BIBO Vs. Instant/Rapid Boil Kettles

Which BIBO is for me?

BIBO

A splendid BIBO. Goodbye noisy kettle!

£493


Instant/rapid-boil kettle

The humble kettle. The appliance of the past!

£50-£500

How does BIBO compare to a kettle?

Perhaps the biggest disadvantage of kettles over BIBO is that you have to keep filling your kettle. BIBO is mains-fed which means no need to fill up ever again!

“Rapid boil” kettles usually aren’t as quick as they sound. While a BIBO will deliver hot drinks in seconds, even the fastest kettles take around a minute before your next coffee is ready.

Some kettles have a function to keep water hot. Unfortunately, this usually means the kettle re-boils every so often, wasting electricity in the process (unlike the BIBO’s energy-saving sleep mode).

Water-filtering kettles are available (for an added cost). You’ll need to change the filter fairly regularly, depending on how often you use the kettle but often once a month. The filter costs can stack up quickly if you love your cups of tea!

“Instant” kettles are actually a different product, sometimes called a “water boiler” or “hot water dispenser”. These are much more expensive, and, unlike the BIBO, won’t also provide cool water.

By our reckoning, even the most advanced kettle has only one advantage – it’s cheaper than a BIBO. Just remember that for the lower price you won’t get instant cooled water, you may not get filtered water, and you’ll have to keep filling that noisy old kettle!

BIBO

Instant/rapid-boil kettle

Yes
Extra cost
Yes
No
Yes
Extra cost
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Extra cost
Yes
Extra cost
Yes
Extra cost
Yes
Extra cost
Yes

Ready to ditch the kettle and meet your new favourite kitchen appliance? Find out which BIBO is right for you.

What?

A beautifully designed
water dispenser
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What is a BIBO?

Why?

A Beautifully elegant, instant boiling, instant chilled, filtered water dispenser
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Why should I get a BIBO?

How?

Installation, maintenance & support
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How does a BIBO work?

FAQ

Frequently asked questions
about BIBO
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Frequently asked questions