Laundry & Cleaning

10 Best Upholstery Cleaners in 2020 – reviews

One of the hardest things for many people to clean is their living room couches, sofas, and loveseats. Maybe it’s because the soft fabric tends to hold on to household and pet odors, or maybe it’s because many cleaners can ruin them. That’s why so many people use upholstery cleaning machines to clean their furniture. These machines are easy to use and do an amazing job of cleaning the furniture. There’s no doubt about it. And that’s why I decided to review the best upholstery cleaners so that all of my readers can find one that suits their needs and improves their lives.

My Picks for The 10 Best Upholstery Cleaners

#10 Auto Right Red Steam Machine Steam Cleaner


The great thing about the Autoright steam cleaner is that it can easily be used to clean the upholstery in the home or the car. It’s small and portable, so I can easily carry it from place to place and it comes with several accessories. Accessories that include nozzles, attachments, and brushes. It also features a 40-ounce boiler tank that provides 45-minutes of steam, all thanks to its 1,500-watt heating element. The steam is 290-degrees Fahrenheit, so I can use it to not only clean my furniture or the upholstery in my car, but I can use it in the kitchen and bathroom, too.

Why I Like It: It’s portable and easy to carry around.

#9 PurSteam Portable Pressurized Steamer


This portable pressurized steamer is a great upholstery cleaner because I can carry it throughout my home and tackle tough stains easily with it. This steamer heats up to about 4-minutes after I start it, so I can get right to upholstery cleaning without waiting around like I have to do with larger machines. It also has an 8-foot cord that gives me the reach I need to clean my sofas, love seat, and recliner. And since it comes with 9 accessories, I can use it for a lot of different jobs other than upholstery as well.

Why I Like It: I like that it heats up quickly and can deal with tough stains.

#8 Wagner Spraytech On-Demand Steam Cleaner


The steam cleaner uses the power of steam to clean and disinfect, so no one has to use chemical cleaners if they don’t want to. To use this machine, all a person has to do is add distilled water, wait for it to heat up and then clean their couches and sofas. Its 48-ounce tank can provide up to 45-minutes of continuous steam; steam that has a temperature of approximately 212-degrees Fahrenheit. And since it’s small and has wheels, it can be used to not only clean upholstery but also for cleaning appliances or even floors.

Why I Like It: It has wheels and can be used anywhere in the home.

#7 McCulloch MC1275 Heavy-Duty Cleaner


The first thing I noticed about this steam cleaner was that it was backed by a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty, so I immediately thought that it was a quality product. And do you know what? I was right. This heavy-duty cleaner not only works well, but it provides 45-minutes of steam and has good steam pressure. It also features a 9-foot steam hose and a 15.7-foot power cord that allows me to get to any piece of furniture in the home.

Why I Like It: It has a long steam hose and a long power cord, so I can reach any piece of furniture.

#6 Bissel SpotClean Professional Carpet Cleaner


You’re probably wondering why a machine listed as a carpet cleaner is on a list for the best upholstery cleaners, but believe me when I tell you that it belongs on this list. It’s not only good for cleaning carpets or rugs but it is also good for cleaning stairs and upholstery as well. It comes with several different accessories and a long 22-foot power cord. It also has a 3/4-gallon tank, so it provides plenty of cleaning power for tackling dirty upholstery, vehicle car seats or just about anything else you can imagine using it for.

Why I Like It: It’s great for upholstery and carpets.

#5 Bissel SpotClean Pet Carpet Cleaner


The Bissell PetPro SpotClean is a cleaning machine that’s very similar to the SpotClean Professional but is designed to handle pet messes. It can clean a variety of surfaces, including not only upholstery but also carpets, rugs, pet beds, the inside of vehicles and even stairs. It has a 22-foot power cord for an extended reach and a long hose. It even has a stain trapper that can deal with those random pet messes that seem to pop up at the wrong time. It’s a cleaner that creates professional results and is just about a must-have for any pet owner.

Why I Like It: It’s a great cleaner for handling big pet messes around the home.

#4 Bissell Little Green Multipurpose Upholstery & Carpet Cleaner


This portable spot cleaner might be small but it’s capable of cleaning some really big jobs. It features a lightweight tank that’s easy to take to the sink to fill and holds just enough water to handle just about any cleaning job. This cleaner is then able to use warm water and cleaning formula to tackle big messes, all while it provides suction that pulls stains right out of soft surfaces. And when the user is done using this spot cleaner, it has a Hydro Rinse feature that makes it easy to clean out the hose after each use.

Why I Like It: This upholstery cleaner is easy to use and easy to clean out after use.

#3 Bissell SpotClean ProHeat Portable Spot Cleaner


Sometimes upholstery and carpets are so dirty they need a little bit of extra attention. The kind of attention that this Bissell ProHeat spot cleaner can provide. It uses heatwave technology to keep a constant water temperature, so it can power through stuck-in stains. It also features a 2-inch stain remover tool that can clean hard to reach places quite easy. Other features found on this machine include removable water tanks that are easy to fill and empty and a self-cleaning tool that makes keeping the machine clean very easy.

Why I Like It: It uses Heat-Wave technology to keep its water at its perfect cleaning temperature.

#2 Pop V Handheld-Pressurized Cleaner


This portable handheld unit is small enough that anyone can use it, but it’s powerful enough to handle just about any job. This product has a 350 Ml water tank and a 1,050-Watt heating element, so it can provide up to 20-minutes of steam. The steam that can be used to power through messes and disinfect surfaces. It also comes with 9 accessories that allow it to not only be used for upholstery cleaning, but also makes it suitable for cleaning tile, grills, car rims, or even appliances. All of which makes it so much more than just a great upholstery cleaner.

Why I Like It: It’s portable, powerful and works great.

#1 Bissell SpotBot Pet Spot Cleaner


This machine from Bissell is the kind of tool that a person could use to clean their entire living room. It not only is a spot cleaner that can be placed directly on carpet stains so that it can automatically power them out, but also can be used for cleaning upholstery. This model has two different hands-free cleaning modes, comes with a 3-inch stain removal tool and is portable enough to be used in just about any room of the house. All of this makes this one of the best upholstery cleaners available.

Why I Like It: Does a great job of cleaning multiple surfaces.

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