1. Parenting

Top 4 Steam Carpet Cleaners


As any parent knows, children and pets can lead to very dirty carpets in your home. When it comes to cleaning them up, buying your own steam carpet cleaner can be a big convenience compared to renting a machine. Before making your purchase, there are several factors and options to consider to make sure your carpet cleaner will suit your specific needs. Explore my top steam carpet cleaner picks to learn which one is right for you.

1. Hoover SteamVac Plus Steam Cleaner

Hoover SteamVac Cleaner
The Hoover SteamVac Plus is a moderately priced carpet steam cleaner that delivers strong carpet cleaning power. It's very easy to use, and clean up is a snap. Features include five rotating brush heads, a bare floor attachment, and auto/upholstery accessories.

2. Bissell Big Green Clean Machine Steam Cleaner

The Big Green Cleaning Machine is a canister model that features a rotating high-pressure brush with 40 high-pressure jets. This carpet steam cleaner has a two gallon tank capacity compared to one gallon for most upright models. It can be used for both dry and wet vacuuming.

3. Bissell Little Green Clean Machine Steam Cleaner

The Little Green Clean Machine is excellent for spot cleaning carpets and cleaning spills on upholstery. It features a high-pressure spray to help loosen dirt and a built-in brush to scrub stains and spills. This carpet steam cleaner is nice to have in addition to a larger upright steam cleaner for everyday spills and spot cleaning.
Compare Prices

4. Eureka Atlantis Deluxe Steam Cleaner

This carpet cleaner from Eureka has a looped handle for better control and a folding handle design for easier storage. The Eureka Atlantis cleans carpets, bare floors, stairs and upholstery.
Compare Prices
Related Video
Carpet Cleaning Solutions

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.