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The Best Carpet Steam Cleaner Reviews
If you have carpet you inevitably will need to deep clean to get rid of all the ground-in gunk. While there are several DIY methods for sprucing up your carpets, steam cleaning is probably the most popular household cleaning method due to the wide range of easy-to-use, portable cleaners available.
In the past steam cleaning machines were pretty cost prohibitive for households, leading consumers to either need to rent one or hire a pro once to twice a year. Now, however, steam cleaners are very affordable and there are even many models designed specifically for the household rather than commercial purposes.
This page offers a guide of the top carpet steam cleaners through our comparison table, and then presents reviews for specific models below. In our carpet steam cleaner reviews we try to explain the advantages and disadvantages of each model to provide a useful overview when choosing a machine to suit your needs.
Comparing Top-Rated Carpet Steam Cleaners
|Picture||Name||Weight||Nozzle Width||Tank Capacity||Price||Rating|
|BISSELL Big Green Deep Cleaning Machine Professional Grade Carpet Cleaner||25 lbs||10.5"||1.75 gallons||$$$$||4.8|
|Rug Doctor Mighty Pro X3 Family Pack||39 lbs||10.8"||3 gallons||$$$$||4.7|
|Rug Doctor Deep Carpet Cleaner||25 lbs||12"||1.1 gallons||$$||4.5|
|Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe Carpet Washer, FH50150||18.1 lbs||11.25"||1 gallon||$||4.5|
|BISSELL DeepClean Premier Pet Full Sized Carpet Cleaner, 17N4||24 lbs||12"||1.25 gallons||$$||4.4|
|BISSELL ProHeat 2X Premier Full-Size Carpet Cleaner Blue, 47A23||24.8 lbs||12"||1.25 gallons||$$||4.6|
|BISSELL Spotbot Pet Handsfree Spot and Stain Cleaner with Deep Reach Technology, 33N8A||14.1 lbs||7" + 3"||0.25 gallon||$||4.2|
|BISSELL SpotClean Professional Portable Carpet Cleaner, 3624||13.2 lbs||3" + 6"||0.75 gallon||$||4.5|
|Rug Doctor Portable Spot Cleaner (Machine)||19.2 lbs||4.5"||.5 gallon||$||4.4|
Carpet Steam Cleaner Reviews
We hope the comparison table has given you a good idea of the options available. Read on to get more details through our individual carpet steam cleaner reviews below.
The Bissell Big Green Deep Cleaning Machine features:
- Large, 1.75 gallon water tank for fewer trips to empty
- 25′ power cord
- Rotating brush system
- 10.5″ cleaning path
- 6″ stair cleaning tool
- 9′ Upholstery Hose
Owners of this steam cleaner give glowing reviews overall. The most common praises given are:
- Great cleaning results
- Easy to assemble
- Extra large power cord and solution tank
- Adjustable handle for users of different heights, and also makes machine easier to store
- Machine cleans on both push and pull, leading to cleaner carpet faster
- Remarkably fast dry time after use
While the feedback for this model is overwhelmingly positive, there are a few things owners note that are not quite ideal:
- Large water tanks make machine too big to fit in tight space
- No storage on the machine for stair and upholstery attachments
The Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe features:
- Weight of just 18 pounds
- Rotating brush system
- Dual V nozzle
- Two-tank system
- Automatic detergent mixing system
- 11.25″ nozzle width
- 8′ upholstery tool
Owners are very pleased with this model overall, and are especially pleased at the machine’s quality for its price. Here are the most common positives mentioned by reviewers:
- Very simple to use
- Easy to navigate
- Cleans carpet well
- Can be maneuvered into smaller spaces and easily stored
- Easy to clean water tanks
Here are the things people think could be better with this model:
- Some inconsistency with upholstery tools
- Small water tanks must be emptied/refilled frequently
- Uses a lot of detergent very quickly
This machine features:
- 13 pound weight
- 22′ cord
- 5′ flex cord
- 3″ tough stain tool
- 6″ stair tool
Customers gave this model an average 4.5 star rating, and had the following positive feedback:
- Great on upholstery and on small areas of carpet
- Easy to maneuver
- Power cord and flex hose length allow for ease of use while cleaning
- Water tanks are just the right size for small jobs
Things customers wish were better include:
- Narrow cleaning head, makes for more time cleaning
- Takes effort on the part of the cleaner to scrub stains out
There are many affordable portable steam cleaners that will enable users to make an investment and save money otherwise spent on hiring a professional or renting a cleaner.
It’s wise to research steam cleaner reviews from consumer based websites and other sites which provide unbiased opinions and facts to assist you to find the model that suits you best, and to weed out those that do not perform well, before making your purchase.
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