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Hoover Spotless Portable Carpet Upholstery Spot Cleaner FH11300PC

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
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Review Summary - 804 recent, verified reviews

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Cleaning
 477
cleaner, hose, cleaning, stains, hoover
+85%
-15%
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" ...  The product works very well to clean spots.  ...  "
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" ...  Toats cleaned a few pet spots out of my carpet quickly and easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Used it to clean car seats.  ...  "
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" ...  I used it on my dark microfiber couches without any issues. ... It helped get toddler spills out.  ...  "
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" ...  Cleaned them without any spots or anything left.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a great product, cleans like it’s suppose to, and it’s easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Big, but not heavy, enough to carry around and clean many paw prints through the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my Hoover vacuum cleaners, I still have one that's nearly 50 years old. ... So far it works well, better than other spot cleaners I've tried. ... It does have excellent suction for vacuuming up the cleaning solution, though. ... It's easy to set up, use, and clean.  ...  "
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Ease of Use
 102
use, easy, easy to clean, clean, fill
+97%
-3%
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" ...  I love how easy this thing is to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Does what it’s supposed to end very well no mess easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and clean afterwards  ...  "
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" ...  Hoover is exceptional and easy to clean and maintain.  ...  "
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" ...  I was very pleasantly surprised at how well it works, and how easy it is to use.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use and does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  It is works amazingly well and stupid simple to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  it takes a bit of use to find out how it works the best but it works great.  ...  "
Suction
 86
vacuum, hose, cleaning, carpet, spray
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Has good suction and easily stores away in a closet.  ...  "
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" ...  Very strong suction.  ...  "
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" ...  Does a good job, not super powerful suction.  ...  "
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" ...  It has good suction and a nice spray.  ...  "
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" ...  Vacuum is strong and very easy to clean the unit so no annoying smells are left.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice looking, portable, easy to use, good suction, and no leaks-so far !! ... The vacuum hose appears to be "permantly" attached to the main unit which raises the question "how do I replace it in the future -if it cracks ??"  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to clean out and I liked that It had the suction to clean out the hose.  ...  "
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" ...  What suction this machine has and so easy to use.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 84
easy to use, easy to clean, cleaning, cleaner, easy
+96%
-4%
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" ...  This little machine does the job, and cleans up like no other.  ...  "
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" ...  This Hoover is designed to be easy to clean and does the cleaning at least as well as the Bissells (both headed to the landfill).  ...  "
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" ...  It will clean like a champ.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it is easy to clean out the residue from the machine which ensures that it remains clean and fresh.  ...  "
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" ...  Great Little Cleaner  ...  "
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" ...  It'll make cleaning so much easier and quicker.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the clean out function on it.  ...  "
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" ...  used with a nontoxic cleaner.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 72
machine, years, year, stopped working, months
+44%
-56%
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" ...  I was told one to three weeks before they could get it fixed. ... Brand new machine never used, I think, two attempts to use both disasters.  ...  "
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" ...  Perhaps we got a lemon, but since it only gets used when there is a mess, we didn't notice this issue until 3 months after purchasing.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a great little unit while it lasted.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried that 3 times.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, I didn’t get a chance to use until the third week after purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Two months in - it's leaking from the bottom.  ...  "
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" ...  The consumer shouldn't have to do this much troubleshooting within 3-4 months after purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Used once and then tried to use it again a month later.  ...  "
Size
 60
portable, compact, easy to use, carry, works well
+97%
-3%
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" ...  I do like this machine for it's portability.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely for small jobs  ...  "
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" ...  Does an excellent job for its small size.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to carry from room to room, good compact design.  ...  "
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" ...  This is easy and portable.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how portable this is.  ...  "
