Pawsitively Clean® By BISSELL Carpet Cleaning Machine Rental Now Available At PetSmart® Stores

Pawsitively Clean® By BISSELL Carpet Cleaning Machine Rental Now Available At
                               PetSmart® Stores

24-hour-rental machine provides a quick and easy option to clean carpets in
homes with pets

PR Newswire

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 23, 2012

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Being a pet parent is not
unlike being a regular parent. Puppies need potty training and cats are
curious – even knocking over a drink from time to time. Accidents happen, but
they can be easy to clean up. Pawsitively Clean^® by BISSELL, has been helping
PetSmart^® customers tackle all kinds of pet messes since 2009. Now, PetSmart
customers have an opportunity to clean entire rooms quickly and easily with
the Pawsitively Clean carpet cleaning rental machine.

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"We created Pawsitively Clean products to target pet messes by type so
consumers can go to the shelf and get exactly the formulation they need," said
Jim Krzeminski, president, BISSELL Business Ventures. "The Pawsitively Clean
carpet cleaning rental machine builds on those products which can be used
every day. The rental machine is available when it's time for a whole room
cleaning. It's easy to use and the carpets dry quickly so you can get back to

Available at most PetSmart stores, the Pawsitively Clean carpet cleaning
machine can be rented in 24-hour time segments. Adding machine rentals is
another way PetSmart is adding convenience for pet parents. Pick up a bag of
food, a few treats, a rental machine and even a toy ... to keep Fido or Fluffy
busy while you're cleaning the carpets.

The machine cleans on both the forward and backward pass and the two-tank
system is easy to fill and empty. The specially-formulated machine formula
with odor-eliminating technology penetrates to remove tough pet stains and
dirt. A nine-foot hose provides the reach to clean carpeted stairs and even
car upholstery. The Pet Stain Eraser™ hand tool, helps to reach tough spots,
cleaning from the bottom of the carpet, to provide the deepest clean.

"PetSmart carries several pet clean-up solutions from the Pawsitively Clean
line, which are specifically designed to tackle the toughest pet stains and
odors," said Krzeminski. "Now you can get all your pet clean up products in
one place."

The cost to rent a Pawsitively Clean by BISSELL carpet cleaning machine at
PetSmart is $24.99 for a 24-hour rental and $3 for a 24-hour accessory rental.

Visit to learn more or to see a demo of the machine.

About BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
A 136-year-old company, Grand Rapids-based BISSELL Homecare, Inc., is the
top-selling brand in floor care appliances^1 with an expanding presence
worldwide. As an innovator of cleaning products, BISSELL produces and sells
vacuums, sweepers, deep-cleaning machines, bare floor cleaners and cleaning
formulas at retail locations across the globe. The company is in its fourth
generation of family leadership.

About PetSmart
PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) is the largest specialty pet retailer of
services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. The company employs
approximately 50,000 associates and operates more than 1,249 pet stores in the
United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, over 194 in-store PetSmart^®
PetsHotel^® dog and cat boarding facilities and is a leading online provider
of pet supplies and pet care information ( PetSmart
provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products; and
offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp^SM
day care services and pet adoption services. Since 1994, PetSmart Charities,
Inc., an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit animal welfare organization and the
largest funder of animal welfare efforts in North America, has provided more
than $165 million in grants and programs benefiting animal welfare
organizations. Through its in-store pet adoption partnership with PetSmart
Charities^®, PetSmart has helped save the lives of more than 5 million pets.

1. Based on NPD sales data


Contact: Trish Taylor, BISSELL Homecare, Inc., +1-616-791-1572,
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