Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.
2023-08-21 Dupray
Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

Discover the best ways to use your appliance for maximum efficiency and cleaning power. Steam cleaning is a low-moisture method of cleaning that is 100% chemical-free. You can clean and sanitize virtually any surface in your home, using only tap water. The Dupray line of home and commercial-grade steam cleaners ranges from light and compact cleaning tools to heavy-duty appliances ready to take on even the toughest cleaning job.
Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

The impressive power of steam cleaning.

  • Use steam to clean all floors, including delicate carpets and sealed hardwood floors.
  • Disinfect surfaces in the kitchen and bathroom. 
  • Sanitize furniture and equipment using only tap water! 
  • Get streak-free mirrors and windows in no time. 
  • Efficiently clean walls and ceilings.
  • Kill bed bugs and remove allergens from mattresses and furniture. 
  • Effectively remove stains and grease from surface. 
  • Detail car interiors. 
  • Clean grout lines and all types of tiles.
  • Remove gum and grafitti. 

How to steam clean floors.

Ceramic tiles

Steam is the ultimate way to restore shine to your ceramic tiles. Moreover, it is the ultimate way to deep clean porous tiles and to clean stone tiles. Combined with the specialized floor tool and a microfiber cloth, you’ll get professional results with little effort.

Ceramic grout lines

Don’t let grimy grout lines ruin the look of your flooring. With a variety of small brushes to choose from, cleaning out grout has never been easier. Pass the steam along each line while gently scrubbing to dislodge dirt. Then finish the job with your floor tool and a microfiber cloth.

Hardwood floors

Restore the shine without damaging the wood thanks to powerful dry steam, which contains less the 5% water. You’ll never need to worry about damaging hardwood floors with Dupray cleaners.


Use your steam cleaner to keep your carpeting refreshed and sanitized with deep-penetrating steam. Simply pass your floor tool over the area with a microfiber cloth to superheat the steam. You can even refresh the fibers with detergent or a mild deodorizer applied directly on the carpet to eliminate odor with ease.

Wax Floors

Restoring the shine to wax flooring has never been easier. Simply attach a thick microfiber cloth to your floor tool and pass it over the surface, allowing the steam to sanitize and disinfect.

Vinyl and linoleum tiles

The steam cleaner's lance is the perfect tool to clean along baseboards and the floor tool is specially designed to revive vinyl and linoleum.

Carpet stains

Don’t let a moment of clumsiness or a poorly-trained pet destroy your carpet. Steam cleaners are one of the most powerful stain erasers on the market. In fact, completely removing stains with steam is almost as easy as creating them. Just lay your steam lance flat on the floor, spray steam across the affected area and place a cloth on the other side to catch the stain.

Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

Cement Floors

Discover how to clean polished cement floors with a steam cleaner. It’s perfect for removing dirt and grease, or to restore the shine. Attach a microfiber cloth to all four corners of the floor tool for smooth surfaces, or attach a microfiber cloth to the top two corners only for porous cement. Steam will flow down deep into every nook and crevice to deliver a deeper clean and a brighter shine, while the cloth will pick up dirt as you go.

Steam cleaning in the kitchen.

Cleaning stainless steel appliances

Use your steam cleaner to blast away dirt and grime that accumulates from cooking. Spray the surface with steam and then wipe away moisture with a clean microfiber cloth. 

Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

Cleaning the fridge and freezer

Your steam cleaner is the best way to sanitize these heavily-used appliances. Be sure to spray the rubber seals of the fridge and freezer, as small dirt particles can easily accumulate in these areas. 

Cleaning the oven and stove

Use the steam lance to remove grease and grime from the corners and crevices of your oven to keep it in excellent working condition. 

Cleaning sinks and faucets

Steam cleaning is a great way to get rid of calcium buildup and other deposits in your sink and around the faucet. 

Cleaning the BBQs and grills

Use the steam lance and stainless steel brush to efficiently remove grease and charcoal stains from your barbecue or grill. Steam cleaning is also a great way to remove surface rust after the winter season.


