Tips for Using Your Steam Cleaner in the Best Way

Tips for Using Your Steam Cleaner in the Best Way

Looking for the best way to keep your home clean and sanitised? Here at McCulloch, we make absolutely no apologies for being uncompromisingly pro the Power of Steam


Why use a Steam Cleaner

No chemicals

Even your regular supermarket-bought cleaning solutions often contain harmful chemicals and toxins. Our Steam Cleaners don’t use any chemicals, artificial solutions, or toxins. With nothing but hot steam, you can effectively kill bacteria, deodorise areas and sanitise surfaces. Whether you have children or pets at home, or just want a safer, cleaner home environment, chemical-free steam cleaning is the way to go. 

No airborne allergens

Airborne allergens can trigger allergies, exacerbate hay fever, or cause a variety of other symptoms like sinus headaches. When you use a McCulloch Steam Cleaner, you won’t be adding any allergens to the air that can cause you or your loved ones discomfort or pose any risk. 

Flexible usage

Whether you’re cleaning a kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, or even venturing outside to clean the car or barbeque, Steam Cleaners are impressively flexible in the way they can be utilised and the surfaces on which they can be used. Plus, with up to 23 different accessories, the McCulloch MC1385 Deluxe Canister Steam Cleaner in particular ensures you have the perfect tool for just about any surface in your home. 

Cost effective

Forget the days of replacing costly chemical cleaners or buying multiple pieces of cleaning equipment. With a Steam Cleaner–needing nothing but distilled water and electricity–you can clean more, with less. This will save you money over the long term and is the cost-effective way to effectively clean your house.


Top Tips for Using Your Steam Cleaner

To help you make the most of your McCulloch Canister Steam Cleaner, we’ve assembled some top tips to help you clean more effectively and with less effort. 

Wipe Away Residue

If you’re going to steam clean dry surfaces that have dried residue or spills, such as your kitchen bench tops & stove tops, we recommend using a microfibre cloth to wipe the debris away gently and easily. Microfibre cloths are great for effective cleaning and perfectly complements using a Steam Cleaner which actively breaks down the chemicals and structure of stains and unwanted substances.  

Use Distilled Water

Tap water contains a number of minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium. Distilled water, on the other hand, is filtered and purified so that the actual liquid is in a relatively pure form. By using distilled water that’s devoid of the impurities and minerals of tap water, your Steam Cleaner will be far more effective and even last longer.  

Know How to Clean in The Right Way

Using a McCulloch Steam Cleaner is super easy. Thanks to an ergonomic design and simplicity in operation, it’s not hard to get started (and finished) with steam cleaning. Nonetheless, there are best practices for cleaning different areas of your home. Familiarise yourself with some of the different How to Guides below so that you can best use your steam cleaner.  

How to steam clean your bedroom.

How to steam clean your bathroom.

How to steam clean your living room.

How to steam clean your kitchen.

How to steam clean your car.

How to steam clean your BBQ.

Clean and Maintain Your Steam Cleaner

While basic maintenance and cleaning habits for your Steam Cleaner are simple and quick, they are still necessary for ensuring maximum operation and effectiveness.

To get you started, follow these simple steps to maintain your machine.

  1. Drain the tank before cleaning the different parts and accessories of the Steam Cleaner.
  2. Only ever use water to clean the Steam Cleaner itself (unless you are descaling it properly).
  3. Keep your Steam Cleaner in a safe and dry spot when not in use.
  4. Familiarise yourself with our blog article on the topic for more cleaning and maintenance tips.

Use the Right Accessories

One of the (many) benefits of choosing to add a McCulloch Steam Cleaner to your cleaning arsenal is the range of accessories available. These handy add-ons do more than just improve the value of your Steam Cleaning purchase. Each attachment is designed with a particular cleaning application in mind. Getting to know the different accessories and where/how to use them will help you ensure that your cleaning is as effective as possible and that the minimal amount of time and effort needs to be spent to achieve the best result.  

Make Use of the Storage Bag

The McCulloch range of Steam Cleaners are provided with a complementary storage bag. Storing your Steam Cleaner accessories in this bag will ensure they’re kept protected, dry and safe whenever they’re not in use. Plus, it’ll add more convenience without adding more clutter! 

Keep Your Warranty Information

Backed with a two-year comprehensive warranty, our team here at McCulloch ensures that we walk the walk as well as talk the talk. By filing your product and warranty information in a safe place that you can easily access if something does go wrong with your machine you can easily get in touch with us for a replacement Steam Cleaner!

Why Choose McCulloch?

McCulloch has been producing home maintenance equipment and machinery for almost 80 years. Over that time, we’ve developed a reputation for high quality products and customer service. Our series of industry-leading Steam Cleaners epitomises McCulloch’s commitment to innovation, reliability, design, and value. 


Explore Our Blog Today

If you’d like to find out more about any and all things McCulloch Steam Cleaners, make sure to explore our other blogs today. There are tons of articles filled with handy hints, tips and information that will help you better understand the Power of Steam and how best to utilise that power for a cleaner, healthier, safer home.

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