Rowenta IS6200 Compact Valet Full Size Garment and Fabric Steamer

Rowenta IS6200 Compact Valet Full Size Garment and Fabric Steamer with Foot Operated On-Off Switch, 1500-Watt

The Rowenta IS6200 Compact Valet Full Size Garment and Fabric Steamer with Foot Operated On-Off Switch is manufactured as per German engineering standards. It comes with a foot pedal for power, an 81 ounce clear, removable and refillable water tank, a built-in hangar with garment clips and a telescopic pole for easy height adjustments and storage.

It’s ‘tilt and roll’ feature is especially point-worthy as it provides for convenient mobility. The IS6200 steamer is easy to assemble and so powerful that it steams as efficiently as professionals.

Fast garment steaming

The Compact Valet needs just 60 seconds to heat up and is ready to use; perfect for making quick touch ups in a jiffy. It easily steams both your household garments and furnishings without the need of any ironing board. It is perfect for removing wrinkles from all types of fabric and for making final touch-ups.

Extra large removable water tank

The IS6200 comes with an extra large water tank which when full, provides for 45 to 60 minutes of continuous steam for longer clothes steaming sessions. As its removable, filling and emptying the tank with tap water is a cinch.

Easy mobility

The ‘tilt and roll’ feature of this steamer derives its inspiration from the suitcase, to easily tilt and roll the steamer from one place to another. This design also makes it compact and convenient to store.


The IS6200 comes with a soft touch, stay cool handle and insulated fabric hose for comfortable steaming and to prevent possible burns. Besides the fabric hose, the steamer comes with a fabric brush, built-in hanger with two clips and hook to hang your clothes while steaming, a crease tool and a lint pad.

 Easy to use

Operating the steamer is so easy with its foot operated on/off switch with a light indicator. It’s large wheels provide for easy transport while it’s telescopic pole helps make height adjustments as necessary.

Saves time

The Rowenta needs only 60 seconds to heat up and produce steam, where you steam your clothes without spending time setting up an ironing board. With a steamer at home, there’s no need of spending time and money at the dry cleaners. It’s in fact safer than dry cleaning as there’s no need of using additives to refresh garments.


  • Extra large water tank provides for an hour of continuous steaming
  • Can easily fill and empty removable water tank
  • Built-in hanger and clips help hold clothes in position while steaming
  • Telescopic pole can be adjusted as needed and pushed down while storing
  • Safe and comfortable steaming with flexible fabric hose, large steam head and insulated handle
  • Needs only a minute to start steaming


  • Consumes lots of electricity
  • Built-in hanger doesn’t rotate making it difficult to turn clothes around
  • Attachments can’t be stored with steamer
  • Difficult steaming curtains and moving around to steam as power cord is short
  • Stiff hose makes steaming difficult
  • The steam head hook is in the middle of built-in hanger, making removing and placing clothes on hanger while steaming difficult

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Review of Leachco Back ‘N Belly Contoured Body Pillow

While the Leachco Back ‘N Belly Contoured Body Pillow is designed to help avoid joint pains and insomnia associated with pregnancy, it can also be used by men and non-pregnant women. It is a single body pillow which supports your back and belly while you sleep, without the help of additional pillows. (source

It’s soft-cushioned pillow under your head and contour shape gives you a good night’s sleep. While your back and tummy lie in it’s hollow interior space, the pillow’s ends are provisionally open for leg adjustments when you sleep.

Shaped for anyone

The Back N Belly Body Pillow is safe and comfortable for children and men to fit in. You finally sleep using only one body to support your body instead of using multiple pillows on the bed. As it limits people who tend to sleep in different positions to sleep only on the back and sides, it minimizes body pains caused by frequently changing body positions.

Quality materials

The pillow comprises of optimal polyester and is free of BPA, latex, lead and phthalate. So it’s safe for use by pregnant women and children. Its customized cover is made from fine cotton fabric, is chemical free, removable and washable. The cover has no zipping which eliminates the possibility of zips protruding your head while asleep.


The Leachco Back N Belly weighs about 7 pounds and is more than 4 ft long, about 3 ft wide and about one foot high. It’s an Ivory colored pillow made in China to provide for comfortable body posture while sleeping.

