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HOW TO CLEAN CURTAINS WITH KIRBY UPHOLSTERY SHAMPOOER

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SOURCE: kirby sentria carpet shampooer

I do not know if mine is the santria brand but are you turning the knob on top of the solution carrier to off before trying to suck the water? Renee

Posted on Jun 25, 2007

SOURCE: kirby diamond edition - shampooer

1. Raise the vacuum head all of the way up. 2. Remove the vacuum head by removing the belt and releasing it. 3. Place the shampooer head on the vacuum by securing the clamp and them put the belt on 4. Take the bag off of the vacuum by twisting at the base just slightly outward and lifting upwards and unclamp it from the handle 5. Put water and cleaner into the water resevoir. 6. Put the reservoir on to the kirby where the bag was by holding it parallel to the vacuum then using both hands, twist it outward slowly until it goes down onto the unit then twist back to parallel position. 7. Put the coil looking piece on the shampooer head on top where the hole is...it will only fit one way successfully. 8. Put the other end on the under side of the water reservoir. 9. Lower the shampooer head all of the way down on the carpet just like you would the vacuum head 10. Turn on the vacuum and reach down and turn the knob at the top of the reservoir, this will begin putting cleaner (tons of foam) onto the carpet. Just work in 3' x 3' sections, turning off the foam intermitently until you are finished. I hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 03, 2007

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SOURCE: Kirby sweeper shampooer attachment HOW TO use it

 

Please follw this link to view my carpet shampooing guide. Hope it is helpful!! :0)

Marci

 

http://reviews.ebay.com/KIRBY-CARPET-SHAMPOOER-INSTRUCTIONS-MANUAL-DIRECTIONS_W0QQugidZ10000000004594992

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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SOURCE: shampooer instructions

Here's my online guide for using the Kirby shampooer....

 

http://reviews.ebay.com/KIRBY-CARPET-SHAMPOOER-INSTRUCTIONS-MANUAL-DIRECTIONS_W0QQugidZ10000000004594992

 

HOPE IT HELPS!!

Marci

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

b0sslady2001
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SOURCE: Foam stopped working on my Kirby shampooer

You need to check that the little round screen is in the hole where the hose attaches to the shampoo tank. My guess is that the little round screen is wedged sideways in the end of the hose.

Marci

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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How can i get a manuel . I don't know how to hook up the parts for the shampooer to clean carpet . Need ASAP.Kirby vacuum model #293001 serial G.


I haven't been able to locate Kirby manuals, but they do have good instruction videos for hooking up the shampooer, changing the belt, etc. Just click on the video you need.

http://www.kirby.com/Portals/0/videos.html

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Kirby sentra


Remove the bag assembly from the machine.Install the hose to the machine.The upholstery shampooer is simply a trigger assembly with a jar attached.Simply connect the back of the trigger ***'y to the end of the hose.On the attachment case is a cloth covered cap that goes on the other end of the trigger assembly.This is what creates the foam.Fill the jar with shampoo solution.Use the trigger to deposit the foam onto surface.Work the foam into fabric using soft cloth or brush.When it's dry,vacuum the foam and dirt out using the hose attachment on the suction side(front) of the machine

Nov 07, 2008 | Vacuums

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Kirby Manual


The spray gun instruction HERE but be very careful - try shampooing in an inconspicuous area first. This is essentially as if you would buy some of those "spray on" upholstery cleaners in an aerosol cans.

Good Luck,
Rocky

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Kirby carpet cleaning problems


http://www.greatvacs.com/kirby%20instructions.shtml

Note: This is just a website i found with the instructions. Don't hold FixYa, or me liable. But it did look pretty spot on when I did a quick browse through.

Hope this helps.

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How do you use and what attachments for upholstery cleaning with the Heritage II


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How do you use and
How do you use and what attachments for upholstery cleaning with the Heritage II

I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
Kirby has a spin brush that is round on the newer Kirby’s and it works on the suction from the vacuum and it fits on the end of the vacuum hose but it does not fit into corners very well or your can take some Kirby shampoo in the spray water bottle and use a kitchen scrub brush for the corners. Other wise you can use the actually Kirby Shampooer of which is very hard and unfriendly; the spin brush would be my selection. You can check with your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area and also in the yellow pages. Also you can call the Kirby factory to see if they can direct you. The Kirby factory is listed below:
http://kirby.com Contact Us by Phone
United States and Canada 1-800-494-8586
Between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
Monday thru Friday

Apr 18, 2008 | Vacuums

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Shampooing with the kirby


In the cap where you fill the shampoo, make sure the filter and components are clean

Apr 17, 2008 | Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Are there hand tools you can use with Kirby shampooer?


I love my Kirby and shampooer, but I am wondering if there are any ways to clean stains in small/tight spaces (in corners, between furniture, etc)... my old carpet shampooer had a "hand tool" attachment with spinning brushes, but I don't see anything similar for Kirby... I imagine I could put a tiny bit of solution down and use the zip brush, but I'm wondering if anyone has a better idea...?

I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
I believe that Kirby does make a spinning brush and If I remember it is a round brush that spins and probably will not get into square corners – suggest using a scrub brush with the Kirby Shampoo for corners and steps for areas that you cannot get into – use an old spray bottle to wet down the area that you are cleaning and use the scrub brush and if you do find the Kirby spinning brush that will do the large areas. Feel free to contact the Kirby factory phone number and website listed below:
http://kirby.com Contact Us By Phone
United States and Canada: 1-800-494-8586
Between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EST)
Monday - Friday

Apr 16, 2008 | Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Cleaning upholstery with the Kirby?


it depends on the make of the kirby you are using but most kirby systems come with a portable shampooer and special shampoo. I would not recommend using your zip brush for shampooing purposes, the zippbrush is designed to loosen up dog hair, dirt, ect. when vacuuming. to shampoo upholstery do the following: remove bag from side of machine, place hose where bag goes, remove power head from front of the machine, place air intake valve on front of machine where power head was (intake valve kinda shaped like a pig nose with small holes on end) attach portable shapooer to end of hose and fill with water and kirby shampoo spray shampoo witch is foamy looking on whatever you are shampooing, rub into fabric w/a brush and let sit till dry. when dry turn kirby back into a hand held vacuum by putting powerhead back on front of machine and putting bag back on side of machine, then vacuum furiture. (make sure it is 100% dry before you vacuum because Kirby is not a wet vac!) Hope this helped ya out a little

May 23, 2007 | Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

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