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" ...  This unit is light, compact, and fairly cheap considering its value.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the light weight portable unit.  ...  "
Price
 49
money, worth the money, worth, waste of money, value
+65%
-35%
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" ...  I have no complaints about the overall quality of the product (especially at this price point).  ...  "
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" ...  So two for the price of one in my eyes.  ...  "
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" ...  Great little machine for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Local shop wanted $100 plus tip and honestly I probably wouldn't have been happy with the outcome.  ...  "
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" ...  Well worth the money and then some .  ...  "
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" ...  Fine quality and value.  ...  "
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" ...  Cant beat it for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a way to make things cleaner (not necessarily the cleanest) and at an affordable price.  ...  "
Water Usage
 44
tank, hose, spray, solution, dirty
+34%
-66%
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" ...  Water ran out of the bottom and side of the machine base itself.  ...  "
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" ...  It's gross how dirty your water comes in as.  ...  "
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" ...  Before we could run water through it, and it would spray the solution  ...  "
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" ...  There was still water in the tanks.  ...  "
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" ...  Was just like water wast of money terrible  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn’t even spray water or solution .  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this and put water and solution in the tank.  ...  "
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" ...  The sprayer stopped working even though the water tank is full.  ...  "
Capacity
 36
small, area, rugs, small areas, room
+94%
-6%
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" ...  I mostly have hardwood in my apartment, but my one area rug is also the designated playspace for my dogs.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd rented a store cleaner and did my rugs when we first moved into our new apartment .  ...  "
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" ...  Small enough to move all over the house, two levels!  ...  "
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" ...  We recently moved from a house that was 80% hardwoods to a house that's 90% carpet  ...  "
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" ...  Works great on Sunbrella patio furniture covers.  ...  "
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" ...  I am going to try it on the couch next.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely for small areas or upholstery.  ...  "
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" ...  Like roomba for instance- I had no clue my house was THAT nasty.  ...  "
Overall performance
 36
easy to use, machine, little machine, works very well, performance
+100%
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" ...  I've found nothing competing with it's speed, functionality, and manageable size.  ...  "
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" ...  As long as you understand that, then you will be happy with it's performance.  ...  "
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" ...  This machine works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  This little machine is great!  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully that will do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to do a good job.  ...  "
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" ...  Works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  She's delighted with this, so much easier to maneuver, and she said it does an awesome job.  ...  "
Returns
 34
refund, amazon, hoover, send it back, returnable
+9%
-91%
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" ...  Unfortunately I had not opened it and used it in time to return it, or I would have.  ...  "
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" ...  Beware of no refund policy!  ...  "
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" ...  Worked fine the first time but no longer works the second time and I am past the return date.  ...  "
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" ...  I am not happy with this machine and wish I could send it back.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it. ... I did return it but THINK TWICE about buying it to "try it out", you'll be charged with a return fee like I was.  ...  "
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" ...  A costly mistake.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned the product the same day.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s been out of the box for 30 mins and already have it boxed back up to return. ... To my surprise, I can’t even return it to Amazon bc it’s not eligible and needs to be serviced thru manufacturer!!!  ...  "
Build Quality
 33
rubber, tank, broke, leaks, handle
+45%
-55%
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" ...  I have to dig into the carpet with the plastic head.  ...  "
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" ...  Leaks from the hole that it has on the bottom and inside where you snap the tank .  ...  "
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" ...  this takes more work to put together n take apart than it does to scrub out spot when its fresh.  ...  "
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" ...  The top part of the handle comes off with too much pressure. ... Now the spray mechanism won't shut off.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it 6 months ago and it already broke.  ...  "
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" ...  It broke taking it out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Felt like the rubber is too rough on carpeted surfaces, would prefer bristles.  ...  "
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" ...  The hose sheared in half after about three months of use.  ...  "
Marketplace
 29
thank, advertised, works, hoover, exactly
+66%
-34%
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" ...  Amazon stood behind the product and helped me out with a refund .  ...  "
