The uses for a Heavy Duty Cleaner are almost endless. The McCulloch MC1275 and the McCulloch MC1375 are two pressurized steam cleaners from the McCulloch brand and they can both clean a wide variety of surfaces and appliances. A heavy duty cleaner will use hot water and steam to power through grease, grime, and stains. These 2 particular models can be used on floorings like tiles, grout, granite, hardwood floors, laminate. They can also be used on things such as cars, BBQs and grills. While McCulloch MC1275 vs MC1375 have a couple of similar features, there are actually various differences.
We are going to compare size, power, features and additional attachments that come with the MC1275 and the MC1375. Let’s begin with their shared features.
A standard heavy-duty cleaner will have between 1300w and 1700w of power. These models have 1500w. This is plenty for domestic use. The MC1275 and the MC1375 are suitable for use on the surfaces and appliances mentioned above. On top of that, the MC1375 is perfect for boats and RV’s, motorcycles and lawn equipment and tools. The MC1275 is also great for outdoor furniture, fixtures, and countertops. No chemicals are required for cleaning.
McCulloch MC1275 vs MC1375
So, now we start to examine the differences between the McCulloch 1275 vs 1375
McCulloch 1275 vs 1375: Appearance
Most pressurized heavy-duty cleaners have a motor and hose. They can be compact like a vacuum or upright. The will have wheels so that you can easily transport them.
This is a really compact machine. It is black and yellow and weighs just 12lbs. It is 20.1 x 13 x 12.6. It has 2 large wheels at the front and 2 smaller wheels at the back. The large on-off button is at the front.
It is also black and yellow but slightly different dimensions, 15. x 12.1 x 10.5. It weighs even less than the MC1275 at 10.78lbs. Under the handle, there are the settings buttons.
The winner is- The MC1275
McCulloch 1275 vs 1375: Power
There are various ways to measure the power of a heavy duty cleaner. There is the wattage, the g/min (or the amount of steam it produces), the psi (the pressure it has) and also the temperature of the water.
It has 1500w, as we mentioned this is the average. It also has between 33-37g/min and 43psi. The water is heated to a temperature of 212ºF. The electrical cord is 15.7ft.
There is no difference in the wattage at 1500w. The steam produced is 15-31g/min and there is 58psi. The water is heated to 200ºF. You can enjoy a longer cord with 18ft. It has a 3-pin plug that reduces the chances of electrical shocks.
The winner is- The MC1375
McCulloch 1275 vs 1375: Water tank and steam features
The water tank is what will add weight to your machine and it will also change the overall appearance. The lower the steam pressure, the longer the water will last. A water tank capacity will depend on what you choose to use your cleaner for, casual use for the car, or more frequent use for larger areas.
You will be able to fill the water tank with 48oz of water. This will be heated within 8 minutes and will provide 45 minutes of steam. We like this model because there is a lockable steam trigger so you don’t need to have your finger on the trigger for long periods of time. The steam hose is 9ft long.
The capacity of the tank is the same, 48oz. It takes 12 minutes to heat and once heated there are an impressive 90 minutes of steam. This model has the advantage of adjustable steam pressures depending on the amount of dirt. The steam hose is 10ft long and insulated.
The winner is – MC1375
McCulloch 1275 vs 1375: Accessories
The accessories you receive in the box will determine all the ways you can use the heavy duty cleaner. Microfiber pads allow you to clean floors while brushes will help scrub stubborn stains and greasy grills. Both these cleaners come with a huge amount of accessories.
In total there are 18 additional parts including microfiber pads, mop head, nylon utility brush, brass utility brush, scrub pad, triangle brush, extension wands, steam jet nozzle, and a squeegee.
The will be 20 added extras in this box. A large mop head, a scrapper, a triangle brush, large brush, extension wands, jet, and angled nozzle, round scrub pads, nylon utility brushes, brass utility brush, round brush, bristle brush attachment, microfiber and scrubbing mop, accessory net and storage bag.
The winner is- The MC1375
Pros and Cons for Both Models
If you haven’t been able to make your mind up yet, here are the pros and cons of the MC1275 and the MC1375 before we deliver our final verdict.