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BISSELL - SpinWave Cordless Powered Mop - Titanium/Electric Blue-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Hand Scrubbing and Mopping No More!

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    Kelby
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    Design: With the countless number of vacuums on the market, I feel that the amount of effective solutions for hard floor cleaning is lacking. That is one reason why I was excited to see a vacuum-like device made by Bissell hit the market. Not knowing what to expect, I was pleasantly surprised to find many excellent features built into the design. First and foremost, the Bissell SpinWave is cordless and easy to carry around when not in use, so I would consider it convenient. The SpinWave seems well built but also relatively lightweight, which adds to the ease of carrying it from room to room as well as the ability to maneuver it across the floor. Additionally, cleaning around chairs or other objects is simplified by the swivel steering mechanism. Finally, the solution spray button and on/off button are both conveniently located on the handle. I have no complaints about the design. Other Features: On a full charge, the SpinWave runs for about 20 minutes. This is sufficient for me, but I need to make sure that I recharge it after every use, and I wish I could get a couple uses out of it before a recharge is needed. However, if one has a smaller surface area to clean in their home, 20 minutes could be enough time for multiple cleaning jobs. There is a battery power indicator to let the user know how much battery is left, which is nice. So far, I have not encountered any issues with the on-demand spray or rotating mop pads. Everything is working as it should. Effectiveness: I thought it would be difficult to beat the effectiveness of manual scrubbing and mopping, but the SpinWave does just that. I would say it cleans just as well, if not better than I can do. The two rotating mop pads spin quickly, and there are two distinct mop pad types that allow you to handle any situation. One set is softer and works great for everyday cleaning, and the other is more rigid, which works best on harder to clean messes. For those looking to save time and energy, I do not think the Bissell SpinWave will disappoint. It sure beats hand scrubbing or mopping the floor. Verdict: Due to the significant surface area of hard flooring in our home, keeping it clean can be a difficult and time-consuming task. I am thankful to have the Bissell SpinWave now because it is quick and convenient to use, and I do not have to sacrifice effectiveness when compared to manual scrubbing or mopping. My only wish is that the battery life was a little longer, but that is a minor inconvenience for me, and the battery life may be more than sufficient for others depending on how much hard flooring one has. Overall, I would recommend the Bissell SpinWave to anyone with hard floors that desires to clean them with ease. The SpinWave will save time and energy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quiet, Lightweight, Easy Maintenance

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    TechTux
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    I decided to try this product after being tired of using a regular mop and all the mess it entails. I have been impressed with the ease of use and how easy it was to switch / clean the pads. It cleans well with a light scrub however if there are hard stuck items will have to run over it a few times. Pros: Pads are easy to clean Comes with 2 bottles of cleaners Easy to handle and turns 180 Runs Quiet Good Battery life When spray it makes a sound Auto stops pads spinning when in full upright position Reservoir easy to read for water / cleaner mix Cons: Charges slowly Spins slow, hard stuck items will need to soak before removing Pads do not properly fit on plastic base holder Reservoir is plastic No Light The product comes with 2 types of pads; a scrub and a normal soft pad. I was impressed that it includes 2 bottles of cleaners and how little had to be used to properly clean. Reservoir:: Easy to read for portions of water / Cleaning solution mix. The markings for mixture are meant for Bissell's cleaning product so careful if using off brand. You are able to use off brand cleaners however make sure its not too thick base. Water can be warm but NOT hot as it could melt plastic container. Cap is a twist on that has a spot that water flows through. Be sure to clean cap so water deposit does not clog. Maintenance:: Pads are easily removable by Velcro to wash by hand. The pads are made well to be able to thoroughly clean. The only issue is pads are larger than the spinners so have to carefully place to not over lap. The book recommends to place pads on plastic base station then put the Bissell mop on the station to help line it up. However the pads are a little larger then the station and I found it difficult to line up at times. The entire product is plastic covering and easy to clean if needed, just make sure to wipe down with a cloth , do not try soaking any part. Battery:: Charging is easy and takes a few hours. There is a blue bar that indicates length of battery left. I was able to clean a fairly large room without risk of running out of battery. Only issue was when charging is needed it does take some time to charge. Bissell Cleaner: The cleaner has a light fragrant and cleans well. It is highly concentrated and able to clean large rooms without having to use alot of the product. It is a clear cleaner that does not bubble so when mixing with water will not see it mix. Overall its a good product that easily replaces the painful mop and maintenance cleaning makes it worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A much easier way to get floors super clean!

