Euro-Pro | EP924H | Owner`s manual | Euro-Pro EP924H Owner`s manual

Model EP924H
120V., 60 Hz, 1550 Watts
EURO-PRO Operating LLC
U.S.: 94 Main Mill Street, Door 16
Canada: 4400 Bois-Franc
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
St-Laurent, QC H4S 1A7
Tel. : 1 (800) 798-7398
Model EP924H
Your Steam Cleaner is warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period
of one (1) year from the date of purchase when utilized for normal household use by the original
purchaser only. The included Warranty Registration Card must be filled out and returned within 10
days of purchase. This is essential for your Warranty to be effective should any problem arise with
this product.
Should any defect covered by the terms of the limited warranty be discovered within one year,
EURO-PRO Operating LLC will repair or replace any defective part provided the unit is returned
by the original purchaser, freight prepaid, to:
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The liability of under this warranty is limited solely to the cost of the replacement parts or the
complete unit at our option. LABOUR CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED.
This warranty does not cover normal wear of parts and does not apply to any unit that has been
tampered with or used for commercial purposes. This Limited Warranty does not cover damage
caused by misuse, negligent handling, or damage due to faulty packaging or mishandling in transit
(by any common carrier).
This warranty is extended to the original purchaser of the unit and excludes all other legal and/or
conventional warranties. The responsibility of EURO-PRO Operating LLC, if any, is limited to the
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Storing the Steam Generator Iron
Cleaning the Steam Generator
1. Always unplug the connection
plug from the steam cleaner when
not in use.
2. Always store in a dry place away
from the reach of children.
3. Always drain the water out of the
steam cleaner after the unit has
cooled for 15 minutes. Store the
steam cleaner with the safety fill cap
tightened only slightly
4. Always let the steam cleaner cool
before storing.
5. Do not let power cord or steam hose
touch hot surfaces.
NOTE: When finished using the steam
generator iron, remove the steam hose
from the unit. Let the steam generator
iron cool completely before cleaning.
1. Clean the iron ONLY when cold.
2. Do NOT use scouring pads,
abrasives or harsh cleansers.
3. Use a commercially sold soleplate
cleanser and follow the
manufacturers label instructions.
4. Use a soft, damp cloth to wipe the
outer body of the iron.
5. Dry the soleplate and iron thoroughly
after cleaning.
If you need to order supplies such as steam pocket towels, etc. please call
the customer service number at 1 (800) 798-7398.
When using your Steam Cleaner, basic safety precautions should always be
observed, including the following:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or
• Do not leave the steam cleaner plugged
in when unattended. Unplug the electrical
cord when not in use and before servicing or
refilling water tank.
• Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close
attention is necessary when used by or near
children, pets or plants.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use
only manufacturer’s recommended
• Do not pull cord, use cord as a handle, close
a door on cord, or pull cord around sharp
edges or corners. Keep cord away from
heated surfaces.
• Do not use extension cords or outlets with
inadequate current carrying capacity.
• Do turn off all controls as applicable before
unplugging from electrical outlet.
• Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug,
grasp the plug, not the cord.
• Do not handle plug or steam cleaner with wet
hands or operate without shoes.
• Do not put any objects into openings. Do not
use with any opening blocked.
INDOORS in a cool, dry area.
• Do keep your work area well lit.
• Do Not turn the appliance over or on its
side. Never direct steam from steam
cleaner or iron towards people, animals or
• Do not immerse the steam cleaner or iron into
water or other liquids. Always unplug the
power cord from the electrical socket when
filling the steam cleaner.
• Do NOT add cleaning solutions, scented
perfumes, oils or any other chemicals to
the water used in this appliance as this
may damage the unit or make it unsafe for
use. Use tap water or distilled/purified
water if the tap water in your area is very hard.
• Never use scouring pads, abrasive or
chemical cleaners, or solvents to clean the
exterior or soleplate of your iron. Doing so
will scratch and/or damage the surface.
• Never leave the hot iron resting on the iron
rest for extended periods or time or when
the unit is unattended.
Read all instructions before using your
steam cleaner.
