Why is my earlex commercial wallpaper steamer is not heating up?
Background and Identification
The Earlex Wallpaper Steamer model LMB150 is an electric wallpaper steamer that is designed to remove all types of wallpaper and vinyl using only water. The steamer includes a built-in step and a 16-inch anti-kink Coolrun hose that is designed to help users reach most ceiling heights. The included two-gallon capacity tank is advertised to provide up to three hours of steam time from one fill.
The Earlex Wallpaper Steamer model LMB150 has a maximum water capacity of 1.9 gallons. The steamer is designed for both residential and professional use. It runs for approximately 215 minutes of steam times, or 35 minutes of steam-up time. A reinforced threaded pressure relief cap is designed to release excess pressure during use. The steamer includes a neon on/off switch and two thermal protection devices, as well as an integrated water level indicator. This model runs off of a 120-Volt outlet.
The Earlex Wallpaper Steamer model LMB150 can be identified by the name “Earlex” printed in black font on the side of the steamer with a red flag stylized to look like it is waving in a breeze. The steamer’s grey water tank is fitted into a steel frame that doubles as a steep-stool to reach higher parts of walls and ceilings.
- Assembled Depth (in.): 18 in
- Assembled Height (in.): 16 in
- Assembled Width (in.): 18 in
- Amperage (amps): 12.5 amps
- Tank Capacity: 1.9 gallons
- Voltage (volts): 120V
- Watts: 1500 W
- Weight (lbs.): 21.2 lbs