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    Shaunh20
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    No one likes to clean floors, it's a fact of life though that, unless we're blessed with enough money to hire a maid, we are going to have to do something to get those floors clean because...civilization right? Well my wife and I have looked high and low for solutions, we've tried just about every type of thing out there but have always come back to the simple mop solution with hands & knees touchup which is the best, but by no means the easiest or most desirable. We have, for a while, used a steam cleaner solution and it works rather well in concentrated areas but for an overall effect of cleanliness it just does not get the job done as well as we'd like. Upon receiving this my wife and I went about unboxing it and hoping it wouldn't be too much to do, because let's face it, no one really wants to spend their Saturday with this type of chore. Thankfully the assembly was very simple and very fast. There just wasn't much to put together at all to be honest. The majority of the time was simply reading and the actual physical act of unboxing everything. Speaking of unboxing, the Spinwave *does* come with two bottles of cleaning solution at the bottom of the box. Upon our initial unboxing we missed that (ok, I missed it) and the wife went back to look again after seeing in the manual that it should have included cleaning solution and lo and behold it did have cleaning solution bottles in the very bottom of the box. Out of the box the instructions say that you will need to charge for up to four hours before use. In our case our unit was fairly charged and in about 45 minutes it exhibited a full charge, indicated by very large blue lights on the front of the unit. If you have poor eyesight you will be very happy with the indicators of charge because it's impossible to miss, the lights are large and when you're charging they flash a large blue flash. Filling up the unit with the cleaning solution was, again, very easy to understand. You have two methods, a small mop session or a large mop session. Both are clearly marked on the actual unit and for us, we chose the large mop session, which means you will input a larger quantity of water as well as cleaning solution. There are two marks on each session indicator. You simply fill up the jug with water until you get to the mark that says "water" and then you continue to fill it slightly more until you get to the mark entitled "solution". Be aware that although this has the convenience of being cordless that, because of the nature of the rotating brushes, you will only get about 20 minutes worth of mop time before it's time to go back to the power line for more charging. With that being said, as long as you are aware you should be able to finish a large section unless you dilly dally (don't dilly dally!). If this is an issue you should know about that going in but honestly my wife was able to clean our front entrance way, the dining room, another entry room, our kitchen and our hallway on one charge so it should not be a problem. If it is, then buy two! So now the bottom line here, does it get your floor clean? Does it get it as clean as old fashioned mopping and hands & knees scrubbing? Yes it does! So long as you use the correct amount of solution and are thorough you will find when you are done that your floor will look fantastic, at least we did in our initial use. Honestly when I got home to see the floors I thought that my wife had possibly used the old fashioned mop, because they just looked that good! Now in case you are wondering, yes the pads will probably need washed after each use, you just throw them in a machine washer on delicate and then air dry them. The unit comes with two sets of pads, one for general use and one for fine/delicate use. The general pads come on the unit out of the box so we haven't had a chance to adhere them to the unit but it does come with a base to line them up and it appears to be easy. For me, I gave it five stars just for ease of assembly, the technology behind the product and the overall sturdiness and functionality of the unit. But the real question is what would my wife think - would it be up to her standards? Are the floors clean enough after using the Spinwave?? She said, yes...YES INDEED!!! Five stars from my wife as well! And if that don't tell you that the Spinwave is a winner then I don't know what will! TWO THUMBS UP...A RECOMMENDED BUY!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Cordless convenience

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    emiliosic
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    About two years ago got the Bissell CrossWave, which is great, but also like the extra convenience of this which is cordless. Although it works a bit differently, both use the same cleaning formulas. This unit came with two sample-size bottles of multi-surface formulas, a set of smooth pads installed and an extra set of 'scrubby' pads. It's fairly compact, no assembly required, and lightweight. The pads spin somewhat slowly and so is fairly quiet, a faint whirl, and does not bother others in the house. It takes about four hours to fully charge, and that provides about 30 minutes of runtime, for which I used about the small fill-line in the water/formula container. Ours came with two sample bottles of Multi-Surface formula. Since the floors were relatively dirty, used the multi-surface formula with the 'scrubby' pads. It cleaned the hardwood floors well, picking up stuck-on dirt the vacuums couldn't handle. Also used it on shiny ceramic on a bathroom floors. The floors dried up in a few minutes, but it left lots of residue and dull-looking floors. The next day, since the floors were now cleaner but still dull-looking, used the hardwood formula, which we had for the Bissell CrossWave, and this time, it left the hardwood floor back to its normal shine. It's very maneuverable and easy to use when cleaning under the feet of kitchen cabinets and around baseboards, since the pads won't scratch them. The mop has two buttons: And on/off and a spray button. The pads start spinning only after reclining the handle and stop when putting it straight. When pressing the spray button, it also makes a faint chime to remind that it's spraying formula. For storing, it comes with a tray, so storing it with moist pads is not a problem, it also stands on its own, so it's simple to store. The pads can be rinsed with warm water or are machine washable (wash them separately from clothes). Filling up the tank is straightforward: Remove it from the mop by pushing it up. There are no latches nor other pieces that might break. The tank itself is about the size of a sports water bottle. Fill it up with warm/hot tap water to the first mark, add formula to the second mark, close the cap and put it back on the mop, that's it. It has a cap that won't leak until is fully inserted into the mop. To keep in mind, the battery is not replaceable. It would be good to have a formula for hardwoods that would provide more luster. As for the multi-surface formula, consider using less of the formula mixed with the water for less residue on shiny floors, that worked better for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Better than a manual pad-type mop but a bit pricey

