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After Using Tool; Cleaning Carpeted Stairs - Hoover SteamVac Owner's Manual

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After using tool

1. Follow steps a and b for "After clean-
ing" on page 9.
2. Rinse tool and hose by filling sink
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with a small amount of water. Turn
deep cleaner ON and pickup the water
with the tool.
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Lift tool, and position it against riser.
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Pull tool slowly over carpet without
pressing trigger (dry stroke).
It is best to alternate wet and dry strokes
as described above. End with more dry
strokes to aid in faster drying of carpet.
Overlap strokes by 1/2 inch to help pre-
vent streaking.
To avoid saturating carpet, do not use
more than 4 wet strokes over any one
area. Always end with dry strokes.
If additional cleaning is necessary, wait
until the carpet is completely dry before
using the tool again.
Empty recovery tank when the motor
sound becomes higher pitched and
there is a loss in suction (see "Automatic
shut-off", page 7)
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3. Drain hose by turning deep
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cleaner ON and holding end of
hose up for several seconds. Do not
press trigger.
4. Disconnect deep cleaner from electri-
cal outlet.
5. Drain solution tube (located inside
hose) by pointing end of hose in sink
and pressing trigger.
6. Proceed with steps c, d, and e, for
"After cleaning" on page 9.
Turn deep cleaner ON.
Pre-spray the carpeted stair by
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holding the tool (A) or (B) about
one Inch above the carpet and push it
forward while pressing the trigger
(equals one wet stroke).
Position tool against the riser and slightly
p ress It into carpet pile. Press the trigger
and pull the tool s l ow ly over the carpet
( s e c o n d wet stroke). Release trigger at end
of stroke.
When finished cleaning, follow "After
cleaning" instructions on page 9 and
"After using tool" instructions on page 11.
Cleaning upholstery
and automobile
i n t e r i o r s
Read "Before you begin cleaning"
Instructions on page 8.
Be sure to check the cleaning code on
your upholstery. Use your HOOVER
'SteamVac'deep cleaner only on
upholstery marked "W"or "W/S".
Place handle in upright position.
Fill clean solution tank with HOOVER
Carpet/Upholstery Detergent according
to instructions on pages 7 and 8. Attach
tool to end of hose.
Do not point stair/upholstery nozzle at
people or pets.
Dry hands and plug deep cleaner into a
properly grounded outlet.
Cleaning carpeted
stairs
Read "Before you begin cleaning"
Instructions on page 8.
Place handle in upright position
Fill clean solution tank with HOOVER
Carpet/Upholstery Detergent according
to instructions on pages 7 and 8. Attach
tool to end of hose.
Hose length may require that machine
be placed at the top of the stairs to
clean upper half of stairway and at bot-
tom of stairs to clean lower half.
To prevent machine from falling, use
extra caution when cleaning on stairs.
Do not place deep cleaner on stairs.
Do not point stair/upholstery nozzle at
people or pets.
Dry hands and plug deep cleaner into a
properly grounded outlet.
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Turn deep cleaner on.
Gently press the tool onto the fabric.
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Press the trigger and slowly pull the
nozzle over the fabric.
Overlap strokes by 1/2 inch to help pre-
vent streaking.
Make additional strokes without pressing
the trigger to remove more moisture.
To clean in corners or creases, lift the
nozzle one-half inch from the fabric and
press the solution trigger. Vacuum up the
solution with the nozzle without pressing
the trigger.
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