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The direct answer to the question “What is the difference between Hoover Spotless and Bissell Spotclean Proheat” is that, the Hoover Spotless spot cleaner has auto-hose cleaning feature, anti-bacterial material on brush design and a bigger water tank (48 oz. vs 37 oz.). On the other hand, the Bissell Spotclean Proheat has Heatwave technology to maintain the water temperature.
The Spotless is Hoover’s portable carpet cleaner which is best known as an affordable spot carpet cleaner. The introduction of Hoover Spotless has made it a phenomenal model. This portable carpet cleaner has many attributes which are quite similar to Bissell Spotclean Proheat.
It is important to note that there are several different models in the Bissell SpotClean line including the SpotClean Pro™ Portable Carpet Cleaner (model 3624) and the SpotClean Pet Pro™ (model 2458).
For this particular comparison, we are referring to model 5207 which is actually an older model which is no longer being made by Bissell. You can still find it on Amazon, often renewed, for a good deal. If you are looking for a portable spot cleaner with heat technology, the Bissell’s current model is the Little Green® ProHeat® Portable Carpet Cleaner.
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To understand better about these two models, let’s discuss their features, pros and cons in detail so you can pick a right one for your home.
Similarity Between Hoover Spotless vs Bissell Spotclean Proheat
The Bissell Spotclean has been introduced to the market long time ago while Hoover spotless is a new product of Hoover.
However, both models share a lot of similarities such as portable design, slim body so users can maneuver it easily (especially when doing auto- interior cleaning tasks), moderate motor power ( Hoover spotless: 3.5 amps; Bissell 5207: 3.0 amps).
These models are under 100 range and very popular among other portable models.
Difference Between Hoover Spotless vs Bissell Spotclean
The difference between these two models are that, Hoover spotless is inspired by the rival and adds some more features to ensure the machine quality.
Hoover spotless is the only model which has auto hose flushing feature. This is an important feature because the hose of a portable unit is the place where mildew and bacteria often stay and grow, causing bad odor.
This new feature helps you to clean the hose throughout, reduce the bad odor of the machine, ensure the hose has a longer life span
Hoover spotless brush head is made of anti-bacterial materials. The bacteria tend to stick to the brush head and cause bad odor (like what they do in the hose).
The use of new materials reduce the growth of them, therefore it is better for users and the machine.
Hoover spotless has a bigger water tank capacity. It is about 48 oz, while Bissell Spotclean water tank is 37 oz.
Bissell Spotclean 5207 has “heatwave technology” meaning that the machine is able to keep warm water for the whole cleaning cycle (it does not heat up water, but keep hot water to stay warm). Hoover spotless does not have this feature, but you can use hot water for cleaning too.
To wrap things up, most significant differences between these models of portable spot cleaners, besides the heatwave technology, is that The SpotClean Proheat is no longer being made. For that, you would want to go for the Bissell Little Green Machine. Additionally, Hoover does not make a portable carpet cleaner/spot cleaner with a built-in heater.