Features to Consider in Good Steam Cleaners for Cars
Buying a car steam cleaner is slightly different from buying the same machine for household use. Here are the main things you need to keep in mind when buying a car steam cleaner:
Auto Use — The steam cleaner should be suited for use in vehicles. Some floor steam cleaners are not suited for cleaning delicate car interiors.
Steam Pressure — There should be adequate steam pressure to actually dislodge dirt, grime, and great from surfaces of the car.
Price — Most commercial steam cleaners are too expensive for individual users. Affordability is also an important aspect that determines which steam cleaners are actually worth the value.
With the above in mind, here’s are our short reviews for the best steam cleaners for cars you can consider buying:
McCulloch MC1275 Heavy-Duty Steam Cleaner
Design & Performance
The McCulloch MC1275 is a pressurized steam cleaner that doesn’t need any chemicals. More importantly, it comes with 18 accessories. Attachment includes nozzles and scrub pads suited to use on large surfaces. There are brushes for removing grease and grime too.
The steam cleaner is well suited for use on various car surfaces like leather, fabric, rubber, and glass. You can use the machine additionally on most types of floors, counters, windows, and appliances. The cleaner heats up as quickly as in 8 minutes. You can expect a steam that can last up to 45 minutes. The steam is continuous, which means you don’t have to keep on pressing the steam button.
The steam cleaner has a rather powerful jet nozzle to dislodge dirt and dust. The machine has a large water tank that can hold up to 48 ounces of water. This steam cleaner is powerful and is perfect for chemical-free cleaning. The downsides are quite minor. Don’t expect this steam cleaner to work quietly. It can be quite loud.
Another downside though is that the attachments are not designed particularly for autos. So when cleaning sensitive painted surfaces, car owners should take care. You can fill this steam cleaner with regular tap water. The machine will heat up the water to over 200 degrees, which is hot enough to kill the most common types of bacteria and germs.
Overall, this is a great car steam cleaner that delivers a pressurized steam. The multi-use steamer is good for the many types of surfaces on cars. Plus, the steam cleaner is backed by a 1-year guarantee.
Wagner 0282014 915 On-demand Steam Cleaner
Design & Performance
This Wagner steam cleaner offers what’s call “on demand” steam control. That means you can get a continuous steam without pushing on a button. Steam control is literally at your fingertips. Keep in mind that this is a pressurized steam cleaner. It even comes with a wallpaper plate to remove old wallpaper. Removing hard-set stains is super easy.
Car owners should be aware that this steam cleaner is designed to use on large surface areas. It’s great if you have big seats. The machine comes with a flexible and versatile hose that’s eight feet long. It’s excellent for getting the steam into nooks and corners of the vehicle. The cleaner includes extension tubes and other accessories to improve work efficiency. As a result, steamer is near perfect for chemical-free disinfecting.
The steam cleaner is non-toxic and doesn’t leave any residue behind. You can use it on car glass without worry too. Unlike most steam cleaners, this one works on car tires as well. When the car is cleaned, you can use this to clean your garage too. So the steamer offers two modes of cleaning. There’s the continuous steam option for tough jobs. There’s also an intermittent steam option for quick cleaning, which is suitable for deep cleaning of surfaces. The host of accessories it comes with makes it possible to clean varied surfaces.
While this steam cleaner is highly versatile, don’t expect it to be a miracle machine. It will clean some surfaces well but others only moderately. One big issue is the power cord of the machine. The cable is quite short and may require an extension cord to use with the wall outlet.