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    gadgeTT
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    Pros: * Lightweight * Easy to use * Sufficient motor power * Adequate battery life * Refillable fluid bottle and reusable cleaning pads Cons: * Could use more pressure on the pads for deeper cleaning * Easy to “walk away” while spinning so have to control its motion * Poor value versus similar non-motorized mops We have terrazzo and tile flooring throughout our home. Vacuuming is necessary for regular maintenance but wet mopping must also be done to get the typical traffic areas and muddy foot and paw prints. We’ve tried everything from manual (Swiffer-type) to motorized (Floor-mate) options and even semi-commercial spinning hard floor cleaners. They all have their pros and cons, so we’re constantly on the look-out for better options. The Bissell SpinWave Cordless mop is a reasonably good option for fill-in cleaning but isn’t quite optimal for more intense cleaning. The unit is relatively light which is a double-edged sword for cleaning floors; it’s easy to carry from room to room, but the lack of heft means that it doesn’t really muscle in to scrub the floors. It does a better job than the manual mops due to the spinning pads so it’s great for day-to day cleaning, but not so great for really deep cleaning. There are two buttons on the handle that are easy to see and use; one for turning the unit on and off and the other for manually spraying the solution from the refillable bottle. The battery status LEDs are easy to see and understand, too. The AC adapter is a typical wall-wart type that plugs into a hole on the handle. A docking base would be really nice, since it has a docking tray (to keep the wet pads from sitting on the floor) but you still have to plug the charging cable in separately. Overall, the unit cleans well enough and is easier to use than a manual spray-type mop for every-day cleaning. The value for the price paid is not the best, and would be better at a lower cost (price reduction or when on sale). The included reusable pads and refillable bottle make the price paid a bit easier to accept since you don’t have to continuously buy new bottles of fluid or replace disposable pads.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A Great Powered Mop…with a few "problems"