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" ...  I hardly write reviews and post pictures but this was a MUST!  ...  "
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" ...  Love you Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Take a look at the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  I think the before and after pictures are enough to sell this product.  ...  "
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" ...  A 4 star means it worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Jesus!  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly what the product description described.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 29
spray, tank, solution, fill, much
+31%
-69%
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" ...  The hose will not spray water.  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn’t even spray water or solution .  ...  "
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" ...  There is a small "water gun" that essentially spews water from underneath the hose.  ...  "
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" ...  Also added how freaking gross the water was !  ...  "
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" ...  Why would they water test the unit and then repackage it wet.  ...  "
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" ...  Before we could run water through it, and it would spray the solution  ...  "
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" ...  It's gross how dirty your water comes in as.  ...  "
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" ...  Water pouring out bottom when you fill soap side  ...  "
Drying
 20
carpet, tanks, dried, cleaning, way
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Used twice now and it works well, cleans and sucks up water so surface is fairly dry.  ...  "
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" ...  * Works so well on cleaning upholstery, fabric (used it on a bedspread this morning prior to washing it), and our car(s) than any other machine we're used.  ...  "
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" ...  it did a very nice job and dried well.  ...  "
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" ...  The best part is that the fabrics dry out the same day.  ...  "
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" ...  Self-clean it every time you use it and let everything dry thoroughly or you're regret it.  ...  "
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" ...  My floors dried nicely after using it.  ...  "
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" ...  I spot cleaned 2 couches a chair and my dining chairs in less than an hour and had the cleaner cleaned out and drying in less than 5 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  I used it with the included liquid cleaner on a wool oriental rug with a pet stain that had been in place for a year.  ...  "
Storage
 17
small, fill, bottle, treatment, storage
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I needed to clean an area rug in a small offsite office space.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems like these small bottles will last a while given we only make small batches.  ...  "
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" ...  I’d suggest using the pre-treatment for older stains (it comes with a small bottle).  ...  "
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" ...  Designed for quick, small jobs, you could do a whole room with it but you will be replenishing it often.  ...  "
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" ...  We tried getting her different kind of plates, moving it to the other side of the room (it was first in the kitchen in an open floor plan with a living room, which had the large area rug) etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The solution tank has its own fill spout cap that easy to use so you won't over measure.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how the containers are small, so not too heavy when filling and enptying!  ...  "
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" ...  The solution tank is easy to fill - it will stand upright on a counter on its own.  ...  "
Design
 16
look, looks, white, smell, new
+81%
-19%
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" ...  (Plus, it has a cool look that my son says reminds him of R2D2.)  ...  "
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" ...  It made my couch look brand new!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to carry from room to room, good compact design.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very well build product that works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  This product looks like a good idea . ... the thing has many design flaws.  ...  "
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" ...  She makes my car look like crap. ... I used this item for the seats and they look great  ...  "
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" ...  this little machine is work it's weight in gold!  ...  "
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" ...  Not only did it make my couch look brand new again, it is super convenient.  ...  "
Comfort
 16
scrubbing, fine, cushions, carpet, tear
+69%
-31%
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" ...  I use it immediately after noticing these accidents.  ...  "
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" ...  This does a good job if you put the effort in to scrub by hand with the rubbery scrubbers on the handle, and it does suck up a good deal of the wetness (but not all) .  ...  "
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" ...  I was actually thinking about tossing the darn thing to the curb and investing in seat cushions for the floor when I came across this machine.  ...  "
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" ...  Only had this a couple weeks and feel very satisfied at this point in time .  ...  "
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" ...  Use hand gloves when you use this.  ...  "
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" ...  Saved me hundreds of dollars in having to replace chair cushions.  ...  "
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" ...  This makes it way Easy to clean the stairs with out hurting my back or falling  ...  "
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" ...  I can see where there might be potential wear and tear on the hose but make an effort not to tug or pull and it should be fine.  ...  "