2. Use the system only for its intended use.
3. To protect against a risk of electric shock,
do not immerse any part of the system in
water or other liquids.
4. Never yank cord to disconnect from
outlet; instead, grasp plug and pull to
5. Do not allow cord to touch hot surfaces.
Let the system cool completely before
putting away or opening water tank
(removing the safety cap). Wrap cord
loosely around system when storing.
6. Always disconnect system from electrical
outlet when filling with water or emptying
and when not in use. Always turn the
safety cap slowly when opening the water
tank . This will allow any remaining steam
to escape gradually.
7. Do not operate the system with a damaged
cord or plug, or if the appliance or any other
part of the system has been dropped or
damaged. To avoid the risk of electric
shock, do not disassemble or attempt to
repair the steam cleaner. Return the
system to EURO-PRO Operating LLC (see
warranty) for examination and repair.
Incorrect re-assembly or repair can cause a
risk of electrical shock or injury to persons
when the steam cleaner is used.
8. Close supervision is necessary for any
appliance being used by or near children.
Do not leave the system unattended while
connected to electrical outlet or when hot.
9. Burns can occur from touching hot metal
parts, hot water or steam. Use caution
when draining unit after use as there may
be hot water in the unit. Never direct steam
at any person. The steam is very hot and
can cause burns.
10. Do not operate in the presence of
explosive and/or flammable fumes.
11. This appliance is intended only for
household use. Follow all user instructions
in this manual.
12. Never use any chemicals or substance
other than tap water in the machine. Use
of chemicals may damage the machine.
Use of chemicals will automatically void
your warranty.
For Household Use Only
Rev. 11/05
1. To avoid circuit overload, do not operate another appliance on the same socket
(circuit) as the steam cleaner.
2. If an extension cord is absolutely necessary, use a 14 gage cord rated at a
minimum of 15 amperes. Cords rated for less amperage may overheat. Care
should be taken to arrange cord so that it cannot be pulled or tripped over.
3. Do not leave unattended when the system is connected to a power
supply/electrical outlet.
Temperature Control Guide
WARNING: This appliance is equipped with a grounded,
type 3-wire cord (3-prong plug). This plug will only fit into an
electrical outlet made for a 3-prong plug. This is a safety
feature. If the plug should fail to fit the outlet, contact an
electrician to replace the outlet. Do not attempt to defeat the
safety purpose of the grounding pin, part of the 3-prong plug.
CAUTION: Always drain condensed water from hose
before use or if unit has been left idle for a period of time. To
drain hose, direct nozzle into an appropriate container or sink
and depress hand grip steam trigger. Once hose has been
drained, normal use may be resumed. Never direct nozzle
towards people, animals or plants.
WARNING: Your Steam Cleaner is designed to clean hard surfaces
and upholstery that will withstand high heat. Do not use on soft plastics
and cold glass. On surfaces that have been treated with wax or some no
wax floors, the sheen may be removed by the heat and steam action. Do
not use on unsealed wood. This could cause the wood grain to rise. It is
therefore recommended to test an isolated area of the surface to be
cleaned before proceeding.
Do NOT add cleaning solutions, scented perfumes, oils or
any other chemicals to the water used in this appliance.
Use regular water or distilled/purified water if the tap
water in your area is very hard.
Damp Steam: You can iron any
fabric with damp steam as long as
you turn the temperature control dial
to the “Wool” setting.
Dry Steam: With the iron
temperature at the “Linen” setting,
ironing will be more efficient.
WARNING: Danger of Scalding. Please use caution when using the
steam cleaner or iron. Steam emitted is very hot.
For delicate fabrics: Press the steam
release button before placing the
iron on the fabric.
The “Silk/Nylon” setting can not be
used for steam ironing. This setting
is designed only for dry ironing.
4. Ensure that the connector plug
is securely in place. Make sure that
the pin on the connector port cover
fits into the hole on the connector
NOTE: The power “On” indicator on the
steam generator iron should illuminate
to indicate that the iron is on.
5. Set the temperature control dial to
the desired setting.
6. When the power “On” light on the
steam generator iron goes out, the
steam generator iron has reached
the desired temperature.
