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Vapor Clean Alfa Steam Cleaner

Product Overview

Harness the power chemical-free cleaning at home with the Italian-made Vapor Clean Alfa Steam Cleaner. Offering 65 PSI of steam pressure, the 1,500-watt residential steam cleaner features a 2-liter, continuous fill 302-degree F stainless steel boiler, and the short 8-foot flexible cleaning hose prevents decreases in heat and condensation of dry vapor steam. Easily clean various surfaces around the home with the adjustable steam pressure control and 15 cleaning accessories. This cleaner is perfect for tackling ovens, sanitizing, floors and grout, eliminating bed bugs, carpet stains, and pet odors.

Other features include a lightweight, slim stainless-steel body, low water indicator, pressure gauge, swivel caster wheels, and more.

Chemical-Free, High-Temperature Steam Cleaning

This 10-inch wide residential steam cleaner delivers on high-temperature, dry vapor steam with the internal stainless-steel boiler. Standard tap water easily reaches 302 degrees F, fed by the continuous fill 2-liter reservoir, easily releasing dry vapor steam through an 8-foot flexible cleaning hose. A 65-PSI steam pressure is easily adjusted with the turn of the steam pressure adjustment knob. Use slow, steady steam to maintain dry vapor steam with a high temperature, or opt for firm, quick steam release for blasting away grease, caked-on food, and set-in stains.

15 Cleaning Accessories

With 15 cleaning accessories and the 8-foot flexible cleaning hose, your cleaning regime strengthens, creating useful solutions for cleaning a variety of surfaces—hard flooring, upholstery, grout, and more. Clean deep down with cleaning accessories, such as:

  • Rectangular Brush: Clean floors—hardwoods, carpets, tiles, or area rugs—to help loosen and lift tracked in dirt. Use one of the included microfiber towels for hardwoods, and use the bristle floor brush for carpeting.
  • Walls: Handprints and dirt stains can be removed with the use of the two extension tubes, bristle brush, and a microfiber towel.
  • Jet Nozzles: Get at bathroom and kitchen fixtures, grooves, and cracks with ease with the either two of the modulated jet nozzles, offering a pressurized use of steam.
  • Brass + Nylon Brushes: Lift and remove dirt with the brass and nylon brushes, and use with the two included jet nozzles for superior grime removal.

Compact, Lightweight, + Durable Design

This compact steam cleaner condenses the power of commercial steam cleaners into a 10-inch wide, 13-inch deep lightweight stainless-steel design. A high-gloss enamel paint exterior resists corrosion and rust for long-term use. The lightweight housing design features a durable top carrying handle for moving up and down stairs, while the swivel, plastic caster wheels glide across carpets and hardwoods for flexible cleaning. At just 8-inches high, the steam cleaner sits close to the floor.

Additional Features

  • Low Water Indicator: A low water indicator light alerts you refill the boiler.
  • Silicone Wires: Sealed silicone wires insulate wiring.
  • Safety Cap: A pressure safety cap keeps water under pressure but easily removes to refill the boiler.
  • Temperature Safety Thermostat: A pressure gauge alerts you when the water is ready.
  • Warranty: Backed by an impressive warranty, parts are covered for 5 years and the boiler system and heating element are covered with a limited lifetime warranty.
  • CE Rated: This appliance is CE rated for safety.

Diversify your cleaning at home with the lightweight, durable Vapor Clean Alfa Steam Cleaner.

What Customers Love

  • High Temperature Boiler: The 302-degree F boiler and short 8-foot flexible hose preserves the dry vapor steam and high temperature without pressure and temperature loss.

Things to Consider

  • Residential: This appliance is best for residential use. For commercial cleaning jobs, consider one of our commercial steam cleaners.
What’s In The Box?
  • Vapor Clean Alfa Steam Cleaner
    • 8-Foot Flexible Cleaning Hose
    • Extension Tubes (x 2)
    • Bristled floor brush with clips
    • Floor brush glider
    • Window Squeegee
    • Triangle brush with clips
    • Jet nozzle
    • 3 Hole Jet Nozzle
    • Medium round brush
    • Triangle medium brush
    • Fill bottle
    • Fill bottle tops (x 2)
    • Mixed detail brushes (x 10)
    • Microfiber towels (x 2)
    • Stainless Scrubbie
    • Large cotton floor towel
  • Owner’s Manual
Manufacturer’s Warranty

5-Year Limited Parts Warranty; Limited Lifetime Boiler + Heating Element Warranty

The Vapor Clean Alfa is a portable single boiler steam cleaner that offers a variety of accessories and a stylish design.

