How long can the hose be on a Chief Steamer? Knowledge Base Usage Questions How long can the hose be on a Chief Steamer? A Chief steamer uses a 12 or 14-foot hose based on the model. Hoses cannot be made longer on a 120-volt machine. 2 0 Related Articles What if I keep tripping a circuit breaker using my steamer? How many minutes can I use a steamer without stopping? Can I adjust the pressure higher on my steamer? Can you clean with steam only and no chemicals? Can I use distilled water in a Chief Steamer? Do I need hot water injection on my steam cleaner?