Updated 4 Apr 2016

Monster

Compact SC60-R

Snapshot: The Monster Compact SC60 steam mop has a 1.2L water tank and weighs 4.7kg. But how well does it clean?

Compact SC60-R
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$378

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Test results

Overall score
83
Stain removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Floor wetness
?/10
Hand-held mode
?/10

Good points

  • Very good stain removal.
  • Very little water residue left on floor.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Mop head very easy to manoeuvre.
  • “Steam on” lock-switch.
  • Long in-use time.
  • Hand-held function makes it easier to clean walls.

But

  • Non-removable water tank.
  • Takes eight minutes to heat up and can’t be refilled on the go.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Stain removal (50%)
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.

Ease of use (30%)
Includes ease of filling, mop head movement, control use and mop pad attachment.

Floor wetness (20%)
How good the mop is at drying the floor. A score of 5.0 or less means there was enough water left to cause a slipping hazard.

Hand-held mode does not contribute to overall score.

Carpet attachment was not tested.

Prices are from a October 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$378

Brand survey results

Brand reliability (%)
92
Brand satisfaction (%)
64

Specifications

Water tank capacity (L)
1.20
Measured power (W)
1470
Stated power (W)
1300
Maximum reach from socket (m)
7.2
Weight with full water tank (kg)
4.7
Heating-up time (min:sec)
8:00
In-use time, non-stop steam clean (min)
30

Features

Height adjustable handle
×
Removable water tank
No
On-the-go refill
×
Steam-on lock switch
Swivel head
No
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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