The Hoover Steam Vac w/Spin Scrub F5914-900 is part of the Carpet cleaner test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Carpet cleaner models like the Steam Vac w/Spin Scrub F5914-900 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Cleaning: Shows how well each machine removed muddy topsoil from carpet.
Dryness: Indicates how much solution was left behind. The best left a few ounces; the worst left over a pint in the area cleaned.
Ease of use: Includes machine weight, cord length, and tank access, filling, and emptying.
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