Some top-rated garment steamers according to Good Housekeeping in 2015 are the Rowenta Ultra Steam, Ingenious Designs My Little Steamer, Top Innovations Steam Fast, Jiffy Esteam and Rowenta Pro Compact. It based its ratings on the production of steam, weight and maneuverability.
The Rowenta Ultra Steam produces more steam than the other brands that Good Housekeeping tested, weighs only 1 1/2 pounds and has dual-voltage settings for overseas travel. Ingenious Designs My Little Steamer has a tank that boils water and emits non-stop steam without the need to press buttons. The Top Innovations Steam Fast mounts on a wall and has a nozzle that lifts away for steaming, a large water tank that produces a good supply of steam, and a cleaning feature that flushes out mineral build-up. Jiffy Esteam is lighter than other brands with similarly sized water tanks, produces continuous steam and is slim enough for easy storage in a suitcase. The Rowenta Pro Compact is very powerful, has an oversized water tank that produces continuous steam and an assortment of tools.
Steamers that are suitable for travel include the Rowenta Ultra Steam, My Little Steamer and Jiffy Esteam. Other notable benefits include the Steam Fast's nozzle that doubles as an iron, My Little Steamer's retractable cord, and the Rowenta Pro Compact's top-mounted handle that makes its large water tank easily portable.