Black and Decker FSM1610 Steam Mop Reviews

Black and Decker FSM1610 Steam Mop Reviews

Black and Decker Steam Mop FSM1610 offers a luxurious compact, light, and easy-to-maneuver steam mop to clean and sanitize the floor easily and comfortably, eliminating 99.9% of bacteria and germs by simply adding tap water. After all, just use water; no more chemicals, no more slopping about with a mop and bucket. This model also features innovative Auto Select (typical of the Black and Decker brand) technology that assures you that the amount of vapor emitted is optimal for the type of floors to create a deep cleaning in perspective. Really makes you feel like the floor is getting a good old detox.

Black and Decker Steam Mop FSM1610

The company, currently based in Maryland, United States, was founded in 1910 as a company dedicated to the manufacture of machinery. It was in 2011 when the company launched the Steam Mop, inaugurating this new product category. However, this category has both traditional power wireless products and batteries own company as lightness and mobility over the market. Comfortable to use, lightweight, and with a wide resistance for perfect results products.

Black and Decker Steam Mop FSM1610 has an indicator that is ready to start cleaning (in less than 15 seconds) and also has a pivoting head 180 degrees swivel head that facilitates reaching hard-to-reach areas. It has an Auto-stop function that stops emitting steam when upright, allowing it to maximize the total operating time (25-30 min). It comes with an adapter to hang on the wall. The FSM1610 has a removable water tank, making filling and emptying the mop far easier, and thus the steam production is far more consistent.

This model features innovative technologies that are features present on computers that are part of what could be the best brand of steam mops, Black & Decker. This time, study a little more depth the characteristics of the Black and Decker Steam mop model FSM1610 :


Mop Steam FSM1610 FSM1610 has an electrical power of 1600 W to heat the water in the tank and generate steam in just 15 seconds, which allows you the time to perform a thorough cleaning of all floors of your home. Its automatic steam mechanism allows you to remove deep stains or very stuck dirt without scrubbing or go loading the bucket and mop everywhere.

In addition to cleaning, it helps you keep all your floors properly sanitized by simply using ordinary tap water without adding chemicals. This is because the steam used in a continuous period of 90 seconds kills up to 99.9 % of bacteria and germs as well as fungi and helps eliminate mites to neutralize allergenic effects.


The Black and Decker, Steam mop FSM1610 has a tank with a total capacity of 500 ml, but because the mop needs some additional space to produce the necessary pressure to produce steam, it should not be filled beyond the maximum level mark (460 ml). This will give you the freedom to clean and disinfect your floors for 20 minutes without having to re-load, which in itself is a very simple procedure.

This steam mop is equipped with a rotary knob that lets you select Auto Select based on the type of floor to be cleaned and the right amount of steam required during operation, which influences their autonomy. The options are wood/laminate and stone/marble tile/vinyl to produce the minimum, average, and maximum amounts of steam, respectively.

The Pros & Cons

The pros are:

  • Power: again, power is key to acquiring the best steam mop model. For this part, the FSM1610 out with its 1,600 watts of power, which will help greatly when to disinfect the soil level thanks to steam temperature.
  • Time: Like the previous model, this steam mop can be pre-heated between 10 and 15 seconds, so you can be ready to clean soil in just a moment.
  • Capacity: it should also be noted that the FSM1610 Black & Decker has a water tank with a capacity of 450 milliliters, which will prove sufficient to clean surfaces without the need for a quick recharge.
  • Cable: The Black & Decker FSM1610 features a five-meter cable length, so you can comfortably be mopping smooth or pulling.

The cons are:

  • The cord length is not very long; it can just reach across most of our rooms. I assume the length has been kept ‘short’ to save on weight, etc.
  • It does come with a carpet glider. However, the settings don’t include one for carpets!

Black and Decker Steam Mop FSM1610 is a brilliant product for easy assembly; it is only necessary to connect the top (handle and tube) and lower (steam head) with the body of the mop until you hear the corresponding clicks assure you it is firmly set. Then you just need to fill it with water to clean and sanitize and start easily and comfortably on every floor of your home. It includes a microfiber cleaning pad, which is machine washable for convenience.

The steam head oscillates at 180 degrees for easy use in all areas you want to clean, even inaccessible under furniture or in corners. When you need to move the furniture, there is no need to switch off the device; all you have to do is place it upright and place the mop on the resting mat to stop the steam.

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