Updated 4 Apr 2016

Wertheim

Steam Mop W500

Snapshot: The Wertheim Steam Mop W500 steam mop has a non-adjustable handle, removable 0.5L water tank and weighs 3.2kg. How well does it clean?

Steam Mop W500
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$179

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Test results

Overall score
73
Stain removal
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Floor wetness
?/10

Good points

  • Very good 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.

But

  • Just OK at leaving the floor dry.
  • Handle not height-adjustable.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Stain removal (50%)
  • Ease of fill and use (30%)
  • Floor wetness (20%)

Prices are from a February 2015 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
$179

Specifications

Water tank capacity (L)
0.50
Measured power (W)
1330
Stated power (W)
1500
Reach from socket (m)
6.5
Weight (kg)
3.2
Heating-up time (min:sec)
0:15
In-use time (min)
16

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
Exclusive to Godfreys.