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Get a Clean Floor without the Dirty Work

I love the look of my tile kitchen floors, but at the same time, they are a pain to clean. Most floor cleaners do a bang-up job but don’t get into the indented grout. Which means that my floors don’t actually get a good clean, unless you were to get on your hands and knees and scrub. Yeah, like that’s gonna happen! 

Another problem is that floor cleaners spurt water and scrub the floor, but if you really think about it – that dirty water is left ON the floor. Again, unless you use a rag to wipe up what you cleaned, that dirt is just spread all over and left there. 

In both cases, it’s kinda pointless right? Sorry to point out the obvious, but I am here with some good news, so don’t worry. 

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I was recently sent the new Hoover Floormate Deluxe and it solves both of these problems and more. This floor cleaner gives you the luxury of a well-cleaned floor without having to do the dirty work. 

The new Hoover Floormate Deluxe is designed to deliver the best clean while gently and safely scrubbing sealed hardwood, vinyl, ceramic tile, laminate and marble in a snap. One of the biggest perks of this product is that it has a separate attachment to get that tile {and grout} fully scrubbed and another for hardwood or smooth surfaces.

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The tile scrubber bristles are harder, tougher and are of different lengths, to really get into every crevice. 

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Yet, for smooth floors like hardwood and vinyl – use the Hard Wood Brush. It’s bristles are even and softer so it can clean, without being so harsh on porous floors.

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Yet both have counter-rotating brushes to really clean, just like you’d wipe if you were to get down there and do it yourself {which we’ve already decided that we don’t want to, right?}.

This is great news since most households have more than one type of flooring!

The Hoover Floormate Deluxe has a dual tank system – one for water and cleaning solution that is included with the purchase and sold seperately and another tank to hold the dirty water from the floor. This works by a wash and dry dial.

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I choose ‘wash’, do a section of floor, using the squeeze and release trigger for solution control. Then, just change the dial to ‘dry’ and go over that same section.

On dry mode, the same brushes that wash, go over the area and suck up the dirty water. Not only is this awesome because you aren’t leaving dirty water on a ‘clean floor’, but when you have kids or pets, cutting down that drying time is most welcome. Why do they always walk through just-washed floors?!

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The Hoover Floormate Deluxe {sold at Sears or right from the Hoover.ca site} weighs less than 14lbs and is worth the re-arranging to fit it into your broom closet. You’re probably wasting space with the others anyway. Just’ sayin!

Get a Clean Floor without the Dirty Work

Disclosure: I received product to facilitate this review post. Opinions are, as always, my own.

 

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225 Comments

  1. Love the Dry Mode feature, with four pets running around the quicker it dries the better! Would love to win because I end up cleaning my floors everyday and this would really help make it easier!

  2. I have a house of cat hair lol. It seems I just clean and there’s more floating around already. I love that it dries quick and is easy to maneuver . This would be awesome.

  3. I love the “Dry” mode feature…no more little footprints or paw prints, to see running across the floor, right after I have cleaned it (woohoo DRY) 🙂

  4. We have 3 dogs, and needless to say, the floors are usually a disaster. Drives me crazy! This would be a tremendous help!

  5. My house is full of kids, dogs, and a messy husband. This would be perfect for our home. I like that it sucks up the dirty water so it doesn’t sit on your floor and make more of a mess.

  6. I’d love to win this, we have a lot of hard floor surface, which my triathlete husband, 9.5 year old daughter and 2 cats are constantly messing up ! My floors never look clean, and I despise washing floors every other day !

  7. I would love to win this and try to see how well it cleans the floors, no more washing floors on hands and knees and I love the dual tanks.

  8. I like the dry mode feature best – pets and kids do not stay off a wet floor.

    And it is gently – I worry about scratching the floor.

  9. I would love to win this because we are in need of a new floor cleaner and I really like the sound of the Multi-Purpose SpinScrub Technology

  10. This would be great to own, I have 4 pets and a husband need I say more..lol I like that this machine has 2 different types of floor brushes plus the dry button is a big plus!!

  11. The Dry Mode feature is really intriguing. We have 2 cats and will have a baby crawling on the floor in a few short months, so wetness would be the enemy for a bit!

