Reliable EnviroMate Pronto P7 Review

Bottom Line

The Reliable EnviroMate Pronto P7 draws high praise for producing a consistent stream of steam that's perfect for small steam cleaning jobs. Its continuous-fill reservoir and flip-up lid are big hits with reviewers, although it holds only 10 ounces -- about 15 minutes of continuous steam. We found a few durability concerns, but Reliable Corporation's customer service seems to live up to its name by honoring the one-year warranty and lifetime boiler coverage.

  • Continuous-fill boiler
  • Long cord
  • Small, relatively light
  • Lifetime warranty on boiler
  • Small reservoir
  • Some durability concerns

Breaking it down


Good array of accessories. The Reliable EnviroMate Pronto P7 steam cleaner comes with a very versatile range of attachments. A 15-piece accessory kit includes brass and nylon brushes, angle and taper nozzles, a window-cleaning blade, a fabric accessory, a water beaker and a flexible extension pipe, plus a carry bag that helps you keep it all organized. The accessories are reported as durable if you don't handle them too roughly. We found a few scattered complaints that this unit lasts only six months to a year of regular use, although customer service seems willing to honor the warranty and will replace defective models in a reasonable time frame, reports say. It's covered by a one-year warranty, plus lifetime coverage on the boiler.


Consistent, hot steam. Owners love the Reliable EnviroMate Pronto P7 because it heats up quickly and provides a fairly powerful stream of steam. Many say it's quite powerful for its size and is great for small jobs like removing stickers or decals, cleaning around faucets, and other tasks that otherwise require quite a bit of elbow grease. However, it is a small steam cleaner that is fit only for light duty jobs. We saw many poor reviews from owners who were disappointed that it wouldn't' clean their grill or perform other heavy-duty cleaning jobs -- that's because it's not made to do so. For that type of work you need to look at our Best Reviewed canister steam cleaner, the McCulloch MC1275. The EnviroMate heats to a top temperature of 245 degrees Fahrenheit; hot enough to kill bedbugs. It also gets particularly good reviews for cleaning toilet seats.

Ease of use

Small and lightweight. The Reliable EnviroMate Pronto P7 has a small boiler that holds 10 ounces, which produces about 15 minutes of continuous steam. It heats quickly -- in about two minutes, according to the manufacturer -- and can be refilled even when hot. Users love the flip-up lid, which stays open until you're done. Many say that the Pronto P7 is lightweight and very easy to use. It also draws praise for its long power cord and easy-switch tools, among other features. The 32-inch steam hose comes in handy for reaching difficult spots, and a "steam ready" pilot light helps you gauge the Pronto's pressure levels.

Our Sources


Reliable EnviroMate Pronto Portable Steam Cleaners, Mercia Tapping and Contributors to, As of May 2016

The Reliable EnviroMate Pronto P7 receives a perfect 5-star rating from Mercia Tapping, the president/CEO of Boston Green Goods, who is's expert reviewer for the Pronto portable steam cleaner. She says that the Pronto is a great adjunct to a full-sized steam cleaner. The steam cleaner also receives an overall rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 from just over 10 user reviewers.


Reliable Corporation EnviroMate PRONTO Steam Cleaner and Fabric Steamer, Contributors to, As of May 2016

After more than 20 reviews, the Reliable EnviroMate Pronto P7 earns an overall score of 3.9 stars out of 5. It gets particularly high praise for cleaning grout. A couple say that it's heavy to hold for long.


Reliable EnviroMate Pronto Portable Steam Cleaner, Contributors to, As of May 2016

In more than 15 reviews the EnviroMate Pronto P7 earns an overall rating of 4.1 stars out of 5; 81 percent would recommend it. Most say it makes tough cleaning jobs much easier, but there are a couple of disappointed users who say it does not perform very well.