Person using steam cleaner to clean home. Stark's Vacuums serving Portland OR and Vancouver WA talks about how to clean and sanitize without chemicalsRight now, during the Coronavirus pandemic, disinfectants and other cleaners may be hard to come by. The ingredients used to make homemade cleaners, like bleach, rubbing alcohol, and hydrogen peroxide are challenging to find even when shopping online.

But is this constant use of chemical cleaners good for our health and the health of the environment?

Are Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Better?

If you could get your hands on some chemical cleaners, should you even use them? While treating surfaces with chemical cleaners, some people experience headaches, dizziness, respiratory issues, or eye irritation. This happens primarily when they used in an area with poor ventilation.

But are “green” cleaners safer AND as effective as their chemical-laden counterparts?

As noted on WebMD:

“…the safety of green cleaners can depend on the ones you buy. Just because the word “green” is on the label doesn’t mean the product is free from health risks. “Green” refers to cleaners that have less of an effect on human health and the environment than traditional products. Beyond that broad term, the definition gets murky.”

 So, what can you do if you want to steer clear of chemical cleaners and you can’t 100% trust the safety of cleaners labeled as “green”? 

Does Steam Cleaning Kill Bacteria?

The most successful option available for non-toxic cleaning is harnessing the energy of steam. Steam cleaning effectively trades heat for chemicals without sacrificing power. When used correctly, steam can easily kill 99.99% of germs and bacteria, making it a safe, healthy, eco-friendly, all-natural way to clean your home from top to bottom. From your oven and toilet to your faucets and dishwasher, you can use a steam cleaner to quickly and effectively remove even the most stubborn gunk.

 At Stark’s Vacuums, we carry the best steam cleaner on the market. The Vapamore MR-100 Primo Steam Cleaning System has been awarded Best Steam Cleaner in Class by the leading consumer rating digest, each burst of steam from this ultramodern machine leaves a powerful, deep clean.

 The MR-100 is a 100% chemical-free cleaning system; the Primo is versatile and powerful, helping you kill germs and remove grime. The Primo steam cleans to protect from allergens, bacteria, viruses, treat mold, and eliminate pests such as bedbugs and dust mites. It is excellent for sanitizing all types of surfaces, including sanitizing soft surfaces like carpets, drapes, mattresses, and furniture. 

Vapamore MR-100 Primo Steam Cleaning System Features and Benefits

Vapamore Steam Cleaners produce steam with an output temperature between 200 – 210 degrees killing off harmful bacteria and allergens without the use of chemicals.

Sanitize bathrooms fixtures, showers, floors, furniture, drapery, handrails, air vents, wheelchairs, bedding, equipment, food trays, BBQ grills, cement, and carts. Eliminate bedbugs, dust mites, allergens, bacteria, and more.  

  • Produces 210°- 220° Steam
  • 60 Minutes Of Operation Per Tank
  • Cleans & Sanitizes Without Chemicals
  • 1.6 Liter Stainless Steel Boiler
  • Kills Germs, Dust Mites, Mold & Mildew
  • Removes Dirt, Grease, Grime & Stains
  • 500 Watt Water Heater
  • Adjustable Steam Output

 Check out this video to see the Vapamore MR-100 Primo in action.

 Stark’s Commitment to You! 

We are open! We know that keeping a home clean during this time is incredibly important. At Stark’s Vacuums, we strive to ensure the highest sanitary standards and are taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. 

Our stores are regularly sanitized and we encourage all staff showing signs of illness to stay home. While our stores are open during this period (please check our website for locations and hours), you can also view our entire inventory online. We also offer in-store pickup and delivery options.


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