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Hoover FloorMate Hard Floor Cleaner: Hoover H3044 Review – better than spinning mop and bucket

Hoover FloorMate SpinScrub Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner H3044 has 3 modes to choose from: Dry Vac, Wash, and Wet Pickup. With this wet/dry wacuum, you do not have to be on your hands and knees to clean your hard floors, and you do not need spinning mop and bucket. This machine can dry vacuum and wet clean hard floors such as wood, tile and vinyl floors. However, it is not designed to clean carpet as well as rugs. Read reviews below.
Hoover FloorMate SpinScrub Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner H3044

Cons of Hoover FloorMate SpinScrub Wet Dry Vacuum Cleaner H3044:

  • It is loud.
  • This unit comes with grout brushes, but do not work well for cleaning grout.
  • The dry vac function is mediocre. Do not expect it to work as well as a regular vacuum cleaner.
  • The dirt and dust that picked up by this unit go into the same recovery tank as the dirty water, this requires more effort to clean up.
  • The solution container is not big enough, you have to fill it frequently while cleaning large areas.
  • You have to move the unit slowly to clean thoroughly. This is time consuming.
  • This unit cannot fit into small areas, and it also does not come with tools for doing such job.

Rating by Users:
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Pros of Hoover FloorMate SpinScrub Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner H3044:

  • Some assembly required, but if you follow the guide, it is easy to put together.
  • You don’t have to be on your hands and knees while using this unit to clean floors.
  • You can use it to vacuum and wash hard floors, and also pick up wet on floors.
  • With the EZ Select dial, it is a snap to switch between cleaning modes.
  • Works on most hard floors, such as wood, tile, vinyl, laminate, and linoleum.
  • There are 2 tanks: clean solution tank for the cleaning solution and recovery tank for collecting dry dirt and dirty cleaning solution. The unit will send the dirty things into the recovery tank only. No more dirty water touch your floor.
  • Handle can be folded for convenient storage.
  • There are 2 brushes to use: SpinScrub and grout brushes.
  • Weight is fine, not too light nor too heavy.

Hoover S1120 Review – a portable battery powered hand vacuum for wet and dry

Hoover Hand Held Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner S1120 Review:
This portable Hoover hand held vac is battery powered, it is a good choice for quick picking up around your kitchen, because it does pick up wet spills. For cleaning small stuff, it is fine.
Hoover Hand Held Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner S1120

Pros and cons of Hoover S1120:


  • It does a OK job on cleaning small wet/dry messes and spills.
  • Suction is fine for small jobs.
  • It’s lightweight.
  • The exhaust vents are on the side, so you won’t get the exhaust air hit your face.
  • It picks up fluid off carpets.
  • Has a wall mounted charging stand for easy recharging, and convenient for storage.


  • The power button have to be held during the vacuuming process, this makes your finger sore.
  • The nozzle is too narrow. You probably have to go over the same area several times to pick up all the dirt. And this defect also makes it easy to get clogged while cleaning certain stuff.
  • No indicator to show whether the battery is charging or is fully charged.
  • Battery life is short, runs less than 10 minutes.
  • Not easy to empty, it can be messy, the mess may fly all over the place.
  • Suction power is just mediocre. But for small cleaning jobs, it is enough.

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Hoover Wet/Dry Hand Vac S1120 Specs, Features and Details
Model: S1120
Design: Hand Held
Surface Type: Carpets, hard surfaces
Weight: 2.3 lbs
Power Source: Cordless, Battery Powered
Motor Volts: 7.2 Volt
Bag Type: Bagless
Hoover S1120 Price: Price at Hoover.com is $29.99
Filter: Reusable and washable filter.
Wet/Dry Technology: Picks up dry and wet spills.
Wall Mountable Charging Stand: For easy storage and charging.
On Board Tools: No upholstery brush, no crevice tool, no dusting brush
Dimensions: 11 x 6 x 4 inches
Warranty: 1 Year Warranty
Hoover S1120 Manual Download: User Guide