  12. I like that it can be used for different types of flooring. We have a steam mop for our hardwood floor, but it doesn’t work very well, so I think it is time for a new machine.

  13. what I like about it the best it works well on hardwood floors and that its only 14 lbs that helps when you have arm problems like me

  14. I’d like to win because this would finally be a solution to cleaning floors in my house. I love the dual tank system!

  15. My kids are so messy! lol.. Always tracking in grass, dirt, and sand. The Hard Wood brush would be perfect for our house!

  16. The dual tank system is my favorite feature. This is so awesome I could really use one what with the kids and my dog running around~~

  17. With 2 cats 3 dogs 1 mini pig and a man child this would be a dream. I so relate to my newly wash floors being walsked on as the drying time seems to be too much for some folk ’round here. I also live in a pre 1900’s farm house and there is hardwood throughout. I have no vacuum or floor washers of any kind due to the fact that in the past they have scratched the floors. I love everything you have said about this product and thank you for the review.

  18. I would like to win as I have three dogs and two cats. I like the fact that it is so lightweight.

  19. It looks like it really cleans the floor. As I am not going to scrub my floor, this would be awesome. Love that you can change the brushes!

  20. I’d love to win because it’s head attachments will be great for cleaning ceramic and vinyl tiles.

  21. I love the Dry Mode Feature,,to suck up the water after it is cleaned! I need this for my floors,,awesome!

  22. I’m like you and am not gonna wipe up that wet floor, so I really like the wash and dry modes.

  23. You have no idea how much I would love to win this! I have three kids and two cats, and one of my furry babies throws up every day due to a genetic condition. Even after I wipe it clean, there are residues. This would be great for that! I really like the dry feature. Kids can’t be bothered to wait for the floor to dry!

  24. I’d like to win because my house has mostly all hard floors and this would make cleaning them so much easier. I like the Dry Mode so it dries quickly.

  25. This would be well put to use In our house! The dry mode feature is really great with the kids and the dog… and hubby too!

  26. I like that this has a dry mode as it is hard to keep two toddlers, a dog and a cat off the wet floors.

  27. we got new floors and because they are dark they show everything. we are having a hard time finding a cleaner that works on them

  28. My floors never feel as clean as I’d like. This would be such a help and time-saver. I like that I can use it on different floor types.

  29. I love the Multi-Purpose Spin Scrub Technology. This would be great to use on my kitchen and laundry room.

  30. omg ! this would be ideal for my family,maybe i could even get my husband to clean once in a wile if i had this baby thanks for the chance yo win it 🙂 best of luck to everyone ..

  31. I would like to win as I am sick of washing floor on my knees and my favourite feature is the fact it has a brush that I can wash hardwood with no worries of scratching.

  32. The FloorMate Deluxe sounds great for cleaning floors. My husband is such a neat freak that he is constantly cleaning them. He would love this!

  33. I’d like to win because i have no carpet in my house. The tile scrubber would be awesome.

  34. Oh my gosh, I’m salivating.. this would be SO nice to have. We have hardwood laminate throughout, two kids, two cats, and a dog.. our floors are constantly a disaster. It’d be so, so nice to have something like this to help me out. My favourite feature is the dry mode.. how totally cool.

  35. I like that it works on all kinds of floors. I could wash the kitchen floor and the living room floor with just one machine. That would make my life so much easier.

  36. I’d like to win because we would get a lot of use out of something like this!! I like that its so easy to switch from wash to dry!

  37. I love the dry mode, two kids and animals and this feature would work wonders in our house!

  38. I want to win this because it would make my chores so much easier! I love the tile scrubber bristles feature..,this would be so handy for cleaning my ground floor level!

  39. I’d like to win because I need help with keeping the tile in our kitchen and bathrooms clean. This sounds super! My favourite feature is that it has different attachments that can be used to clean tile or hardwood floors – very convenient that the appliance can be used for both with a minor attachment switch.

