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What is a good carpet steam cleaner that also works well on stairs?

I would appreciate any recommendations from products you have personally used and hopefully not too expensive. Thank you!


Asked by hellokittykat at 9:07 PM on Jul. 7, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • I have a Hoover and it works great. I also have a Bissell Little Green Proheat which I love!!! Something like the Little Green would be perfect for stairs.

    Answer by ceciliam at 9:59 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • Bissel Pro Heat 2X Pet complete. Absolutely love it. There are quite a few attatchments and it has been excellent for everything including stairs. Runs about $ 200.00 for complete starter kit incliding pre-spray and shampoo, and is so worth it.

    Answer by LeJane at 9:14 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I rent a carpet cleaning machine from Home Depot that comes with the upholstery attachment for about $20. It cleans the carpets really well. To rent the Rug Doctor, I have to pay $100+ deposit. I get the deposit back when I return the Rug Doctor.

    Answer by dustbunny at 9:25 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I've used the Rug Doctor machines before but usually it's available at grocery stores and for about $30/day plus shampoo supplies. It does a so-so job but doesn't have attachments for stairs.

    Comment by hellokittykat (original poster) at 10:10 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I love Rug Doctor!

    Answer by dixiegurl223626 at 11:09 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I love the green machine.

    Answer by H.I.S. at 11:57 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I bought some from Stanley Steemer and it worked pretty well.

    Answer by elasmimi at 6:41 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • Sorry, thought you meant the liquid. I had a Hoover and loved it.

    Answer by elasmimi at 6:42 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • I just rent one when needed and use a foam spray on the stairs.

    Answer by Jerichos_Mommy at 11:34 AM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • Rug Doctor the machine and cleaners work really well.

    Answer by momkaribg at 12:17 PM on Jul. 8, 2011