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Russell Hobbs 19191 Dome

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Brand: Russell Hobbs / Colour: Polished Stainless Steel

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      18.09.2013 19:51
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      Quick boiling kettle, nice shape and size.

      I am not one for really fancy gadgets. I like more practical items. If an appliance does the job well and looks smart then I consider it to be a good item.

      So after just cleaning my kettle again I thought I would add a review!

      Features:
      Dome shape kettle
      Polished Stainless Steel and Black Accents
      3kW rapid boil
      Concealed element
      1.8 litre capacity
      Rear Water Gauge
      On/off indicator switch
      Pull off lid
      Round base with cord
      Removable, washable filter

      Facts:
      First, I did not choose this silver domed kettle which adorns my work surface.
      However, I am always using it!
      I don't think I would buy another one the same!

      What I like!
      The shape is lovely, traditional kettle shape
      Size is nice
      Easy up / down switch

      We have a great range of kettles in the UK. This is a lovely size and shape. I prefer it to some of the taller models. I like the on / off switch which is large and easy to flick up. The orange light emits to show it is boiling. I can easily see the gauge to know if I need to add extra water. It is relatively light weight and due to its size slides nicely under the tap even if a few dishes are in the sink. The filter soon had holes in it so I threw it out! The lid stays firmly in place yet at the same time pulls off fairly easily. The handle is sturdy on the top and I find it is easy to hold and pour. Anyway I am very grateful for my kettle; it works each day and I can just pour it to make my cuppa. So, this kettle does a fair job and looks smart. It could be improved in my view...

      What I don't like
      The marks on the stainless steel which just seem to appear
      The filter disintegrated
      The base unit seems to have a film appear on it

      I personally know to steer away from stainless steel because it needs a polish to look nice and smart. So, for this reason I would not purchase this model again. I don't have a problem with the actual functions of the kettle. It does seem to leak onto the base and I am not keen on this. Also, I would like it to boil for a few seconds longer. It may not be suitable for people with hand / joint movement (a more press and open lid that just lifts up may be an easier option).

      Would I recommend it?
      Yes, if it was a style you were partial to. No, if you had a second choice of style.

      To be fair it does the job it is made for, a really nice shape and apart from a few moans it is a nice little appliance for this reason I will give it four out of five stars.

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    • Product Details

      With all the good looks of traditional kettles and all the speed of electric models the Russell Hobbs Traditional Dome Kettle is as beautiful as it is functional / A 3kW rapid boil element is concealed for easy cleaning and will give you boiling water in super-quick time / A large 1.8L capacity makes it suitable for families while a 360 degree base means comfortable usage for right- and left-handed users / Other features include a rear water gauge a pull-off lid and a removable washable filter / to sto / Short name: Russell Hobbs 19191