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Best steam cleaners: 10 of the best steam cleaners you can buy

Designed to blitz away bacteria, steam cleaning could be the answer to keeping our homes safe, clean and germ-free. Heat treatment has been shown to be effective at killing viruses like Coronavirus. The Government advises using a steam cleaner to disinfect items that you can’t launder or clean using regular detergents, such as soft furnishings, upholstery, mattresses, and other surfaces used by multiple people. Steam cleaners are an excellent solution for eliminating bacteria on a range of surfaces including sealed floors, tiles, ovens, windows; with some even able to clean and freshen up carpets. Steam cleaning requires nothing more than water from your tap, and you won’t need detergents or harsh chemical products. What is the best floor steam cleaner to buy? Best steam cleaner: Kärcher SC5 EasyFix Premium Steam Cleaner .Best steam cleaner for carpets/joint runner-up: Polti Vaporetto Pro_95 Turbo FlexiJoint runner-up: Shark Klik n’ Flip Automatic Steam Mop S6003UKBest budget steam

How to Clean Lime Stains Off of Swimming Pool Tiles

Lime, calcium and hard water deposits tend to develop on tiles along the water line in even the cleanest of swimming pools. Scrubbing off these deposits is hard work, but it leaves the pool looking clean and inviting again. Lime deposits create a rough surface on your tiles to which algae can stick, and develop a slimy mess. Although the process to remove the lime stains is time consuming, it's not difficult. Drain the pool so the water falls at least 6 inches below the stain line. If you plan to stand in the pool while you scrub the tile, drain the water an additional 6 inches to keep the waves you generate from touching the stained tiles. Climb in the pool or lie down on the pool edge so you can reach the stained tiles. Apply an acidic gel pool tile cleaner onto a small area of the stained tile with a lint-free cloth; stick to an area you can reach without moving to a new position. Rub the tile with the cleaner. Allow the gel to sit on the area for about 15 minutes. Dip a lar

Best steam cleaners 2020: The best for carpet, tiles, floors and more

Steam is a truly wonderful thing. It naturally removes stubborn stains and kills germs, all without having to resort to using harsh chemicals. So, whether you want to clean up those old windows, refresh your tiles or just keep a hard floor in tip-top condition, you need to find the best steam cleaner for the job. For convenience, we’ve listed all of our best steam cleaners in the list below, but keep reading this article to get the full low down on each product, or a link to to the full review. Best overall steam cleaner: Karcher SC5 easyFix Premium Steam Cleaner Best budget steam cleaner: Bissell Vac & Steam 1977E Best steam mop: Shark Klik n’ Flip S6003UK Steam Mop Best cylinder steam cleaner: Dupray Neat Steam Cleaner Best steam mop and handheld: Hoover Steam Capsule 2in1 Best budget steam mop and handheld: Russell Hobbs Neptune Multifunction Steam Mop Best steam mop alternative: Karcher FC5 Hard Floor Cleaner Best budget handheld steam cleaner: Hoover Steam Express Unlike ma

How to keep your floors sparkling clean

It’s the final chore on your long cleaning list: you’ve dusted, tidied, vacuumed and polished, and all that remains is to make the floor sparkle. If only it were that simple! Not all floors need the same treatment, and if you get it wrong, you could be doing more harm than good. From laminate to carpet, here's everything you need to know to keep your floors gleaming. This content is imported from {embed-name}. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. How do I keep my floors clean for longer? We all know how quickly dirt, dust and grime builds up. Prevention is better than cure. Use doormats at entrances, take your shoes off and ask guests to do likewise, and groom pets regularly and always outdoors. Immediately wipe up any spills, especially on porous surfaces like marble. Other than that? Sadly, you've simply got to keep cleaning! What is the best way to clean floors? Carefully consider the surf