The Ironing Board with Cord is sturdy and reliable anytime you need it for ironing. It has an adjustable height foldable iron stand with a round tube and power cord, you can set it where it is most comfortable for you to iron clothing. The surface of the board is cushioned which makes sure the heat coming from the iron does not get to the board directly to damage it. It will absorb the heat and also enhance steam flow and faster ironing whether standing or sitting. The ironing board cover offers you a perfect surface to do your ironing and is water resistant due to the water repelling nature of the fabric it is made with. Nice.