Karcher SC1 vs SC2 vs SC3 vs SC4 vs SC5 Steam Cleaner

Compare Karcher Steam Cleaners UK 2017 Karcher SC1 vs SC2 Though the Karcher SC1 and SC2 are multifunctional cleaners, there is a fundamental difference between them. The SC1 is basically a hand-held cleaner that has been modelled into a 2-in-1 cleaner by adding a floor head and hose. As a result the SC1 has a … Read more

Karcher SC1 Steam Cleaner Reviews

Karcher SC1 Steam Cleaner

It has long reach hose to access high areas and tight spaces like under furniture.
It is powered by a 1200Watt motor that heats up really quickly.
It is lightweight and only weighs 1.5 kgs.
It has a small footprint that makes it easy to store.
Produces high steam pressure (3.0 pressure bar) that is effective in cleaning tough stains.
It can be used both as a handheld steamer for detailed cleaning of non- floor surfaces and as a  floor steam cleaner.
It is the cheapest among the Karcher steam cleaners.

Karcher SC5 Steam Cleaner Reviews

The Karcher sc5 steam cleaner is one of the few cleaners that produce continuous non-stop high pressure steam (4.2 pressure bar) while cleaning. It can be used as a steam mop and also as a handheld cleaner.
The Karcher sc5 is powered by a 2200 Watt motor that heats the massive two liters tank in 3 minutes to produces continuous jetting hot vapour that can dismantle any caked in dirt.
It is a high end cleaner that comes fitted with quality features. It is a workhorse that will make any domestic cleaning task a breeze.
Vapo-hydro function; This feature enables you to release high jetting vapour with hot water to blast off any ingrained dirt. It works perfectly to clean up build up grot and soap residue in the bathroom. The Vapo-hydro function dislodges even the most stubborn dirt.
Has twin tanks (0.5L and 1.5L). The 1.5 L tank is removable and refillable. You can re-fill it on the go for non stop cleaning.
Unlike most standard hot vapour mops, like the popular Vax Fresh combi that has a 400ml water tank capacity. The SC5 has 2 liter tank that is heated up quickly by the powerful 2200W motor engine to produce nonstop vapour.

Karcher SC4 Steam Cleaner Reviews

Karcher SC4 Steam Cleaner

The Karcher sc4 steam cleaner is yellow and grey in color, weighs 4.1kgs and has dimensions of 35 x 28 x 27 cm size. It is compact and lightweight

Key Features/Pros

The Karcher sc4 features  2000watts motor power, 220volts, and 3.5 Bar steam pressure.
Has two water tanks.  The 2 water tanks: one detachable, another one fixed for easy filling of water and ensuring continuous steam flowing.
With this twin tank that is detachable when the water runs out; you just need to use the detachable one to refill the other tank and the best part no waiting time to reheat again. You can also refill on the go when cleaning large spaces.
Its water tank is see through to enable you monitor the water levels in your steamer.
Heats up in 4 minutes to give you about 40 minutes cleaning time.
The sc4 has a variable control setting on its handle for adjusting steam based on the type of floor you want to clean. This is handy when it comes to freshening up delicate surfaces such as laminate floors.

Karcher SC2 Steam Cleaner Reviews

Karcher SC2 Steam Cleaner


It is black and yellow in color.
Maximum jetting steam pressure bar‎: ‎3.2 (bar)
Heating power output : ‎1500 Watts.
Size : 38 x 25.4 x 26 cm size.
Net weight not including accessories (kg)‎: ‎2.9 kgs
Cord length: 5 metres long
Boiler / tank size (l)‎: ‎ 1 Liter. A full tank can clean 75 square meters.