Home Genius
Placemat ‘TROMSØ’

The Placemat ‘TROMSØ’ by Home Genius united Elegance and Funktionalität in you timeless design. With a impressive material strength by 5 mm (1000g/m²) it protects your table Heat and Scratches. Environmentally friendly production from recycled material and high quality felt gives the product sustainability. One zipper pocket for Storage of unneeded placemats ensures additional practicality. The first impression impressed, but how does the placemat perform in the practical test?

  • Elegant design
  • High material strength
  • Sustainability
  • Extensive scope of delivery
  • Use of plastic in packaging

The Test

General Information

We got the article in the practical test checked and tested carefully. In the following we will go into more detail about the properties and impressions. From the packaging to the materials and quality to the range of functions and handling, the product is subjected to our test procedure.

To give you a quick overview, we work with a points system. The maximum achievable number of points per area is 100 points. The final overall grade is calculated from the Average of all tested features taking into account the respective weighting.

The First Impression

The Packaging and Content

Here we take a closer look at the packaging. Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor. In addition, of course, adequate protection of the product must also be guaranteed. Are the contents of the packaging complete and does the manufacturer make it as easy as possible for me to use the product directly?

Here we take a closer look at the packaging. Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor. In addition, of course, adequate protection of the product must also be guaranteed. Are the contents of the packaging complete and does the manufacturer make it as easy as possible for me to use the product directly?

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Product Protection

Cardboard is stable, product adequately protected

100

points

Sustainability Packaging

Unnecessary packaging waste was avoided and non-recyclable material was used

80

points

Package Contents & Scope

6 each plate coasters, glass coasters (5 mm thick each), 6 cutlery pockets, 1 storage bag, instructions

100

points

Instructions

In German, clearly written

100

points

TOTAL

95

points

Weighting: 20%
*The maximum number of points is 100 points

The Packaging of the product is robust and offers one good protection during transportation. Unfortunately, the negative thing is that the packaging is unnecessary Plastic used that is not recyclable. The package contents and the size of the set is impressive: it contains a total of 6 tableclothsCoaster and cutlery pockets, with the first two out 5 mm thick felt are manufactured. Another highlight is the stylish zip pocket, in the unneeded placemats stored safely and neatly can be. The Cleaning instructions was easy to understand and basic information is also noted, which makes handling the product easier.

First Time in Hand

Product Processing and Appearance

Before we start the practical test, we take a close look at the processing of the products. How high-quality are the materials used? Are the haptics and optics satisfactory?

Before we start the practical test, we take a close look at the processing of the products. How high-quality are the materials used? Are the haptics and optics satisfactory?

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Visual Appearance

Attractive design, 5mm felt

100

points

Processing and Materials

Very good workmanship

100

points

Stability

Very stable

100

points

Sustainability of the product

Very sustainable, made from 100% vegan materials

100

points

TOTAL

100

points

Weighting: 20%
*The maximum number of points is 100 points

The Placemat ‘TROMSØ’ by Home Genius impresses in several ways. The visual appearance of the placemat is extremely appealing and conveys a touch of elegance. This is done by the solid material thickness of the product is underlined. The application of the placemat no errors or defects on. It presents itself in one perfect condition, what a high manufacturing quality speaks.

Particularly highlight is the Sustainability of the product. The placemat consists of 100% made from vegan materials, what not only environmentally friendly is, but also to resource conservation contributes. It therefore meets the requirements of environmentally conscious consumers and shows that Commitment of the manufacturer for sustainable products. In total convinced the placemat ‘TROMSØ’ not only through Design and application, but also through his stability and sustainable manufacturing.

This is What Our Practical Test Showed

Does the manufacturer keep its advertising promises?

Our practical test has the highest relevance and therefore weighting. Here the product has to undergo a wide variety of criteria and tests. We check the functions and product promises of the test article.

Our practical test has the highest relevance and therefore weighting. Here the product has to undergo a wide variety of criteria and tests. We check the functions and product promises of the test article.

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Heat resistance

Insulates well even when used occasionally as a trivet, but is not intended for this purpose

100

points

Cleaning

Light dirt can be easily wiped off, heavier dirt can be machine washed (gentle cycle 30 degrees)

100

points

Slip resistance

Can be moved, slip resistance could be improved

90

points

Odor

No chemical or unpleasant smells detectable

100

points

Stability and flatness

Lies stably on the table without any waves or bulges

100

points

TOTAL

98

points

Weighting: 45%
*The maximum number of points is 100 points

This was proven in the practical test Placemat ‘TROMSØ’ by Home Genius proven and in many respects keeps what the manufacturer promises.