7. Ensure that the “green” steam
ready light is illuminated on the
steam cleaner before using the
steam generator iron with steam.
IMPORTANT: While using the steam
generator iron, if steam has not been
released for more than approximately 5
minutes, the iron steam hose has
cooled and any steam remaining in the
iron steam hose from the last use might
condense. Clear this condensation by
pressing the continuous steam button
before proceeding to use the steam
generator iron or disconnect the iron
steam hose from the steam cleaner.
CAUTION: Always use the iron rest on
the ironing board or table. Do not rest
iron on any other surface when ironing.
DO NOT leave iron unattended when
plugged in.
2. To stop steam, let go of the steam
release button.
WARNING: Never direct the
steam from the steam generator iron
at yourself or another person.
Special care must be taken when
the iron is used in a vertical position.
The steam is very hot and can cause
Steaming Your Clothes with the
CAUTION: DO NOT steam or iron
clothes while wearing.
1. Ensure that the “green” steam ready
light is illuminated on the steam
2. Ensure that the power “On” light is
illuminated on the iron.
3. Press the steam release button down
and hold while steam is required.
Dry Ironing
Ironing with Steam
For ironing with steam, make sure that
the temperature on the control dial is set
within the area designated for use with
steam, i.e. between wool (
) and
linen (Max
). When the chosen
temperature is attained, the ready light
will go “Off” and your steam generator
iron is ready to be used.
1. For steam, press the steam release
button down and hold while steam is
required. (Fig. 19)
Press down
for Steam
Fig. 19
For ironing without steam:
1. Set the temperature control dial to
the position which corresponds to the
fabric you wish to iron.
2. As soon as the ready light goes off,
the iron has reached the desired
NOTE: Do Not press the steam release
button when you are ironing without
CAUTION: The maximum duration of
using the steam generator iron for
steaming your clothes is 5 minutes at a
time. Steaming for longer periods might
cause water drops in the steam. If you
need to steam for a longer period follow
the instructions listed below.
3. After steaming your garments for 5
minutes, place the steam generator
iron back on its iron rest.
4. Wait for the steam ready light “green”
on the steam cleaner to go “On”.
5. Continue to steam your garments
for an additional 5 minutes.
NOTE: Never leave the hot iron resting
on the iron rest for extended periods of
time. The lifespan of your steam
generator iron will be reduced if the iron is
left idle at high temperatures for extended
periods of time. If the iron is not in use,
reduce the temperature to the lowest
temperature setting on the temperature
control dial, and unplug the steam cleaner
from the wall outlet.
1. Main Unit
2. Connection Port
3. Steam Handle Connector
4. Power “On” Light (Red)
5. Shoulder Strap
6. Handle
7. Safety Filler Cap
8. Steam “Ready” Light
9. Locking Button
Variable Steam Control
Hand Grip
Trigger Lock
Steam Trigger
Flexible Hose
Window Squeegee
Steam Pocket Frame
Angle Adapter
Steam Pocket Towel
Technical Specifications
Water Capacity:
Steam Generator:
120V., 60Hz.
1550 Watts
1200 ml. (40 oz.)
Stainless Steel
* Illustrations may differ from actual product.
Nylon Bristle Brushes (x2)
Extension Tubes (x2)
Casters (x4)
Steam Hose Connector Plug
Steam Iron Hose
Power “On” Light (x2)
Temperature Control Dial
Sole Plate
Steam Release Button
Iron Rest
Getting to Know Your Steam Generator Iron
4. Heavy-duty crush-resistant
1. Multipurpose Steam Cleaner:
Bathrooms, kitchens, living
areas, pet areas and
Automotive, patio and
2. Lightweight & Portable
5. Versatile, quick-change
Steam Release Button
Power “On” Light
Temperature Control Dial
Steam Hose Connector Plug
Sole Plate
Iron Steam Hose
Iron Rest
Attaching Your Steam Generator
Iron to the Steam Cleaner
Before First Use: Remove any
6. Steam Generator Iron:
Variable temperature
settings and steam, for
ironing or steaming
3. Stainless Steel Boiler:
Non-corroding, stainless
steel boiler. Welded
labels, stickers or tags which may be
attached to the body or the soleplate
of the iron before using.
