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 Steam Ready™ Types of Flooring and Other General Information Answer: There is no filter for this machine The Steam Ready is designed to clean hard flooring such as ceramic tile, vinyl, laminate, marble, stone and is safe on sealed hardwood floors. Use of the Steam Ready on waxed or some unwaxed floors may result in a diminished glossiness. The Steam Ready is not for use on unsealed wood floors. For best results test in an inconspicuous area and check the care instructions from your flooring manufacturer. Amps: 12.5 Watts: 1500 Volts: 120 The model and serial number can be found on a white sticker on the side of the machine. The serial number is located under the model number barcode. No solutions are to be added to the tank, including vinegar. It is best to use distilled water or our Scented Waters. Wash the mop pads on regular cycle with mild detergent only for best results. Do not use bleach, it could cause breakdown of the pad. It is not recommended to use any fabric softener with the micro fiber pads. Steam Temperatures around the steam outlet get no lower than 94 degrees Celsius (201 Fahrenheit). It is important to remember with the pad off, steam cools significantly when it his the ambient air.