Pros & Cons About The Shark Steam Mop
- There is no need to change dirty water since the Shark Steam Mop always uses clean water. Simply toss your dirty mophead into the washer.
- No chemicals are required for cleaning. This is great for those who are sensitive to fumes and fragrances or who want to avoid toxic cleaning products.
- In addition to cleaning, the steam mop also sanitizes.
- It is lightweight and easy to use.
- As it glides across the floor, the mophead is easy to steer.
- It is ideal for hardwood floors because the steamer doesn’t leave them soaking wet.
- The steam mop’s awkwardly large head makes it difficult to clean smaller areas such as behind the toilet bowl.
- The floor feels cool immediately after steaming them, so it’s hard to tell if the steam really touches them.
- While corded steam mop options are not ideal since you can’t move the steamer around, there are cordless steam mop options available.
Pros & Cons About The O-Cedar Spin Mop
- You can choose the type of cleaning solution that you use.
- Super lightweight, convenient, and easy to maneuver.
- The mopheads can be washed in the washing machine, making it very easy to clean.
- If necessary, you can deep clean certain spots with a little elbow grease.
- Using the pedal to spin the mop and wring out the water, you can control how wet or dry your floors are.
- You will have to dump out your dirty water and rinse your bucket.
- As you mop, your hot water is cooling off drastically.
Shark Steam Mop and O-Cedar Spin Mop are both excellent mopping systems. If you prefer a traditional mopping system that allows more control over the mopping process, the spin mop may be for you. However, if you are looking for a mopping system that doesn’t need chemicals, the steam mop may be for you. Choosing the right mop depends on your needs, house, and desired results.
|Microfiber mopheads are designed to hold water so wringing out all of the water completely may be difficult.|
|The spin mop’s flexible head allows you to reach hard-to-reach areas.|
|The spin mop works well as a dust mop if you use it while the mophead is dry.|
|You have to use a steam mop quickly to avoid etching marks onto the floor.|
|Can be used as a regular mop without overusing the steam feature.|
|Using steam on non-high traffic areas is unnecessary.|
Spin mops are not my favorite tools for hardwood floors unless you use them dry with a spray bottle to spritz the flooring. However, there are also risks with using a steam mop. If you use a steam mop, you need to move quickly because leaving it on one spot for too long can leave a mark on your floor. – Angela Brown from Savvy CleanerSpin vs Steam – YouTube