Cleaning counters and cupboards

You can rely on superheated steam to eliminate 99.9% of bacteria from these high-traffic areas in the kitchen. Use the tool of your choice with a microfiber cloth for an effective clean. 

Steam cleaning the walls and ceilings.

Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

Clean drywall, wallpaper and wooden walls.

You can use your steam cleaner to give the walls of every room a quick refresh. Simply adjust the steam temperature to steam any wall surface in your home.

Cleaning the ceilings

Lightweight accessories and flexible hoses really come in handy for this hard-to-reach cleaning task. Use your steam cleaner to remove dirt and dust from the ceilings in your home. 

Steam cleaning in the bathroom.

Cleaning bathroom sinks

To give your bathroom sink a deep clean, simply blast steam directly down the drain for a few minutes and then run water to wash away excess gunk. The steam lance and small nylon brush are ideal for removing any remaining mineral deposits.

Cleaning bathroom mirrors

You can use your steam cleaner to keep bathroom mirrors streak-free. Hold the hose, without any attachment, a few inches away from the mirror. Wipe with a cloth or use the window tool to wipe off any excess moisture.


It's easy to remove soap scum, residue or calcium buildup with your steam cleaner. The steam lance and nylon brush are perfect for removing surface rust and water stains.


Cleaning the toilet is never fun, but with a steam cleaner it's much easier and more efficient. Use your steam lance to disinfect the surface, then wipe down with a dry cloth.

Steam cleaning windows and fixtures.

Cleaning windows

Steam cleaning is a great way to clean windows properly. Just use the window tool to get a streak-free clean and wipe away excess moisture with a dry cloth. 

Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

Cleaning horizontal and vertical blinds

Get rid of dust that has accumulated on your blinds by steaming the surface gently and wiping away moisture with a dry cloth. e

Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

Cleaning window screens

Use the triangle tool with a microfiber bonnet to clean the screens on your windows and doors. 

Steam cleaning furniture and fabrics.

Cleaning mattresses

Using superheated steam from your steam cleaner is a great way to sanitize your mattress and remove dust mites or bed bugs. Use the triangle tool with a microfiber bonnet. Pass it over the entire surface of the mattress, then leave to dry. 

Cleaning fabrics and synthetic materials

Your steam cleaner can handle heavy-duty cleaning jobs, but it is also gentle enough for use on a variety of different fabric types. You can adjust the steam pressure according to how delicate your fabric is. 


You can easily clean leather while preserving its shape when using a steam cleaner. Your leather will remain rehydrated and smelling fresh. Steam the leather with a thick cloth wrapped around the triangle tool, then wipe it down with a dry cloth.

Killing bed bugs with a steam cleaner.

Getting rid of bed bugs

You can also use your steam cleaner to rid efficiently get rid of bed bugs on mattresses and furniture. Wrap the triangle tool in a thick microfiber cloth or bonnet and pass it slowly over the entire surface of the mattress to kill bed bugs and their eggs. It is very important to pass the steam over the entire mattress carefully, to make sure all the eggs have been killed.

More ways to use your Dupray steam cleaner.

Sticker and adhesive removal

Steam cleaning is a great way to remove those stubborn stickers. The heat melts the adhesive and makes it easier to peel the sticker away. If you need to remove any adhesives from a surface, just apply a mild soap to the adhesive then scrub it with your nylon brush while releasing the steam. 

Pet Cages

Steam clean your animal cages with the triangule tool and a microfiber cloth. It's a great way to give your pet's space a total refresh!

Wall-mounted air conditioning units

It's important to clean your AC unit regularly. Steam cleaning is a great way to remove accumulated grease, mold, dust and allergens so air continues to flow freely.

Tips for how to use your home or commercial steam cleaner.

Aluminum doorways

You can use steam to get easily get rid of any built up dirt and grime. Simply use your steam lance and brass brush.

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