!

 

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Simple Guide to the Popular Russell Hobbs Kettle – UK Consumers Edition

When it comes to kettles, the iconic British brand, the Russell Hobbs Kettle is top of the line. Both stylish and of extremely high quality, Russell Hobbs has been in operation for over sixty  years and makes great kettles – that’s the simple truth!

If you are in the UK, then you will want to get your hands on the hottest selling Russell Hobbs items which include the Russell Hobbs heritage kettle, the Russell Hobbs glass kettle and the Russell Hobbs quick 2 boil kettle.

The Russell Hobbs Heritage Kettle which has a 1.8 liter capacity has a cool retro look and comes with great features.


For example, it swivels 360 degrees on the base which makes it easy for use irrespective of whether you are left or right handed.  In addition, you can fit the cord neatly in the base when you are done using your kettle, enabling your shelf space to look less cluttered. On the inside, the kettle features a removable filter, helping to reduce the chance of debris getting into your drinks. Although this kettle comes in a variety of colors, the most popular of these are the Russell Hobbs cream kettle and the Russell Hobbs red kettle. Don’t worry if purple is your favorite color though, Russell Hobbs definitely has a purple kettle in the Heritage collection! Positive reviews of this kettle speak to its stylish design and its ability to boil water at a very fast rate. Negative reviews point to leaking and noise (sometimes a given with fast boil kettles).

If you are extremely stylish and prefer sophisticated looks, you will absolutely drool over the Russell Hobbs glass kettle which is as gorgeous as a kettle can get! This collection comes in a variety of styles and shapes with the most popular being the Russell Hobbs illuminating kettle and specifically, the Russell Hobbs 15082 1.7 l blue illuminating glass kettle.


Cool features of this electric tea kettle include a preset variable temperature between 60 and 100 degrees for making a drink to the perfect specification, removable, washable filter which helps your drinks to stay debris free and a 360 degrees cordless base for right and left handed users. Don’t forget that if you are looking for a kettle and toaster set, the latest products in the Russell Hobbs Glass collection feature kettle and toaster sets. Positive reviews of this kettle point to its ‘smart’ looking exterior. In addition, consumers like the filter which does a good job of keeping debris out. On the negative side, some consumers experienced a broken lid after only a few months.

To see a YouTube video with this kettle in action, use the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9fFGUFQv5w

The Russell Hobbs 15198 quick 2 boil kettle can be used both for dispensing water and as a traditional kettle.
The dispenser can dispense one cup of boiled water in a few seconds. However, if you need a larger volume (up to seven cups) you can use the kettle for that. Other advantages of this Russell Hobbs quick 2 boil kettle are that splashes and messes are kept to the minimum thanks to the dispenser’s smooth flow valve which eliminates splashing, its energy efficient which save times and money, it’s easy to use and last but not least, it is stylish and compact! Positive reviews of this kettle overwhelmingly point to the dispenser which is extremely quick and much faster to use than actually boiling the kettle (which is also fast by any standards). A few negative reviews however, point to leaks from the base.

To view a YouTube video for this kettle, use the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiHcHX6r-kk

 

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Simple Guide to the Popular Russell Hobbs Kettle – US Consumers Edition

If you have been doing any sort of in depth research on Kettles, then you must have come across the Russell Hobbs range. Originally, hailing from our dear friends in the UK, the Russell Hobbs brands of kettles are both high in quality and stylish in design.  In the US, the frequently sold types of Russell Hobbs kettle include the 1.85L electric tea kettle, the Ellora stainless steel electric kettle and the Russell Hobbs 1.76L electric kettle with warm tray.

The 1.85L Electric Tea Kettle from Russell Hobbs comes from the famous Heritage brand and has a variety of attractive features.

