With 1200W and 10 amps, the Hoover Smartwash is no stranger to suction power, lifting pet hair as if it were child\u2019s play, and making it the best vacuum for pet hair. Vacuuming isn\u2019t its only job, however; it can also wash your carpets. Scrub away accidents, too, with the best steam vacuum\u2014nay, the best pet vacuum on a budget.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Hoover Smartwash\r\nWhen you have pets, the Hoover Smartwash Carpet Cleaner is the kind of rug doctor you need if (or when) accidents happen, due to its ability to wash, vacuum, and dry your carpet.\r\n\r\nPower, Speed & Efficiency\r\nThe Hoover Smartwash Home Carpet Cleaning Machine is one powerful machine. It wields its 10 amps and 1200W with ease and efficiency through its 12-inch cleaning path. Pushing forward cleans the carpet of pet hair from pet carpets; pulling back warms the carpet, speeding up the drying process. Cleaning solution is dispensed automatically, so you\u2019ll never have to press buttons. The Dyson V11 Vacuum is good at vacuuming, but it sure can\u2019t wash your carpets.\r\nBin Capacity, Maintenance & Durability\r\nThe Hoover Smartwash has multiple bins: a 20 oz for cleaning solution, a gallon tank for clean water, and another one for dirty water. All of the aforementioned bins are kept separate\u2014especially the dirty water, so you\u2019ll always get a clean pass through. That\u2019s more than even the Miele Complete C3 Marin can account for. For maintenance, simple dump and rinse and it\u2019s good to go. However, cord length may feel a bit short; 22 feet is just below good.\r\nValue\r\nWhat really sells the entire package is the Hoover Smartwash Automatic Carpet Cleaners\u2019 price. You can pick up what\u2019s arguably the best carpet cleaner on a budget, for just $225. You can even save a bit and get one bundled with a cleaning solution (all come with a pet tool). Sure, you\u2019re trading vacuum bags for carpet cleaner, but you don\u2019t have to use the Hoover Smartwash often\u2014just every few months or once a year. When not in use, the Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Vacuum Cleaner can serve as the main vacuum.\r\nHoover Smartwash Wrap Up\r\nAside from a slightly shorter 22-foot power cord, you have every reason to own a Hoover Smartwash. It\u2019s the perfect tool to have if you live side-by-side a pet or two. Accidents can and will happen; your carpets don\u2019t have to constantly remind you of that. Use the Hoover Smartwash to clean and vacuum the mistakes away.