The Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor is a superior product for the money. It is reasonably priced. I got it on sale for $99.00. It works like a charm and produce results similar to a quality carpet steam cleaner. We have two large dogs that on a rare occasion might have an accident on the carpeting. One example of this stands out in my mind. We had just gotten our new living room carpet installed. Not soon after that, Meadow, my sweet Newfoundland dog had urinated on the new carpet. Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor to the rescue. Between the smell of the new carpeting and the smell of the dog urine, it made for a very unpleasant odor.
I had purchased the Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor about one week before we got our new carpet installed in the event that one of the dogs might have an accident. If this were to happen we did not want the urine to permeate the carpeting and the pad before we could remove it. If you let it sit for a while, you’ll never get the smell out as it goes straight through to the pad. Luckily, we had the Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor on hand as soon as the urine accident happened.
I filled the soap tank of the Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor with hot water and soap and began to use it on the spot. The Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor sucked up the urine very well. It is very powerful and it does a great job of sucking up the water. It has a very large one gallon tank for holding the soap and water.
The Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor has 12 amps and the powerful suction removes dirt and stains every effectively. I also use the Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor on my basement floor. I am not sure if the Dirt Devil is indicated for cleaning hard surfaced floors, but it does a great job cleaning the floor. On one occasion the washing machine leaked all over the laundry room floor. Even though there is a drain in the laundry room, there still was lots of water on the floor. It would have gone down eventually, but I wanted to clean it up as soon as possible. I got out my Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor and it sucked up all the water in much less time than it would have taken it to drain on it’s own.
The Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor has five rows of brushes and a 12 inch cleaning path. The cord is 25 feet long. The Dirt Devil is easy to handle and easy to push. It is not self-propelled, but it’s not difficult to maneuver. The only time it gets a little heavy is when either the holding tank or the collection tank is filled with water. This product is easy clean and empty the water. Also, the Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor is not as loud as other carpet cleaning machines that I’ve used. This is especially important, as one of my dogs doesn’t take to kindly to vacuum cleaner noise and surprisingly, my big lovable St. Bernard doesn’t even bat one of his sweet eyelashes when I turn it on. Now that’s a good machine!
I highly recommend the Dirt Devil Carpet Extractor for anyone who wants to effectively and easily clean their carpets.