Though these 2 Bissell light machines are designed mainly for use on sealed hard floors such as vinyle, laminate, hardwood, linoleum flooring, they are not similar to each other.
The Bissell CrossWave is a wet/dry vacuum while the SpinWave is a mop.
The CrossWave can use on hard floors and area rugs while the SpinWave can only be used on hard floors.
The CrossWave has a rotating brush roll to mop and pick up dry mess, and it can also do water extraction. It has a separate tank for collecting dirty water as well as a tank for holding clean solution.
However, it does not replace your vacuum nor carpet cleaner, just a handy tool for quick cleaning.
The SpinWave can only be used to mop sealed hard flooring. It has a water tank for solution, and it uses 2 counter spinning mop pads to scrub your floors.
Both of them are corded, the CrossWave has a 25 foot cord while the SpinWave has a 22 foot cord.
The CrossWave power rating is 4.4 amps versus 0.9 amps on the SpinWave.
The CrossWave is about $150 more expensive than the SpinWave.
Both of them feature the swivel steering that allows for easy maneuvering, they use warm tap water, have no heater, no headlight, no auto cord rewind.
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