Instant Pot Vent

Amazon Shoppers Say This 'Genius' Vent Fixes the Instant Pot's Biggest Design Flaw

You can't beat the price.
By Kimberly Holland
June 14, 2021
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If you own an Instant Pot, you know the universe of Instant Pot accessories is vast. And while there are clever ones like a cutting board that doubles as a cheat sheet and even a specialized lid that turns your pressure cooker into an air fryer, there's only one Instant Pot accessory that's designed to fix one of the multi-function pressure cooker's biggest flaws: the House Again Cabinets Savior Dream Diverter.

The steam diverter, which resembles a submarine's periscope in my opinion, captures the Instant Pot's high-temp, high-pressure steam release. It then diverts the steam away from your cabinets or cupboards (or your face, for that matter) and into an open space that won't be at risk of warping or scorching from the moist air.

The spout is made from food-safe, BPA-free silicone so its flexible and lightweight, but it can handle the temp of the steam and still be safe to the touch. It's versatile and designed to fit a number of Instant Pot styles, including mini, 5-, 6-, and 8-quart sizes. It can also be rotated 360 degrees so you can divert the steam appropriately no matter where you have the multi-cooker plugged up, and it's dishwasher safe for easy cleanup.

Buy It: House Again Cupboards Savior Steam Release Accessory, $6; Amazon

One happy Amazon reviewer writes, "We have a small kitchen and the steam goes straight up to the cabinets. So much so that I have to wipe them dry before I open the lid or it may drip into the food (um, gross)." They continue, "And I've been concerned that the steam may ultimately damage the cabinets. Well, low and behold!! Not this anymore!! The steam was properly diverted away, so no more steamy, wet mess on the edge of the cabinet above!! Amazing."

Another says, "Such a simple idea but one that adds a great [peace] of mind. No more super heated steam venting up onto the cabinets or worse burning your fingers. This device installs easy and cleans up with a quick rinse or just pop it on the top rack of the dishwasher."

And the best part (besides the damage that won't be done to your cabinets)? This best-selling Instant Pot accessory is only $6. After the investment you made with your Instant Pot, you can save a little and fix its biggest design flaw with just a $6 diverter. Pick from aqua blue or red. (For laughs, there's also a dragon steam diverter if you dare.)

If you use your Instant Pot regularly, or even if you only use it from time to time, protect your cabinets or walls from steam damage with this simple device. Grab a House Again Cabinets Savior Steam Diverter on Amazon today.