The heat resistance of the placemat is very well and it shows no damages when used with hot pots. However, the placemat should not be used permanently as a pot coaster. For hot plates is it a very good heat protection for the table.

The CLEANING of the placemat is sehr einfach. Light dirt can be easily removed with a damp cloth. The placemat also proves itself to be very dirty pflegeleicht, as it is available when needed Gentle cycle at 30 degrees can be washed in the washing machine. This contributes to the lasting freshness and cleanliness of the placemat.
However, it could slip resistance of the placemat improved which is particularly noticeable on smooth surfaces. Positive What should be highlighted, however, is the felt underside no unwanted prints on sensitive wooden tables.

Another strength of the placemat is that it has no unpleasant or chemical smells. It is free from annoying fragrances and thus ensures a pleasant atmosphere. There is also a placemat stable on the table, without waves or bulges.

The extensive delivery with matching glass coasters and cutlery pockets makes it versatile.

Overall, this is fulfilling Placemat ‘TROMSØ’ the expectations in terms of heat resistance, ease of cleaning, freedom from odor and stability, with potential for improvement in slip resistance.

Price-Performance Ratio

and consumer reviews

Finally, it examines how the product compares to the competition. Can it keep up with the competition in terms of price and quality? Would we generally recommend buying it? We also look at consumer reviews and check whether the critical and positive reviews are actually justified.

Finally, let’s talk about how the product compares to the competition. Can it keep up with the competition in terms of price and quality? Would we generally recommend a purchase? We also examine consumer reviews and verify that the critical and positive reviews are actually justified.

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Price-performance ratio

Good performance in the upper price segment

60

points

Rating cut

4,6 out of 5,0 on Amazon

80

points

TOTAL

70

points

Weighting: 15%
*The maximum number of points is 100 points

The product receives an average of 4,6 stars on Amazon. Customers praise the elegant design, easy cleaning and practical storage bag. The use of plastic in the packaging and the slight risk of slipping on table surfaces are mentioned negatively.

For equivalent products, prices of up to 25,99 € required. Very cheap products are already off 13,90 € available. The Placemat ‘TROMSØ’ of the brand Home Genius is therefore currently at a price of 25,99 € im upper price segment. For the quality and performance received, that is Reasonable value for money.

Overall Result

1. Packaging & Contents

20%

95

points

2. Product Processing & Appearance

20%

100

points

3. In the practical test

45%

98

points

4. Price/Performance & Consumer Ratings

15%

70

points

TOTAL

50

points

*The maximum number of points is 100 points

The ‘TROMSØ’ placemat of the brand Home Genius was with the Overall score of 94 evaluated and has thus successfully qualified for our test seal. The test was Test period 10/23 carried out and is in our database under the license number 230926005 deposited. Further information on our test procedure can be found at Test Procedure page.

The practical tests are based on careful observations and do not include any long-term or laboratory tests. The test ratings reflect the opinions of our experts and are based on careful analysis. We would like to emphasize that these reviews do not claim to be complete and reflect both subjective and objective impressions. The assessments are carried out to the best of our knowledge and belief, without any liability being assumed for the accuracy or completeness of the test results. It is important that our tests are not based on legal requirements, medical effects or specific ingredients of the products. We rely on the advertising claims and information provided by the manufacturers, but you always use the information at your own risk. Our efforts are aimed at ensuring a serious and thorough testing procedure, developed in a long and professional process in close collaboration with our experts.

The practical tests are based on careful observations and do not include any long-term or laboratory tests. The test ratings reflect the opinions of our experts and are based on careful analysis. We would like to emphasize that these reviews do not claim to be complete and reflect both subjective and objective impressions. The assessments are carried out to the best of our knowledge and belief, without any liability being assumed for the accuracy or completeness of the test results. It is important that our tests are not based on legal requirements, medical effects or specific ingredients of the products. We rely on the advertising claims and information provided by the manufacturers, but you always use the information at your own risk. Our efforts are aimed at ensuring a serious and thorough testing procedure, developed in a long and professional process in close collaboration with our experts.

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