No. Steam mops are designed to only clean floors. While steam cleaners heat water to a higher temperature to deliver a hygienic, chemical-free clean on countless surfaces, including hard floors, countertops, curtains, clothes and soft toys.
If you're looking for a safe, natural, eco-friendly and chemical-free way to clean your home, then yes, a steam cleaner is worth it. They heat water to high temperatures to kill 99.99% of germs, bacteria and dust mites.
Flooring that is cracked or has gaps, which could lead to warping. And porous surfaces like unsealed wood, paving stones, unglazed tiles, limestone, concrete, cork and bamboo.
A steam cleaner will clean and sanitise your floor, unlike a mop which is better for collecting dirt, debris and spillages.
Distilled water is the only liquid you should pour inside a Shark steam mop. This should eliminate any mineral build-up which could clog your machine.