IMPORTANT: Do NOT add cleaning
solutions, fabric softeners, starches,
scented perfumes, oils or any other
chemicals to the boiler in this appliance.
Use tap water or distilled/purified
water if the tap water in your area is
very hard.
CAUTION: Ensure that the steam
cleaner is on a flat, level floor surface
when using the steam generator iron.
CAUTION: The iron must be hot to
obtain maximum steam performance. A
cold iron will give water instead of
steam. Before ironing, point steam
generator iron away from table, press
steam release. Initial condensation will
empty and you can iron without ever
being concerned that condensed water
will fall on garments (repeat after
refilling water) or if the hose was
allowed to cool for a while.
IMPORTANT: Always ensure that the
unit is “UNPLUGGED” from the wall
receptacle prior to initial filling or re-filling
the water tank and has been allowed to
cool for 15 minutes. Never attempt to fill
this unit under a water tap, always use
the filling funnel provided.
1. Unplug the steam cleaner from the
wall outlet.
2. Open the cover on the connection
port to disconnect the flexible steam
hose from the steam cleaner.
(Fig. 17)
Fig. 17
3. Insert the iron steam hose connector
plug for the steam generator iron
into the connection port on the
steam cleaner and connect the plug
into the wall outlet. (Fig. 18)
Fig. 18
The steam cleaner has many uses that
have not been mentioned. This was
meant only to give you a general idea of
what can be achieved with the unit.
However, the ways in which to use the
attachments and brushes are in most
cases universal. It is most helpful to
always have a terry cloth towel or paper
towel ready to use for removal of
moisture and residue. 100% white
cotton towels work best.
You can clean the brushes with your
steam cleaner. When cleaning the
bristle brushes, use a pair of pliers to
hold and blow dirt as above or place in
the basket of your dishwasher.
Refrigerator - Use the concentrator to
blow away dirt in the ice machine and
on door seals. The vapor will not dry
out or crack the seals as chemicals
often do. Can openers and other
kitchen equipment can be easily
cleaned with the bristle brush to get into
all the nooks and crannies. Mold stains
around door gaskets can be removed
with the bristle brush.
To clean microwaves or other small
appliances use the nylon bristle brush
for small areas.
NOTE: When cleaning small electrical
appliances always unplug them from
outlet before cleaning. Do not direct
steam into any openings of the
appliances or onto electrical
To clean counter tops, use the bristle
brush first in order to loosen the debris,
then wipe with a terry cloth towel to
NOTE: Wipe with a towel immediately
before the cleaned area dries. When
cleaning the oven, use the bristle brush
to clean around the elements and drip
trays. Use the bristle brush for cracks,
crevices, and hard to reach areas.
Assembling the Casters
The casters for the steam cleaner are
packed and shipped unassembled. To
assemble the casters to the unit, simply
insert the casters onto one of the four (4)
stems in the base and push downward
with the palm of your hand. (Fig. 1)
Repeat for the next three (3) casters.
NOTE: Some force may be required to
push the connector plug into the
connection port.
Port Cover Pin
Fig. 2
Fig. 1
Power On/Off - Steam Ready Light
Power “On” Light (red): This light will
illuminate when the unit is plugged into
the 120V. wall outlet. The “green” light
will come on when the steam is ready
and the “red” light will go out.
Operating and Filling Your Steam
CAUTION: Read the instructions
for “Operating and Filling Your Steam
Cleaner” before opening the Safety
CAUTION: Always unplug before
IMPORTANT: Do NOT add cleaning
solutions, scented perfumes, oils or any
other chemicals to the boiler in this
appliance. Use tap water or distilled/
purified water if the tap water in your
area is very hard.
These instructions are ONLY for a
cold unit. If the unit is hot or has
water in it, see “Refilling Your Steam
IMPORTANT: Never attempt to fill
this unit under a water tap, always use
the filling funnel provided.
Step 1: Open the connection port.
(Fig. 2)
Step 2: Insert the steam handle
connector plug for the flexible
hose into the connection port.
