Discover the power of Kärcher steam. A Kärcher Steam Cleaner makes light work of grease, dirt, stains and even limescale, delivering deep cleaning results with no chemicals or scrubbing. It kills 99.999% of enveloped viruses* and 99.99% of bacteria** with just the power of steam, and can be used on hard floors and most other surfaces around the home.
Kärcher arranged to have its steam cleaners tested in an independent laboratory for effectiveness in fighting viruses.
The result: if used properly, the machines remove up to 99.999% of enveloped viruses*, such as the coronavirus or influenza, and 99.99% of common household bacteria** from hard surfaces. At the present time, disinfectants are to be reserved primarily for outpatient and inpatient care, but steam cleaners can make a valuable contribution to general hygiene – both in private households and in commercial and industrial use.
*Tests have shown that with spot cleaning of 30 secs at max. steam level with the Kärcher home steam cleaner 99.999% of enveloped viruses such as coronavirus or influenza (excluding the Hepatitis-B virus) can be removed on typical household, smooth, hard surfaces (test-germ: Modified-Vaccinia-Ankara-Virus).
**When thoroughly cleaning with the Kärcher steam cleaner 99.99% of all common household bacteria will be killed on typcial household, smooth, hard surfaces, provided the cleaning speed of 30 cm/s at max. steam setting (test-germ: Enterococcus hirae). With Kärcher professional steam cleaners SG(V) this is 99.999%, according to EN 16615:2015-06, on PVC floors. (test germ: Enterococcus hirae ATCC 10541).
Our NEW EasyFix range
Hook and loop fastening system - for easy and secure cloth connnection.
No contact with dirt - Quick, hands-free cloth removal.
NEW carpet glider - a quick and easy way to freshen carpets. *Only included with the SC 4 & SC 5.
Improved microfibre cloth - 20% better cleaning performace than previous models.
Why Clean With Steam?
Clean hard to reach places
With the power of Kärcher steam cleaners you can blast limescale and dried on dirt from all those hard to reach places. From the kitchen sink, plugholes and taps in the bathroom to the limescale on your shower, Kärcher steam can clean all around your home effortlessly without the need for scrubbing.
Better than a mop.†
Kärcher ensure maximum cleanliness and hygiene on hard surfaces like stone, tiles, PVC, laminate or varnished parquet flooring. The Kärcher floor nozzle is fitted with slats which ensure that the steam remains concentrated on the floor for a long time and used to maximum effect. Thanks to their high cleaning performance and intensive cleaning action, Kärcher steam cleaners kills 99.999% of enveloped viruses* and 99.99% of common household bacteria** on all hard surfaces and are therefore considerably more hygienic than a conventional mop.
†Thorough cleaning with the Kärcher steam cleaner achieves a higher cleaning performance than manual cleaning with a mop and cleaning agent. Tested in accordance with international performance standards.
Many different tasks - one solution
The SC steam cleaner ensures maximum cleanliness and hygiene when cleaning stone, PVC, laminate or varnished parquet flooring – and all without chemical residues.
Whether fittings, wall tiles, glass and synthetic surfaces, extractor hoods, hobs, stoves or sinks, the SC steam cleaner makes the kitchen hygienically clean – and all this without stress.
The SC steam cleaner does the job perfectly and ensures absolute hygienic cleanliness, even when cleaning wall tiles, glass and mirror surfaces, windows, fittings, shower cabins, cracks and crevices.
The Kärcher SC steam pressure ironing system with high-end steam iron, anti-stick soleplate and ironing board saves up to 50% ironing time and still delivers perfect ironing results and instantly dry laundry.
You can find the right accessories for your machine with our accessory finder.