  40. I like the Hard Wood Brush feature that are even and softer so it can clean, without being so harsh on porous floors. I am really tired of getting on my knees to clean the floor

  41. My current floor cleaner does a terrible job so would love to win! I love that it sucks back up the dirty water and also that it reduces drying time which would be a great help with 2 dogs and a toddler running around 🙂

  42. I would love to win as this sounds like an excellent machine! I love that it is so light weight

  43. I love all the features! This is definitely a time & energy saver especially with kids who are messy like our little guy, lol! I hate our floors. We have floating floors that look like wood and you see every little speck of dust. They also chip making the floor look dirty. Worst choice of flooring ever!

  44. I love that the bristles are at different lengths so it really gets some scrubbing action done, also reallly love the dry mode feature, my daughter is forever slipping on my wet floors, shes also a major klutz so this makes for a lot of preventable accidents!

  45. I love everything about it! I cannot get down on my hands and knees anymore, and this looks like it would do a great job….especially on my tile floors! I love the dry quick feature too!

  46. You really caught my eye with your heading..Get a Clean Floor without the Dirty Work….my favourite feature is that it does the work for you.Sounds like a wonderful product

  47. I love the dry mode feature. I want to win this because it will clean the floors so much better than a regular mop.

  48. I would love to win because I have mixed hardwood and tile floor and this definitely would help me to make my cleaning job much easier. My favourite feature is that it has separate attachment for hardwood and tile floor

  49. The Dry Mode sounds like a great feature! I hate washing the floors only to find someone got impatient and walked across them before they were dry!

  50. What a win this would be! home has lino areas both upstairs down. I’d be in heaven with this Hover! 🙂

  51. I would love so much to clean my floors well the first time. I love the spinning brushes an the dry mode. Wow.

  52. did would be awesome to win, would love this to give my floors a good clean from all the traffic in and out of house

  53. I have 3 pets so this would be great to win and I like that it will be gentle on my laminated hardwood floors.

  54. I like that the cleanwater doesn’t mix with the dirty water. I also like the scrub brushes

  55. Would love to win. I like the hardwood brush as I have almost all hardwood floors

  56. Would love to win this. Love the Dry Mode feature. Get those floors washed and dried in no time.

  57. I would love to win because I would like clean floor without effort. I like the Multi-Purpose SpinScrub Technology.

  58. Definitely the dry mode! Thanks for the chance, this would be awesome. With 5 boys, 2 cats, and my fibromyalgia, the last thing I want to do is get down on my hands and knees and scrub the floor lol

  59. I love that this helps dries the floors quicker! I hate when I get the floors mopped and then the kids get home before their dry

  60. I am entering your giveaway.
    It would be great to win the new Hoover Floormate Deluxe.
    In response to your questions of
    Why would you like to win?What is your favourite feature?
    I would like to win because this looks like a great product
    and right now i use a mop and bucket to clean my floors.
    My favourite feature is the Wash/Dry Mode Selection.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  61. I would love to win because this will make cleaning much faster and easier. The best feature is the different attachments for different types of flooring!

  62. I would say that it is so lightweight is my favorite feature! My antique vacuum weighs a ton!

  63. I love the dry mode , i have 2 big hairy dogs running in and out all day , i so have tons of dirty paw prints and and dog fur everywhere , when the windows are open u cam see balls of furs rolling by lol 🙂

  64. I’d like to win this for my niece who just moved into a new house. I like the quick drying time.

  65. I would love to win this as I need something better than my current way of cleaning up the floor (mop). I like the dry mode feature.

  66. i love that it’s good for so many different types of floors! i could really use this prize 🙂

  67. Dry mode feature with kids that like to run it’s hard I often here my kids scheme mom we skipped on the wet floor this would be awsome

  68. I would love to win this Hoover because we have a lot of tile floor with that “grout” that I hate. My husband is Italian so he loves the tiles.

  69. I love the multi use features of this machine. I can change the bristles to go from tile to hardwood!! Looks amazing!

  70. This machine would be great to vacuum up after pets. Thanks for this chance to try your machine.

  71. My favourite feature is the tile scrubber brush with the different lengths of bristles to ensure that all levels of the surface get cleaned – this would be great on the tile in our kitchen and bathrooms. I also love the dry mode feature – would really come in handy with my little ones!!

