To use a Hoover SteamVac, familiarize yourself with the five rotating brushes and the 8-foot hose. Before using the SteamVac, thoroughly clean the carpet with a vacuum and remove all furniture from the room.
Fill the fresh water tank with hot water and a sufficient amount of carpet shampoo. Hold down the trigger on the SteamVac to dispense the cleaning solution onto the carpet. Pull the machine backwards over the area that is saturated in the cleaning solution. While pulling the SteamVac backwards, the moisture is sucked up by the machine. Continue to saturate the carpet and roll over the area to allow the device to pick up any resistant stains and vacuum up any moisture. Run the cleaner over the entire carpet to ensure that the carpet is drying.
The handheld unit on the machine works the same way, and can be used on staircases, baseboards and vehicles. After use, rinse the fresh water and dirty water tanks thoroughly and let them dry. The Hoover SteamVac cleaner is convenient in that it operates using a combination of steam cleaning and vacuuming to remove stains and dirt from problem areas in the home. Additionally, the machine boasts a cord length of 24 feet, which allows users the freedom to clean a wider area without interruption.