Carpet scrubbers: Kirby vs Bissel

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Carpet scrubbers: Kirby vs Bissel

Post by Helladamnleet » Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:42 pm

So I had the opportunity to clean the carpets in a couple of the bedrooms before I started moving shit in and here's what I've found:

Kirby:
- Just soaks the fuck out of the carpet because it doesn't actually vacuum the water back up
- Constantly needs refilling because it only holds 1 quart of water
- Does a shitty job
- Gets clumps of dust all over because of the way it's designed


Bissel:
- Vacuums ALL the water it uses back into a tank so the carpets are merely damp
- Has a 1 gallon water tank IN ADDITION to the 1/2 quart soap tank
- Heats the water as it cleans so the floors dry faster and get cleaner
- Is designed to be a carpet cleaner so it does a good job


Of course, the one I used is for kids/pets, but I used the same soap in both machines so it shouldn't have been an issue. All in all, the bissel unit cleans circles around the POS Kirby, but as a vacuum the Kirby is tops blooby
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Re: Carpet scrubbers: Kirby vs Bissel

Post by Das Troll » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:33 pm

I just kicked over my roommates drink last night and we used a hand held bissel. They work great in my opinion.

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Re: Carpet scrubbers: Kirby vs Bissel

Post by Helladamnleet » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:35 am

I should get a handheld unit having kids and all. I'd be happy just being able to do the carpets once every 6 months or so though.
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