  72. Oh this would come in so handy! I ‘d love to win one because I have a hard time cleaning the floors…and also a kitty with allergies so I try really hard to keep everything clean. My favorite feature is the dual tank system.

  73. My favourite feature is Dry mode, with pets and youngsters it is impossible to keep them off a wet floor unless you do one room or area at a time and can barricade it off till it drys

  74. i love that it works as a vacuum but also as a mop!! i am pregnant with a 21 month old and this would definitely come in handy and looks easier for me to clean

  75. I like that it’s lightweight. I’m 81 lbs and can’t life very heavy vacuums etc

  76. with a a cat and 3 kids my house needs a vacuum like this, my favourite feature is the dry mode that sucks up the water

  77. I would like to win because the vacuum I have now is heavy and corners are always missed. The feature I like best is the ability to wash the floor without stopping to change anything.

  78. I need this sooo bad. We spent a fortune on a new kitchen and the tiles look so gross. This would surely solve the problem

  79. Id , like to win this because my floors get scratched up and very dirty fast because of the kids dog and cats

  80. We are replacing all the carpet in our house with vinyl and this would be perfect for cleaning all that expanse.

  81. I love that it can be used on many different types of flooring. I love the dual tank system. I could use one of these machines for sure.

  82. love to win I like the dry mode. and plus with the kids, dog and two cats this machine could be helpful

  83. life just keeps going even after i’ve washed for floor. dry mode would be awesome!

  84. This would be awesome to win because I have never owned one before. I love the dry mode feature the best.

  85. love the different bristles! Would love it to clean the tiles in my bathroom..the grout is gross in there lol!

  86. I have a busy house full of kids and a hubby who love to make messes! I love that it not only mops but dries as well!

  87. I would love to win this because I am tired of the mop and bucket. I love that it has a separate tank for the dirty water
    thanks

  88. With 3 kids it’s absolutely hard to keep my floors clean. Would love to give this machine a try

  89. I like the Dry Mode feature and that it sucks up dirty, excess water! Yuck. We have a combination of ceramic tile in the main hallway/entrance and the kitchen and dining room is hardwood. It feels near impossible to get either clean or clean for every long. What a great option and reason to get rid of all the other product fails!

  90. I really like that it can clean a lot of surfaces. We have cement and I need a good cleaner.

  91. My current cleaner is crappy and so hard to clean my floor! I need something like this =)

  92. oh.. this would be great for my new vinyl floor.. would not have to get down on my hands and knees to clean the floor.. love all the features of this..:)

  93. oh.. this would be great for my new vinyl floor.. would not have to get down on my hands and knees to clean the floor.. love all the features of this..:)

  94. Our home is filled with wood, and other hard flooring so this would be great to have. I really like how it gets down in between any cracks.

  95. I would like to win this Hoover Floormate deluxe because my knees are rebelling about cleaning my floors on them. I like the dual tanks so the dirty water does get into the clean watter, and the counter clockwise action of the brushes to really clean.

  96. La fonction ” dry ” semble intéressante et les petites brosses qui nettoient partout très pratiques.

  97. I want to win because I’m constantly battling dirty floor. My favourite feature is the dry mode.

  98. With kids running in and out of the house, food spilled on the floors, this would be an amazing gift from the Hoover gods of clean floors for life with such ease!

  99. I would love to win this for my mom. My favorite thing about it is that it can wash AND dry!

  100. I love the the scrubbing brushes and the drying feature. Right now I poor water on my floors to flood them and scrub with a brush and then suck it up with my carpet steam cleaner. This is time consuming and messy so it does not get done often. This would be so much easier to use. Good luck everybody!

  101. I’d like to win because it would make my hardwood floors beautiful. My favorite feature is all the different brushes for all the different floors.

  102. I think the light weight of this floor cleaner is a big plus. Hoover is a brand favourite of mine. My first vacuum cleaner was a red Hoover!

  103. On dry mode, the same brushes that wash, go over the area and suck up the dirty water. This is my favorite feature. I don’t have kids around to walk on the wet floors but I do have two furry kids who do.

  104. Id like to win because I have laminate flooring and this would help alot. Also, I have a number of pets to clean up after!

