The earliest kettle may have been found in Mesopotamia and dates back to 3500 to 2000 BC. The 19th century kettles were made of copper and needed the heat of the stove to heat the water. The Carpenter Electric Company created the first electric kettle in 1891, while the first automatic electric kettle was created in 1956. This article will help to give tips about how to choose the best electric kettle for you.
Do your research
Go online and check out the electric kettles that are out there. Read the reviews and check the prices. If you are on a budget, this can be a helpful step. It can also help you to figure out what you are looking for, whether it is plastic, stainless, glass or more. Electric kettles are no longer just simple appliances. They can be retro kettles with advanced cordless technology, or they can be simple, small, stainless tea kettles that plug into the wall.
A filter is an important consideration because it could mean the difference between an electric kettle that will serve you for years and one that breaks down far sooner than you expect. A good filter will help to filter out the impurities in the water as well as lime-scale. By doing this, it can help to ensure that the electric kettle works efficiently.
Indicators and energy use
A kettle that works quickly and efficiently is best. You can shop for a kettle with these requirements in mind. Some kettles are quick boilers that can bring a litre to a boil in 2 1/4 minutes. This means that it will not be on for long. If it is energy-efficient, then it will be the best of both worlds. Indicators that are useful are a volume marker as well as the whistle. The volume marker allows you to know how much water is in the kettle - A useful thing to know. The whistle is another concern - or at least a consideration. Knowing when the water is boiling is a helpful thing. However, some of the whistles on the kettles are very loud and quite annoying. If you don't want to be bothered by such a racket, then a kettle that automatically turns off when boiling might be a good investment. It can also have added benefit of saving you from destroying the electric kettle by having it heat on without any water inside it.