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Not what I expected
on June 4, 2010
I purchased this mop from walmart today and was very excited to get home and try it out on my kitchen floor. Assembly was easy and took all of 3 minutes. When you use it the first time, it takes awhile for the water to heat up and start but once it got going i quickly discovered that I didn't like it...
First- It's very hard to push forward. Sliding it back is fine but you really have to push hard and at a certain angle to get the darn thing to even move forward. Needless to say my arm was killing me by the time i finished the entire floor.
Second- The steam didn't get very hot. It did and ok job on areas that were already decently clean. But it didn't pick up the oil that splattered around my stove last night from the fried chicken i fried, or the grease spots at the back door from my boyfriends work boots. I tried letting the steam sit on it for awhile and then tried to steam mop it but it just smeared the oil around. I ended up pouring some hot water on it and using some pine sol and my old mop to pick it up and that did the trick ,but i followed with the steam mop to get up the pine sol residue.
Third- I hate that you have to constantly pump the darn mop to get any steam out. Very annoying. I am keeping it however to use in my laundry room in the basement since it's the only room in my basement that has no carpet and it would save me from dragging another one up and down the stairs plus I wouldnt have to use it often (Thank Goodness).
I was very dissappointed with this product overall and would not recommend it.