Vax Platinum Power Max ECB1SPV1 review
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Vax says its Platinum Power Max carpet cleaner is its best ever model, and should have carpets near-dry in an hour using the quick-clean setting. The brand also claims it's better at cleaning than the leading rental brand. We sent this carpet cleaner to the lab to see whether it lives up to these claims and can effectively deep clean even the grimiest of carpets.
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- Should I buy it?
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