What should you check before buying a corded electric kettle? Find out A to Z about the features you’ll need in your best electric kettle!
Some modern electric kettles offer extra features that can help to prepare brewage much faster and conveniently. They will assist you to save your time when using or cleaning your kettle. Here we are explaining to you some useful features of kettles and suggest some best-corded kettles for your kitchen space.
Important Features of Corded Electric Kettle
Commonly it is a mesh filter that is found in the spout and very important if you live in an area with hard water. It is easy to remove and must be cleaning and should be fit enough to stop the limescale getting into your cup. Our all-electric kettles are check for how much filter is effective to stop the limescale, and whether it is easy to remove, clean, and put it back.
If you are using corded electric kettlewith Boil-Dry Protection then it can automatically turn-off the kettle if it does not contain enough water inside. This feature is very important to save energy as well as for safety.
Electric kettle power ranges are starts from 2.2kW to 3kW, the higher the wattage of the kettle, the more powerful it is and can boil water much faster. The mostly corded kettle has wattage of 3kW, but all kettles with the same wattage can’t always boil the water at the same speed. We guide you by showing the fastest kettle models.
Water Level Markings
All corded electric kettle required a minimum level of water for boiling, but as we investigate, not all electric kettles clearly shows the water level markings. If right and left-handed customers are going to using the kettle, make sure that the water level markings are shown on both sides of the kettle tank. If the water level marking is under the handle, make sure that the markings always visible when you are boiling your brew.
With our selection of corded electric kettle, you can easily see the water level because we choose kettle with clear visible water level markings.
Some Useful Features of Corded Electric Kettle
Corded vs. Cordless
Most of the electric kettles are cordless. The power cord is attached to the separate power base which provides restriction-free usage while filling and pouring. In the corded electric kettle, we choose most of the kettle with 65 cm to 80cm cord but also featured a 1m cord in the case when socket in an inconvenient location. Both electric kettle types are depending upon personal preferences and requirements.
Almost all the electric kettles are come with illuminated light, to show when they’re switched on and off. The basic kettles have simple led light, but now illuminating blue switches are the part of all-electric kettle range to look beautiful. Glowing water tanks very common and are very helpful in dim light. Some corded and cordless electric kettles come with illuminate full transparent body which changes the color as the water boils.
Some electric kettle features with temperature control option which let you heat the water under a specific temperature. This is very useful when you prepare coffee or green tea. Coffee tastes best when water is boiled around 90-95°C, while green tea best tastes when water heated at 70-80°C. So, it is good to select the electric kettle with a temperature control feature.
Keep Warm Function
When keep warm button is pressed, the electric kettle keeps the water warm inside the kettle tank, this feature is useful when you want to gently warming the water, or want periodically re-boiling water.
360-degree rotation base means that you have the freedom to place the electric kettle in any direction. Most of the cordless electric kettles have this feature.
Most of the corded electric kettles that we’re showing you have concealed elements.It makes easy to clean the kettle perfectly.
Some electric kettles are feature with insulated body which makes the outside body remain cool enough to touch.You can touch the kettle even when the inside water is boiling.
For Stovetop Kettles:
- Keep the kettle base directly above the burner, or hot plate.
- Check that the flames do notallow coming out from either side of the stovetop kettle as it might melt the handle.
- Be careful when picking up the stovetop kettle as it most likely to be hot, use a cloth to hold the handle of the kettle.
For Cordless and Corded Electric Kettle:
- Do not wash the power cable.
- Before plug-in the kettle, make sure that the base is dry enough.
- Check that the plug is working properly, or not and also make sure that you have correct pinhole to plug it in.
- If you are using cordless electric kettle, make sure that the kettle is place correctly on the power base.