Updated 4 Apr 2016

Hoover

Enhanced Clean Disinfecting Steam Mop HSTM1500

Snapshot: The Hoover Enhanced Clean Disinfecting Steam Mop HSTM1500 has a non-adjustable handle, .50L removable water tank and weighs 3.5kg. But how well does it clean?

Enhanced Clean Disinfecting Steam Mop HSTM1500
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$350

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Test results

Overall score
72
Hard-floor cleaning
?/10
Stain removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good at cleaning hard floors.
  • OK stain removal.
  • OK to use.
  • Mop head moves easily on the floor.
  • Can be refilled on the go.
  • Removable water tank makes filling fast and easy.
  • Comes with heat-up/cool-down pad.

But

  • Handle not height adjustable.
  • Left water residue on floor.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Hard-floor cleaning (50%)
  • Stain removal (20%)
  • Ease of use (30%)

Prices are from a February 2016 survey.

Stain removal

We assessed stain removal using a large sheet of vinyl with everyday stains like coffee, mustard, red wine, shoe polish, and soy and tomato sauces. We left these stains to dry overnight and then attempted to clean them with the steam mops.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$350

Specifications

Water tank capacity (L)
0.50
Measured power (W)
1500
Stated power (W)
1340
Reach from socket (m)
8.6
Weight (kg)
3.5
Heating-up time (min:sec)
0:30
In-use time (min)
13

Features

Height adjustable handle
×
Removable water tank
Yes
On-the-go refill
“Steam on” lock-switch
×
Swivel head
Yes
Heat-up/cool-down pad
Cord storage
Yes
Carpet attachment
Jet nozzle
×

More Info

Notes

Steam mops in our database have been tested to slightly different methods, as our test evolves to keep pace with the market and technology.

Availability
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