Scunci Steam Cleaner Review

Scunci Steam CleanerThe Scunci company is best known for its hair care products, particularly their unique cloth covered elastic bands that have been popular all over the world for what seems like forever now.

Therefore, it was something of a surprise to see that this company branched out into manufacturing steam cleaners for the home. However, since their hair products have met with so much success it seems like a good idea to see how the Scunci steamer fared among users.

In this article we take a look at the advantages and disadvantages for the portable, environmentally friendly Scunci steam cleaner SS1000.

Features of The SS1000 Scunci Steam Cleaner

The SS1000 Scunci steam cleaner has all the features one would expect in a hand held steam cleaner including:

  • Lightweight design for portability
  • Accessories that include brushes, squeegee, and nozzle
  • Fingertip control
  • Extra large water tank
  • Storage bag to keep everything neatly together

The SS1000 Scunci has not met with the best reviews, scoring between 2.5 stars and 3.5 stars. Part of the explanation for these low scores may be due in part to the wide price range that this cleaner is sold for. In some places, this cleaner sells for under $50.00 while in others the price is over $100.00.

There does seem to be a correlation between the price paid for these Scunci steam cleaners and how well the user like it. With that being said, here are what actual users liked and did not like about the SS1000.

Advantages of the SS1000

Despite the low reviews, there were some things that users loved about the SS1000 Scunci steam cleaner. These included:

  • Ease of use
  • Works well
  • Great customer service
  • Other users liked the handy bag that made it easy to store all the accessories of this steam cleaner without worry they would get lost

Disadvantages of the SS1000

As you can imagine since the SS1000 only scores average or a little below average on most reviews many users saw some major disadvantages with this Scunci steamer. These disadvantages included:

  • Takes too much time cooling down and heating back up after a refill for only 15 minutes of steam cleaning time.
  • Uncomfortable to hold. Since this is a hand held steam cleaner, users expected to be able to hold it more comfortably.
  • Steam is not hot enough. While most reviewers agreed that this the Scunci steamer could blast dirt from hard to reach places they did not feel the heat was hot enough to kill mold, mildew or bacteria.

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