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    Panther68
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    Normally, when I write a review, they tend to be fairly lengthy, and extremely informative…of course, they also tend to be for serious tech products (TV, router, laptop, smart home products, etc). a powered mop isn’t very “technical”, thus I don’t feel it needs a lengthy, overly-informative, review. That being said, the Bissell SpinWave Cordless Powered Mop is still a great product, and one worth considering…once you get over the $150 price. Before I mention anything “bad”, I should start with its good points. With the included pads (one pair of standard, called “Soft Touch”; one pair of scrubbing, called “Scrubby”, it does a very good job. If there’s anything that requires excessive scrubbing, not even the “scrubbing” pads will do the perfect job, but it still does a far better job than I expected it to do. Bissell claims a “20 minute” battery life…in real-world use, I got slightly less than that (approximately 17 minutes), but I was more than happy with it lasting that long. The included Bissell Multi-Surface Formula liquid does more than an adequate job, although Bissell does offer more floor-specific cleaning liquids for the SpinWave (Multi-Surface Pet with Febreze, and Wood Floor Formula) for those with a “greater” need. As mentioned, above, there are some “bad” points. First, and foremost, is the price. $150 is a LOT to spend on a mop. Heck, even the corded version, at $100, is too much. Bissell would have been better off pricing the cordless version at $100, and the corded version around $60-70. So, before even considering the cordless version, one must ask themselves if they really NEED a powered cordless mop, and especially one costing as much as this does. Second, based on several long-term reviews I’ve read, there is a random problem of the spinning parts being “problematic”…and, by “problematic”, I’m attempting to put it nicely, without bad-mouthing Bissell. This is NOT to say that, if you purchase the SpinWave Cordless Powered Mop, you’ll end up having problems…it’s only to inform of the possibility. Thankfully, Bissell includes a 2-year warranty (in this era, most companies only include a 6-month, or 1-year, warranty), so, if you do run into any serious problems, Bissell has you covered. There’s also the cost of replacement items, as well as accessories. Bottles of the cleaning liquids run $11 each, for a 32oz bottle (you can purchase a 3-pack of the standard Multi-Surface cleaner for $30, saving $3, but that’s not really much of a savings). Then there’s the replacement pads, which are $13 for a 2-pack of standard “Soft” pads, $15 for a 2-pack of “Scrubby” pads, and $20 for a 4-pack of the “Mop Pads”. In the long-run, using the SpinWave could become considerably more costly than your typical mopping solutions. So, would I recommend this to others? The answer, unfortunately, is somewhat complicated. If you look ONLY at the product, itself, and what it does, completely ignoring the minor problem, as well as the overly-high cost (not just the initial purchase price, but also the cost of replacement/accessory items), then the answer would, hands down, be “yes”. However, when one considers the purchase price, as well as the cost of replacement/accessory items, then I might be inclined to say “no”. it is for this reason that I only gave the Bissell SpinWave Cordless Powered Mop a 4-star rating (in truth, I was leaning towards a 3-star rating, but decided I wouldn’t hold the star against the price). Disclaimer: This product was provided free, or at reduced cost, for the purpose of reviewing the product. Nevertheless, the above review, be it positive, negative, or somewhere in-between, is a 100% honest review, and the price paid played absolutely no part in my review. For the purpose of this review, in regards to the "I would recommend this to a friend", I answered 'Yes", but my honest answer is described, and explained, above.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not Up To The Job

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    The BISSELL SpinWave Cordless Mop is designed to fit somewhere between a Swiffer WetJet (spray and mop) and something more aggressive like the Hoover FloorMate (with scrubbing brushes that operates more like a carpet cleaner) - but its performance fails to rise to the capabilities of the cleaners that bracket it. The SpinWave uses two circular cleaning pads that spin as they scrub-up cleaning fluid that is pumped directly onto the floor from a reservoir - so in terms of functionality, it is really more like a Swiffer WetJet with spinning pads. But the motorized cleaning “action” doesn’t buy you any real additional bang for your buck. The pads attach by way of velcro and any deviation from mounting them perfectly will cause the mop to move a little erratically - so the twin circular pad idea doesn’t impress me at all. And even though the motorized pads create a cleaning action against the floor, the weight of the mop itself isn’t really sufficient to promote thorough cleaning - I felt like I needed to press down on the mop to get things really clean and the motor driving the cleaning pads wasn’t strong enough to let me do that. To be clear here, for a motorized mop, my expectation was that the added mechanics should demonstrate a clear advantage while reducing effort - I found that neither of these expectations was met. The mop did charge quickly and the charge held well while I used the mop around the house - but, again, the motor was annoyingly weak so you would need a longer battery life to support endlessly mopping over the same areas repeatedly. BISSELL includes two sets of washable pads - one for heavy-duty cleaning and one for light-duty cleaning. I wasn’t able to identify any difference in their ability to clean floors. The cleaning liquid is doing a lot of the work for this mop by providing a solvent for the wheels to buff over (like using a wet sponge is always better than using a dry paper towel on a floor stain). Overall, the SpinWave is nifty but weak. A better motor and a much better pad design could have made a more usable mop - but as designed, the BISSELL can’t even improve on basic non-powered mops.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Powered wet mopping

