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Water? I want to clean my couches but I don't know were you put the water not the old water I know where you put the cleaner but don't water supposed to be mixed in with the cleaner?

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There are two tanks on that machine. The lower tank is the recovery for the dirty water and the upper tank is for the clean water solution. You mix the detergent with the clean water and away you go.

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Don't know how to use with shampoo


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Can I shampoo a couch?


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My bissel has a upolsty cleaner on it, I used it to clean my couch then shut it off to emty then went to clean the other couch now it wont spray cleaner or ****? can anyone help me?


things to look at...
  • Tank is properly seated (remove and reinstall)
  • Tools are selected (not floors)
  • ensure the handle is in the full upright position
If these don't correct the problem let me know, if this does correct the problem, please take the time to give this solution a fix ya rating.

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How do I attach and use the shampooing attachment so I can clean my couch?


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Posted by rottylvr on May 08, 2008
I have a Kirby Vacuum and Carpet Cleaner that I know how to use, all except the attachment that I am not sure about. I am not sure if it is a vacuuming attachment or can I attach it and use it to clean my couch, I do not have the user guide for my vacuum as I got it from my son's ex girlfriend in lieu of money she owed me. It looks like it should be used for shampooing things like stairs and furniture, but for the life of me I cannot figure it out! Can you please help me? Tell me how to attach it if it is supposed to be used to clean stairs and furniture or tell me where I can find the user guide to look at and see how to use it......Oh by the way I have a 160 pound rottweiler that tries to live on my furniture and my couch is in desperate need of cleaning, this is my only day off and I have spent all day cleaning carpets due to my dog and would love to clean my couch before returning to work and putting my dog in the back yard now that it is warm enough for him to be outside all day.
Thanks,
Desperate to reclaim her couch



Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. My suggestion is that you contact the Kirby Co in Cleveland listed below and they will instruct you either to down load a owner’s manual or they will mail one out to you, there might be a local Kirby dealer in your area that might have a manual as well. Also, there is a separate shampoo head that will be in the owner’s manual, you remove the vacuum head and bag assm and attach the shampoo head, make sure you use genuine Kirby shampoo for the carpet. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

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How much soap and how much water do I put in the Bissell pro heat?


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EEureka Atlantis 2595A Upright Wet/Dry


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If I was doing the floor I'd just keep going but I'm trying to do my couches and I don't need a huge puddle on the floor.

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