Russell Hobbs 13949 Reviews
Product Type: Russell Hobbs kettles
Description:Brand: Russell Hobbs / Short name: Russell Hobbs 13949
Newest Review: ... In spite of its interesting design however, It has now suffered a seemingly impenetrable buildup of limescale around the ... more
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Russell Hobbs 13949-10 1.7 L Kettle in Polished Stainless Steel a ...
3 kW. 1.7 litre capacity. Concealed element for easy cleaning. Ra ...
Last Update 08.12.2013 23:32
Customer Russell Hobbs 13949 Reviews (2)
by - written on 10/06/09 (Useful, 57 readings)
I've had this kettle for well over a year now. The chrome finish and shape of the kettle give it a cool retro theme that complements my kitchen superbly. In spite of its interesting design however, It has now suffered a seemingly impenetrable buildup of limescale around the spout area and especially near the lid. This means I can't physically remove the lid without shattering the kettle's exterior, so I have to pour in all the water via the spout, I mean, what am I? Some kind of animal!? It also doesn't seem to want to heat the water to its full potential these days which makes my morning coffee taste a little weak, something I can't really be doing with ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/05/09 (Useful, 29 readings)
I bought this kettle four years ago as principally it fitted with a chrome-finished kitchen I had. Although design-wise the kettle is clean with a retro feel, on a practical level it turned out to be unsatisfactory. After two years it stopped working and Comet, where I bought it from, were naturally uninterested. I also received short shrift from Russel Hobbs themselves. Nothing 'blew' as such but one day the electrics ceased to function and kettles have sealed electrical units that you can't attempt to fix yourself. I live in a heavy limescale area too and the amount of crusty scale that accumulated on the open spout was off-putting. Scale also accumulated on ... Read the complete review
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