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    Bappy
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    Seeing my wife use a mop for years on our floors I thought the BISSELL - SpinWave Cordless Powered Mop would make the job so much easier for her. So once I had this unit assembled (you literally snap the handle to the main body, put on the cleaning pads and you are ready to go). You should plug the wireless unit in to charge which takes a few hours as the initial from the factory charge can vary. There are a series of three blue lights that provide a status of the battery charge. Two small containers of multi use cleaner are provided with the unit, mix with water and place in the reservoir on the front of the unit. Once charged you are ready to clean. You can dispense solution on the floor from the unit and it provides a small chime to indicate it was dispensed. My wife used the unit and came to the conclusion that very little solution was needed to clean the floor. Now some of her observations were that if you like the pad cleaner (starts with S ends in R) you will be a fan of this BISSELL SpinWave Cordless Powered Mop. However as I found out, she likes to rinse the mop during use to actually clean the floor and remove dirt. She said that wet pad cleaning solutions are kinda just like spreading around the grime (did not know this prior to getting this unit - my bad). I mentioned to her, this is more of a commentary on her way of cleaning, this unit does what it was designed to do and does it well. She also mentioned that with the tank full of solution it really adds to the weight of this cordless unit. She also said unlike a mop it was difficult to get into tight places (like around a toilet) when using a traditional mop. My observations were the linoleum floor looked clean and shiny after using this unit and our hardwood floors looked fantastic (however be careful to sweep or vacuum up any dirt prior, as the circular motion of the pads could scratch hardwoods if dirt or small rocks get caught up in the pads). However she mentioned that the linoleum floor was a little sticky from the solution (I also thought so), I suspect it would be less so when using less of it. The pads are washable and can be put in a washing machine. A rubber tray is provided so you can place the unit (standing up) on the tray with wet pads. Overall I thought this was a nice addition to our fleet of cleaning devices. Not sure how much she is going to use it though. However I plan on repurposing it to clean my elderly mom’s laminate floors. I suspect it will do a wonderful job. Pros: - Wireless, built in 18v rechargeable battery. - cleaning solution provided (use a little at a time) - awesome if you already like wet mopping pad cleaning solutions. Cons: - heavier than expected with solution in the tank (don’t fill to the top) - old fashioned rinse and repeat mop fans might not care for it. - solution leaves a sticky residue (at least on linoleum floors). - hard to use in tight place (like near toilets) however it is very maneuverable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Pleasantly Surprised...

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    The SpinWave Cordless Powered Mop is building on a solid product lineup from Bissel. Assembly was a 'snap' and requires little to no time to get this product ready for use - other than doing the initial full-charge conditioning of the battery. Overall, the cleaning effectiveness of this machine is solid. The weight and balance of this power mop feels nearly perfect along with the height (extension) of the handle. In operation, the rotation action provides a steady and predictable amount of forward 'pull', never feeling like it is going to take off or go out-of-control. The kit comes with two sets of cleaning pads, one for set that can be used for any surface because of the relative softness of the contact surface and a second set explicitly designed for increased scrubbing action - which is not recommended for hard woods or delicate surfaces. We found both pad types to be extremely effective in removing dirt otherwise left behind by our Shark steam-based cleaner. Outstanding! The unit is not very loud in operation and charges relatively quickly. Cannot comment on the battery life duration due to the limited time to test but at first blush, it appears this system should easily clean a few hundred square feet at least twice under normal conditions. Cleaning solution consumption was markedly less than expected and our floors dried quickly with the provided solution. The only gripe I have about this system is that it only comes with one set of each type of cleaning pad. I don't see the added cost factor of providing two sets of each as a big deal and it would make for a better customer experience to always have at least 1 extra set of pads in waiting. At the very least, Bissel should include 2 sets of the basic cleaning pad as this will be the more commonly used arrangement. Other than that minor nit, the overall design and performance far exceeded our expectations. Pros: Easy to assemble. Light weight and very well balanced in-hand. Remarkably quiet in operation. Strong yet controlled motion on tile and hardwood surfaces. Charges quickly. Cleans thoroughly with a minimum amount of solutions sprayed. Cons: Should come equipped with 2 sets of the regular pads and 1 set of the deeper cleaning, scrub pads. * 4 and half stars to be sure and we'd recommend this product to friends & family without a second thought.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A fun way to mop

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    Bissell Spinwave Intro This SpinWave mop makes mopping fun… sort of. It is light and it has a built-in handle to make it easier to carry around. It is quiet so go right ahead and mop in the middle of the night. The power button is located on the handle for ease of operation. You can pause and put the unit on stand-by by putting it in the upright position. However, reclining it back to the cleaning position takes putting your foot on the unit’s foot and pulling the handle back. A release lever would have been nice. It’s cordless! Yay! It takes about three and a half hours to fully charge the battery and the charge have typically been good for +/-20 minutes of continuous cleaning time. There are three LED charge indicators located on the front (3 LEDs=100%-67%, 2 LEDs=66%-33%, 1 LED=32%-10%, 1 flashing LED means you should take a break and charge the unit). The clean water tank has fill lines to easily mix water and the cleaning formula. One for small room cleaning and another for a large room. I don’t think the battery charge will last for that large room cleaning though. It comes with 4 reusable and washable pads. Two regular pads and two pads with rough strips for scrubbing. Because the cleaning formula leaves streaks on tiles, noticeable on dark tile floors. Because of that, I mainly use the scrubber pads for cleaning then use the regular pads to buff the streaks out. So much for making mopping fun and easy. There is a push button on the handle to dispense the formula and it will also make a buzzing noise while it is dispensing. It comes with a storage tray which keeps the unit off the floor and helps vent the wet cleaning pads for faster drying time. Pros - Cordless - Light weight - Cleaning pads are reusable and washable Cons - Cleaning formula leaves streaks - 3+ hours charging time for -20 minutes cleaning time - Needs a release lever to recline the unit Outro If you need to do some maintenance mopping, this will do the work easily. Instead of the breaking out the old fashioned bucket and mop, you might just reach out for this Bissell SpinWave!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Bissell Spinwave Mop Keeping It Simple