(Fig. 3) Ensure that the
connector plug is securely in
place. Make sure that the pin on
the connection port cover fits into
the hole on the steam handle
connector plug.
Fig. 3
Step 3: Place the unit on a flat, stable
surface. Slowly turn the safety
filler cap counter clockwise until
it is removed.
Fig. 4
Step 4: Place the funnel in
the tank opening as
illustrated in Fig. 4.
Be sure to insert
the funnel fully, until
it is flush against the
tank opening. Add
40 US fl, oz.
(1200 ml) of water.
(Fig. 5) The funnel
Fig. 5
has been specially
designed to show when the water
tank is full. When water starts to
come out of the vent hole of the
funnel, the tank is full. Remove the
funnel slowly and let the remaining
water go inside the water tank.
Do Not Overfill. Replace the Safety
Step 5: Connect desired attachments onto
the end of the hand grip.
Step 6: Plug the unit into a standard
(120 volt, grounded) wall
receptacle. Allow approximately
8-10 minutes for vapor to reach its
working temperature and pressure.
When the unit is ready for use, the
“red” light will go out and the
“green” light will come on. Always
point nozzle outlet in a safe
direction. At the start, some water
may come out from the nozzle.
This is normal.
Step 7: To disconnect the flexible hose
from the steam cleaner, unlock the
connection port door and pull away
from hose. While holding the door
open, pull connector plug out.
NOTE: When the steam cleaner has run
out of water, steam output will cease.
Refilling Your Steam Cleaner
WARNING: Only refill the unit
WARNING: This appliance is
under pressure. After every use,
unplug the unit and squeeze the
steam trigger button until all
pressure has been released
before removing safety cap.
Allow unit to cool for fifteen (15)
minutes before refilling.
when boiler is empty and steam
output has ceased. Allow unit to
cool for 15 minutes before
refilling. Extreme care should be
taken when refilling the unit. Use
caution when opening the Safety
Cap as it may become hot during
use and escaping steam can
cause scalding.
Step 1: Squeeze the steam trigger on the
hand grip to vent any residual
steam that is in the boiler. This
ensures that the boiler is out of
Step 2: Unplug the unit and allow to cool
for fifteen (15) minutes. Continue
to fill according to “Operating and
Filling Your Steam Cleaner”
IMPORTANT: It is not recommended to
refill your unit if there is still steam coming
out when the steam trigger is pressed.
Using the Variable Steam Feature
Your steam cleaner has a variable steam
feature that allows you to adjust the
steam flow to the job that you are doing.
The variable steam control is located on
the handgrip. To increase the steam
flow, turn the knob counter clockwise and
to decrease, turn it clockwise. (Fig. 7)
Fig. 7
Preparing Your Steam Cleaner for
Storage After Use
Using Your Steam Cleaner with
Steam Pocket
When cleaning tasks are complete it is
recommended that you follow these steps
to keep your steam cleaner in good
working order.
Step 1: Unplug unit and allow to cool for at
least 40 min.
Step 2: After unit has been allowed to cool,
slowly loosen safety filler cap to
Step 3: To empty the boiler tank, tip the
steam cleaner over a sink, to empty
of all water then replace cap
loosely onto unit.
Step 1: Connect one of the extension
tubes to the hand grip on the
flexible steam hose. To attach
the extension tubes one onto
the other or onto the hand grip,
press the locking button
ensuring that it fits into the hole.
(Fig. 8, Fig. 9) To disconnect,
repeat the operation by
pressing the locking button and
pulling the two sections apart.
Locking Button
WARNING: If unit is still hot, there
is a risk that water will squirt back
during filling and cause scalding.
Using the Trigger Lock
Hand Grip
The steam cleaner has a steam trigger
lock. The steam trigger will lock when
you slide the lock upwards.
(Fig. 6) To unlock the steam trigger, just
slide it downwards. If you want to have
continuous steam, squeeze the steam
trigger and then slide
the steam trigger
lock towards
Steam Trigger
Fig. 6
Fig. 8
Fig. 9
Fiberglass or Stainless Steel Surfaces
Use the bristle brush. Slowly move the
brush over the surface to be cleaned.
