Prices & Hiring | Rug Doctor

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Prices & Hiring

The Rug Doctor machine is available for hire at the following rates:




Hand  Tool

4 Hours (Minimum Rate)


+ $6.50

8 Hours


+ $6.50

Overnight (After 4pm - 9am)


+ $6.50

24 Hours


+ $6.50


The above rates exclude cleaning products and refundable bond.

Please note, the Hand tool is an additional cost to the hire of the machine. Please ask at checkouts if you require this.


These prices are GST inclusive


To hire a machine you need at least 2 forms of ID which include:

One photo ID from this list:

  • Current Photo NZ Driver's License
  • Current NZ Passport
  • Current Photo NZ 18+ Card/Kiwi Access card


And one ID from this list:

  • Debit / Credit card
  • Vehicle registration


Although Rug Doctor does not state that you need a credit card as one of your ID’s, most stores will not hire a machine without suitable ID.

A refundable bond of $50.00 is required at every store. The bond may vary in some stores. The bond will be refunded upon returning the machine to the store clean and back by the due time.

No. The Upholstery / Hand Tool for cleaning staircases & tight spaces or for furniture & upholstery is charged separately. This is an additional rate of $6.50 with a 4hr - 24hr machine hire. Remember to request the Hand Tool if required.

At Rug Doctor we are committed to protecting your privacy. Our booking system is designed to protect your information from others. Please see our other page on Privacy Policies.

Yes. It is recommended to book the machine in advance. More so when hiring during the weekend. To book phone or call into the store you plan to hire from and see them at the customer service desk.

Rug Doctor is not available by ordering a machine over the phone and having it delivered.

Rug Doctor carpet cleaning machines can be hired from your local supermarket or hardware store. There are over 550 stockists throughout New Zealand where you can hire a carpet cleaning machine from 4 to 24 hours, as well as buy specialty carpet cleaning products.