You’ll soon find an upholstery steam cleaner is one of the best cleaning tools you have ever owned. Steam cleaning removes things such as: bed bugs, most pathogens, dust mites, viruses, kills bacteria, mold, removes allergens, embedded stains, grease, and dirt.
An upholstery steam cleaner will let you clean all your upholstery yourself, saving money and time.
First, vacuum the upholstery. Secondly, pre-treat any stubborn stains. Next precondition the fabric. Soil emulsifiers will help loosen all of the elements that have been ground into the fabric. Choose the right upholstery steam cleaner as there are many to choose from. We list the best ones below. Prepare your upholstery steam cleaner. You’ll need to add water and a cleaning solution. Start with pillows or cushion to ensure the steam cleaner is working properly and to get a bit of practice.
This is excellent handheld upholstery cleaner which weighs only 1lb. The Hoover SteamJet Handheld Steam Cleaner has a fast heat up time and comes with a comprehensive set of tools. The steam cleaner is well designed and gives the hand good protection from the steam.
The steam is controlled by a sliding switch attached to the handle. The machine is easy and quick to fill and has a long cord and is a good all round home upholstery steamer.
This upholstery steamer – Thane H20 X5 Steam Cleaner has won awards and coverts from a mop to a handheld streamer in moments. When purchased it needs to be assembled before use. It comes with plenty of tool for all occasions.
The water bottle is easy to fill and has a single dial to control the amount of steam used. This is an ideal steam cleaner for the home as it can be used for virtually all household steaming jobs, from upholstery to sanitizing the bed linen.
This steamer – Polti Vaporettino Lux Steam Gun can reach the trickiest spots. Easy to put down when not in use as it has a kettle shape. It takes up to three minutes to build up steam.
The water tank is easy to both empty and refill. It comes with a selection of attachments for most household jobs. A good machine is light and easy to use and to store away.
This is expensive upholstery cleaner and is at the top end of the market. The Karcher SC 5.800C is both a floor cleaner and a handheld gun. It has a ladybird like shape and is quite large. The machine comes with a comprehensive manual in most common languages.
It comes complete with a large, easy to fill tank and takes approximately three minutes to heat up. It is easy to use and can do all the jobs around the house with ease. It is a very powerful machine well made quality upholstery steam cleaner.
The Shark Lift-Away Steam Pocket 5-in-1 is both mop and handheld. Only takes 30 seconds to be ready for use and the middle section lifts out to become a handheld steamer. Plenty of attachments for all household jobs, but some are on the large side and a bit cumbersome to use.
The brush was also too big for some jobs around the home. There is no light to warn the operator if the machine is on or off. However, it is a good all round machine and made to a good quality and should give years of service.
A fairly cheap upholstery steamer and is primarily to clean large flat surfaces such as bedding. The Light’n’Easy Steam Mop is a handheld steamer and is quite small. It is very easy to use, just place a cleaning pad (washable) to the base, fill up the water tank and plug the device in. It takes around three minutes to get to a temperature where the machine can be used.
The upholstery steamer is simple and easy to use and ideal for bedding, pillows, etc. It is also good on hard surfaces like tiles.
Two bad points, is a fairly short cord and no attachments included. For this reason the upholstery cleaner is only ideal for flat surfaces and would be able to cope with some jobs around the home.