Because the Bissell ProHeat 2X Healthy Home line of carpet cleaners comes with an impressive list of features that will help you keep any carpet clean and smelling fresh, it is our TopTenREVIEWS Gold Award winner. We like that this device comes with 12 amps of power and a flow gauge to help you monitor your water tank level. Additionally, this unit comes with a plethora of on-board tools that will help you keep your automobile upholstery and household furniture clean as well.
The Bissell ProHeat 2x Healthy Home carpet cleaning machine packs many important features into a well-built housing that allows you to clean all the carpets and upholstery in your entire home using only one machine. We found that this is one of the few carpet cleaners on the market that offers Microban antimicrobial protection. This unique feature provides an extra level of protection against mold, mildew and other bacteria. Having Microban protection will also help keep your carpets clean and fresh longer.
If you have ever been at the tail end of carpet cleaning and only have a few more passes to go when you run out of detergent and water, you will appreciate the flow gauge that this carpet shampooer offers. This allows you to see just how much cleaning solution you have left so you can calculate how much more space you can clean before you need to refill your tank.
The flow gauge is located on the back of the unit. As long as there is solution in the formula reservoir and clean water in the tank, the gauge will spin when you press its trigger. It will also spin when there is water in the cleaning tank and the carpet cleaning machine is set to custom clean. The custom-clean setting allows the machine to adjust for the perfect amount of cleaning solution for every job.
The Bissell ProHeat 2X Healthy Home carpet cleaner is equipped with a built-in water heater that will heat your tap water an additional 25 degrees for added cleaning power. However, for safety reasons, you never have to worry about your water reaching temperatures in excess of 190 degrees. While it is more effective to have additional heat when cleaning carpets, it is not a good idea to use hot water on delicate items such as wool carpets or oriental rugs. This carpet washer has a heater switch on the front of the machine that allows you to turn off the heater when you do not want the additional heat.
Another exciting feature of this carpet cleaning machine is its CleanShot technology. This adds an extra element to help you clean those tough stains by allowing you to spray the stain with concentrated steam and cleaning solution. Using CleanShot will take much less time and energy than spot scrubbing those stains on your hands and knees would.
The Bissell ProHeat 2x Healthy Home carpet cleaner is equipped with a Drye Aire system that helps to dry your carpet as you clean it. Whenever your machine is on, heated air blows from the bottom of the machine. By blowing warm air onto your shampooed carpet, it will dry much more quickly, allowing you and your family to resume walking across it much faster than usual.
This carpet cleaner also comes with on-board tools that will help you clean other items around your house such as stairs and upholstery. One of the tools we really like that comes with this carpet cleaner is the spraying crevice tool. This will help you to get into those hard-to-reach places where only things such as liquids manage to end up.
Another great tool is the stair brush. This six-inch handheld brush sprays solution onto your stairs while you brush away the stains. This will help you keep the carpet on your stairs looking new for many years to come. The stair tool is also excellent to use to keep your automobile carpet nice and clean as well.
The Bissell ProHeat 2x Healthy Home carpet cleaner comes with a power rating of 12 amps, which is the highest of all carpet cleaners we reviewed. With this kind of power, your carpet cleaning task will be as easy as pie. This is also one of the few carpet cleaners we reviewed that offers height control. The unit automatically adjusts to the height of the carpet or floor that you are cleaning to ensure that the surface is cleaned as well as possible without creating undue wear.
The Bissell ProHeat 2x Healthy Home carpet cleaner comes with a cleaning path width of 12 inches, which we found to be about standard for all of the carpet cleaners we reviewed. By having a wider cleaning area, it will take you less time to finish the task of carpet cleaning. Another time saver is this unit's 30-foot power cord. With a longer cord length, you won't have to continuously stop and find a new outlet to plug your carpet shampooer into, saving you more time and energy when cleaning your carpets.
Unless you are able to purchase this carpet cleaner already assembled, you will have to do that part yourself. However, the only tools you will need to put this rug cleaner together are a Philips-head screwdriver and the user manual. The machine comes in three different pieces that you will need to assemble. There are seven easy steps to follow when putting this machine together. In a matter of minutes, you will be on your way to cleaning your carpets.
Bissell has been making carpet cleaning machines since 1876. With that many years in business, they must be doing something right. Bissell is a name you can count on when searching for carpet cleaners.
This carpet cleaning machine comes with a one-year warranty that includes parts and labor. We had no problems locating the email address and customer-service telephone numbers on the company's website. We were pleased to find that Bissell also provides a user guide that walks you through the operation, maintenance and care of this rug cleaner, and helps you troubleshoot any issues that you may come across with this carpet shampooer.
Additionally, we found tutorials available on the Bissell website that walk you through tasks such as deep cleaning your carpets, stain removal and many other how-to videos. You can also review the Bissell website to find user guides in the event that you lose your original. You can also use the website to find service centers and order several different replacement parts.
The Bissell ProHeat 2x Healthy Home carpet cleaner is an excellent choice for an all-around great carpet cleaner. It offers many excellent features, including a flow gauge that will help you always know how much more cleaning solution you have so you do not feel the frustration of running out at the tail end of a carpet cleaning job. This is also an excellent feature to have if you are doing a small job such as cleaning the carpet in your vehicle.
By offering Microban protection, Bissell eliminates worries about mold and mildew accumulating in your house. This feature also helps kill additional germs that may be lurking in your carpets, keeping your carpets looking newer and smelling fresher longer.
This carpet cleaner offers CleanShot technology for spot and stain removal.
The Bissell ProHeat has less-effective roller brushes.
With 12 brushes and added heat, this cleaner is best for homes with high-traffic areas that need deep cleaning.