As anyone with pets knows, animals stain carpets with a frightening regularity and usually right after a whole room shampooing! The Bissell Spotbot Pet Hands Free deep cleaner is engineered to make pet accident clean up as painless as possible.
The Bissell Spotbot Pet boasts a patented “Automatic Smart System” technology with five settings that control the amount of solution dispensed on a spot based on the type of stain chosen. The built-in “Deep Reach Technology” effectively controls detergent formula penetration into the carpet and cleans fibers from the bottom up. The “Spiral Brushing Action” brings to bear over 400 brush revolutions per cleaning cycle. Once the machine is set for the type of stain, the user can walk away and let this carpet cleaning machine do all the hard work of pet stain removal.
The machine is designed to be spot cleaner and it should be noted that it cleans a circular patch roughly 7 inches in diameter. It comes with a flexible hose for cleaning upholstery, stairs, auto interiors and other hard to reach areas.
When using the Pet Stain and Odor Removal solution, up to 99% of odor causing bacteria is removed from the cleaning path. The OxyGen 2 cleaner is particularly effective in permanent removal of tough stains and both solutions (sample sizes are included with the initial purchase of the Spotbot) discourage pets from returning to resoil an area.
Maintenance is relatively low-key thanks to the machine’s built in “Microban” antimicrobial product protection. A quick rinse of the dirty water tank is all that is required or recommended to keep the Microban action working at top performance. Microban works continuously to inhibit the growth of odor causing, mold, mildew and bacteria.
While not quite as light weight at 18 pounds as some of Bissell’s other spot cleaners, the unit is still highly portable even with solution tank filled. A versatile and well made product in the medium price range for portable deep cleaners and a worthwhile investment for pet owners everywhere.
- Handsfree Spot & Stain Cleaner
- Automatic Smart System™- 5 settings control amount of solution used based on type of stain.
- Deep Reach Technology controls solution penetration into carpet.
- Spiral Brushing action completes over 400 cleaning revolutions per stain cycle.
- Includes Tough Stain Brush.
- Microban Antimicrobial Product Protection built-in.
- Flexible Hose stores by wrapping around machine.
- 16 foot cord
- 32 oz tank capacity.
- Built-in carry handle
- Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging
- Measures 9 x 17 x 12.5 inches
- Weights 18.1 pounds
What’s in the Box:
- Bissell Spotbot Hands Free machine
- Tough Brush Tool
- Oxy Gen 2 cleaner (16 ounces) and 2X Ultra Pet Stain & Odor Chemical (8 ounces)
1 year limited warranty.
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- Automatic cleaning cycles allow you to set for type of stain and “Walkaway”—the machine does the rest.
- Microban Antimicrobial Product Protection keeps machine mildew and odor free between uses.
- Deep Reach Technology cleans carpet fibers from the bottom up resulting in less likelihood of pets returning to resoil the area.
- Easy storage
- Easy set up and easy to use.
- Excellent suction.
- Near permanent stain removal when used with Oxy Gen 2 cleaner
- Circular cleaning areas on carpet tend to linger giving “crop circle” effect.
- Doesn’t heat water.
- Tank capacity could be bigger, requires several refills for multi stain or large stain cleaning.
- Amount of water suctioned out of carpet does not match amount sprayed in meaning damp carpet with longer drying time.
- Uses solution too quickly, if mixed according to manufacturer’s instructions.
- Loud in operation, may be a problem for the sound sensitive.
- Hose doesn’t rotate, can be a struggle to get brush side down to carpet.
- Some users have noted durability issues, one reviewer complained at having to replace machine every year for last three.
- Not as effective on deep pile “shag” carpets as on lower pile carpeting.
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