Patent Number: 6,253,414

Title: Carpet extractor with headlights

Abstract: A carpet extractor is disclosed having scrub brushes located behind a transparent suction nozzle, whereby the brushes are visible through the nozzle. A main frame of the extractor is formed with transparent portions adjacent to the ends of the brushes, so that he brushes are also visible from the sides of the extractor. Headlights are provided on either side of the suction nozzle for illuminating the floor adjacent to the suction nozzle. The headlights are formed so that a portion of the light emitted by the headlights passes through a transparent portion of the main frame adjacent to the brushes and illuminates the brushes for improved viewing of he brushes. The headlights are also formed so that a portion of the light emitted by the headlights passes through the edge walls of the suction nozzle and illuminates the soiled cleaning liquid traveling through the nozzle.

Inventors: Bradd; Sidney H. (Solon, OH), Essex; John D. (North Canton, OH)

Assignee: The Hoover Company

International Classification: A47L 11/30 (20060101); A47L 11/40 (20060101); A47L 11/00 (20060101); A47L 11/34 (20060101); A47L 11/29 (20060101); A47L 5/30 (20060101); A47L 9/30 (20060101); A47L 5/22 (20060101); A47L 009/30 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018