Bissell 1940 Powerfresh Steam Mop

The 1940 Bissell Powerfresh Steam Mop provides complete cleaning and a fresh scent on the floor. It is designed to reach all dirt on floor crevices sweeping all germs and bacteria. More so, this steam mop comes with a SmartSet control that allows you to regulate the amount of steam used in cleaning. Spring Breeze fragrance discs are fitted at the bottom from where a fresh smell is released during cleaning leaving behind a clean aroma. Also, this steam mop is light to allow you to move it during floor mopping.


SmartSet Steam Control

This function lets you control the amount of steam that you require for your cleaning. For light stains on your hardwood floor, then you need little steam. And for tough stains, the more steam is needed to give your floor a shiny appearance; and when dealing with sticky as well as dried stains, then the high option is the setting to engage on the SmartSet control.

With the ability to regulate steam, then it also becomes easy to adjust the amount of power used by your steam mop. More so, when you do not want to damage your floor from the heat released via steam, then setting the controller to low would help. Eventually, your house will get cleaned up within no time.

Spring Breeze Fragrance Discs

Another important feature of the Bissell 1940 steam mop is the fragrance discs located at the base of the cleaning unit. This mop uses water only which is heated so that it can remove dirt and bacteria of all kinds. But, despite the fact that water cleans it does not have a fresh after smell. This problem has been taken care of for you through the provision of fragrance discs.

The heat from the steam activates the fragrance elements, and a refreshing smell is left oozing from the floor. More so, this smell covers the entire cleaned surface, and this helps enhance the aesthetic value of your house. Once these discs are used up, you can easily replace them with new ones.

Inbuilt Scrubber

When cleaning, the use of steam alone is not sufficient to produce a clean floor and in that case, the Bissell mob is fitted with an inbuilt scrubber. Its function is scrapping the heated dirt from the hard floors leaving your house nice and clean. It also works to get rid of the tough stains that cannot be removed with steam.

Therefore, if you have had the problem of removing such stains for instance foodstuffs and paints; then the Bissell 1940 is the product to consider buying. Most importantly, this scrubber can easily reach dirt hidden in crevices on your floor. Thus, concerns about always reaching floor cracks to remove dirt should not worry you.

2X Faster Cleaning Action

The ability to mop fast is another distinctive feature of the Bissel Steam Mop. Unlike other steam cleaning products available in the market; this floor cleaner saves on the time used for cleaning. And while the cleaning is done, 99.9 percentage of dirt on your hard floors will be removed. What is left behind is a shiny floor and the satisfaction that your house is clean?

Therefore, for an individual with a busy schedule and would like to leave their house or office sparkling clean, then the Bissell 1940 Steam Mop is the ideal product. Also, when cleaning fast, the floor is not ruined, and most importantly dirt is completely removed. Therefore, you have no reason as to why your hardwood floor should give you trouble cleaning it.

Long Power Cord

When mopping the floor, you would want to cover as much space as possible leaving no dirt. This idea was put into consideration in the Bissell 1940 steam mop. It comes with a long power cord that easily folds when the whole length is not being used. This length makes it easy to clean fast since you are not held back by a short cord.

Therefore, concerns of using more time while shifting from one position to another will no longer be a bother; and you can reach other rooms in the house without unplugging your steam cleaner. With that, you will not only enjoy product reliability but a fast, effective and thorough steam mob to take care house floor cleaning.


  • Cleans up to 99.9% of bacteria and germs
  • Eliminates sticky and dries messes 2X more than that the leading mop
  • Contains an integrated flip down scrubber with a microfiber pad that cleans dirt completely
  • It is fitted with spring breeze discs of fragrance that freshen the floor after mopping
  • It is easy to use and comes with a manual for reference
  • This mop is light in weight, therefore, easy to move around the house


  • The washing pads wear quickly
  • Steam can harm the floor if left on the spot for long
  • This mop cannot be used on soft floors
  • It cannot use cleaning detergents

Frequently Asked Questions

For how long can the mopping pads be used? It is recommended to change the pads for each wash or between washes if they get damaged.

Can the Bissell 1940 steam mop be used to clean hardwood floors? Yes, it is designed for used on hard floors for instance marble, ceramic tiles, and stone.

Does it harm the floor? It is safe for as long as you do not let the steam mop remain on the spot for long.

Can you use other detergents together with water? No, the detergents will be burnt by the heater element and therefore their effectiveness will be reduced.

Is the floor sanitized? The heat cleans and kills microbes producing a better wash compared to manual mopping.


The Bissell Powerfresh Steam Mob is indeed the best hardwood floor cleaner for stubborn stains and dirt. With a quick movement of the steam mop, the floor surfaces are left oozing freshness. More so, it is designed such that it is light; therefore you won’t get tired pushing the mop around the house. Similarly, the fact that it comes with a large electric cord means that you can touch the farthest corners of your house. Additionally, you don’t require detergents as water produces a nice wash. With that, you need not look any further when searching for a reliable steam mop.