Apart from traditional vacuums, we also have many choices for the vacuum cleaners for our house. Recently, my daughter Lily asked me if she could have a steam mop vacuum. I was very surprised because she is very familiar with the traditional vacuum, so I decided to find something as a mixture. That’s why, my post – the Shark SK460 vacuum cleaner review will answer my question for a mixture, and I hope you too. I hope you will find it useful. If you want to see more products, please read Best Vacuum Cleaner 2017.
Sometimes, too many choices for vacuums may make you confused when finding the right one. And if you something new but still traditional, in my Shark SK460 vacuum cleaner review, you will find the one for you. Overall, this is a vacuum with the Steam and Spray system which offers you 3 modes of cleaning: Dust, Mob and Scrub. Each of the modes is for different floor types.
|Suction power||The Shark Steam & Spray System
For the first time, Shark brings to you the3-in-1 vacuum that offers you three modes of cleaning: mop, cordless and both.
|Input power||8.5 amp motor.
Basically, this is an usual input power that most households look for in a vacuum.
|Dust capacity||450 ml
Of course, the steam system needs a water tank which is large enough to contain the water to use while vacuuming. And for almost half of a liter, you can use for a medium apartment.
|Filtration system efficiency||9X Multi-Cyclonic
With the update from the Shark manufacturer, the new filtration offers users to eliminate even the toughest and stuck on messes.
|Weight and Dimensions||– Weight: 12.6 pounds
– Dimensions: 11.7 x 8.7 x 28.1 inches
Because of containing the steam system, this vacuum may be a little bit heavier than usual cordless and mop vacuums.
|Warranty||Five-year limited warranty.
Believe me, you cannot deny this vacuum due to the guarantee and long warranty that Shark includes in the box.
|Accessories||1 12oz Bottle of Steam Energized Cleanser, 4 Duracell AA Batteries, and 1 Filling Flask|
|Special features||1 Disposable SaniFiber Pads, 1 Washable Pads|
|Usability||– Three Ways to Clean: steam mopping, cordless cleaning and a mixture
– Shark Intelligent Steam Control
– Customize Your Clean
With different modes for cleaning and a long 22-feet cord, customers are free to move around and reach to the dead corners in the house while cleaning.
While writing my Shark SK460 vacuum cleaner review, I also have tested the product many times. First, the steam system is not so popular for some customers so I need to clarify this very clearly for them. For this vacuum, it uses the Shark Intelligent Steam Control which offers me to change the mode quite easily when cleaning. I do not waste so much time in figuring this vacuum out for the first time.
Overall, many housewives and even husbands are very willing to have this vacuum for their homes. Besides many positive comments, Shark also has to deal with some negative feedback from some buyers. As we can see, the design of this vacuum is quite satisfactory, expect for not being able to stand alone. This point may make users feel unattractive at the product, but the pads are washable saving it back. More than 64% of the customers are very willing when this vacuum gets home, and 80% of them would definitely choose it again if it is for the second vacuum.
At first, I might say this vacuum impresses me by the very outstanding performance on wood floor. It uses a pumping motion to apply steam to each stroke, and left the floor looking very clean without greasy streaks. Also, it works quite smooth on little dried mud prints. Furthermore, the instructions are very easy to understand, even for newbies. The pads and steam settings are very user-friendly, too. You will find it very comfortable when cleaning around the house, but need to find a place to lean it to refill the water.
On the other side, the problem stays also in the pads. For customers who are not getting used to running a washer load, you may have to wash the mop pad by hand. Most of us do not like it, I know. So to avoid this, you may get other pads, save the dirty one up to justify running a short load to wash them in your machine. If you still want to look for something which can stand on its own, take a look at my Shark NV356E vacuum cleaner review.
Herein, I would like to use 10 factors (as I mentioned above) and mark each of them from 1 to 10. Now this is the score that I gave in my Shark SK460 vacuum cleaner review:
|Suction power||9 of 10|
|Input power||10 of 10|
|Dust capacity||9 of 10|
|Filtration system efficiency||9 of 10|
|Weight and Dimensions||8 of 10|
|Warranty||10 of 10|
|Accessories||9 of 10|
|Special features||9 of 10|
|Usability||9 of 10|
|Price||10 of 10|
|OVERALL SCORE||92 of 100|
From my perspective, I believe in my Shark SK460 vacuum cleaner review that many of the featured points have been mentioned very clearly. Also, there are some drawbacks that pet lovers also need to consider while choosing this vacuum.
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This is the end of my Shark SK460 vacuum cleaner review. I am looking forward to have feedback as well as questions from you. Please feel free to do. Please read more Shark vacuum comparison or comparison post on Shark navigator vs Rotator.
I’m Jimmy Sloan Ree. I love testing new appliances, so I've started this blog to help you out with choosing the perfect vacuum cleaner.