Best Carpet Shampooer Review.
For homes with pets or large carpeted areas, having a fast and effective carpet cleaner can save a lot of time and effort.
Today, carpet shampooers are very super and include the newest features.
stain removing, fast air-drying, dual water tanks, power-lift suction (for pet hair)
To help you find the best carpet shampooer for your home, here’s my top picks.
Best carpet shampooer reviews:
✅ #1 Top Pick: Hoover SmartWash Carpet Cleaner
The Hoover SmartWash automatic carpet cleaner (FH52000) is a top rated shampooer online.
Buyers love how simple it is to operate — push forward to clean and pull back to dry.
Shampooer: duel tank
Hose length: 8 feet
Hoover’s power brushes are very good at picking up embedded dirt, even for thick carpeting.
It’s also great for picking up micro particles, such as glass.
You can also use the removable nozzle if you need to focus on a specific area.
Hoover SmartWash includes a specialized heater for drying — buyers confirm that it’s able to wash and dry areas in minutes.
Overall it’s an affordable model w/ tons of positive buyer reviews.
The Bissell ProHeat Pet Pro is a 1-gallon cleaner designed for pet owners.
It comes w/ pre-treating spray — after letting it soak 5-10 mins, the ProHeat is very fast at removing stains.
If you’re in a rush, use the Express Clean.
Express Drying: 45-60 mins
ProHeat also includes a hand-held upholstery dry-vac.
couches, drapes, stairs, pillows, felt seats, lounge chairs
Also includes power-brush which lifts pet hair from deep in the carpet — great for large clumps of dog hair.
It’s very expensive, but has lots of positive buyer reviews.
The Hoover Power Scrub (FH50251) is a fast, affordable carpet cleaner.
Buyers love how quickly it’s able to wash and dry a carpeted area — default drying takes only 45-mins too!
To create a faster drying process, the Power Scrub Elite is equipped w/ an upgraded heated air dryer.
Weighing only 18 pounds, it’s very portable around the house. Even with the 1-gallon water tank, it’s still fairly easy to move room-to-room.
Power Scrub offers high-suction power + 360° brushes for faster stain removal.
The built-in heated air dryer produces 4X faster results.
Also includes 8 ft. hose which attaches to an upholstery tool.
Medium price, but lots of positive buyer reviews.
Bissell ProHeat Revolution (full size) is a 1-gallon shampooer w/ affordable price.
It comes w/ antibacterial stain remover that scrubs + sanitizes carpet stains. (great for removing pet urine!)
The Proheat model includes power-brushes and high-suction system.
Powerful suction allows it to pull deep-carpet particles + pet hair.
ProHeat Revolution comes w/ 7 foot hose + 2 spot cleaning tools (for upholstery and stairs)
You’ll also love the Express Mode for a quick 1-hour clean w/ drying.
Affordable model w/ lots of happy buyer reviews.
The Bissell ProHeat Essential is an affordable carpet cleaner.
It comes w/ heated carpet cleaning + Power Brush to effectively lift and remove stains.
Inside there’s 2 water tanks — 1 clean and 1 dirty. Both are easy to remove + refill.
A unique feature is the Edge Sweep mode which cleans up to a carpet’s edge. (some washers are too bulky for wall borders + corners)
For reach it comes w/ 7 foot hose that attaches to a 3-ft. stain tool — should be enough for short stairs and upholstery.
ProHeat Essential weighs only 19.7 pounds + very affordable.
The Bissell 86T3 Big Green is one of the best carpet shampooer models for professional contractors or businesses.
It offers heavy-duty cleaning w/ XL Power Brushes — it’s able to lift and remove deeply embedded particles, odors and stains.
For cleaning the Bissell 86T3 uses duel water tanks (1 for clean water, 1 for dirty water).
Cord stretches 25 ft. and the 9 ft. hose is nice for increased distance. Buyers say it’s a great model for cleaning carpeted staircases or tall upholstery.
For maneuvering, it has forward + backward pass.
Overall, Bissell 86T3 performs extremely well on large carpeted areas.
Buyers say it’s #1 shampooer for commercial use + professional results.
The Bissell 15651 ProHeat is the perfect for families + pet-owners.
It out-cleans the leading carpet rental while being lighter, more affordable over the long-term, and easier to use.
What is really unique and impressive about this model is that it is actually a 2-in-1 carpet cleaner.
Water tank: 1-gallon
Portable carpet cleaner that lifts right off the main frame, allowing you to deep-clean stairs, furniture, pet beds, or even the inside of your car with the suction power of the full-size machine!
The double row of dirt-lifting brushes, paired with upgraded power suction and easy-to-use hot water tank, makes this model a great choice.
Perfect as a mid-range carpet shampooer – perfect for families w/ pets!
The Bissell Deep Clean Deluxe Pet is a lightweight carpet cleaner.
Includes a feature to target pet stains or other spots with the push of a 1-button.
Stain Trapper tool, a feature attached to the hose, to be a helpful addition; it traps cleaned-up messes in a small, twist-off container that is easy to clean, showing a thoughtful, user-friendly design.
Like several other models, the Deep Clean Deluxe Pet also has a fast heat dryer. And Bissell’s new Edge Sweep Brushes help you reach every corner and edge of the room.
However, this model also has a pet hair basket in place to trap pet hair before it clogs your carpet shampooer or your drains.
Includes clean water tank which holds 1-gal of water.
Overall it’s a very good, pet-friendly carpet shampooer.
The Bissell BigGreen BG10 is another commercial carpet cleaner.
Buyers say it’s one of the best carpet shampooer for schools or business offices — it’s designed for speed and high grade carpets.
Mostly for commercial purposes, but is a nice luxury for homes with high-quality carpets.
It includes 2 powerful motors deep-clean carpets efficiently w/ the dirt-lifting brush and suction features each having their own motors, a feature that is unique to this model.
Large tank capacity of 1.75 gallons makes this model an easy choice for cleaning large spaces.
Big Green cleans on both forward and backward passes, shortening cleaning time by almost half. The hose and upholstery tool make it easy to shampoo furniture + carpeted stairs.
Big Green is a sturdy, no-frills carpet shampooer that delivers super results.
** We’ll be adding #10 best carpet shampooer later this year. Stay tuned!