Looking After Your Machine
Refilling and Storing
After allowing steamer to cool for a minimum of 10
minutes, slowly start to unscrew the lid anti-clockwise
while gently pushing on the trigger.
DO NOT FULLY
UNSCREW THE WATER FILL SAFETY CAP.
steam cleaner to cool an additional 5 minutes. After you
have ensured the steam cleaner has cooled and pressure
has been released, the lid should turn freely for removal.
Unscrew the lid completely. Empty the residual water in
the tank and allow to dry. Clean the ecternal surface with
a dry cloth.
After using your steamer, press the Power
Button to turn power “OFF” and then unplug the
power cord from the mains. Release excess
pressure by depressing the triger and releasing
steam before opening the water cap. This can be
ensured when the pressure indicator is
completely depressed in the cap.
IMPORTANT: Never use bleach or fabric softener when washing the cloths.
Wash by hand or machine washable at ‘warm’ temperature. Always use a mild detergent.
Allow cloths to completely dry before next use.
IMPORTANT: Always ensure before cleaning or maintaining the steam cleaner that it is switched off, unplugged
from the mains and cooled down to room temperature. Only clean the steam cleaner by wiping over the housing
with a slightly moistened cloth. Do not use any cleaning agents, abrasives or alcohol since they may damage the
housing. Vax recommend that the tank be rinsed out after 5 filling operations at the latest if water hardness is
above 1.8 mmol/l (10od/H). Information regarding local water hardness may be obtained from the water or utility
company. Vax recommend filling the water tank with water and giving it a good shake to clean it. This will loosen
any limescale that has been deposited on the bottom of the steam cleaner. Pour out the water and allow the tank
to dry out completely before closing it. The water tank should be treated with limescale remover approx. every
6 months to prolong the steam cleaner’s life. Place one (or at most two) limescale removal sticks in 0.3 litre of
warm water (50oC) and fill the water tank with it. Allow the solution to work for approx. 30 minutes then pour away
the water with the dissolved solids. Repeat this process if necessary then rinse out the tank with water.
Cleaning your steamer