Avoid using steam mops on vinyl floors, as they can damage the surface. The high moisture content and heat may cause damage if the seams or adhesives are broken down.
Can I use shark steam mop on vinyl?
Because vinyl is so heat and water resistant, it’s probably best to use the most aggressive cleaning setting available on your Shark steam mop. Use a Shark Lift-Away Professional Steam Pocket Mop with this setting to scrub your floors.
Why can you not use a steam mop on vinyl plank flooring?
Damage can occur quickly when PVC and glue react with high heat when using a steam mop on vinyl flooring. When it comes to cleaning vinyl plank floors, a string mop is the best option, but a microfiber spray mop can also be used to clean up minor spills.