In 1891, the Carpenter Electric Company invented the first electrical kettle. It took approximately 12 minutes to boil water. The Swan Company, in 1922, improved on the Carpenter Electric Company design by heating the water with a metal rod placed inside the kettle. Doing this reduced the amount of time it took to boil water.
Electric kettles today boil water in almost one-third the amount of time it took the first kettle to boil. Most of these kettles are cordless, which makes them more convenient to use. They can be used to boil water for tea, instant coffee or a bowl of instant oatmeal. They are more convenient than stove top kettles. You can plug an electric tea kettle into the socket of any room where you want to sit and have a nice, relaxing cup of tea.
Electric tea kettles come in a wide array of colors and styles. copper tea kettle They are, usually, made of stainless steel, glass or plastic. If you don’t like the idea drinking tea that tastes like plastic or was made with hot water that came in direct contact with plastic, then you definitely want to buy a stainless steel or glass electric tea kettle. Some of them resemble the stove top varieties, resemble old fashioned coffee percolators and some come in modern designs. If you live in an area with hard water, you can even buy ones with water filters inside. The electric kettle’s only true negative is the fact that it is electric. If the electricity in your home goes out, you will have a hard time boiling water.
Everyone loves using an electric tea kettle because it saves time, looks great and can be used anywhere you have an electrical outlet.