Ironing boards are essential household equipments in each home. Due to their heat-resistant and smooth surface that they make this task a lot simpler than for instance, only a blanket or a bath towel on the table, as my mom did it long time ago. Nowadays you can find different sorts, so it makes it tough to select the right one. In many families the fold able or mobile board is the most common one. They have scissor action legs and the height is adjustable, either you need to sit or stand in this labor. To adjust the ideal height might help you to not get back pain. On the side frequently is an iron rest. This helps to get the iron on a safe location. A fold out garment rack may be a very handy feature, so you could store the just ironed fabric on a location, where they do not get wrinkles again till you have completed everything and put them back into the cupboard. After finishing, it may be folded down and stored in a small location. There are even special board hangers, so you can keep it on the wall or behind a door.
Best ironing board have short legs, so that they may be positioned on the surface of a table or a counter top. You may place them on the bed or on the carpet for quick ironing, but take care not to topple over the hot iron, which might put on fire or other bad injuries. Some sorts can be folded down or folded in half to fit in the smallest space. Even though they may be quite small they do not need to lack in various capabilities. They can get an iron break or/and a smaller iron boards for your sleeves. Another option might be an ironing blanket or mat. Usually planks have under the heat resistant and repelling linen a grid. This grid is very good for not keeping up all of the moisture. Also in between is a thick coating of fiber pad to simpler smooth out the wrinkles. If you use only an iron mat I would advice to put a bath towel beneath it, so it can absorb the moisture through ironing and it helps to protect the under surface.
Very good looking and Comfy is wall mounted or built in ironing boards in a drawer or cupboard. With this you do not have to set them up each time, which helps saving time and work. However they want a fixed place and are usually more expensive, since they have to be installed. But today there are also quite easy install ones.