Updated November 09, 2018 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Canister Steam Cleaners

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This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Vacuuming, dusting, and so on are all fine for day-to-day cleaning, but when you've got a tough mess to deal with, you'll want something more heavy-duty — like one of these canister steam cleaners. They use heated water to quickly break down dirt, grease, and grime, saving your time and energy for more enjoyable activities. Just note that they can't be used on delicate items, like silk. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best canister steam cleaner on Amazon.

10. Homegear X100 Pro

9. Vapamore Primo

8. Pure Enrichment PureClean XL

7. Dupray One

6. Xtech 1500 Watt

5. McCulloch Deluxe

4. Steamfast SF-275

3. Dupray Neat

2. Wagner On-Demand

1. McCulloch Heavy Duty

Editor's Notes

November 06, 2018:

Selected two McCulloch models, the Heavy Duty and the Deluxe, with the former being better for day-to-day use and the latter for more intense jobs. Looked at Dupray models, adding the One despite its high price tag, as it provides a hotter steam than a lot of the competition.

Melissa Harr
Last updated on November 09, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.

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