It has a water window with level markings which enable you to gauge how much water you are using to make that perfect beverage. In order to ensure that your beverage is free of debris, this electric tea kettle also comes with a removable filter. Left handed? No worries as the 360-degree swivel base and pull off lid would allow you to handle this kettle with ease. No time to waste waiting for the kettle to boil? No problem because the auto shut off function will do the job for you. In addition, the boil/dry protection ensures that the kettle is shut off when the water level is low. If you like variety in your kettle colors then you can find the Russell Hobbs 1.85L Electric Tea Kettle in a cream kettle color, stainless steel kettle color and a red kettle color.

To view a YouTube video about this kettle, watch the following video:

The Ellora stainless steel electric tea kettle from Russell Hobbs boils up to 1-2/3L of water for any beverage of your choice.

It is a cordless kettle with a 360 degree swivel base for easy filling and pouring.  Other features include a one-touch on/off switch, a handle that stays cool even though  the water is piping hot and a cord that stores easily so that you can continue to keep your kitchen counter uncluttered. It retails anywhere from $40 to $60 and generally has great reviews. Consumers love how quickly it heats up and how easy it is to use. Some consumers complain about the thinness of the lid but those complaints are few and far between.

Finally, the Russell Hobbs white 1.76L electric kettle with warm tray’s coolest features is that you can heat water and serve tea exactly where you need it – no need to take multiple trips to the kitchen.

In fact, this kettle and warm tray includes convenient handles for carrying and easy cord storage. With a power level of 1500 watts, this electric kettle boils water quickly allowing you to enjoy your beverage that much sooner! With a retail price of under $40 from some select retailers, this is a great, affordable buy for a truly quality kettle.

 

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The Most Popular Stainless Steel Kettle

We scoped the web to bring you the scoop on the most popular and best-selling stainless steel kettles both in the US and in the UK.

In the US, the most popular, top selling stainless steel tea kettle is the Hot H20 X-Press electric tea kettle from Aroma

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3 Quality Kettle and Toaster Sets To Consider

If you are in the market for a high quality kettle and toaster set, then you have come to the right place. In this post, we will review 3 top quality kettle and toaster sets to make your buying process easier.

Russell Hobbs Regent Kettle & Toaster Twin Pack

This set features a kettle and toaster with a polished stainless steel finish. The kettle is a cordless jug electric tea kettle with a black handle that has a 1.7L capacity. For easy storage, the kettle comes with 360 base that has the capacity to store the kettle cord and to help you keep the kitchen counter looking tidy. To prevent debris from contaminating your perfect beverage, the kettle also comes with a concealed filter that is removable and washable.

The matching toaster is a perfect complement to the kettle. It features a 2 slice toaster that has defrost and reheat functions, a removable crumb tray to minimize mess, and an extra-high lift bread carriage for ease of removing smaller bread items.  The toaster also has a variable browning control for the perfect brown toast to suit your needs. Positive reviews about this kettle and toaster set emphasize its style, quality and value for money. Negative reviews of this kettle and toaster set include the fact that consumers feel the toaster has slots that are too little for the toast and the kettle lid which can be flimsy and break off early. Overall, if you are looking for something small and compact without too much concern for very long term durability, this may be the right kettle and toaster set for you. This kettle and toaster set retails for an average of less than forty pounds at some retailers.

Morphy Richards Accent Kettle & Toaster Set 

Now, if you have read any of our other reviews then you know that we LOVE Morphy Richards (see review of the Morphy Richards Kettle) so no surprises that this is hands down one of our favorite kettle and toaster sets. These come in a variety of colors, the most popular of which are the cream kettle and toaster sets, the red kettle and toaster sets, the black kettle and toaster sets and the purple kettle and toaster sets.

The electric tea kettle has a traditional but stylish design with a coated stainless steel colored exterior. Features include a power on indicator to let you know when the kettle is on, a water level indicator to help you gauge how much water to boil,  boil dry protection to shut off your kettle when the water level is too low and cord storage to keep your counter top neat and free of clutter.

The coordinating toaster is a great accompanying item, with variable browning control that gives you the power to decide how brown you want your toast, a Hi-lift facility for removing small times, a reheat and cancel button, and a removable crumb tray that creates less mess and is easy to clean.  The reviews of this kettle and toaster set are very positive with consumers loving the stylish design. The less than positive review is of the toaster with some consumers who love their toast browner wishing the highest setting got the toast darker. If this is not something that bothers you, I’d say this is one of the best toaster and kettle sets on the market today. This set currently retails for an average of about eighty four pounds at some retailers.