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    I figured by the slightly weighty feel to the Spinwave that it would be kind of powerful and I was not disappointed. The AC charger needs to be connected until the indicator lights show it's ready. Once I added warm tap water and the included cleaning solution to the easy-to-access fluid tank (it has marks for small and large jobs) and put the tank cap back on and into position it was ready to work. The two sets of included pads (fine and coarse) attach with tough velcro pads and can be set inside the storage base to make it easy to center them on the mop. Set the pads in place, and set the mop down right on them in the base, and you are ready to go. I chose the small job tank level and set about doing the linoleum floors in the kitchen and 2 bathrooms. It took very little time and with the swivel ability of the mop head itself and the ability of the pad edges to reach further than the actual mop ahead along the edges of cabinets and appliances, I was able to get clean what I can't quite hit with a steam mop. The mop motors are pretty powerful but quiet, and you can feel the "intertia" of them as they spin the mop pads. All you have to do to spray the cleaner is press a button on the handle and the unit beeps to confirm the solution is coming out. I noticed the mop wants to "travel" quickly a bit along edges of carpet edge strips, but there is nothing that seems of a concern. The ease of getting the tank in and out, the ease of attaching and detaching the cleaning pads, the remaining battery indicator (I used a third on this test) and the overall good job it did make this Spinwave mop a decent addition to your household cleaning arsenal. I bet it would make keeping a laminate floored house clean a lot easier than with a steam mop, though really high traffic and grungy situations might benefit from the heat of those. In any case, the Spinwave was very quick to set up and very easy to use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice concept, easy to use

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    So I have a lot of hard floors in my house and I have been looking for a decent mop to clean a lot of it without soaking the floors since I have engineered hardwoods. This looked like the ticket. To start, the mop is reasonably compact, comes with a 'stand' and 4 pads (2 sets). It works like many other mops in the class by spraying cleaning solution in front of the mop then you run the mop over it, rather than dipping it in a bucket and slopping water all over the place. What sets this one apart however is the powered part of it. The pads spin and actually pull the mop forward, it's almost like a vacuum for your hard floors while still being a mop. The cleaning capability is decent, I had a few dried mess spots to try this out on and it did a good job with little effort. Now for a couple of negatives... Charging the mop is a bit of a disappointment. It comes with an AC adapter, however it just hangs out of the wall with a wire that you plug into the back of the mop, there's no dock, wall mount, or other clean look to the charging system, so it can easily become just another AC adapter that you forget what it is part of if you put it away at some point. The stand has holes around the side so dont plan on putting the mop on it with wet pads or it'll leak on to your floors. There's also no place to put the extra pads on the mop or the stand. So in all you have 3-5 'accessories' that just have to sit somewhere rather than being self-contained. All in call it's a decent automatic mop that does not put down too much water which allows it to work for a wide variety of floors, but the accessory management and charging ease of use could use a little more attention.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pretty Cool

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    Olive
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    This powered floor mop is fantastic! The way I describe this product to people is that it’s like one of those machines that janitors use in schools to buff the floor (like in the movies) – except modern looking, made for your house, and lightweight/compact. Setup is a snap, all you do is attach two touch pads and add the appropriate solution/water combo. It comes with softer pads for hardwood floors and scrubby ones for tougher messes. Using it is even easier because of the rotating pads – it’s basically self-propelled with the only work coming from using the on-demand spray to dispense as much or little solution on the floor (which is great for wood and laminate floors especially). In terms of solutions, there are various ones such as an all-in-one, wood, or even area rug. Which brings me to my favorite part – it can be used on area rugs too! What an insanely brilliant idea. As you’re cleaning your floor you can literally just move it from the floor to the area rug – so all walking areas are being cleaned. I have already recommended this to all my family and friends. Each person has been amazed when using it and has either bought one or is saving up to get one. I’ve gone through a ton of cleaning tools and it ended up sticking with the traditional mop and bucket with pedal that spins the mop in the bucket before coming upon this. Everything else I have come across either didn’t do a great job cleaning or if it did, it took too long to assemble/clean up. This is the perfect mix of great cleaning ability, ease-of-use, and complete tool; not to mention has replaced all floor cleaning tools and products unrelated to this. If you have hard floors, this is a must have!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Let it do the WORK for YOU