The vapor will emulsify the dirt and
grease on the surface. Follow behind
with a terry cloth towel over the brush to
remove excess moisture and residue.
Tip: An old idea for polishing stainless
steel is to wipe it down with seltzer soda
water after it is cleaned.
Use the nylon bristle brush to clean
blinds. Move the brush over the
surface, allowing enough time for the
vapor to penetrate. Work quickly on
PVC blinds. Test for color fastness on
fabric blinds before using. Finish by
wiping with a towel.
For detailing the wheels, use the
concentrator and the bristle brush.
Exterior windows are cleaned best by
applying the vapor with the concentrator
and following with a paper towel.
To clean bicycles, use the bristle brush.
To clean equipment, use the bristle
brush, depending on the surface area.
Finish by wiping down with a towel.
Bathroom Areas
To clean the bathtub or shower area, use
the bristle brush for grout, shower door
tracks, hard to get areas and heavily
soiled areas. The dual edge window/tile
squeegee will be the most efficient way
to clean the rest of the area. Allow plenty
of time for the heat to penetrate the
surface. This is especially helpful in the
shower area if there is tile or grout. Wipe
with towel.
Removal of soap scum on tile, grout, and
shower doors is also easier with the
steam cleaner.
To clean sanitary fixtures, use the
concentrator with or without bristle brush.
Use a terry cloth towel or paper towel to
wipe up excess moisture and residue.
To clean the sink and faucets, use bristle
brush then finish by wiping with a towel.
Artificial Plants
Use the concentrator without a brush
attached to blow off the dust and dirt.
A vapor cleaning system is excellent for
removing wrinkles from fabrics. Simply
“vaporize” the surface from a distance
(12”-18”) The dry vapor removes
wrinkles without leaving the fabric wet
like ordinary fabric steamers do.
Nicotine and Tar
Nicotine and tar dissolves at high
temperatures and becomes a light
yellow oil that has the consistency of
sewing machine oil. When the
nicotine/tar film is touched by steam
pocket, it immediately dissolves and
flows into the steam pocket towel. You
can remove it from flat surfaces as fast
as you can move the steam pocket over
the surface.
Soap Scum
Soap scum dissolves almost immediately
under a combination of heat and
moisture. Rinse the surface with a small
amount of water afterwards or go back
over it once more with a clean terry cloth
Note: Soap scum sometimes will develop
a hard surface from waterborne minerals.
If this is the case, use the bristle brush to
break up this surface - or spray or wipe
first with lemon, vinegar or seltzer soda
water to soften the minerals.
Moving too slowly can dry out the soap
scum and cause it to granulate on the
surface. The surface will have a gritty
feel. If this happens, apply vapor to the
surface with the bristle brush again and
Removing Wax, Tar, Etc.
Many stains are only stuck on the
surface of materials and can be easily
and quickly removed by “blowing”
excess material away from the surface
from the side. This is accomplished by
using the concentrator. Hold the terry
cloth towel to the side to catch the loose
residue as it is blown by the
NOTE: Always vacuum any loose
residue off the surface before you apply
vapor to it.
Garden Furniture
Use any of the brushes depending on the
surface area. Work quickly when
cleaning resin outdoor furniture. Finish
by wiping with a towel.
Wood, Vinyl and Marble Floors
Use the Steam Pocket ™ to clean wood,
vinyl and marble floors. Move the
Steam Pocket™ across the floor as if
you are mopping. When one side of the
towel is soiled, turn the Steam Pocket™
frame and use the other side. One of
the great advantages of using our
Steam Pocket™ is that your floor will dry
faster than if you used a mop or other
floor cleaning device. It is normal that
some moisture may be left behind
depending on how quickly you move the
Steam Pocket™ across the floor and the
relative heat and humidity of the room.
Be sure to move quickly and steadily
over wood, linoleum and vinyl flooring to
avoid damaging the surface and
removing wax.
To Clean Waxed Floors: Use the
Steam Pocket™ with quick strokes.
This will cause the dirt to be removed
but not the wax.
Vinyl Floors: Do not allow heat to build
up in any kind of vinyl since it can soften
it enough to affect its texture. Work fast
on vinyl.
