What floor types can I use my PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner on?

The PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner is safe to use on all sealed hard floors including hardwoods, tile, laminate, vinyl, linoleum, porcelain, marble, bamboo, concrete, stone, etc.

Can I use my PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner on carpets?

We designed the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner specifically for hard floor surfaces. We do not recommend using on carpet or area rugs.

How do I use the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner to clean my floors?

The PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner uses powerful SpinScrub brushes and a fast-drying system to wash and dry your floors for you. Once the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor cleaner is turned on and in the reclined position, squeeze the trigger to dispense clean water and solution, push forward to wash and scrub your floors clean. Let go of the trigger, stopping the clean water and solution from dispensing, then pull back over the freshly washed path to suction up the dirty water left on the floor. Continue with this rhythm until all desired hard floors are cleaned.

How does the SpinScrub Brushes work?

The PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner uses 360 degree counter-rotating SpinScrub Brushes that scrub away messes and wash hard floors for you.

How does the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner dry my floors?

While the Hard Floor Cleaner is turned on, the fast-drying system is continuously working to minimize the amount of water left on your floors. This system includes a front wiper that gently squeegees any excess water off your floors, combined with powerful suction that captures dirty water and sends it straight to the dirty water tank.

What solution should I use?

We recommend using our Hoover Multi-Surface solutions, including our Renewal, Paws & Claws, Hardwood, and Tile & Grout formulas.

How much solution should I use?

For easy measuring, the Clean Water Tank cap also acts as a measuring cap when mixing solution and water. Fill the cap with solution until it reaches the “MAX” line indicated on the cap. Exact measurements are 3oz of solution to 1 Liter of water.

How do I clean the product after use?

1. Once you’re done cleaning, turn the product off, and remove both the Clean and Dirty Water Tanks, emptying contents and rinsing with water. Then leave out to dry before placing back onto the product. 2. Next remove the nozzle cover by pulling on the "pull to release" tab. Rinse and allow to dry before replacing on unit. 3. Finally, remove the SpinScrub Brushes by keeping the unit in the upright position, with both hands pull on the "brush release tabs" to disengage the brush block, dropping it to the floor. Move or lean unit over to grab brush block, rinse and remove any debris before replacing back onto unit.

How much does the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner weigh?

13 lbs when tanks are empty.

Does the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner come with a warranty?

Yes, the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner has a 2 year limited warranty. If you're having problems with your unit please visit the product page on Hooover.com for how to videos or call Customer Service at 1-800-944-9200.

Can the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner be used as a vacuum?

The PowerDash Pet Hard Floor cleaner dispenses water and solution, with its powerful suction designed for suctioning liquid messes back into the Dirty Water Tank. It should not replace your vacuum or method for picking up dry debris.

Will the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor scratch, damage, or dull my hard floors?

No, the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner uses SpinScrub Brushes that are tough on messes, not your floors.

Can the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner clean pet messes?

The PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner has Antimicrobial protection on its SpinScrub brushes. The combination makes for powerful brushes that pick up messes pets leave behind while stopping odors before they build up.

Which tank does the solution go into?

The solution and clean water both go into the Clean Water Tank. The Clean Water Tank cap also acts as a solution measuring cap to easily add your Hoover Multi-Surface solution into the tank.

Can I mix my own solutions?

We recommend using our Hoover Multi-Surface solutions, including our Renewal, Paws & Claws, Hardwood, and Tile & Grout formulas.To maintain your PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner we do not recommend adding Bleach, essential oils, multi-purpose hand spray cleaners, or other multi-purpose cleaners not designed to be used in a machine.

Can I use this with only water, or do I need solution?

We recommend using the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner with one of our Hoover Solutions to get the best cleaning performance when tackling messes.

Do I need to use hot or cold water?

We recommend using warm water when possible, but either hot or cold water can be used.

How do I clean the SpinScrub Brushes?

First remove the SpinScrub Brushes by keeping the unit in the upright position, with both hands pull on the "brush release tabs" to disengage the brush block, dropping it to the floor. Move or lean unit over to grab brush block, rinse and remove any debris before replacing back onto unit.

How do I clean the Clean Water Tank and Dirty Water Tank?

Turn the product off, then remove both the Clean and Dirty Water Tanks by pressing down on the latches and pulling away from the product. Empty any leftover contents in the sink, tub, or your preferred disposal location. Rinse both tanks with water and leave out to dry before replacing back onto the unit. If build up occurs, scrub tanks with mild detergent and water and leave out to dry.

How often should I clean my PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner?

We recommend cleaning the Clean and Dirty Water Tank after every use to keep parts in the best condition for your next clean. If noticeable messes are left on the nozzle cover and SpinScrub Brushes, then we also recommend cleaning after you’re done cleaning as well.

Do I need to vacuum or sweep beforehand?

Yes, to get the best performance when cleaning stuck on messes we recommend picking up any loose debris before hand with a vacuum or your usual dry debris pick method.

Can I move across different floor types while cleaning?

Yes, using the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor cleaner allows you to easily move between different floor types and from room to room.

How long is the cord?

Depending on the model purchased, the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor has a 20-25ft cord.

Are the machine parts dishwasher safe?

No, we do not recommend putting any machine parts in the dishwasher.

Are there spare parts available for purchase?

Yes, there are spare parts for purchase on Hoover.com under the PowerDash Pet Hard Floor product page.

How often do I need to replace the filter?

The PowerDash Pet Hard Floor filter only needs to be replaced if lost or damaged.

How should I store my PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner?

Great places to store your PowerDash Pet Hard Floor Cleaner are on sealed hard floor surfaces in closets, laundry rooms, garages, and other storage spaces.