BISSELL has a range of carpet cleaners.
But, BISSELL also has their Big Green range of heavy carpet cleaners.
Two of the more popular or highly rated Big Green machines are the 86TS Professional and the BG10 Commercial.
Below we’ve put together a BISSELL Big Green Professional 86T3 vs Big Green Commercial BG10 comparison.
We’ve outlined some of the main differences and features of these cleaners.
Let’s take a look at them!
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BISSELL Big Green Professional 86T3 vs Big Green Commercial BG10
If you prefer you can go straight to viewing these cleaner machines here:
- BISSELL Big Green Professional Carpet Cleaner Machine, 86T3 (on Amazon)
- BISSELL Big Green Commercial BG10 Deep Cleaning Machine (on Amazon)
BISSELL Big Green vs Big Green Commercial: Which To Get?
You would get either of these machines if you want a deep cleaning carpet machine (for stains, dirt and marks) for the home, or in some instances commercial purposes.
In terms of which Big Green machine to get …
Both machines have essentially the same performance specs.
However, if you want a longer warranty, and a machine that comes with a hose and a tough stain tool, you’ll want to get the 86T3.
The hose and tough stain tool allows for cleaning of stairs, upholstery, and other soft surfaces (in addition to carpets).
If you can get them for similar prices, or the price difference isn’t significant, the 86T3 offers the better warranty and inclusions.
As a point of difference, it may also be worth checking out the Rug Doctor Deep Cleaner machines.
BISSELL Big Green vs Big Green Commercial: Differences
– There’s 5 main differences between the two:
– The Commercial machine is part of the Bissell commercial range, whilst the 86T3 is part of the residential range
– The Commercial has a limited 1 year limited warranty, whilst the 86T3 has a 5 year limited warranty (although – check and confirm this prior to buying as it might change)
– The Commercial BG10 model doesn’t come with a hose and tough stain tool, whilst the 86T3 does (a 9 foot hose and a 6 inch Tough Stain Tool). You’ll have to purchase the hose and additional tools/attachment separately with the BG10 if you want to use them with it.
The hose and tough stains tool allows the cleaners to be used on above floor level surfaces like upholstery and stairs (although confirm prior to using)
– The Commercial has a clear top, whilst the 86T3 has an opaque top, and the colors of the electrical cords are different … i.e the machines look slightly different
– When used with the hose and attachment tool, a cleaner will be slightly heavier than if not used with a hose and tool
*Check what cleaning solution comes with each cleaner when you buy them too.
BISSELL Big Green vs Big Green Commercial: Similarities
Both are heavy duty cleaner machines (as opposed to spot cleaners or regular upright cleaners)
Both can be used on Carpet
Both have an anti tip design
Both have a 2 motor design
Both can be used with a push/pull handle that is adjustable
Both have extra large rotating DirtLifter® PowerBrushes that clean in both the forward and backward pass
Both have spray and suction capabilities to complete the clean. Heavy suction is for drying
Both have a cleaning width of around 10 inches
Both have a 25 foot electrical cord
Both are 12 Amps
Both are 120 volts
Both have a 1.75 gallon solution tank, and 1.75 gallon recovery tank capacity – tanks are removable for filling and emptying
Both have flow and cleaning solution indicators
Both have a sound level of around 84 dB
Best Carpet Cleaners & Spot Cleaners For Pets
It’s worth noting that neither of these Big Green cleaners use a HeatWave type technology – rather they use heavy suction to clean wet and freshly cleaned surfaces.
If you want a carpet cleaner with heated water or HeatWave type technology – read more in this guide about our top picks for the best rated spot cleaners and deep cleaners for pets.
You can also read that guide if you generally want to see some of the best spot cleaners, upright cleaners and deep cleaners on the market.
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