They can be used in offices, dorms, homes and saloons to boil water for making tea, soup, coffee or other uses.
An electric kettle is easy to use. You only need to fill the jug with water and then plug it into a power outlet.
The two types of electric kettles available are cordless and corded types.
They also come in different styles, sizes, prices and color.
Price & Availability
Armco 1.7L Cordless Electric KettleView/Buy
Armco 4.3L Electric KettleView/Buy
Black & Decker 1.0L Coil JugView/ Buy
Bruhm 1.7L Cordless KettleView/Buy
Mika Stainless Steel Tea Pot KettleView/Buy Now
Philips 1.5L White KettleView/Buy
Ramtons 1.7L Stainless Steel KettleView/Buy
Ramtons 1.8L Auto Jug KettleView/Buy
Ramtons 5L Stainless Steel KettleView/Buy
Skyland 2 in 1 Flask / Electric KettleView/Buy
Super Max 2.0L Large KettleView/Buy
Super Max 2L Stainless Steel KettleView/Buy
Types of Electric Kettles
A cordless kettle comes with a base that connects to the power source. Some of them come with a rotating cordless base for easy serving. Kettles with non-attached separate base can be moved freely from one room to another.
Corded Kettle come with a power cord that connects to the power source.
Features To Look Out For When Buying A Kettle
Corded or Cordless
Cordless designs are great for use in areas where there are children or the elderly since there are no cords to tip over. Cordless designs also help in reducing clutter.
Auto Shut-off Function
Auto shut-off function is a safety feature which helps to turn off the kettle when water boils, and keeps the kettle from boiling dry.
Kettles are available in different sizes ranging from 1 liters. There are higher capacity kettles of 5 liters and above for those looking to boil large quantities of water.
Kettles come in a wide range of colors ranging from white, red, black, blue, pink, orange and so on. Choose a color that will match or complement your kitchen theme.
Kettles come with plastic or stainless steel finish. Stainless steel is durable and also sleek looking.
Boil Dry Protection Feature
Boil dry protection feature is a safety mechanism that stops the kettle from boiling if it doesn’t have water or the minimum water level in it.
Ease of Use
Most kettles come with features that make it easy to handle and operate the kettle. Such features include easy to grip handle, easy to read water level markings, non spilling spout, non slip handle among others.
When you opt to get a corded kettle look for designs with detachable cords and cord storage feature in order to allow for compact storage.