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    I was kinda excited to get this Bissell SpinWave for the spinning 2 headed cleaning pads to clean my sealed hardwood floors i also have linoleum floors. Right now i have a shark stem cleaner type mop. It work good but a lot of pushing it back and forth and scrubbing the same area if you have a little dirt. Now the spinwave i just let it do it's job and let it kinda move on it's own on the floor. I did notice a brighter shine on the floors it was very easy to use. Now i do wish the Bissell had a speed selection this only goes i speed kinda at a slow to medium speed. The other thing i wish it had was a removable battery pack so i don't have to keep the unit plugged in. This does take sometime to charge for as little time as you get to use it for. 1 charge it will run for about 25min that's not a lot of time if you want to go over the floor twice. This doe's come with 2 sample bottles of there floor cleaner witch i used it was safe on my hardwood floors. To replace the bottle is only 10.00 not bad price for floor cleaner. So overall not a bad product wish it had a speed control, battery pack.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice Clean Floors Again!

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    As a single guy who rarely has anyone over, I tend to not bother with things like cleaning the floors. Yes, I let my Shark Robot Vacuum run around every week and pick up the dust but I tend to forget to mop the floors. You know it's time to mop when you bounce a ball on the floor and it sticks. Well it wasn't quite that bad but it did have some sticky spots. I always found it a pain to fill a bucket with water, add some cleaning solution to it and drag it around the rooms trying not to bump into it while mopping. This Bissell SpinWave Cordless Powered Mop made the job easy and the floors are nice and clean again. The mop is easy to maneuver, it turns on a dime and is pretty light weight. The spray bottle pulls out for filling and the lines on the bottle made it easy to add the right amount of cleaning fluid to the water. The mop comes with 2 sets of cleaning pads, soft touch pads for light mopping and scrubby pads for seriously sticky floors. It also came with two 8 ounce bottles of multi surface cleaning solution. It came with a storage tray for storing the mop and the tray helps you re-align the pads after you've removed the dirty pads and washed and dried them.Of course it also came with a power adapter to charge the mop. The blue indicators on the front of the mop let you know how much charge is left. Charging takes 4 hours for a full charge. The only problem I found is due to the size of the cleaning heads, I couldn't get it between my tub and my toilet. If it were slightly smaller, it would have fit, but it wasn't that big a deal. Knowing how easy it is now to clean my floors, I will probably have clean floors way more often.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok, but not for heavy duty cleaning

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    I've used this mop several times in the week I've had it and so far its just about average. The battery lasts for a decent amount of time for a fully cordless mop. I would say about 30 minutes or so. I liked that it came with two bottles of cleaning solution and two sets of cleaning pads so i could use it right out of the box. Also included is a tray that the mop sits in when not in use. Not a big deal, but kind of nice to have. My biggest complaint with this mop is that it is more suitable for surface cleaning. I have young kids who specialize in making messes. This works well for quick clean ups and spills, but not for something that has hardened or been sitting overnight. I like that it cleans in a circular motion unlike my Shark Mop that just steams the floor. I wish the brushes scrubbed a little bit harder so that it would clean more of the hardened mess on the floor. I used the scrub pads with the cleanser and it picked up the easy stains pretty easily. I tried cleaning up spaghetti sauce that was left overnight and I had to saturate it with the water and it still didn't clean it all up. I ended up scrubbing it with a separate scrub brush and then cleaned it up. I thought this mop would let me get rid of the conventional mop and bucket, but instead, it is ideal for use in between heavy cleanings and for spot cleanups. For the price, i would probably buy something else, so I wouldn't recommend this mop for primary use and there are other options available that are a little bit less.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Just as Good as Manual but Much Easier

