Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

The SV450 Double and the SteaMitt are two broom-style steam cleaners. The Black + Decker is a little more imposing and displays 3 kg on the scale, against 2.4 kg for the Polti. Besides this small difference, the silhouette of the two devices is similar.

Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

To turn on the Polti, a knob is installed on the body of the device, but it is not possible to precisely determine the intensity of the steam flow. Indeed, only two indications are written on the broom: “mini” and “max”. A LED surrounds the dial and lights up green when the cleaner is at the right temperature; after 18 seconds on average.

Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

If a wheel also dresses the Black + Decker, it includes additional information, in order to best adjust its broom according to the surface to be cleaned. The first level is therefore recommended for parquet and laminate, the second for tiles and the third for stone or marble. He beats his opponent by taking only 5 seconds to reach the right temperature. Once operational, the SteaMitt produces steam continuously; the SV 450 Double is equipped with a trigger that controls the production of steam.

Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

If they both adopt a “stick” format, the user may prefer the portable format. Once transformed, steam cleaners can accommodate several accessories. And this is their specificity. The SteaMitt comes with no less than 17 accessories, compared to 10 for the SV450 Double. If the first does better, the two scores remain remarkable. This large number of tips even confuses the mind somewhat; it is therefore necessary to refer to the manual to know the role of each part.

Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

In seconds, steam cleaners turn into handheld cleaners.

If this round of our duel is tight, the Polti wins thanks to its parking position and its longer power cable, making it easier to move around the home.

Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

Polti accessories.

Head-to-Head Comparison: Polti Vaporetto SV450 Double vs Black+Decker SteaMitt Steam Mop

Black+Decker accessories.