FAQ Search Select a Category BarkBath Cleaning Formulas Cleaning Tips Commercial Products Corporate Deep Cleaners Hard Floor Cleaners Mops, Brooms and Brushes Parts and Accessories Steam Sweepers Vacuums Warranty Web Site and/or go How do I use my Steam Mop to sanitize my floor? Answer: By holding the Steam Mop in place for 15-20 seconds, you can sanitize your floors by killing germs such as E. coli and salmonella when used as directed. Related Questions My Steam Shot™ is spraying water only or steam and water. What should I do? Why doesn't my machine heat up? The mop pads will not stay on my Lift-Off ® Steam Mop foot. What can I do? The pads for my Steam Ready™ have developed holes.