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Vanish Preen for Carpets Large Area

Vanish Preen for Carpets Large Area

1.8 from 58 reviews

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Denise Haton

Denise HatonSydney, NSW

  • 2 reviews

Preen carpet stain remover literally ate my carpet. .

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It came out brown liquid and ate the carpet. Didnt notice a use by date. There should be a warning if it is to be kept for a certain period. Even so you wouldnt expect it o eat aeay the carpet where sprayed.

Purchased in February 2016.


R0se

R0seSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 6 reviews

Definitely works!

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I just used this on my carpet and I can’t believe how much better it looks. I’ve saved money on hiring a carpet cleaner, which has certainly made me happy!

ecc

eccbrisbane

  • 14 reviews
  • 4 likes

my room smells like a chemical plant

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i think this product did lift dirt out of my white carpet. i used it on one room to start with and compared to the room next to it i think the carpet is brighter. but the chemical smell is strong! i've left all the windows opened and vacuumed it three times with my dyson and scattered bicarb soda and vacuumed again to try and remove any residual product but now my room smells like oven cleaner and gives me a headache. i am worried about my cat coming in to contact with it now and would be even more worried if i had kids playing on the carpet. would not recommend if you a) have animals, b) have kids, or c) want to continue living in your home. god it smells bad.

Neil

NeilPerth

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

A carpet cleaner that works on grease

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I walked black grease onto my light grey carpet and thought I would be paying for a commercial carpet cleaning company to come and remove the grease.
I tried this product first and Chas doubt in it working and to my surprise it worked in removing the grease.


Flying Dutchy

Flying Dutchy2145, NSW

Great product

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Have been using it for years. I have a great tip to make it more economical and work more efficiently.
Drop the product into a wire mesh strainer. Gently shake it, spreading over no more than one square meter. This produces a very fine powdery looking product. No need to break up the large lumps produced when shaking the stuff out of the container. Much better penetration. Use a stiff brush from different directions, finally against the nap of the carpet to make it stand up. Let it dry etc etc


Jann

JannKEMPSEY NSW

  • 5 reviews

Softens Clean and Freshens

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We have rugs, some purchased in Turkey and I have been looking for a product to clean and brighten them. This product warns about use on antiques and oriental rugs, so I tried a small patch on the back, and they remained colour-fast. I have a Shark vacuum which handled the task magnificently - this powder is coarse and not a problem for the Shark. After getting a quote for almost $2,000 to professionally clean the rugs, I thought it was worth a shot. It can do everything the manufacturer advertises it will do, and even more. I plan for it to be a regular part of our household cleaning regime.

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necccccyyyy

necccccyyyyIpswich

  • 6 reviews

Its okkkkk

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I find this product ok. It did clean out my stain as i put the powder on and brushed it in and left it for 3 hours tops. But when i did vacuum it. It really made it hard as my filter was getting block (probably cause my vacuum sucks) it made me change my filter at 4 times to remove the powder off carpets but it was really good. If you're having issues with the colour bleach your carpet i added baking powder with i don't know why but it work well.


Horrible

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This carpet cleaner has NEVER worked. It has never once gotten a stain out of my carpet. If anything, it has made my carpet worse and smell bad. Don't buy this product.

Blew up my Dyson

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Terrible product. No warnings on what it would do to my Dyson!!!!
What i did manage to clean was no better.
Don't waste your money or time on this expensive product.

Terrible & headachy

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TERRIBLE: Did not clean and the strong toxic after smell is hanging around days and days after giving me a headache. I wouldn't use it again if you paid me.


Not happy jan

Not happy jan

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Waste of money

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Didn't work at all. Wasted my money. If I had of put an extra $20 to the cost of this crap I could of hired a carpet cleaning machine..... Not happy at all.


Bella

BellaGippsland, VIC

  • 14 reviews

Rejuvenated my carpet

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My rental home carpet, pale grey, even after professional cleaning looked 'grubby'. Have been using Preen powder for large areas now every few months, and the carpet is cleaner, and even feels softer under foot. It has definately made a difference, however, be wary as the fine powder has a tendency to 'clog' some vacuum cleaners. Cannot use my bagless vac as it became blocked within seconds and it was problematic trying to clean it thoroughly. I use an old Hoover, with bag, without any problems and as the powder is so fine I recommend emptying vac bag straight into garbage bin outside.
Bella


Alex

AlexMelbourne

  • 2 reviews
  • 3 likes

Worked perfectly for me!

