BISSELL Power Steamer: Top Rated Home Carpet Steam Cleaner

Never hire expensive carpet cleaning services again with the Bissell Power Steamer
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Want cleaner carpets today? Head to your local Lowe's to rent a carpet cleaner at our convenient rental area at the front of the store. We also have BISSELL® carpet cleaning solution available for purchase. A store associate will be happy to help you locate the carpet cleaning machine or steam cleaner you need. We'll even help you load it into your car.
bissell steam carpet cleaner : Target
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We spoke with a number of professional cleaners, furniture experts, and appliance specialists, and they all convinced us it is better to hire a pro to deep clean upholstery and rugs. That said, we found that the Bissell SpotClean Pro pulled up small stains and blemishes surprisingly well. It’s a hot-water extraction machine, which uses hot tap water, a cleaning formula, and suction to pull up stains. It performed much better in our tests than the steam cleaners, which are the other type of machine sold as spot cleaners. We think the SpotClean Pro is a great tool if you have kids or pets that regularly puke, pee, or make other small messes on your stuff, or if you need to regularly clean other types of stains on your carpet, furniture, or car interior. Find bissell steam carpet cleaner at Target.
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This is a direct comparison of the Rug Doctor and the Bissell Big Green Deep Cleaning Machine. Click for more information.

I chose to compare the machines on a very, very dirty piece of carpet we have in our backyard. I vacuumed it prior to testing with a regular vacuum.

I wanted to make the comparison 100% fair, so I made sure to follow the directions for each machine. I used Rug Doctor Oxy-Steam Carpet Cleaner in the Rug Doctor along with the correct amount of warm water. I used Bissell Deep Cleaning Formula in the Big Green Deep Cleaning Machine with the correct amount of warm water.

The Rug Doctor's instructions explain that you are supposed to pull the machine backwards over the area you want to clean. The machine cannot be pushed forward.

The Big Green Deep Cleaning Machine's instructions explain that you are supposed to first push the machine forward over the area you want to clean while dispersing solution on the carpet and agitating the area, then pull the machine backward to pull up the dirt while still
dispersing solution and agitating the carpet.

I feel like it was fair to film the machines first going forward and then backward at the same pace. You may disagree, but please note that we gave the Rug Doctor a few extra passes just in case.

Please feel free to ask questions below.When it comes to carpet steam cleaning, the BISSELL Power Steamer carpet steamer ranks highly as one of the best rated models available. The BISSELL Power Steamer uses specially formulated carpet cleaning formula and powerful rotating brushes to remove more dirt than comparable models from other brands or any vacuum cleaner.Extraction machines, like our two favorite cleaners from Bissell, rely on hot tap water, cleaning formula, and suction to lift stains. There’s usually no heating element or pressure mechanism involved. The machine sprays hot water-formula solution onto the stain, and the action of the scrubbing tool lifts the stain. The vacuum sucks up the loosened soil and liquid and deposits them in a separate “dirty tank.” These machines are designed for use on carpet and upholstery only. Because they don’t use scalding-hot water, you won’t risk burning yourself as you might with a steam cleaner.You probably don’t rent a steam carpet cleaner or carpet shampooer often because of the high cost of the unit and the cleaning chemicals. You also don’t hire carpet cleaning services very often because they are even more expensive and difficult to work into your schedule. It’s also a pain to go get a steam cleaner rental unit and return it to where you rented it. Just these two considerations may mean that you rent less than 4 times per year. With that in mind, how clean are your carpets? Not only will the Power Steamer rug cleaner pay for itself in less than a year, you will be able to easily do monthly cleanings which will both reduce airborne allergens and prolong the life of your carpet.


Not all carpet cleaning solutions are the same. BISSELL makes a specially formulated deep cleaner that when used in conjunction with a BISSELL carpet cleaner, gives your carpet a fresh smell and draws dirt out for a deep clean.