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  • Vapor Clean Gaia – Finally!

    Well, as many of you know I purchased the Vapor Clean Gaia prior to DF. I haven’t had a lot of time to really play with it and get a write up done.

    So, yesterday it was 75 here in MA and I decided to give the interior of my truck a good cleaning.

    The reason I purchased the Gaia is due to it’s a steamer and a carpet extractor in one. It was recommended by Richy who is very happy with the machine.

    Cost was $769.
    This is what the machine comes with for accessories (copied from their website)

    *1 Flexible hose with on/off steam switch & on/off vacuum switch
    *2 Extension Wands
    *1 Multipurpose Floor tool for all hard surface floor cleaning
    *1 Transparent Floor tool for carpet extraction
    *1 Vacuum driven Turbo Brush with “Beater Bar”
    *1 Upholstery Tool
    *3 Incrementally sized squeegees
    *1 Detail nozzle with crevice tool’
    *1 Detail cleaning extension
    *2 Bristle brushes 1 large/1 small
    *1 Atomizer
    *3 Nylon Detail / 1 Stainless Detail cleaning brushes
    *1 Blower attachment
    *1 Filler Bottle

    Here are a couple pics of the machine and the accessories. It comes with a bag to store all the accessories, however not everything fits. I can get everything in there except for the hose.

    The machine itself is pretty heavy duty. Nothing seems to be cheaply made, except this piece.

    The piece itself isn’t so bad, it’s when you put the extension (which is shown) on it. You have to be careful when scrubbing due to it feels like it could break if you put too much pressure on it.

    Also, note that on the sprayer nozzle portion, it has barbs on the connector so it will only fit the transparent extractor tool (on the right in the above pic), which IMO is too big for interiors. So, I cut the barbs off the piece so I can fit other accessories onto it, mainly the upholstery tool and crevice tool.

    Here is a pic of what I’m taking about

    I realize having to modify the accessory is probably not what most people want to do. But it works for me.

    Here are a few pics of the steamer in action. Sorry I do not have pics of the extractor in action. I have trouble snapping pics while I’m working..lol.

    Since I was doing my truck there wasn’t really much for stains on the carpets. So, I managed to find a grease spot under my back seats which I tested this out on.

    I used the sprayer attachment with the upholstery tools on the end

    I pretreated the spot with some of the solution from the machine and put the brush attachment onto the end of the upholstery tool and gave the spot a little scrub.

    After extracting it I took the sprayer nozzle off and decided to hit it with some steam and the suction to help get the soaps and residue out of the carpets.

    Here is the spot all done

    And here is the mess I had in my driveway. foam is bad! And it over flowed from the tank. I’ve been told that a little bit of vinegar in the holding tank can help reduce the foaming. I’ll have to try that next time.

    So over all the extractor portion of the machine works pretty good. I don’t think it would hold up to the Mytee Lite or Aztec since those machines are dedicated extractors. However, it does seem to hold it’s own pretty well. One thing that I think isn’t so great about the machine is that with the sprayer and upholstery tool attached it makes working in tight spaces some what difficult. Just because with the handle on the hose and those pieces it’s pretty long and awkward to get into certain positions.

    Onto the steamer portion.

    My drivers side floor had some salt stains from the long winter we had. So, I attached the crevice tool with the small brush attachment. The crevice tool also comes with a small brush that can be put on the end.

    Here you can see the spots and the tool I used. These spots were not pretreated and were only hit with steam and the brush.

    The steamer on this machine works amazing! The steam has 3 different levels, as does the vacuum portion of this.

    The steamer does not seem to loose pressure. I’ve used the machine for an hour to an hour and half off and on and I barely used any water and the steamer does not loose pressure. It does squirt out a little bit of water when you initially put the steamer portion on, but this seems to happen with most steamers.

    Overall I’m very happy with the machine and would recommend it. If your looking at it mainly for the extractor portion of it, you may be some what disappointed as I said earlier I think the machine is mainly made for the steamer portion and not the extractor. However, the extractor does work pretty well though, just some what bulky and hard to get into tight areas. I also wish that it had just a steamer accessory (similar to most steamers) that you could put the small brushes on. Instead of having to put the extension on the crevice tool.

    Hope this review was helpful and I would recommend this to anyone looking for a quality steamer/extractor in one. If your main focus is extracting I don’t think this would be your type of tool. However, if you only extract on occasion and your main focus is a tool for steam, this is the tool for you!

    Well, as many of you know I purchased the Vapor Clean Gaia prior to DF. I haven’t had a lot of time to really play with it and get a write up done. So