If you should happen to need assistance during assembly or operation: Visit us online at www.hoover.com to find the service outlet nearest you (click on the “Service” button) or Call 1-800-944-9200 for an automated referral of authorized service outlet locations (U.S.
• Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If appliance is not working as it should, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, take it to a Hoover Factory Service Center or Authorized Hoover Warranty Service Dealer (Depot).
The Hoover Company wants to quickly resolve any concerns about your cleaner or questions regarding its use. Look on the list provided with the product for your local Hoover Factory Service Center or in the Yel- low Pages under “Vacuum Cleaners - Household” for the nearest Authorized Hoover Warranty Service Dealer (Depot) or call: Visit us online at www.hoover.com to find the service outlet nearest you (click on the “Service”...
With cord hook (B) to back of cleaner, push upper handle down onto cleaner. Insert screw with washer in front of tank area. Tighten screw with a Phillips screwdriver. Replace clean solution tank by posi- tioning bottom first. Press latch and snap top portion into place.
2. How to use The assembled cleaner will look like this drawing. 1. Hand grip 2. Solution trigger: squeeze to release clean solution. 3. Brush control switch: Turns brushes ON for wet cleaning and OFF for wet pickup and dry vacu- uming.
Place cleaner handle in upright, locked position. General Operation Your HOOVER FloorMate™ Cleaner can be used to both vacuum dry debris and wet clean non-carpeted floor surfaces such as vinyl, tile and sealed wood. It is not intended for use on carpet or rugs.
CAUTION: Machine Formula LYSOL® Floor Cleaning Concen- trate and OLD ENGLISH® Wood Floor Cleaning Concentrate cannot be used in Hoover SteamVac™ products. Doing so could damage your SteamVac™. 2-14 Replace cap. Rotate cap clockwise until it locks in place. Cap must be locked in place for proper perfor- mance and to prevent leaking.
How to Empty Turn cleaner off and disconnect from electrical outlet. Although not necessary for satisfacto- ry performance, it is recommended that the recovery tank be emptied after dry vacuuming and before wet operation. Check the solution tank also. It may need to be refilled at this time.
3. How to clean Recommended Cleaning Sequence Use your HOOVER ‘FloorMate’ Cleaner to: 1. Dry Vacuum to remove loose dirt, hair and debris. 2. Wet Clean the floor surface. The brushes will provide light agitation to help loosen dirt. 3. Wet Pickup reduces drying time of the floor surface.
Cleaning Sealed Wood Floors Your HOOVER ‘FloorMate’ Cleaner may be used to clean wood floors that have been sealed with a polyurethane coating and can be cleaned with water. CAUTION: To prevent damage to wood floors, follow the flooring manufacturer’s cleaning recom- mendations.
To replace brushes, first remove solu- tion tank (Fig. 2-8) and recovery tank (Fig. 2-16). Set tanks aside. This will prevent possible leaking. With handle in upright position, tilt cleaner back so that it rests on the floor. Align post (C) on brush block with hole (D) on bottom of cleaner.
• calling 1-800-944-9200 for an auto mated referral of authorized service outlet locations (U.S. only). Do not send your cleaner to The Hoover Company in North Canton for service, this will only result in delay. If further assistance is needed, contact...
This warranty does not cover pick up, delivery, or house calls; however, if you mail your appliance to a Hoover Factory Service Center for warranty service, trans- portation will be paid one way. While this warranty gives you specific legal rights, you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION Your FloorMate™ model includes two additional items for added cleaning convenience. • A set of grout brushes with purple and white bristles. Use these for tile floors where extra attention is needed for cleaning grout. Reserve the white brushes for regular cleaning jobs. •...