Stomach and back support

The Leachco pillow supports both your back and stomach when you sleep. While its inner contours suit your body’s natural curves while you sleep, the growing tummy of pregnant women is also perpetually supported while the back is relaxed while sleeping.

Smart design

The Leachco Back N Belly is smartly designed with health benefits. It minimizes the effects of nasal congestion, gastric reflux, carpal tunnel and sciatica. It also reduces insomnia and joint pain common in pregnant women trying to sleep. It also relaxes and cradles a pregnant woman’s thigh veins to help them avoid leg cramps.


  • A single pillow provides wrap-around comfort for the body.
  • Just turn from side to side while sleeping as it’s U-shaped inner curves support hips, back and joints without any repositioning
  • Protects body parts without hurting stiff areas
  • It’s good night sleep helps control the chances of nasal congestion, gastric reflux and sciatica
  • The Leachco back n belly can fit beds and spaces of all sizes
  • Reasonably priced


  • Its U shape may lead to neck pain as such sleeping positions need some getting used to
  • Tall people may not feel so comfortable in it
  • The seam at the pillow’s head side digs into the shoulder to make sleep difficult
  • As the pillow weighs 7 lbs, it’s heavier than most pillows and should not be carried around.

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Review of Bissell SpotClean ProHeat Portable Spot Cleaner, 5207F

The Bissell SpotClean ProHeat Portable Spot Cleaner 5207F is popular small, lightweight at 10 pounds, and an affordable spot carpet cleaner. It is conveniently carried around to clean everyday spills and stains, including pet stains.

The Bissell SpotClean permanently removes spots and stains from carpets, rugs and upholstery using water, Bissell formula, hand cleaning tools and its powerful suction. Its water tanks are removable for convenient filling and emptying while its compact size makes it easy to carry around to clean nooks and corners.


The Bissell SpotClean 5207F weighs only 9.2 pounds when empty and only about 11 pounds with a full clean water tank.

Heatwave technology

The heatwave technology here does not mean the carpet cleaner heats water, but that it can sustain hot water filled in it’s water tank. It keeps the water hot throughout the cleaning process to ensure a complete and thorough cleaning.

Non-motorized brush heads

The Bissell SpotClean 5207F has a stationery brush head which do not rotate as they are not motorized like some other carpet cleaners. It works if and when manually used for scrubbing off stains and spots on carpet fibers. While you may buy a motorized brush head, it’s not that important or necessary for a thorough cleaning.

Wide stain and deep clean tools

This carpet cleaner comes with accessories like the 3” wide cleaning path tough stain tool which is perfect for removing everyday stains including pet stains from carpets, upholstery and auto interiors. The Deep Reach tool has an extra-long rubber nozzle which effectively removes deeply embedded, older stains.

Two tanks

The Bissell SpotClean 5207F carpet cleaner comes with two tanks of 37oz. capacity; one for clean water and another for collecting dirty water. While both tanks can be easily removed and replaced, they are small and perfect for cleaning small areas. It has to be frequently refilled and emptied while cleaning large carpets. The clean water tank also has water and formula fill lines to use for cleaning large stains.

Motor and power cord

The carpet cleaner comes with a quick-release, 15ft power cord which is sufficient for the thorough cleaning of an average household. Its 3 amp motor operates from a 120V power source, which is pretty strong for a small carpet cleaner.


  • Lightweight at 9.2pounds, making it convenient to carry around
  • Comes with a 2 year warranty
  • Two individual, removable 37oz. tanks for clean and dirty water
  • Heatwave technology helps sustain hot water temperatures throughout the cleaning process
  • Deep reach tool proves helpful at removing old stains
  • Long, 15ft power cord
  • Comes with Bissell detergents
  • Though small in size, offers high cleaning power to permanently remove stains and spots from upholstery, carpets and rugs


  • Not meant for cleaning large areas
  • Better to vacuum the area before cleaning as the carpet cleaner cannot suck up lots of hair and solid particles
  • No wheels for easy transporting around
  • Gives best results only if used with Bissell cleaning solutions


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