Setup
 15
use, took, read, easy to assemble, tank
+73%
-27%
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" ...  It does the job that I would think a professional service would do.  ...  "
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" ...  Not gonna lie was super confused as how to use it even after reading the instructions but it's pretty simple once you get it.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Very user friendly took me maybe 5 min to figure out how to do it all (I'm not one to read instructions)!  ...  "
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" ...  Takes all of 10 minutes from setup to cleaning the unit.  ...  "
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" ...  It's amazing took 5 minutes to set up .  ...  "
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" ...  Out of the box, easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to assemble and it took every incling of that mess out!  ...  "
Fit
 13
hose, solution, cleaning, spray, hold
+23%
-77%
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" ...  Now the spray mechanism won't shut off.  ...  "
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" ...  Both seem to be cheaply made and don't always lock into place correctly.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the tank the cleaning solution is held in started leaking.  ...  "
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" ...  The solution tank does not hold the solution - LEAKED everywhere.  ...  "
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" ...  It just snaps into the machine .  ...  "
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" ...  Frankly I didn't want to spend 30 min on hold.  ...  "
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" ...  The Hose on the Bissell broke where it attached to the cleaning head.  ...  "
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" ...  How did you get funding for this in the first place.  ...  "
Cables
 11
long, hose, around, outlets, nice
+91%
-9%
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" ...  The first thing I noticed was how easy it was to break off the prongs that the electric cords goes around.  ...  "
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" ...  Good cord and hose lengths, easy to fill, empty, and carry.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t wait to use it in my car as it is nice and small and portable with a long cord!  ...  "
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" ...  Long cord and hose.  ...  "
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" ...  The cord is quite long for the size of the machine, but I do wish it was a couple feet longer since I had to switch outlets to finish the other half of my couch.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the long cord- mostly I use this to cleanup dog vomit and it's never near an outlet.  ...  "
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" ...  The hose and the cords are long enough for using it around a room without having to change from wall outlets to outlets as you move around.  ...  "
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" ...  Cord not the longest, but less to roll back up so I don't mind.  ...  "
Product As Described
 9
works, exactly, worked, product, pictures
+100%
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" ...  I think the before and after pictures are enough to sell this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  I hardly write reviews and post pictures but this was a MUST!  ...  "
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" ...  A 4 star means it worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Take a look at the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is very good and worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly what the product description described.  ...  "
Washer Dryer
 8
wet, tanks, let, leave, easy
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Does a great job, gets the carpet pretty dry, and is easy to rinse afterward.  ...  "
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" ...  Left it nice, clean, dry and odorless.  ...  "
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" ...  The best part is that the fabrics dry out the same day.  ...  "
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" ...  Self-clean it every time you use it and let everything dry thoroughly or you're regret it.  ...  "
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" ...  it did a very nice job and dried well.  ...  "
Weight
 8
weight, weight and easy, unit, considering, portable
+100%
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" ...  This is light weight and does a great job of cleaning.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the light weight portable unit.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and easy storing I recommend for small cleanup tasks.  ...  "
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" ...  At 60 yrs of age, I needed easy, simple and light weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great this product is a mini dynamo very powerful , light weight and easy to clean up after the stain is lifted.  ...  "
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" ...  This unit is light, compact, and fairly cheap considering its value.  ...  "
User Manual
 7
instructions, manual, instruction, took, easy
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Box was missing attachments referred to in manual.  ...  "
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" ...  I did not even read instructions before using it.  ...  "
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" ...  I read the instructions and followed them precisely.  ...  "
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" ...  the manual says if this happens there is air in the hose, and you are to press the wand against the floor and pull the trigger for 60 seconds.  ...  "
Volume
 6
thing, next, wish, volume, small areas
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Small enough to move all over the house, two levels!  ...  "
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" ...  It is great for small areas.  ...  "
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" ...  I am going to try it on the couch next.  ...  "
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" ...  It's portable, easy to use, easy to clean, does a decent job and not excessively loud.  ...  "
