Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (24 of 28)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 120,195 - Total Helpful Votes: 24 of 28
Cuisinart CPK-17C Programmable Kettle by Cuisinart
18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
I am amending this review because, after less than 2 years of use, the kettle failed. In order to have it repaired under warranty you have to send the kettle back at your expense. The person I spoke with said she'd 'waive' the return shipping charge, but she didn't gather any of my information - so how could she possible waive anything for me? Anyway, I'm sending it back for repair, which should be interesting, and will update this review based on the service level, time, and expense incurred.

Update: I have changed the star rating to 4 because, after shipping the kettle back one-way (Cuisinart paid for the return to me), and only a few days later (Less than 7 business days)… Read more
Breville 1.8L Variable Temperature Kettle BKE820XL by Breville
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
I purchased this and used it for a week or so. The water had a plastic-like smell to it. I bought it, ignoring other reviews stating that it had BPA materials, and even confirmed this with the manufacturer. In the instruction manual it even has a notification, ironically for California residents only, that some parts contain plastic which may be linked to cancer. I was a bit shocked. I tried it, wasn't comfortable with the BPA information, so for peace of mind, I returned it and got another brand with a lot less plastic, and none touching the boiling water. This kettle is very nice if you can get yourself around the 'might cause cancer' issue. I wish Breville would respond to these… Read more