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The Dyson DC25 Animal Vacuum and The Hoover SteamVac All Terrain Cleaner - Great, If You Own Pets!

Updated on February 28, 2010
Got a long-haired dog? Get a Dyson Animal Vacuum Cleaner!
Got a long-haired dog? Get a Dyson Animal Vacuum Cleaner!

Being the owner of three wonderful dogs (one of which has incontinence issues) it will probably come as no surprise when I tell you that I do a LOT of vacuuming and steam cleaning in my home. My wife and I have gone through more vacuums than we care to admit. For regular vacuuming needs, we use the Dyson DC25 Animal Model. It is a powerful vacuum that is more than capable of keeping up with all of the hair that my dog's shed (and trust me, we are talking about A LOT of hair). Though expensive (it will set you back at least $540) the patented Dyson technology is quite impressive and the best part is it comes with a fantastic warranty! I will admit that we had to have our Dyson repaired once, however, since we have owned it for several years and it has sucked up enough hair to clothe a small village, I really can't complain. If you have animals (especially long-haired dogs), I definitely recommend the Dyson DC25 Animal model. As always, search the internet for the best price as you can almost always find a company that is willing throw in free shipping! Shop smart, people!

Don't waste your money on professional steam cleaning services! Buy your own steam cleaner and get to work!
Don't waste your money on professional steam cleaning services! Buy your own steam cleaner and get to work!

Our VERY OWN Steam Cleaner!

In the past, my wife and I would either hire a carpet cleaning company to steam clean our carpets…or if we were feeling energized we would rent a steam cleaner from the local grocery store and clean them ourselves! I can't tell you how much fun steam cleaning is (please note sarcasm). After we adopted our third dog, we decided it was much more cost effective to purchase our own steam cleaner. We shopped the internet and found the Hoover SteamVac All Terrain Steam Cleaner. We did our homework and for a variety of reasons, decided it was the best steam cleaner for our needs.

First of all, dogs don't really care where they vomit or pee (or God forbid, poop).  They throw-up or have accidents where-ever they happen to be at the time. They don't look down and think "Oh wow, this is Mom's expensive carpeting, I should go throw -up on the tile in the bathroom so she won't get mad." The Hoover SteamVac All Terrain Cleaner is designed to clean carpets as well as hard floors! PERFECT! This model actually comes with a cleaning feature specifically designed to go from hard floor to carpet (or vice-versa). Bonus… as my dogs do not discriminate when it comes to accidents! They are equal opportunity poopers (they have had accidents on the carpet, hard wood, and the tile). I'm sure that after revealing this bit of information you are wondering about the condition of my home…but don't worry, having the right cleaning equipment has kept both me and my wife sane and our home relatively clean.

 

The Hoover SteamVac All Terrain Cleaner also has auto rinse (so that residue is NEVER left behind), heated cleaning (which is a must when dealing with difficult to remove dog stains), patented spin brushes that quickly release and remove dirt, an eight foot hose and removable tool caddy, and a powerful 12 amp motor. The unit also comes with a one year warranty and uses Hoover Detergents which you can purchase on-line or at vacuum or home goods stores. The best part about the Hoover SteamVac All Terrain is the price. In my opinion, the cost of this powerful steam cleaner is VERY reasonable (considering we were spending a small fortune on store rentals and professional companies).

If you own dogs, then you can sympathize with the amount of time I spend vacuuming and cleaning up stains. Though I love my dogs and wouldn't trade them for the world, I am thankful that I have found not only a vacuum cleaner that can handle A LOT of dog hair but a power steam cleaner as well. Here's to a dog-hair free life and powerful vacuum cleaners that actually pick up hair! Woof!

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