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    The Bissell SpinWave comes with a manual but it is so intuitive that you can probably just ignore it. The indicators for the cleaning solution included in the package certainly helps too. Spraying the cleaning solution is simple. To start, let me tell you that mopping floor is probably the worst thing I have to do inside my house every week. It’s a tedious job and I’m always looking for something to make it easier. This mop is very lightweight and the spinning process makes it almost effortless to mop my wood floor, since it moves the Bissell SpinWave forward. The fact that it is cordless is probably the coolest feature for me since I hate wires entangling while I work. Full battery charge is good for about 20 minutes but that’s enough to finish the first floor of my house. The pads can be cleaned in the washing machine. I was very satisfied with the results. It cleaned the floors much better than I could manually. It also cleaned better than my automated robot mop although that one should be used only as a quick in-between after a real mopping job, which this Bissell can do very well. The scrubby pad was great in areas such as the kitchen where the floor is tiles and the soft ones were perfect on the hardwood floors. I did find one thing that could be better designed: the stand. It should not be used if the pads are wet because it spills. Still, this is first mop that I gladly have nice things to say about. Better than this is when they come up with a totally automated one, similar to the robot I have but that can perform as well as this Bissel SpinWave. For now, this one is hard to beat.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for Busy Person Lifestyle

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    I went into this test with trepidation - a battery-powered device with spinning pads and how could something so lightweight clean effectively. I came away very surprised after a week of testing and ownership. This device is so simple to use - charge it up before first use - following directions on mixing cleaning solution - and then clean. What I discovered was that even my "clean" house needed several passes (over several days) to bring my floor to a high level of clean and feel. One use is not going to clean as well as you'd like - it is much like using a robot vacuum - first and second uses will leave you wondering why you paid what you did for the device. The key with this device (and the robot cleaner reference I used), is to live with it and to use it regularly. This device saves time and will leave you WANTING to clean floors. With each use the floor leaves less brown nastiness on the pads and you will start getting the floor to just be a proper clean. Then you can just do weekly or more as you like to maintain (instead of spreading dirt from one place to another). I highly recommend this to people who are busy and/or who hate to do floors. It holds a charge and just makes doing floors nearly effortless. Cleanup of the pads is easy per the instructions and I even found hand washing with laundry detergent and hanging to dry works as well. Two sets of two pads are provided - a "scrubby" one which I used from the outset and a softer one that I now use to maintain the clean which I've achieved.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Great, Easy to Use

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    I've been using a spray bottle and a push mop to clean my hardwood floors for a few years. The SpinWave does an excellent job removing spots off the floor and restoring a shine I don't quite get from a push mop. Pros: The spinwave comes with two different types of pads. One set for occasional cleaning and a 2nd set with scrubbers for tougher jobs. Applying the pads are pretty easy. Lay them in the tray that comes with the SpinWave and sit the heads straight down on top and the velcro does the rest. Using the mop is pretty simple. Push the power button and it starts rotating. It moves a bit odd at times as the heads rotate on the floor, but it's pretty easy to control. Pull the trigger when you're ready for cleaning solution. The spray goes about 5-6 inches in front of the mop and the cleaning agent worked great on my floor. The pads are washable so your not roped into constantly buying disposable pads. Cons: The battery life isn't super but it's enough to finish my floors. It is also a bit large and the scrub pads take up a lot of room. Storage may be a bit tricky for some. Some may find navigating it a bit difficult as the spinning pads may sway it in one direction or another, but after a few minutes, I had a pretty good handle on it. Final Thoughts: I would recommend this if you're looking to get away from the mop or disposable pads and want to get a great shine with less effort.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Want the Kids to Mop? Problem Solved!

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    If I handed my kids a mop & bucket I'd end up with 1) Two complaining kids, 2) A flooded kitchen. Put this thing in their hands and there is excitement to use. Just don't tell them they're mopping. #CleaningToys The SpinWave features 2 good-sized pads that spin to do a good job of cleaning tile and wood floors. This isn't for cleaning up a spill like a mop would be, of course, but more than replaces a standard mop for cleaning jobs. Two sets of pads are included, one a "scrubby" pad for deep dirt, and works GREAT on textured tile floors, and the other a flat pad for more standard cleaning or polishing. Pads can easily be washed in the washer when dirty, not only allowing them to be reused, but also avoiding the nastiness of string or sponge mops. The SpinWave includes a removable water bottle with clearly-marked lines for mixing cleaning fluid and water (2 lines -- 1 for "small jobs" and 1 for "large jobs"). The device is cordless, and quickly recharges with the included AC adapter. When not in use, the SpinWave includes a plastic base to keep your pads from just sitting on the floor. But as mentioned, the kids will love using this to help clean up. Certainly not what Bissell probably wants to use as a primary marketing tactic, but you can't discount being able to use something to get the kids to help.

    I would recommend this to a friend