Updated 4 Apr 2016

Vax

Steam Multi Master VSTDUO1600

Snapshot: The Vax Steam Multi Master VSTDUO1600 steam mop has a non-adjustable handle, 0.40L removable water tank and weighs 3kg. But how well does it clean?

Steam Multi Master VSTDUO1600
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$138

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Test results

Overall score
73
Hard-floor cleaning
?/10
Stain removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good at cleaning hard floors.
  • Easy to use.
  • Removable water tank makes filling fast and easy.
  • Can be refilled on the go.
  • Mop head very easy to manoeuvre.
  • Little water residue left on floor.
  • Comes with heat-up/cool-down pad.
  • Hand-held function makes it easier to clean walls.
  • Comes with window cleaner, jet nozzle and nylon brush attachments.

But

  • Just OK stain removal.
  • Handle not height adjustable.

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
$138

Specifications

Water tank capacity (L)
0.40
Measured power (W)
1600
Stated power (W)
1410
Reach from socket (m)
7.1
Weight (kg)
3.0
Heating-up time (min:sec)
0:25
In-use time (min)
13

Features

Height adjustable handle
×
Removable water tank
Yes
On-the-go refill
“Steam on” lock-switch
×
Swivel head
No
Heat-up/cool-down pad
Cord storage
No
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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