Updated 4 Apr 2016

Monster

EZ1

Snapshot: The Monster EZ1 steam mop has a height adjustable handle, 0.60L water tank and weighs 2.8kg. But how well does it clean?

EZ1
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$299

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Test results

Overall score
78
Hard-floor cleaning
?/10
Stain removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent at cleaning hard floors.
  • OK stain removal.
  • OK to use.
  • Very little water residue left on floor.
  • “Steam on” lock-switch.
  • Height-adjustable handle.
  • Comes with heat-up/cool-down pad.

But

  • It’s a little tiring to move the mop head on the floor.
  • Non-removable water tank isn’t easy to fill.

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
$299

Specifications

Water tank capacity (L)
0.60
Measured power (W)
1200
Stated power (W)
1200
Reach from socket (m)
7.0
Weight (kg)
2.8
Heating-up time (min:sec)
3:30
In-use time (min)
13

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
×

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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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