Tile Floors: Use the concentrator with
the bristle brush. Have the Steam
Pocket™ ready as well. Clean the grout
between the tiles with the bristle brush.
Remove the concentrator and bristle
brush and attach the hose and Steam
Pocket™. Move the Steam Pocket™
across the floor to clean the tile and
remove excess moisture and residue.
Spot Cleaning (Carpets)
Use the concentrator with or without the
bristle brush. Move slowly over the soiled
area, allowing the steam to penetrate.
Agitate with bristle brush or clean towel.
Dab the spot with the towel (do not rub).
Repeat as necessary to remove stain.
Vacuum only after the carpet has
completely dried.
Always test color fastness of carpet in an
inconspicuous area before cleaning.
If your steam cleaner fails to remove
stubborn stains a commercially available
carpet shampoo may be required. Do
NOT add cleaning solutions, scented
perfumes, oils or any other chemicals to
the water used in this appliance as this
may damage the unit or make it unsafe
for use.
CAUTION: Always determine
the color-fastness of any fabricespecially with reds or blues - by taking a
clean, moist, warm towel and gently
rubbing a small area as far down on the
back or other out of the way place on the
furniture as possible. If color comes off
on the towel, you may need to have the
piece dry cleaned.
Window, Glass Surfaces and Mirrors
Use the window squeegee. Work with
the vapor jet on using the top to bottom
movements. Use the squeegee with the
vapor off to clear the water from the
glass. To do this without leaving streaks,
use lateral movements from the top to
the bottom of the surface.
CAUTION: When cleaning
windows, always avoid any sudden
changes in temperature to prevent glass
breakage or cracks.
NOTE: If not already assembled, fit the
steam pocket frame with the angle
adapter onto the extension tube.
Step 2. If the angle adapter is not
attached to the steam pocket
frame, attach as follows: Hold
the steam pocket frame in one
hand and the
angle adapter in the
other. Insert the
angle adapter
stem into the
Fig. 10
opening of the
steam pocket
frame as shown in Fig. 10. Note
that the flat on the nozzle must
face toward the side of the
frame with the brass pin. Once
inserted, rotate it 90°.
Step 3. Insert the electrical power cord
into the outlet. Heating time is
approximately 8-10 minutes with
cold water. Filling the steam
generator with hot water will
shorten the heat up time.
Attaching the Steam Pocket Towel
to the Frame
WARNING: Always insure the
unit is “UNPLUGGED” from the
wall receptacle prior to attaching
or removing accessories.
1. Slide the steam
pocket towel over
the steam pocket
frame. (Fig. 11)
2. Bring the towel all
the way to the top
Fig. 11
of the steam
pocket frame.
(Fig. 12)
3. Bring the velcro strips
that are on the
back side of the
steam pocket towel
over the steam pocket
Fig. 12
frame and attach to
the inside of the
front side of the
steam pocket towel.
(Fig. 13)
Fig. 13
NOTE: When replacing the steam
pocket towel, make sure that it has
been allowed to cool before removing
or attaching a new steam pocket towel.
Care & Maintenance of the Steam
Pocket Towel
Due to the unique cleaning ability of this
cloth, proper care of your microfiber towel is
required to ensure long life and continued
cleaning ability.
• The first thing you should do when
you get a new microfiber towel is to
wash and dry it. During the manufacturing
process the fabric has a tendency to
become flat as it picks up contaminants
from the air and machinery. There will
also be a number of loose threads that,
while they cause no harm, can be
annoying the first time you use the towel.
• To clean the towel, simply wash it in your
washing machine using the warm water
• Always wash your towels separately from
other fabrics. They have a tendency to
pick up lint and other particles from other
fabrics and the next time you use your
towel, this lint will transfer to the surface
being cleaned.
use dry detergents as many times the
granules do not fully dissolve and become
trapped in the towel. This can scratch the
surface that you are cleaning.
SOFTENERS! Bleach will damage the
microfiber fabric and fabric softeners
deposit a coating on the microfiber fabric
that will not allow the cloth to clean
• Air dry the towel. Do not put in a clothes
dryer as high heat will cause the towel to
shrink and the microfibers to break down.
