Summary: After owning a similar Hoover model for 17 years, I finally had to replace it. This little machine is almost exactly the same with just a few changes. It cleans great, is quieter than my old model and slightly lighter. That helps getting it up and down the stairs.
Excerpt: I have owned the Hoover SteamVac Carpet Washer with Clean Surge for several years now and it's probably the best washer in its price range. I purchase this washer to clean my carpet. I was able to put this device together fairly quickly.
Excerpt: I have had this hoover steam vacuum with clean surge carpet washer for a few years now. It does the job it is intended to do. We have used it more for sucking the water out of the carpet in our basement after heavy rains when the basement floods.
Excerpt: I purchased the Hoover SteamVac with Clean Surge Carpet Washer after becoming tired of paying for carpet cleaning. While it does work out to be a much more cost effective option, it can be a little tricky to get the hang of.
Excerpt: Since it's introduction in 1994. the Hoover Steamvac has been the best household carpet cleaner on the market. The spin scrub brushes clean better and more gently than the rest, the two tank system is simple, there is no water pump to break, and the price can not be beat.
Excerpt: I just adopted a new puppy who has some abuse in her background, which has resulted in more accidents in the house than I care to acknowledge. I picked up this Hoover SteamVac on sale and was hoping it would work miracles on some of the tougher stains.