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To make cleaning easier between blending batches, put a small amount of warm water and dish detergent in the jar, and pulse to pre-clean immediately after using it. Rinse thoroughly.

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Have bissell little green model 1400. Having trouble cleaning the holding tank (dirty water) tank. The tank comes out but the stuff doesn't rinse out - its gross. I'd like to take the holding tank apart to remove the insides and clean them, but it appears glued. Recommendations


Do not take it apart.If you do,it is then broken.Put about1/ cup of powdered dish washer detergent,in the bowl and fill with hot water.Let that soak for a few hours.And as the shampoo folks say,rinse and repeat,if needed.This also will clean tubs,toilets,and all ceramic tile very well.

May 13, 2011 | Bissell Vacuums

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Does it matter what kind of cleaner I use on the Deep Cleaner Model F5821


Yes it does matter which cleaning solution that you use in your steam cleaner. If you use the wrong cleaning solution it may cause problems with the cleaning solution dispensary system. Different steam cleaners use different cleaning solutions. You should always use the steam cleaner solution for your specific cleaner. I have learned this the hard (and expensive) way.

Hard to recommend this but it will work in a pinch. You can use a small amount of liquid laundry detergent diluted with hot water (about 2 table spoons to a gallon) as a stand in for the real deal. DO NOT put the laundry soap solution into the cleaning solution reservoir (the wax content will clog the soap dispensary system). Lightly apply to the area to be shampooed (do not soak). I have used a plastic coffee can with holes poked in the lid like a watering can to apply the soap solution. Use the shampooer to do the scrubbing and remove soapy water from the shampooed area. Fill your soap reservoir with clean hot water. The laundry soap does most of its job during the rinse. Go over the shampooed area with the shampooer moderately soaking the shampooed area to with the hot rinse water. Remove as much of the rinse water as possible. Liquid laundry soap has a high wax content (makes your cloths soft) and if it is not rinsed thoroughly after it is dry the remaining wax will attract dirt faster than the surrounding areas. Other than that it works for a good stand in for the proper detergent in a pinch. As a bonus it smells great.

From what I understand as unorthodox as it is, it works well in small doses, and I don't believe that it causes any damage to the other parts of the steam cleaner as steam cleaners survive drawing up worse things into them than laundry soap.

I hope that you find this helpful

Good Luck!

Jul 28, 2009 | Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep...

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Instructions on Using The Hoover Steamvac Ultra cleaner


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Jul 11, 2009 | Hoover F5872-900 SteamVac Wet/Dry Vacuum

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dirty steam cleaner help


You can just run plain water thru it. But, the best way to clean it is to first knock all the stuff loose you can with a brush.

If you want to put detergent in it., use use liquid laundry detergent -- a small amount

Apr 30, 2009 | Vacuums

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carpet stained


Ok in the future try to have carpet cleaned only by a pro. For spot cleaning use white paper towels or dish towels and warm water. (ONLY WHITE) 99% of fabric is white and then dyed to color and if you use a color cloth you might pull the dye from the cloth into the carpet. Now what you can try is your basic dishwashing detergent like electrosal with warm water and a dishtowel. little at a time try to blot not rub. try AFTA if that doesnt work. wet the rag first with warm water. pour the afta on the wet rag not on the carpet.

Jun 10, 2008 | Bissell OxyKIC - Oxygen Activated Carpet...

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