  105. I would love to win this as I have all hard wood and I love that it is gentle on floors!

  106. Wow! wouldn’t that make cleaning my floors a whole lot easier and to a whole new level. Probably a lot easier than a mop and I wouldn’t end up with so much back pain! Darn that fibromyalgia anyways! Hope to win it! In a minute! heheh

  107. I would love to cut my cleaning time in half to have more time to spend with the kids. The dry mode would make short work of pesky dog hair.

  108. I’d like to win because my old kitchen floor is so old that I need something to deep clean it because no matter how hard I scrub I never seem to get it clean!

  109. This would be so perfect for my cleaning my floors quickly and doing a great job. i like that it has a wash and a dry feature – so there is no dirt left behind and also so that the floors are not left slippery or with any residue. great product.

  110. We have hardwood floors and unfortunately we only have a mop and bucket to wash and our vacuum is broken. this would be a God-send.

  111. I would love to win love to win because I hate having to clean my hand. It is time consuming and back-braking. I love the dual tanks!

  112. I love the spinning brushes no more hands and knees to wash my floors!! Please! I have ceramic tiles all over my house main floor and basement!

  113. I really like the fact I can use it on either the tile which always seems to need it badly or the laminate..so handy…

  114. My dog shed constantly, this would be great for that. We live where there is a beach near by so the grandkids ae always tracking in sand. The dry feature sounds amazing

  115. I’d like to win because this looks like a supercool vacuum. We also need something that is fairly light and can clean our uncarpeted floors well.

  116. I have a messy boy, a messy hubs, a messy dog and well I use a lot of glitter in my craftings. I lov ethe dial to dry option on this, so cool.

  117. Would love to win this. Main reason is we’re lazy, and don’t have the time/patience to get on hands/knees to scrub our dirty, dirty floors.

  118. Oh man…just the simple fact that I can wash my floor with ease makes me smile and then to be able to switch it to dry mode!! That is just reason enough for me to not only want to win it but the best feature EVER!!!!

  119. I would love this for our condo! In a small Toronto space, the Dry Mode would help make the space usable again so much faster. We don’t really have anywhere else to go to wait for the floors to dry, and the neat freak in me loves the attachment to get at the grout in the kitchen and bathroom tiles!

  120. I would love to try this one out, as I live in a steel plant city. I have to scrub the floors with SOS every so often and always doing quick wipe downs.

  121. I would like to win because I have two dogs who are very sloppy. My fave feature is that there is a dry mode, for sucking up excess water.

  122. This looks awesome! I have been looking for a new one myself and have been having a hard time deciding on a specific one. This….this looks great!

  123. I have been looking for a new vacuum for a while and haven’t been able to decide….until now. I want this beauty!

  124. I need this! With 4 kids under 8years of age, my floors are constantly in a state! I love that it has a wet and dry setting, makes it perfect for all kinds of floor messes.

  125. I would love to win this as I just got my first place and as much as I would love to purchase the hoover floormate I can’t afford it and this would make keeping floors clean much easier.

  126. I love this. My floor grout really need a good cleaning as I honestly never really get to it. This floor sounds amazing!

  127. I want to win because my children are little piggies! LOLOL They are constantly spilling and dropping stuff. This would make my life so much easier. My favourite feature is the counter-rotating brushes. A good scrubbing is what my floors need daily. Mops just don’t cut it!

  128. I have hard floors in my house and also 11 pets, so if i can get it done quicker and get it cleaner, i’m all in.

  129. Love the dry mode!!!!! Drying the floor after washing allows my kitties run around as soon as possible 🙂

  130. I would like to win this because I am disabled from back surgery several years ago. One of the hardest things for me to do is mopping! This would make my life much easier

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  132. Really like the dry mode feature. My new house has tile floors so this would come in handy!

  133. I like that it is light and dries the floor too!!! This sounds perfect for my kids to help out more!

  134. I like the counter rotating brushes – seems like a great idea for a better clean

  135. I like how it has a scrubber attachment for tiles. I find tiles are harder to clean so would love to have the Hoover Floormate Deluxe.

  136. Living with a man that works at a rock yard, this would be perfect for cleaning up the dirt he tracks in!

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