Steam Cleaning Tips

APPLICATION STEAM VOLUME ATTACHMENT  

TECHNIQUE

 

FLOORS / CHEMICAL FREE CLEANING WITH NO RESIDUE LEFT BEHIND
Vinyl Tile Or Vinyl Sheet Medium – High  

Floor Cleaning Head +
Micro fiber + Extension
Tubes + Nylon Brush.

 

Sweep or vacuum first. Steam mop with floor cleaning head and micro fiber cover. Corners and baseboards with nylon brush.

Stone Tile, Slate, Ceramic Tile, Grout High  

Floor Cleaning Head +

Micro Fiber + Extension
Tubes + Nylon Brush +
Grout Brush + Nylon Brush
Jet Nozzle

 

Sweep or vacuum first. Steam mop with floor cleaning head, heavy stains use without micro fiber cover. Corners and baseboards with nylon brush. Grout lines use grout brush and / or jet nozzle. Finish with floor cleaning head / micro fiber cover

Smooth Surface Concrete High  

Floor Cleaning Head +
Micro Fiber + Extension
Tubes + Grout Brush +
Nylon Brush + Metal Brush +
Jet Nozzle

 

Sweep or vacuum first. Steam mop with floor cleaning head, heavy stains use without micro fiber cover. Corners and baseboards with nylon brush. Joint lines use grout or metal brush and / or jet nozzle. Finish with floor cleaning head / micro fiber.

Hardwood Low – Medium  

Floor Cleaning Head +
Micro Fiber + Extension
Tubes

 

Sweep or vacuum first. Steam mop with floor cleaning head and micro fiber cover.

CARPETS / SPOT TREATMENT
Wall To Wall, Rugs, Spot Care High  

Nylon Brush + Jet Nozzle +
Paper Or White Cotton Towel

 

Vacuum area first then steam using brush or jet. Use towels to blot stain away. Chemical cleaner can be used prior to steam treatment.

 

CARPETS / DEODORIZE + KILL BEDBUGS – DUST MITES AND ALLERGENS
Wall To Wall, Rugs High Floor Cleaning Head +
Extension tubes + Micro
Fiber + Jet Nozzle
 

Vacuum area first then steam using floor cleaning head with micro fiber cover. Pass slowly over area to allow heat to kill pests. Use jet nozzle for corners and cracks.

 

WALLS, CEILINGS
Painted, Wood Paneling, Wallpaper Low – Medium Floor Cleaning Head +
Extension tubes + Micro
Fiber + Nylon Brush +
Clothes / Fabric tool
with cotton cover.
 

Painted, wood paneling, wallpaper walls are heat sensitive. Always test small area first and be careful not to over heat finish. Use Floor Cleaning head with micro fiber cover or clothes steamer with cotton cover. Use nylon brush for corners and stains.

 

Wallpaper Removal High  

Nylon Brush, Jet Nozzle,
Extension Tubes + Smooth
Surface Tool + Scraper

 

Use at full power to soften glue and remove wallpaper. Wallpaper stripper can be applied first.
Air Vents Medium -High  

Nylon Brush, Jet Nozzle,
Extension Tubes, Cotton
Towel

 

Clean using brush and jet tip. Wipe down with clean cotton towel.
UPHOLSTERY / KILL BEDBUGS – DUST MITES AND ALLERGENS
Vinyl, Synthetic, Cotton Medium – High Jet Nozzle, Clothes
Steamer, Cotton Cover
 

Test a small area first. Some synthetic materials will not handle high heat. Use clothes steamer with cotton cover and slowly pass over area to allow heat to kill pests. Use jet nozzle for cracks and corners.

 

WINDOW BLINDS
Levolor, Venetian, Horizontal, Vertical Low-Medium Nylon Brush, Jet Nozzle,
Detail Nozzle, Extension
Tubes, Cotton Towel
 

Dust area first. Thin plastic blinds may not be able to handle heat from the steam. Test a small area first. Use jet or detail nozzle from 4” away. Wipe off with cotton towel.

 

GLASS
Windows, Mirrors Medium Smooth Surface Squeegee,
Extension Tubes, Nylon
Brush, Paper Towels
 

Pre-steam glass from 6” away to heat
glass. Use brush for edges and bases.
Finish with window cleaner squeegee. Do not use if temperature is under 32 degrees to prevent cracking.

 

Window Screens, Window Frames Medium -High  

Detail Nozzle, Nylon Brush,
Extension Tubes

 

Steam area with detail nozzle. Use brush for edges and corners.

KITCHENS
Stove Tops, Ovens Medium – High Nylon Brush, Brass Brush,
Extension Tubes, Paper
towels
 

Use nylon brush over all surfaces and
brass brush for interior oven grates. Wipe down with paper towels.

 

Small Appliances Medium Nylon Brush, Detail Nozzle,
Paper towels
 

Use brush over all areas and detail nozzle for small corners and seems. Wipe down with paper towels

 

Sinks, Faucets, Drains Medium – High Nylon Brush, Detail Nozzle,
Paper towels
 

Use brush over all areas and detail nozzle for small corners and seems. Wipe down with paper towels.

 

Counter Tops Low- Medium Smooth Surface Sqeegee,
Nylon Brush, Detail Nozzle,
Paper towels
 

Use brush over all areas and detail nozzle for small corners and seems. Use smooth surface squeegee to sanitize counter tops by slowly passing over area then wipe area with paper towel for chemical free cleaning

 

BATHROOM
Tile, Grout Medium – High Floor Cleaning Head +
Micro Fiber + Extension
Tubes + Grout Brush + Jet
Nozzle
 

Sweep or vacuum first. Steam mop with
floor cleaning head, heavy stains use
without cotton cover. Corners and
baseboards with nylon brush. Grout lines use grout brush and / or jet nozzle.  Finish with floor cleaning head with micro fiber.

Porcelain Toilets, Chrome Fixtures Medium – High Nylon Brush, Detail Nozzle,
Paper towels
 

Use brush over all areas and detail nozzle for small corners, hinges, and seems. Wipe down with paper towels.

 

Shower, Tubs, Doors Medium Nylon Brush, Detail Nozzle,
Extension Tubes, Paper
towels
 

Use brush over all areas and detail nozzle for small corners and seems. Wipe down with paper towels.

 

AUTO, MOTORCYCLE, MARINE
Interior Areas Medium – High Nylon Brush, Jet Nozzle,
Clothes Steamer, Cotton
Cover, Cotton Towel
 

Test a small area first. Some synthetic
materials will not handle high heat. Use
nylon brush with soft pressure for larger stains and jet tip for small stains. Blot with
cotton towel.

Detailing, Exterior, Engine Medium – High Nylon Brush, Detail Nozzle,
Jet Nozzle
 

Use brush over all areas and detail nozzle
for small detail areas.

 

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