Cleaning floors with a mop and bucket ranks up there with the most frustrating household chores – especially when surfaces are invariably left streaky after a lot of time-consuming work. However, in a busy household like mine, it’s something that just has to be done. That’s why I was so thankful when Harvey Norman gave me the opportunity to try the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner, an innovation that leaves the old mop and bucket a thousand miles behind.
The Euroflex Vapour M2R is an upright floor cleaner that uses super-heated steam to clean floors without the need for harsh detergents and awkward drippy mops. Not only is it great for all sealed hard surface floors including water sensitive timber and floorboards, but the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner also comes with a ‘carpet sledge’ to refresh and deodorise carpets and rugs.
Having never owned a vapour steam cleaner before I was keen to try it out and see what a difference it could make in my weekly clean. Read on for my Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner review.
Bringing the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner Home
Keeping the house clean and tidy at the moment requires a little more work than usual, with most of my family working from home. Having finished with the weekly vacuuming of the house, I could still see quite a few scuffs and marks on the floor, that usually I would have to go at with the mop and bucket or even scrub with a wet cloth. Enter my new Euroflex steam mop.
Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner vs. Bathroom Tiles
I started with the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner in my upstairs bathroom, which has a large tiled floor and shower recess. I used one of the microfibre pads provided, that attach easily to the mop’s head for cleaning hard surfaces. The Euroflex steam mop also comes with a measuring cup and funnel for easy filling, and a rubber parking pad for when the mop is heating up or cooling down to protect your floors.
In terms of functionality, I was pleased with how quickly the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner heated up and in no time at all was ready to go. I also liked how easy it was to use, there was no need to push down hard. With the steady flow of hot steam and microfibre pad gliding over the tiles, this Euroflex steam mop does all of the work for you.
My favourite feature to try out was the Double Steam Jets which you can activate using the trigger in the handle. These front facing jets of pressurised steam were super satisfying for blasting away stubborn marks and getting into the corners, as well as for cleaning up the walls while simultaneously mopping the bathroom floor tiles.
Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner vs. Hard Floorboards
As I was very satisfied with the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner’s performance on the tiled floor, I wanted to test it out downstairs on our hard floorboards – in particular the kitchen, one of the messiest rooms in the house.
Traditional steam mops aren’t recommended for use on floorboards as they are often too wet for water sensitive timber; however the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner sits apart with Moisture Reducing Hot Plate Technology. Perfectly balancing moisture and heat, the steam is super fast drying which also means that floors are left with a streak-free finish. This certainly turned out to be true as I used it to mop the kitchen floor with no water marks or streaky lines left behind, just an effective deep steam clean that left my floorboards beautifully shiny.
Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner vs. Carpet
The final test I had for the Euroflex Vapour M2R was to see how it performed as a carpet steamer. The bedrooms were a great place to perform this test, as due to size, they’re a very demanding job.
I must admit, I did have a tinge of hesitation about using a steam mop on carpet. I quickly discovered that there was no need to worry – the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner was perfect for this floor type thanks to the same Moisture Reducing Hot Plate Technology that leaves your tiles and floorboards streak free. This technology works to ensure that no moisture is left in your carpets, with the pressurised steam drying instantly. Plus, this super-heated steam immediately kills harmful bacteria, refreshing the carpet without the need for harsh chemicals.
To refresh the bedroom, all I had to do was simply attach the ‘carpet sledge’ to the bottom of the hot plate, locking the smaller microfibre pad in place, so the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner could effortlessly glide over the carpet. Of course, when not in use, I used the parking pad to keep it from sitting directly on the carpet.
Overall, I was really satisfied with the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner’s versatility, content with the knowledge that my bedroom floors had been effectively refreshed and deodorised.
Where to buy the Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner
As someone who is completely over the chore of keeping floors clean, I was blown away by this Euroflex steam mop. Not only was it super easy to assemble and quick to heat up, it effortlessly cleaned and refreshed all the surfaces in my house with no trouble at all. My floors have never looked so shiny!
If you enjoyed my Euroflex Vapour M2R Floor Steam Cleaner review and want to see the difference it can make in your home, you can shop online now at Harvey Norman, or head into your local store where our friendly, expert staff will be happy to help you with any queries you have.