Cant live without. this is my second but 1st new
I had my mums older one and when it died it was 18yrs old, No parts left to fix her so invested in a new one. When the old one died and I used a normal iron for a week, it seriously killed me. lol. It took so much longer to do my ironing and getting the wrinkles out of the Doboks was impossible. I went and ordered my new one that weekend. Fun enough when i said to my son i need to use a normal Iron he didnt know what I meant, I grew up with laura star when I left home mum upgradded and i got hers and my family have now grown up with one to.
Purchased in March 2021.
Fantastic piece of equipment
I find this works well with all fabrics. If fabric us really delicate, I just hold the iron very. slightly above the fabric and use a lot of steam. The system has a great steaming capacity.
Purchased in February 2020 at Mobile Phone Rescue for $1,699.00.
LOVE my Laurastar - highly recommend
Bought my Laurastar and would never look back. My mother-in-law says hers has lasted for years, and never has a problem. Goodbye to the days of buying replacement iron after iron. So far has lasted me 3 years without a single issue.
Irons quickly and well. Awesome height adjustability.
Can get it serviced locally.
Purchased at Laurastar Cannon Hill.
Costly to repair poor customer service
The iron is great when it works however the repairs are costly. Our iron had water and steam coming out at the same time. Took the unit with the water dispenser to Malaga to be fixed, advised not to leave the dispenser at the store. Cost us $334 to fix with parts replaced. When tried at home the problem was still there. Returned it to the store and after recording the fault on video was asked to bring the dispenser in. Was told the problem was the dispenser ! Very rude service by the staff member. Absolutely no customer focus. Were the parts actually meant to me replaced or the dispenser? No way to treat your customers.
Ironing is a treat with the latest Laurastar(S4a)
Our last Laurastar lasted 13 years, we were going to get it serviced - but told it needed a big repair($650 approx) from the technician at Laurastar.
Decided to trade it in and get the latest one - S4a, shown all the features about it in the show room, great!
Bought it, used it the next day and it was a treat to use it and very easy ironing, all different types of materials - great, as well the steam operation perfect.
So a great purchase again, and hopefully it will last a long time again as the previous one.
Purchased in February 2019 at Laurastar for $1,874.00.
This is our second Laurastar
Had one for 14 years. The darned thing would not die and I so yearned for the latest model. The new one has been a pleasure and the latest innovations have meant delicates and hard to iron items are now even easier to make perfect. Once you have had one of these irons with its easy to fold and store board you can never go back.
Too early to tell
I bought this as I do a lot of ironing of bed linen for my Airbnb's so it has been awesome using the Laurastar for that purpose. It has cut down my ironing time by half and so far I am pleased with the results. It is a little cumbersome to maneuver but only time will tell the rest.
Great ironing machine but be careful it can be dangerous.
Just bought a new machine and the first thing I did was crush my fingers badly when trying to work out how it folded. We also thought it was a steam only machine like the Philips we replaced and left the iron flat down on the cover while reading the instructions, exit one cover. It is also incredibly heavy so if you don't have a permanent position for it erected you're not going to be able to lift it out of a storage cupboard on your own. I still don't know how to collapse it without wrestling with it for a few minutes. Not sure what causes it ...but it miraculously and without warning collapses (mind you fingers !!). Also the power cable has no home and uselessly drags along behind (beware of trip hazard) Having said all that it would have to be the best home ironing system ever and produces spectacular results easily and quickly.
A great product UNTIL you require a spare part, and you do not live next door to the so-called facto
No our first Laurastar but given current events it could very well be our last. True, the unit was purchased in 2005 and apart from returning it to the Melbourne address twice in the first twelve months since purchase it has always worked very well, provided you look after it.
The unit is used very lightly and after 13 years it is not unreasonable to expect a part to wear but what we did not expect was the 'Flat iron unit' to develop a serious safety water leak which if unattended could very well lead to electric shock danger and a consumer c...
We had our S4 for about 4 years before we handed it down to my brother and purchased a Laurastar Lift. When they tell you that the product cuts your ironing time in half, it really does! Not only that, but I can quickly steam a suit jacket before I head out without having to actually stuff it up :)
Amazing ironing system! Couldn't work with anything less...
The ironing system works extremely well on all fabrics, even the most delicate, thanks to the protective soul plate which is super easy to put on and pull off. I love the 2-speed blower and vacuum system. Very satisfied with the streaming capabilities. The only thing I think needs improvement is the capacity of the water tank. It seems to run out quite frequently.
The wife has fallen in love...again
Versatile,proficient,does the job in one stroke without having to double back as you often have to with more standard irons.
The reverse airflow provides additional applications and looking forward to cutting down on some of the dry cleaning bills.
It’s expensive but if you’re going to take time to do a chore you may as well have a really good appliance to work with
Best Ironing I have ever done
I love my Laurastar, it is the best ironing machine I have ever used and is great across a number of fabrics.
I see some other people have mentioned that the board is heavy, this is to be expected as it is a steam station so it has to make large quantities of steam and hold a lot of water. I leave mine up all the time so that I can iron at any time. It heats up very quickly and the tank lasts a long time before refills. Excellent for pure cotton sheets, pillow cases etc and also delicates such as silk.
Superbly better than conventional irons
This is our second unit my wife loves it. Negative would be the unit is very heavy and not as easy to manage as demonstrated. Having said that it's ironing capabilities are great. Good steam flow and takes all the work out of ironing. It's cut our ironing time in half.
My 2nd best friend
Good iron but not always get perfect result
Unit very heavy
Good for tshirts with logo
Good size ironing board , accessories over priced
Not sure if I have to have unit serviced
Sometimes heavy fabric eg jeans do not always get out wrinkles l may be doing something wrong.
Questions & Answers
The fan that pushes steam up through the board keeps clicking on even after I turn it off. It happed several times today.
Hi Wina, the fan cannot be turned off , unless you remove the actual power lead that controls the fan motor. Please call us during the week for help 1800 999 910
Is distilled water ok to use in the S4a?
no, too pure, use ordinary tap water with our filter installed, call us for more help 1800 999 910
On initial startup it fills with water comes up to heat and steam is generated, after about 5 minutes the red light flashes and the steam stops, however there is still water in the top tank, have tried flushing the main tank numerous times but problem persists. Any ideas?
Hi Jenik1914, please call our Customer Support Manager, Annie on 03 9894 1400 to discuss your enquiry.
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|Category||Irons & Steam Generators|
|Features||Auto Shut Off and Vertical Steam|
|Water Tank Capacity||1,200 ml|
|Cord Length||2.1 m|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||White|
|Release date||Nov 2011|
- MPN: 756
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