This article contains the FAQs for the S6005UK Shark® Floor and Handheld Steam Cleaner. 

How long does it take to heat up?

Approximately 30 seconds

Should I use hot water or cold water?

You should always use cold water. If you live in a hard-water area, we recommend using distilled water.

What floor type can I use the Steam Mop with?

The steam mop is designed for use on all sealed hard floor surfaces e.g. Laminate, Hardwood, Marble, Tile, Stone.

Is it free standing?

No.

Does this include a carpet glider?

No, however it can be bought as an accessory to groom and freshen carpeting or area rugs.

What type of water can I use with the Shark Steam Mop?

You can use cold tap water and if you live in a hard-water area, we recommend using distilled water.

How do I clean the Shark Dirt Grip Pads?

Machine-wash the Dirt Grip Pads separately with warm water using liquid detergent. Never use bleach, powdered detergent, or fabric softeners as they may damage or leave a coating on the Dirt Grip Pads that will reduce their cleaning performance and absorbency. They should be line-dried or tumble-dried on a low setting.

Does this clean carpets?

No, this steam mop is not designed for carpet cleaning.

Does the Steam Mop disassemble?

The mop head is removable from the main body but the handle is not.

What temperature does the water heat up to?

Approx. 160°C