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Hands-On Review Of The Rug Doctor Mighty Pro X3 Pet Pack Professional-Grade Carpet Cleaner
Over the years, I have utilized an array of unique carpet extractors. Despite running across an assortment of manufacturers and brands, it is truly impossible to ignore the Rug Doctor. This company has been in the industry for an extensive period of time, and I have always been impressed with their products and customer service.
Recently, I have been experimenting with the Rug Doctor Mighty Pro X3 Carpet Cleaner. Does this cleaning machine follow suit with the company’s previous and maintain their respectability? You’ll be able to find out, by reading my reaction and breakdown of the product below.
Weight And Size
When I initially glanced at the Rug Doctor, I was slightly unimpressed with its exterior design. The thing is downright ugly, but this matters very little. The unit’s weight and size are absolutely perfect. I am somewhat of a weakling, yet have never been forced to grunt, when utilizing or lifting this product. It weighs just 39 pounds, which puts it well under the weights of many of its competitors.
At the same time, the unit measures in at 25.75 by 11.5 by 22 inches. This is truly one of the most notable benefits associated with the Rug Doctor. I absolutely love its size. Although it is slightly uncomfortable to use, since it forces me to lean over to some degree, the unit is very easy to store with its adjustable handle. Doing as I do and stuffing it away in a small closet is always a possibility.
In order to better familiarize yourself with this product and its performance, I highly recommend exploring its operating radius. I honestly believe that this is one of the most integral aspects of a carpet extractor. I have become immensely frustrated while utilizing carpet cleaners with excruciatingly short cords and hoses. The good news is that I have been able to breathe a sigh of relief with the Mighty Pro X3.
This carpet cleaner comes equipped with a 12-foot universal hand tool. When pairing this with the unit’s extensively lengthy power cord, the operating radius is great. I can cover a significant amount of space before I have to unplug and reposition the machine.
Tank And Motor
Despite the compact design of this carpet cleaner, I was tremendously happy to find that the unit comes with two gigantic tanks. In fact, the unit’s tanks are more sizeable than many of the much bigger and more costly alternatives. With this product, I have a 3-gallon solution tank and a 3.9-gallon recovery tank. Refilling and emptying are hardly a necessity, and I am rarely forced to stop amidst a cleanup to perform one or the other.
This unit is fitted with a 1.9 HP motor. It ensures that I have enough power to extract all of the dirt from my carpets, without a bit of trouble! Even the dirt, which has sunk deep into the carpet, is unable to withstand the power of this carpet cleaner. Whether utilized in a commercial or residential environment, I believe that the Mighty Pro X3 will be able to provide you with a satisfactory performance and leave you with beautifully cleaned carpets!
When I initially glanced at the Mighty Pro, I formed the misconception that I would receive nothing, but the machine and a cheap cardboard box. Much of this was brought about, due to the unit’s incredibly low cost. However, I was pleasantly surprised to open the box and find an abundance of accessories smiling back in my direction. This unit comes with an upholstery and stair tool. This accessory is undeniably a godsend, and I have put it to use extensively. It definitely helps improve the functionality of the unit and allows me to clean more surfaces, without switching to another tool.
Also, the package includes a 24-ounce bottle of Urine Eliminator Solution, which is a necessity for pet owners. The included 96-ounce bottle of Oxy-Steam Carpet Cleaner Solution will also get you hooked. Although these components aren’t deal breakers, they were definitely well received in my household.
Performance & Overall Value
With all the juicy features that come with the Rug Doctor Mighty Pro X3, you may wonder how thoroughly the X3 would clean your carpet in real world scenario?
Well, first it sprays the cleaning solution onto the carpet surface and let it penetrates deep inside to reach the germs and dust mite. Next, the Rug Doctor uses its agitator brushes to scrub and remove the stains at the same time. After scrubbing, the machine’s strong vacuum continuously suck out a large amount of the dirty water and stains out from the carpet. The result that I have seen is a clean and fresh carpet with a very respectable drying time of around 2 hours.
Throughout the years, I have always been on a lookout for getting a killer deal whenever possible. With this in mind, I did find the Rug Doctor Mighty Pro’s price to be very attractive. Of course, it is the overall value that truly matters.
With all of the included accessories and the unit’s 5-year warranty, I was easily able to justify the purchase. Although it doesn’t come with a heater and its pump pressure is significantly lower than other models, this unit is still an excellent value and is ideal for residential users, but will also work well in many commercial settings.
When compared to the Bissell Big Green, the X3 is slightly inferior as the Bissell Big Green’s unique maneuverability that clean both forward and in reverse motion allow faster cleaning times and better cleaning performance.
Should You Buy The Rug Doctor Mighty Pro X3?
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