Delivery
 6
product, box, today, received, ordered
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I just opened the box .  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered the product and didn't need it for a while.  ...  "
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" ...  Was broken when arrived.  ...  "
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" ...  I just ordered this - my dog was sick in the night (Thursday) took it out of the box yesterday morning to clean up the messes.  ...  "
Features
 6
self, like, also, use, light
+100%
comment
" ...  Light and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  What I especially appreciate are the features that make the Hoover so convenient to pull out and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Also love the "Self Cleaning" Feature !!  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the "self-clean" feature.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a really cool feature.  ...  "
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" ...  I also like how the tanks "lock" in.  ...  "
ISP
 6
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Just did not work for me.  ...  "
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" ...  that it was supposed to.  ...  "
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" ...  it did not help.  ...  "
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" ...  That's what I did.  ...  "
For Kids
 5
pets, one, especially, bought, 3
+100%
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" ...  Perfect to have with 3 young kids!!  ...  "
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" ...  Such a great machine, especially with a house of kids and pets.  ...  "
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" ...  Anybody who has pets needs one of these.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my granddaughter.  ...  "
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" ...  So good, my mom borrowed mine than bought one for herself.  ...  "
As Gift
 5
got
+100%
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" ...  I bought this as a gift for my wife in July 2018, and have been very pleasantly surprised.  ...  "
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" ...  works great I got a gift certificate from my daughter for Mom's day and this is what I got myself.  ...  "
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" ...  Did the job with no problem, easy to use and the gift product helped a lot  ...  "
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" ...  Great gift too.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased as a gift.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 4
turn
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Power won't turn on all of sudden.  ...  "
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" ...  My unit did have a drip from the supply tank.  ...  "
Cable Length
 4
cord, hose, nice, wish, small
+100%
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" ...  I can’t wait to use it in my car as it is nice and small and portable with a long cord!  ...  "
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" ...  Long cord and hose.  ...  "
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" ...  The cord is quite long for the size of the machine, but I do wish it was a couple feet longer since I had to switch outlets to finish the other half of my couch.  ...  "
For Travel
 3
trip, house, warranty, shipping
+67%
-33%
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" ...  This is my go to machine that is small enough to leave out and not trip over.  ...  "
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" ...  I was on vacation and while someone was house sitting (and didn't do great), my 2 shepherds peed all over my room.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
loud, still, sound, really, makes
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Sound on items that no longer need sucked is different than those that still do. ... Please refer to above under Pros where I noted that it does make a different sound when it is done sucking.  ...  "
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" ...  It's handy for quick cleanups and makes a satisfying power tool noise.  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I used it as directed and WOW- my steps look great!  ...  "
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" ...  All the parts came within it, nothing was damaged and it’s size is perfect for doing the steps (:  ...  "
Floors
 3
upholstery, house
+100%
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" ...  Treat was from my stairs .  ...  "
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" ...  I also have stairs at my house, the portability of this is great for use on stairs.  ...  "
Inlet Outlet Pipe
 3
like, feet, 2, leaked
-100%
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" ...  I think the leakage may be from flushing the hose. ... And the hose isn't as flexible as I'd like.  ...  "
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" ...  Hose also leaked the first time I used it.  ...  "
Hair
 3
silicone, head, return, pet hair, long
+100%
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" ...  Cat hair hasn't been an issue even though we have 3 long haired cats.  ...  "
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" ...  It cleans very well, has plenty of power and I prefer the silicone brush on the head as it doesn't trap all the hair and fur.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the cleaning tool easily opens so you can clean out pet hair that may get caught.  ...  "
Food Items
 3
dogs, dog, since, cat
+100%
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" ...  I have two boys, a cat, and a dog.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed this since I have two dog's.  ...  "
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" ...  Then we got a new puppy.  ...  "
Network
 3
house, works great, small, areas
+100%
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" ...  Works great for the small piddles that occurred while house training my boxer.  ...  "
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" ...  Very pleased with the results when used in several high traffic areas.  ...  "
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" ...  - the spray nozzle has a wide area of coverage.  ...  "

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