This powerful consumer-grade carpet cleaner has a cleaning performance almost equivalent to commercial-grade cleaners, but it's much more affordable. Its powerful motor and innovative brushing system deep cleans the carpet and efficiently removes nasty stains.
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Pro 2 year warranty
Rug doctor provides a two year warranty for this unit.
Pro Detachable hose panel
The Rug Doctor’s hose attaches to a panel on the back of the cleaner so it won’t get in your way when you don’t need it.
Pro Power cord won’t get in the way
The built-in holder is useful for keeping the extra-long extension cord in check.
Pro Can clean the edges of the carpet
This cleaner has bristles on the side of the unit so you can clean the edges of the carpet as well.
Pro Easy to store thanks to collapsible handle
Despite its size, it’s still relatively easy to store thanks to the collapsible handle.
Pro No need to constantly switch power outlets
The 28-foot long extension cord gives a lot of space for you to work without having to switch power outlets.
Pro Easily pushes through even thick carpets
The large wheels lets you push the carpet cleaner easily through very thick carpets.
Pro Great build quality
The Rug Doctor Deep Carpet Cleaner is an extremely well-built and sturdy machine that feels like a commercial-grade product. It’s a more massive and more rigid unit than ordinary consumer-grade carpet cleaners. The plastic parts and the connection joints are very solid and durable.
Pro Dries carpets quickly
With its powerful motor and 12-inch suction nozzle, it can dry the carpet in no time at all.
Pro Can spray extra detergent on heavy stains
For very tough stains, you can use the Super Boost feature to spray an extra spurt of detergent on an area with a very tough stain.
Pro Very effective at removing deep stains
The machine features a rotating and vibrating brush system powered by a powerful motor that’s very successful in getting rid of very deep stains that smaller and less powerful models fail to clean.
Con Doesn’t hold much water
The 1 gallon tank will need refilling often if you need to cover a large area.
Con Has only one extension
The unit comes with only an upholstery tool. There is no crevice tool for cleaning narrow spaces.
Con Doesn’t heat up water
The unit doesn’t heat up water in the tank, so you have to remember to fill it up with hot water to get the best results.
Con Tricky to empty both tanks at the same time
The clean water tank and the dirty water tank don’t sync up very well, so you have to check the levels and add extra clean water before the dirty tank is full if you want to empty and fill the tanks simultaneously.
Con Has a learning curve to overcome
Unlike most consumer-grade carpet cleaners, where you push forward and pull backward to clean, this one requires you to clean only by pulling backwards. After each backward pass, you will need to tilt the machine and push it back to the front. This takes some time to get used to. On the other hand, if you have used professional-grade machines before, then this method is very similar and you will learn it quickly.
Con Not very portable
Weighing 25 pounds, the unit is heavier than other household-grade carpet cleaners, so it’s not easy to carry or move around.