• If you wash your towel on a regular basis
and don’t let them get too dirty, they will
last much longer. As with any fabric, dirt
particles, grease and other contaminants
can cause the fibers to break down,
therefore regular cleaning will help
preserve your microfiber towels.
• As you use the microfiber towel, you will
notice that sometimes a thread will loosen
or pull out. This is normal and you should
Pulling the thread can cause the weave to
come undone. Instead, simply trim the
thread with a pair of sharp scissors.
Attaching the Shoulder Strap
Attaching the Accessories to the
Hand Grip
Window Squeegee
Using the detachable shoulder strap
allows for greater freedom of movement
when both hands are needed for
various cleaning tasks. To attach the
shoulder strap to the steam cleaner,
simply snap the shoulder strap hooks
onto the connecting rings on the
unit body. See Figs. 14, 15 & 16.
This attachment is very useful for
cleaning large windows, plastic
material, ceramic, tiled or marble
IMPORTANT: When cleaning
windows, always avoid any sudden
changes in temperature to prevent
glass breakage or cracks.
To use: Connect the tile
squeegee to the hand
grip or use with
extension tube for hard to reach
surfaces. Apply steam abundantly, rub
with the soft spongy edge, then
remove excess water and dirt with the
glass wiping edge.
• Use tap water for all your cleaning
• However, if you live in an area with
hard water, use de-mineralized /
distilled water when steaming light
colored fabrics to eliminate the
possibility of hard water stains.
Care and Maintenance
If you consistently use demineralized or
distilled water, cleaning the tank is
Rinsing Out the Steam Cleaner
Normally, a periodic rinse of your steam
cleaner will free it from deposits. This is
recommended every 10-15 tankfulls, to
free up any scale deposits from the tank.
Fill the boiler with 20 oz. of water and
shake the cleaner vigorously. Tilt the
cleaner upside down to empty the boiler
of water and any scale deposits.
IMPORTANT: Do NOT add cleaning
solutions, scented perfumes, oils or any
other chemicals to the water used in
this appliance. Use tap water or
distilled/purified water if the tap
water in your area is very hard.
Descaling Your Steam Cleaner
Fig. 14
Efficient Work
• For vertical surfaces, wipe with a
towel from the top down, in this
way the dirty water will not soil
surfaces already cleaned.
• Avoid changing brushes back and
forth while cleaning.
• Start with the smallest brush to
clean tight spots and corners first.
• Use a towel to wipe dirt as soon as
possible, otherwise it will dry and
re-adhere to the surface.
If the tap water in you area contains a
high level of calcium deposits and you
have been using tap water to do your
steam cleaning, you should descale your
unit after 10-15 tankfulls.
To Descale the Steam Cleaner
Attach the concentrator
to the handgrip or to the
extension tubes.
Fig. 15
Nylon Bristle Brush (x2)
It is best for cleaning grout in-between
the ceramic and marble tiles.
To use: Attach the nylon
bristle brush on to the end
of the concentrator, which
then may be used directly
on the hand grip or with extension
Fig. 16
IMPORTANT: When using the
steam cleaner with the shoulder
strap, avoid rocking or tilting the unit
excessively as this may cause water
to enter the hose and be discharged
along with the steam.
Step 1: Unplug the steam cleaner from
the power source before you
descale the boiler. Allow to cool.
Step 2: Fill the boiler with 1 part
vinegar and 5 parts water and
leave overnight or for a period
of approximately 8 hours. Do
not screw the safety/filler cap
onto the steam cleaner while
you are descaling the boiler.
Do not use the steam cleaner
while descaling solution is
inside the boiler.
Step 3: After the period of soaking, turn
the steam cleaner upside down
to empty solution from the boiler.
Due to the fact that a small
amount of solution will be left in
the boiler, it is necessary to rinse
the boiler out with clean water 2
or 3 times. Your steam cleaner
is now ready for use.
NOTE: When storing your unit, always
drain any residual water in the boiler
and do not tighten the safety filler cap
onto the unit. Always leave the safety
filler cap loose on the unit when not in
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