This article contains the FAQs for the S6001W Series Shark® Genius™ Steam Pocket® Mop System.

How do I know when the pads need to be replaced?

For best cleaning results, replace your Dirt Grip pads every 3 to 4 months following normal use. You can also purchase replacement Dirt Grip pads and other accessories by visiting sharkaccessories.com

How do I turn the Steam Mop off?

To turn off your Steam Mop, unplug the cord from the wall outlet and the unit will automatically cool and shut off.

Can I put something other than water in the water tank of the Steam Mop?

-DO not add cleaning solutions, scented perfumes, oils, or any other chemicals to the water used in this appliance, As this may damage the unit or Make it unsafe for use. We recommend using distilled water in your Steam Mop.

Can I use the Steam Mop on carpets?

No, The Steam Mop is not designed for carpet cleaning.

What surfaces can I use the Steam Mop on?

-The Steam Mop is designed for use on all sealed hard-floor surfaces. We recommend that you first Test an isolated area of the floor surface to be cleaned as well as review the use and care instructions from your floor manufacturer. -WARNING: Do not use on leather, wax-polished furniture, synthetic fabrics, velvet, or other delicate, Steam-sensitive materials. -NOTE: on surfaces treated with wax and on some no-wax floors, the sheen may be removed by the heat or Steam action of the unit. -Test an isolated area of flooring first to see if sheen is affected.

How often should I wash the Dirt Grip Pads?

For optimal performance, wash Dirt Grip pads after every use, and start each cleaning with a freshly laundered pad. Machine-wash the Dirt Grip pads separately with warm water, using liquid detergent. Never use bleach, powdered detergent or fabric softeners as they may damage or leave a coating on the pads. Dirt Grip pads should be line-dried or tumble-dried on a low setting.

How do I turn the Steam Mop off?

To turn off your Steam Mop, unplug the cord from the wall outlet and the unit will automatically cool and shut off.

How do I begin cleaning floors?

-S6001 - Plug the unit into the wall socket and wait 30 seconds to one minute for it to reach operating temperature. Pump-For-Steam technology lets you apply the ideal amount of steam in every situation. Steam is generated with natural mopping motion while in use. Glide the Steam Mop head over the area that needs to be cleaned, repeating the forward-and-back motion. -S6002 - Plug the unit into the wall socket. The unit will be in standby mode as soon as it is plugged in. The light below the steam button will blink while in standby mode. Press the steam button on the mop body to activate. The blue light will stop blinking and will glow steadily when ready to use. After 30 seconds to one minute, when the unit has reached operating temperature, glide the Steam Mop head over the area that needs to be cleaned, using a forward-and-back motion. -S6003 - Plug the unit into the wall socket. The unit will be in standby mode as soon as it is plugged in. The three lights below the steam button will blink while in standby mode. To select the steam mode, press the Steam button once for LOW (1 blue light), twice for MED (2 blue lights), or three times for HI (3 blue lights). The blue light will stop blinking and will glow steadily when ready to use. After 30 seconds to one minute, when the unit has reached operating temperature, glide the Steam Mop head over the area that needs to be cleaned, using a forward-and-back motion.

 

 

How do I attach the accessories to my Steam Mop?

In order to attach a mop head to the body of the Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop, simply align the red portion of the Genius Mop Head (which reads "WARNING: HOT STEAM") with the Head Release button on the front of the Steam Mop Body. Push the mop head and the mop body together until you hear a click, which indicates that the two parts are joined properly.

How do I find the model number of my Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop?

The model number appears on the back of the main body of your steam mop, usually printed on a silver label. The model number is also on the bottom of your box, near the barcode.

How do I store my Steam Mop?

Empty all water from the unit before storing. Remove the Dirt Grip pad if it has been used, and clean it after every use. Never store the mop with a dirty pad on the mop head. It is not necessary to remove the Genius Mop Head when it is being stored.

What are the dimensions of the Steam Mop?

47.1 in (120 cm) x 13.8 in (35 cm) x 7 in (17.8 cm)

What cleaning accessories are available to use with the Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop System?

Shark offers a full assortment of accessories to help with your cleaning needs. Some of these accessories may be included with the steam mop you purchased. All of the accessories listed below are compatible with your Shark Genius Steam Mop. - Rectangular Scrubber with Steam Blaster: the rectangle shaped head with scrubber is perfect to scrub away tough stains, and use the Steam Blaster for extra steam power to handle stuck-on messes. -Triangle Scrubber with Steam Blaster: the triangle shaped head is perfect for getting into corners and other hard-to-reach spaces. The Steam Blaster offers a concentrated burst of powerful steam for tough stains. - Dirt Grip pads: 2-pad package that fits the Genius Mop head 2-pad package that fits the Triangle Scrubber head with Steam Blaster 2-pad package that fits the Rectangular Scrubber head -Pad storage bag: comes with separate storage compartments for both new pads and used ones, so your new pads always stay clean.

What colors does the Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop come in?

The Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop comes in white, blue, or burgundy

What is included with the Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop System?

Parts include: -Steam Pocket Mop -Genius Mop Head -Dirt Grip Pads -Spray Pocket Mop -Spray Bottle with clip -Fill Flask -Your Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop System also comes with a variety of cleaning accessories. Depending on the version you purchased, these accessories will vary. To find out specifically what is in your version, consult your Quick Start Guide or the contents list on the top panel of your box.

What is the Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop made of?

A combination of durable ABS and PP plastics, along with some metal and rubber components.

What is the Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop System advantage?

The Shark Genius Steam Pocket Mop System is our most advanced floor system ever, with next-generation features like the Genius mop head with Touch-Free Technology, Dirt Grip pads and Steam Blaster technology. The Genius Steam Mop not only deep cleans your floors amazingly well, but also sanitizes* sealed hard floor surfaces without chemicals, when and where you need it. The completely redesigned Direct Steam Channeling system delivers steam directly onto stains, for excellent hard floor cleaning. * Sanitization studies were conducted under controlled test conditions. Household conditions and results may vary. With Genius Head in HI mode only when used with steam mop. Not when using Steam Blaster.

What is the story and technology behind the Genius Mop Head?

The new Shark Genius Mop Head incorporates many innovative features to make cleaning your home easier than ever before. Shark"s Touch-Free Technology means there"s no more wringing out mops or wrestling with dirty pads. Quickly attach a Dirt Grip pad and start mopping in seconds. When you are done, just pinch the pad release button and the used pad falls away automatically"you"ll never have to touch a dirty pad again. You"ll get extra-targeted steam power with our Steam Blaster technology. Just flip the Genius mop head over and tilt the mop handle back to activate the Steam Blaster for a powerful burst of targeted steam. The Steam Blaster attacks tough, stuck-on messes, and easily loosens debris from grout lines, crevices and corners

What is the total cord length?

22.4 ft.

What is the weight of the Steam Mop?

-S6001 - 5.7 lbs. (2.6kg) -S6002 - 6.0 lbs. (2.75kg) -S6003 - 6.0 lbs. (2.75kg)

Which accessories can be stored onboard the Spray Pocket Mop?

- The filling flask can be stored onboard The Steam Mop for quick access. If your unit comes with The Spray - Pocket Mop The Spray bottle can be stored on The handle of The Spray Pocket Mop so your cleaning solution is always handy and ready

Will the lights burn out?

The LED lights in the front panel should not burn out.

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