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Powerpowder did a great job on my cotton rug that was looking dull, dusty and dirty. It binds to the dust and gross stuff in the rug, which comes to the surface as you rub the product in with a brush. Then when it's dry, you vacuum the powder and the dirt off. I used a bagless vacuum and I had to empty the container once throughout the process (2.7m x 2m rug). I think the other reviewers might be using a different product or not following the instructions. This is a POWDER. It's not for spot cleaning! It's for cleaning large areas that are looking dirty. I also wasn't offended by the smell. It smelled fresh as I was rubbing it in, and once it dried it left no smell.


Belle

BelleSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 20 reviews
  • 11 likes

Not worth buying

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The only Preen carpet product that ever seemed to work was the spray that came in a pump-action bottle. That seems to have been discontinued in the past month or so, unfortunately. It's a shame when a product that works gets replaced with something that does nothing at all (the foam). I've not found the product in the picture here useful either - it really doesn't work so I took it back to the supermarket for a refund and I won't bother trying any Preen products again. (Just in case it's useful info, I have cats who keep vomiting on the carpet and this product didn't clean up their mess at all.)

Don't waste your money!!!

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Tried the powerpowder on my carpet and it ruined my carpet!! Looks to have just spread the stain rather than eliminate it!! Very annoyed!! Followed every step as per instructions, now have an even bigger mess on my carpet. Hoping rug doctor works better! Don't waste your money!!!

Elsie

ElsieBrisbane

Useless and dangerous!

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I used it on a large rug and followed the instructions very carefully. The powder did not clean the rug at all. It also totally clogged my hand-held Dyson Vacuum cleaner and threw up a cloud of tiny particles into the air. I am an asthmatic and it gave me asthma. After vacuuming several times it still leaves white dust over the furniture. When emptying the vacuum cleaner into a garbage bag I had to wear a disposable mask over my nose and mouth, but the fine white dust particles still got into my eyes. I can't believe such a useless dangerous product is allowed to be sold!


Terrible

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Doesn't clean the carpet and the vacuum's filter needs to be cleaned after using on a 3 m2 area. Spots and dirt remained. Don't waste your money. Buy something else instead!


Cate

CateSydney, NSW

  • 3 reviews
  • 5 likes

Ruined my carpet!

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I followed the instructions carefully for using the Preen powder. When vacuuming the powder kept blocking my brand new Dyson. After I had finished my carpet looked 100 times worse. White discolored patches all over it that I cannot get rid of it. Please do not waste your money. One container of Preen will end up costing me hundreds as my carpet will need to be replaced.


Robert

RobertBallarat

  • 3 reviews
  • 7 likes

Rip off

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Followed instructions to the letter....should be taken off the market.. Not worth trying save your money cannot and will not recommend this product to anyone..how do I get my money backwards???


TonyaCarters

TonyaCartersMelbourne

  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes

vanish? yeah right!

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Terrible waste of time and money. Didnt do anything apart form spread the stain into a larger grouping on my carpet. thought it needed more elbow grease so I scrubbed for what must have been 40 minutes. Only slightly faded the stain.


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Questions & Answers

melissa.cobbin.7

melissa.cobbin.7asked

What is the active ingredient of Vanish Preen Powerpowder? It doesn't advise anywhere on the packaging?

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Bella
Bella

Hi Melissa,
Unfortunately I cannot answer your question as I do not know. There is a Toll Free number on the back of the product so you might have some luck there. I am surprised at the lack of information re the active ingredients as the label contains a very detailed list of important information, plus a Caution, and First Aid instructions.
Good Luck.
Bella

Bella
Bella

Hi Melissa,
There is a Safety Data Sheet for Preen Vanish Powerpowder (Google). Information you are looking for can be found in Section 3.
Your question made me curious as well!
Many Thanks
Bella


Nannacol

Nannacolasked

Where do you get, I have been looking?

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Bella
Bella

Hi Nanacol,
I purchase mine from Safeway.
Good Luck
Bella

Belle
Belle

Don't bother! The product doesn't work!


Jean Andrews

Jean Andrewsasked

A friend of mine has a stiff brush with long handle that attaches to the top of Vanish Preen Carpet Cleaner container. Are they still available? If so how can I get one.

I find all your products fantastic and use all of them.

Regards, Jean Andrews.

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Pollyanna
Pollyanna

I've never seen anything like that, and a quick look on their website didn't show any brushes. Hopefully the company will answer your question, but if they don't, you can always contact them through the Vanish Preen website. I'd be interested in getting one too, if they still have them.


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