Ironing board always in the way? There's now a space-saving solution

Ironing boards and irons are cumbersome home gadgets, but we have found a compact alternative.  (Getty Images)
Ironing boards and irons are cumbersome home gadgets, but we have found a compact alternative. (Getty Images)

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Ironing boards, and irons, are cumbersome household items we need, but finding the space to pack them neatly away can be problematic - and an eyesore.

But we have found a nifty alternative for those who are tight on space, and it's the Joseph Joseph Pocket Ironing Board.

Not only does it fold down neatly, but it also has a specially designed compartment to store the iron too.

Why we rate it

The Joseph Joseph Pocket Ironing Board ticks a lot of boxes.

This compact tabletop ironing board is a neat design that folds away neatly to make for easy storage, and won't take over a room when laundry day comes around.

It is easy to set up. This design has a quick-release toggle lock, which can be folded out when in use, and locked into place when it's time to store it away.

The space-saver gadget takes all the hassel out of ironing. (Joseph Joseph)
The space-saver gadget takes all the hassel out of ironing. (Joseph Joseph)
It neatly folds away and can be stored in a cupboard or behind a door. (Joseph Joseph)
It neatly folds away and can be stored in a cupboard or behind a door. (Joseph Joseph)

It has a durable cotton padded cover on top, so you can be sure your creases will be ironed out smoothly, and it's the ideal size to iron everything from trousers to shirts and dresses.

This prop also has non-slip feet, so when you rest the board on your counter top or table it will stay securely in place.

This purchase comes with a fixing bracket, screws and wall plugs, which you can secure to the wall or a door, and store your ironing board.

It also has a special holder on the base of the ironing board, which when folded up allows the iron to sit neatly away.

So, if you thought there wasn't a space-saving solution for the cumbersome ironing board, this new gadget could just do the trick.

Buy it: Joseph Joseph Pocket Ironing Board | £70 from John Lewis

Also available from Lakeland

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