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MC1230 Handheld Steam Cleaner

1 year limited warranty

Troubleshooting

(use in conjunction with Owner's Manual)

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Tips and Recommendations


Proper Storage

Preparing your Handheld Steam Cleaner for storage is quick and simple. When you have finished your steaming tasks, follow the steps listed below.

  1. Turn unit “Off” and unplug power cord.
  2. Press and hold Steam Trigger to release all remaining steam.
  3. Allow unit to completely cool (at least 30 minutes).
  4. Remove all accessories from unit.
  5. Carefully remove Boiler Cap.
  6. Drain any remaining water from Boiler into a sink or tub – this will help to minimize mineral build-up and prevent over-filling during your next use. Replace Boiler Cap loosely.
  7. Store accessories. Accessories can be conveniently stored in the Storage Bag.
  8. Store Handheld Steam Cleaner in a cool, dry location.

General Tips
  1. Steam indicator light will turn GREEN when ready to steam.
  2. Hold the Steam Trigger, then push the Steam Trigger Lock to lock it down. This will allow a continuous flow of steam without need of holding the Steam Trigger down manually.
  3. Using a back-and-forth motion over the area you are steaming will further enhance the cleaning process.
  4. Wipe steamed areas with a clean cloth to remove loosened dirt and grime.
Mineral Build-Up

A common maintenance need for steam appliances is the removal of build-up caused by high mineral content in many municipal water supplies. This mineral build-up may limit the effectiveness and reduce the life of your Handheld Steam Cleaner.

The best way to minimize mineral build-up is to use distilled or de-mineralized water when using your Handheld Steam Cleaner. If you are unable to use distilled water, it is recommended that the following procedure be followed monthly to remove any mineral build-up:

  1. Turn unit “Off” and unplug power cord.
  2. Allow unit to completely cool (at least 30 minutes).
  3. Press and hold Steam Trigger to release all remaining steam.
  4. Remove all accessories from unit.
  5. Carefully remove Boiler Cap.
  6. Drain water from Boiler into a sink or tub.
  7. Using Measuring Cup, measure of 6 oz. (177 ml.) vinegar.
  8. Slowly pour vinegar into Boiler.
  9. Allow to stand for 40 minutes.
  10. Drain vinegar from Boiler.
  11. Rinse Boiler with fresh water, drain and repeat until vinegar odor dissipates.
  12. Replace Boiler Cap.