Shark steam mop expert and user reviews with pictures and videos. Find the most popular Shark steam floor cleaner features, pros and cons.
Shark is one of the first brands introduced in home steam cleaning industry and today is one of the well-known and popular names among small household appliances for floor cleaning. Shark can be found not only among steam mops but upright vacuums, hand and cordless vacuums and small home appliances for garment care.
Shark steam floor cleaner is the great floor portable cleaning tool, designed to clean surfaces such as vinyl, laminate flooring, hardwood flooring, marble or ceramic tiles. As it utilizes the steam it is not suitable for unsealed wood, unglazed floors or waxed floors.
Shark steam mop can clean smaller and larger areas equally and choosing the model with the right water tank size will provide more convenience in your home floor cleaning.
Based on the online reviews, recommended Shark models to buy are those with the short warm-up time and those where you can refill the reservoir, even if the hot water inside didn't cool off. Shark steam mop uses the tap water to produce steam. Mop cleaning is pet and child friendly as there are no chemicals used at all. Just plain water.
Below are two different Shark steam mop models; one that is designed for steam mopping the floors only while the other is made with a suction vacuum and steam cleaning feature.
Euro-Pro Shark S3501 Deluxe Steam Pocket Mop is a very light and portable cleaning tool that uses push-forward motion to release the steam, clean and sanitize the floor while leaving them virtually dry.
It features 3 quick release mop heads for cleaning different areas. They are different in size and designed in three shapes; rectangle, triangle and large-open area. Another feature, 180-degree swivel steering allows you to reach the tight spots, corners, areas between furniture... Pads are made of micro-fiber and are not only great on dirt but are durable and reusable. It is recommended to replace them every 2-3 months.
Pads are also two-sided, which increases the cleaning area. You can use one side for cleaning the dirt and other side to sanitize.
Shark S3501 mop stores 450 ml of tap water inside its tank, prepares steam in 30 seconds, which is good enough for approximately 25 minutes. If there is a need to use it longer, continuously, the tank can be refilled anytime, no matter did the water cool down or not.
Shark portable steam pocket mop, based on over 200 reviews was rated 3.8 out of 5. Some users were mainly complaining about the low product quality, where some components broke apart and stopped working; also about poor customer service.
Much more reviewers were happy how S3501 works, especially on tiles while fewer consumers didn't like the residues and the look of the flooring after mopping. Some users like the size of the mop's tank, they could clean the whole house without refilling. The floor is warm after mopping and gets dry very fast.
You can buy Shark S3501 steam mop for approximately $80.
Shark Vac Then Steam Mop was designed with an idea to pick up all the dirt from the flooring and mops the floor in one single operation.
This 2 in 1 cleaning tool is a vacuum cleaner that picks up dust and light dirt from the floor easily and provides steam for chemical-free mopping.
Vacuum uses the high-powered suction for small particles (over 98% fine particle suction) while the steam cleans and sanitizes the floor. This is what prevents your floor from scratching and makes the environment pet and child friendly.
This dual action makes the floor cleaning more effectively while saving cleaning time. The tank size of 400 ml provides 15 minutes of steam cleaning before refilling, which is even enough for larger areas - as long as you don't go over spots repeatedly.
This unit is also portable and with less than 8 pounds in weight and pretty long cord of 30 ' is easy to move around.
Shark Vac Then Steam Mop, based on over 80 online reviews was rated 4 out of 5. Users complained about the low suction level that leaves dirt behind and collects only, what is lose and light. It also makes a lot of noise. The steam truly comes out but doesn't clean the floor satisfactorily - it leaves streaks and dirt behind and makes the dark tile floor dull. You cannot use vacuum cleaner and steaming at the same time.
On the other, positive side, Shark Vac Then Stem Mop model is great for quick cleaning of bare floors but not deep cleaning. Switching to steam takes only 30 seconds. It uses the strong steam, and the floors get dry very fast, especially if you use heavy duty pad. Rubber wheels prevent the floors from scratching.
You can buy Shark Vac Then Steam Mop for approximately $150.
Either model you buy, Shark steam mop is a great tool for steam cleaning and sanitizing floors, fast and easy, and better than with traditional mopping. As Seen On TV Shark Steam Mop is how you will also find it advertised.