You can tell from the thread title that I live a bit of a rock star lifestyle . Or b...... Anyhoo . Just posted as a follow up to the thread where I asked for steam cleaner recommendations that could do the kitchen and carpets, but after advice from you good folk and plenty of geeky research I decided on a carpet cleaner and will get a steam mop for the kitchen. Today I bought one of these: Bissell Healthy Home Pet Carpet Cleaner. Reviews, Bissell Healthy Home Pet Carpet Cleaner. Ratings at Argos and it is utterly blummin fabulous . I thought that I kept a clean house, but two tanks full of black water from the hall later.....:blink: :crazy: :yikes: :yikes: .