If I were to rank my best household purchases ever, this would make the top 10:
I bought my steam vac several months ago when Kohl's was having a massive sale. I don't regret it one bit.
Last night I worked on the stain in the living room carpet caused by someone (not me) leaving his glass of iced tea on a table for a certain cat (not Calvin) to knock over. I also went over the mat by the back door and a filthy rug from our youth room. There's not a lot of hope for that rug (although there was some improvement), but the tea stain in the living room lightened considerably. This is what came up:
Gross, huh? I blame the tea and teenager filth.