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Offline GoingMyWay

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Steam Cleaners
« on: August 22, 2019, 04:08 PM »
Does anyone have any experience or recommendations for a steam cleaner for cleaning household areas like kitchens and bathrooms?
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Offline sassyinpink

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Re: Steam Cleaners
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2019, 02:40 AM »
if no one here used any before, why not check amazons and read through the reviews and see if any good stuff comes up

Offline Euclid

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Re: Steam Cleaners
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2019, 07:39 AM »
I have the compact Karcher, model SC1122 (two or three years old now).

(1400W, 3.0 bar, 1.2 litre capacity - mine's a 240V model)

I'm very pleased with it. Came with a range of tools/fittings/accessories, although I've mostly only used the "jet-nozzle" and it's always been powerful enough for the domestic tasks I've encountered. Have also used it on occasion to clean a car engine bay or drive train before working on it (though to be fair, I usually only mess with small vehicles - typically race cars - and they are not exactly filthy to start with...).

I had wondered if the 1.2 litre capacity would be a bit small, but unless you are using this for commercial or industrial tasks, 1 litre of water does makes one heck of lot of steam...

It's nicely made and finished, seems to be robust; the plastic two-part tubes are pleasingly well-made and very sturdy.

Size-wise, the whole kit very very nearly fits into a SYS-5 (I don't have one to try, but going by the measurements, it's so close I'm tempted to buy a SYS-5 just to try it...!