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Shark S 3101
 
Approximate retail price:
$226.88
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About - Shark S 3101

The Shark S 3101 is part of the steam mop test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, steam mop models like the S 3101 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Vinyl-floor cleaning:
Comparative performance cleaning an array of everyday food soils.

Time steaming:
Comparative length of time unit can continuosly steam.

Residual water left on floor:
Comparative amount of water left on wood floors.
Features & Specs - Shark S 3101
info Heats in under a minute Yes
info Wide-angle swivel head No
info Ready light or indicator No
info Empty light or indicator No
info Steam can be varied Yes
info Unit must be pumped in use Yes
info Vacuum feature No
info On-off power switch No
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User Reviews - Shark S 3101
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5.0
Not just a steam mop!
9/5/2014
Pros
A best buy
Easy to use
Handheld Portable As Well
Light Weight
Lightwieght
Multi Function Device
Powerful
Very hot
Cons
Use Distilled Water
Best Uses
Floors And Tile
Garment Steamer
Mattress Steamercleaner
No Floor Residue
Sterilising Steamer
Stubborn Stains
Comment:
Ok, we had bedbugs and I just lost it! Did some research on the internet and decided to tackle problem ourselves! Used a multi prong approach, insecticide spray, diatomaceaus earth and steam! This device really surprised me! It is a mop, but you can remove te steamer and hold it like a portable hand vac. It puts out steam of 200F degrees and more, so be careful! A wide variety of attachments for Garment steaming, floor cleaning, sterilising, countertops and most any srface! I am very pleased! Best part? Mopping tile floors with steam not only showed e how much dirt I left behind when I thought I was cleanig really well but the floor feels great ith no residue left behind by cleaners or any other method we tried! I love walking around baefoot in my own house! Knowing thee are no harsh chemical left behind when I am done is a great feeling! Yes! Get one! *NOTE! My model is a bit different than the one pictured and I am not sure it is a late version of this model, but it is well woth it!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
NOT FOR DIRT ON FLOORS
4/16/2014
Pros
Cons
I Wash Floor After Using
Money Wasted For A Heavy
Shark Steam Mop Have No
Tooltool
Usefound Use Found For It
Best Uses
Comment:
Good for dusting floors if you want to push this heavy tool around.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
3.0
Lots of steam quickly
9/13/2013
Pros
Easy to push
Lightweight
Mine Is Still Going 2 Yrs
Produces steam quickly
Removes Surface Mud
Uncomplicated to use
Cons
Cord too short
Does Not Go Under Beds
Does not swivel
For Light Cleaning Only
Best Uses
Light Quick Cleaning
Comment:
I use this steamer almost daily on Pergo floors throughout my house. I have cats and dogs as well as fishermen dragging in dirt as well as tradewinds blowing in dust. The steam mop, although for heavy duty cleaning, gets the daily dirt and grime off the floors. It is easy and uncomplicated to use. Much better than a dry mop, or wet mop.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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