To view a YouTube video review on the Morphy Richards kettle and toaster set, view the link below:

Prestige Synergy Kettle and Toaster Set

The third kettle and toaster set we will discuss in this post is the Prestige Synergy Kettle and Toaster Set which comes in a variety of colors including red, purple, black or almond. Consumer reviews of this kettle and toaster set are very positive. The kettle has a capacity of 1.7L, with a powerful 3000kw element meaning that it boils water rapidly. In addition, it has many of the great features you would expect from a high quality kettle including a 360 degree base for easy pick up and which also serves as a storage unit for the cord. The matching toaster that comes with this kettle has six different heat settings and a tray that collects crumbs and is easy to remove and clean. Reviews are great for this set but some consumers complained that the toaster did not always toast bread evenly. At some retailers, this set retails for an average of about fifty pounds.

Overall Review

Overall, for price, durability, as well as consistently positive consumer reviews, we believe that the Prestige Synergy Kettle and Toaster Set may provide the best value for money!

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The Most Popular Bosch Kettle

When it comes to the most popular Bosch kettle, the standing ovation definitely goes to the ultra-modern and stylish Bosch Styline Kettle, specifically the TWK8633GB Styline Collection 1.5L Cordless Jug Kettle.

This cordless electric tea kettle comes with a 360 degree base so that the handle can be easily manipulated for left or right hand users. In addition, it features a water gauge on both sides to make it easier to fill with just the right level of water.

In fact, you don’t have to observe this kettle for too long to understand why fans are raving.

First, this sleek looking kettle provides you with the ability to select the right temperature for your beverage. The snazzy little feature is key because what many people may not realize is that most hot beverages have a certain ideal temperature for making the perfect drink. For example, for some black and herb teas, the recommendation is to have water at a temperature just around the boiling point. While for some green teas, the recommendation is to use water below the boiling point. With four different temperature settings (70, 80, 90 or 100 degrees), this Bosch kettle provides you with the flexibility to do just that. From the LED display on the kettle, you can actually see the water temperature in action as it reaches the right temperature. If you aren’t ready to drink your beverage just yet, don’t worry – the keep warm function on this smart kettle can maintain water at your desired temperature for 30 minutes, saving you time by not having to re-boil.

Second, this electric tea kettle comes with features that make it incredibly easy to use. It has a large button on the lid which makes the kettle easy to open and fill. It has an easy grip handle which is also anti fill to ensure ease of use and safety at the same time. It also comes with an in built filter which make it easy to clean and to ensure that your drinks are debris free very time.

Third, the bosch kettle comes with a host of safety features. For example, irrespective of the temperature you choose for boiling water, the exterior of this electric tea kettle remains cool to the touch. In addition, the kettle switches off automatically and has a thermal cut out to prevent any damage. Further, as soon as it is lifted off the base, boiling stops completely.

Another feature of the kettle which I think is just darling is the acoustic signal which alerts you when the water has completed boiling. This is perfect for those who multi-task while waiting to make their tea or coffee in the mornings.

When it comes to consumer reviews, most consumers agree that this is a great electric tea kettle with awesome features. The only negatives that a few consumers highlighted were that the touch button feature on the lid didn’t always work as well. Overall though, the reviews for this product were overwhelmingly positive. If you are in the market for a great quality electric tea kettle, don’t hesitate on this one! It retails for just under $165. In addition, don’t forget that bosch makes a kettle and toaster set if you are in the market for a combination set.

To view a YouTube clip of this kettle, watch the following:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cZ9yVUn6Ds

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The Best Travel Kettle

As a consultant, I am a road warrior and travel to clients across the country every week. I love hot beverages but it became pretty apparent that in some hotels, it is difficult to find a good kettle that would get my beverages to the desired boiling point. Further, I am generally extremely picky about my food and drinks and don’t always trust that the kettles or coffee machines in the hotel are as clean as they could be.

