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    Hoover SmartWash+ Automatic FH52000 Carpet cleaner

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Cleaning

    Cleaning

    Shows how well each machine removed red clay stain from carpet.

     /  5
    Dryness

    Dryness

    Indicates how much solution was left behind. The best left a few ounces; the worst left over a pint in the area cleaned.

     /  5
    Convenience

    Convenience

    Included machine weight, cord length, coverage area, and tank access, filling and emptying.

     /  5
    Noise

    Noise

    A measure of how loud each machine was during operation. None were quiet. All were noisy, some dangerously so.

     /  5

    About

    The Hoover SmartWash+ Automatic FH52000 is part of the Carpet cleaners test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Carpet cleaners models like the SmartWash+ Automatic FH52000 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Cleaning Shows how well each machine removed red clay stain 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.

    Convenience Included machine weight, cord length, coverage area, and tank access, filling and emptying.

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