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Since the steam cleaner is a precision instrument, maintenance is still necessary on a daily basis. Although it may be cumbersome depending on the model, there is usually no need to do anything because it is usually a method of dissolving the special chlorinated powder and putting the water into a tank to emit steam.

Please cherish the habit of taking regular anti-Kalki measures.

How to clean the steam cleaner

Clean steam cleaners at home

To clean the steam cleaner, turn on the water, turn on the switch, and spray hot steam to clean it. At the same time, it is a simple procedure to complete sterilization.

Although it is necessary to change the nozzle and brush depending on the place to be cleaned, a canister type steam cleaner can be used as a vacuum cleaner.

Of course, high-temperature steam is injected, so be careful not to get burned. The operation itself is very easy, so you can get a quick tip once.

It is easy to use the steam cleaner, but depending on the type of steam cleaner, there are things that are quite troublesome to clean. My favourite Steam First is only once a month or two, so I just do something very simple: just put the water in which the special descaling powder is dissolved into the tank and let it out.

Regular anti-Kalki measures are available, so just use tap water instead of distilled water for normal use. If I have time, I sterilize it with high-temperature steam around the water every week.

Use distilled water for proper maintenance

If your home only uses steam first once a month or once every six months, you may care about the timing when you feel that steam has weakened.

Chalk problems are all types of steam cleaners. Therefore, most types of steam cleaners can only contain distilled water instead of tap water containing calcite.

Chalk can cause clogging of the steam outlet, whether it is handy, mop-type, or canister-type. Of course, if you want to care for it with descaling powder, or if you want to save on the cost of descaling powder, you can usually prevent the use of distilled water instead of tap water to prevent desalting and descaling. You can

Steam Cleaner troubleshooting problems chart

Major causeWorkaround
The power plug is not connected to a power outletConnect the power plug to an outlet.
The main unit is not switched onPress the switch and check that the lamp is lit.
Lack of water(1) Compact type: Wait for the body to cool down to human skin before supplying water. (2) Continuous use type: Supply water to the water tank.
Using a nonstandard extension cordUse a 15A specification, extension cord of 10m or less. Alternatively, take power directly from the outlet.
The hose is brokenAsk your dealer or go shopping for buying a replacement.
It is not properly connected to the main unit.
For hose integrated head (SC 4.100C)
With the switch turned off, reinsert the hose integrated head into the machine body.

Steam is weak! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The boiler temperature has decreased due to continuous use.Stop working for 1-2 minutes and wait for steam to build up in the boiler.

It takes too much time for steam to come out! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The scale is stuck in the boilerPerform boiler cleaning or request maintenance.

Steam is watery or hot water comes out! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
Hot water accumulates in the steam hose when work starts or is interruptedDrain the hot water in the steam hose toward the cloth.
Water is supplied to the boiler more than the specified amountWait for the body to cool down to the human skin, open the safety valve, and supply the specified amount again.

I can’t grasp the steam lever! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The steam lever is lockedPlease unlock it.

Water leaks from the bottom of the main unit! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The boiler may be damagedStop using it immediately and have it checked by your dealer. Call the customer care of your machine’s brand.

The safety valve is idle and cannot be removed! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
When the main body is warm: Not cooled enoughLet the machine cool for about 1-4 hours, and if it still does not come off, remove it after a day.
When the body is cold: Pressure remains in the boilerHold the steam lever without turning on the power to lower the residual pressure in the boiler.

The safety valve is hard and cannot be removed when the body is cold! Cannot turn left! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The safety valve is tightly closedPlease turn to the left with force. If it still does not come off, have it inspected.

Steam leaks from the safety valve! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The safety valve is not closedUnplug the outlet and wait for the body to cool down to the human skin before closing the safety valve.
The safety valve O-ring is damaged.Replace the O-ring with a new one.
* If you wish to purchase an O-ring, please place an order at a dealer or at amazon.

The switch does not turn on! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
Insufficient boiler waterTurn off the switch, put water in the water tank, and turn on the switch.

The lamp on the main unit does not light! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The control unit of the main unit is working or the lamp is offAsk your dealer or take it to any good local shop for inspection.

The lamp on the main unit turns on, but steam does not come out! The body is cold! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The control unit is not working or the inside is damagedAsk your dealer or take it to any good local shop for inspection.

The lamp on the main unit does not turn on, but the steam comes out properly! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The lamp is burned outYou can use it as is, but we recommend that you take maintenance for the lamp replacement. If you need to replace the lamp, ask your dealer for repair or any local shop.

Nozzle connection is hard! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The O-ring at the connection is hardened or damagedIf the connection is hard, you can connect smoothly with water. In case of hardening damage, replace the O-ring.

The pipe of the floor nozzle comes off! How to deal with time

Major causeWorkaround
The floor nozzle comes off when the pipe is turned downwardBe sure to use the floor nozzle pipe upward.

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