That’s when I discovered the importance of the travel kettle. I love my travel kettle because I know that no matter where I go, whether I am traveling for work or pleasure, I will always have the beverage that I want at the desired specification.

The travel kettle that I hands down love the most is The Bonavita Bona Voyage travel kettle.
This electric tea kettle is small, portable and light (I can easily fit it in my carry on without adding the weight) and makes it so easy for me to have my hot beverages on the go, make my oatmeal in the mornings as well as my soups during lunch time. Due to the travel kettle’s size, I know that one 16 oz bottle of water which I can buy on the go is all I need to boil enough water to fill the kettle – super easy! In addition, this travel kettle gets very hot and yet, its exterior remains cool to touch, reducing the chances of any burns or accidents. I was very impressed by the fact that even with such a small electric tea kettle, I was able to get tons of functionality such as an auto shut off feature (meaning that I can work while the kettle is on and not worry about it), and a plush stainless steel finish and boil dry-protection to shut off the kettle when the water level is too low. Another great thing about this electric kettle is that it is really easy to clean which is very helpful because it’s one extra thing I don’t have to worry about when on the go!

To view a YouTube video review on this kettle, access the following clip:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_lQsEOhdTM

Another travel kettle that has rave reviews, especially from my colleagues who travel internationally is the European Dual Voltage Travel Water Heater Kettle. The electric tea kettle with its world-wide dual voltage (so you can use it in most countries), 2 stowaway drinking cups (no need to bring any additional on the go cups) and a built in two prong European adapter as well as a US adapter plug seems to be every international traveler’s dream.

If you spend most of your time in a car travelling and love to drink your beverages hot, then you may want to try the Princess International Pl-4121 Red Retro Smart Mug. The mug is thermally insulated and plugs into a 12V power outline in a motor vehicle. Although a mug and not necessarily a travel kettle, consumers love the fact that they are no longer resigned to tepid drinks and that they can now keep their tea or coffee hot for those long car commutes!

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Why the Morphy Richards Kettle is the Perfect Kitchen Accent

Let’s say you want a traditional looking, stylish and functional kettle in colors such as yellow, cyan and orange. Where would you go to find such a delight? Morphy Richards, of course! Specifically, I’m talking about the Morphy Richards accent kettle which comes in colors that are visually appealing and truly easy on the eye. In addition to the colors already mentioned above, you can find these retro looking electric tea kettles in colors such as cream, black, red, blue, copper, white, plum, silver and green.

Don’t be fooled by the retro chic style though – this electric tea kettle comes with many of the great features that accompany any top of the line kettle. For example, it has a power on indicator to let you know when the kettle is on, a water level indicator to help you gauge how much water to boil,  boil dry protection to shut off your kettle when the water level is too low and cord storage to keep your counter top neat and free of clutter. Consumers are generally pleased with this kettle and provide reviews that emphasize that the kettle boils rapidly and works as promised.

If you don’t fancy the traditional look but love the accent colors, then you should consider the Morphy Richards accents jug kettle.

This electric tea kettle also comes in a variety of colors such as red, lime green, black, sage, barley, vintage cream, rose red, red, black, pink, plum, “brushed”, cream, copper, white and purple.  With a modern and understated elegant look, this electric tea kettle can boil up to 8 cups of water and has all the features as the traditional accents kettle. On top of that, it has a removable lime scale filter for easy cleaning and an illuminated water gauge to clearly alert you to boiling just the right amount of water needed for that perfect beverage.

To really make your kitchen stand out with vibrant colors, be sure to check out the Morphy Richards kettle and toaster combinations.

For a futuristic and radiant look, consider the Morphy Richards red kettle and toaster combination or the Morphy Richards purple kettle and toaster combination. For a classic look, consider the Morphy Richards cream kettle and toaster combination. For a retro look, consider the Morphy Richards orange or oasis kettle and toaster combination.

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