How to Use the Hoover SteamVac Spin Scrub Upholstery Tool

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Things You'll Need

  • Hoover brand cleaner

  • Water

The Hoover SteamVac Spin Scrub upholstery tool can be used to clean couches and other furniture.

The Hoover SteamVac Spin Scrub is a carpet cleaner with a one gallon clean water tank, 12 amp motor, heated cleaning, 20-foot-long cord, grip-style handle, 96-inch-long hose and a set of attachments, including an upholstery tool. Attach the tool to the main hose on the vacuum to suction dirt and debris from upholstery surfaces such as couches and chairs. The tool is fairly simple to use and can help keep fabrics and coverings looking clean.

Step 1

Turn off and unplug the Spin Scrub. Push down on the tank handle and pull forward, and set the tank aside. Take the hose out of the storage rack and step on the foot pedal to lower the handle to the floor.

Step 2

Undo the latch on the back part of the recovery tank and lift off the lid. Slide the front panel off the recovery tank by pulling up on it. Slide the attachment converter into the front of the recovery tank.

Step 3

Pull the beige collar on the connecting tube toward the tube, which will extend the black tabs. Open the lid on the "Stair/Upholstery Cleaning Connection" hood and push the connector into the hose inside the hood. Push down to connect.

Step 4

Replace the tank on the Spin Scrub after filling the tank with cleaning solution and water. Set the front edge of the tank lid on the tabs on the front of the tank and then turn the tank lid to close.

Step 5

Lift up the handle and attach the upholstery tool to the end of the hose by pushing them firmly together until the tool clicks into place.

Step 6

Turn the Spin Scrub "On" and hold the upholstery tool against the palm of your hand. Wait 15 seconds and squeeze the trigger. Once the cleaning solution dispenses from the tool, set the upholstery tool on the surface to be cleaned and squeeze the trigger again to begin cleaning the fabric.

Step 7

Move the upholstery tool over the now damp section on the fabric and then pull it back. Release the trigger and move the tool back over the same area. Continue over the fabric to be cleaned until finished, creating overlapping sections.


Meredith Jameson

Meredith Jameson writes early childhood parenting and family health articles for various online publications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from San Francisco State University.