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Over the years I've purchased several cordless, hand-held vacuum cleaners a=
nd each has been a big disappointment.   Does anybody own one that has good=
 really suction and is easy to use (no big complicated hassle to use attach=
ments, etc.)  Or do you have one that I should avoid?

TIA

Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.

Re: OT Hand-held vac
Shark Europro = enough suction to satisfy anyone!  barnyowl


Over the years I've purchased several cordless, hand-held vacuum cleaners
and each has been a big disappointment.   Does anybody own one that has good
really suction and is easy to use (no big complicated hassle to use
attachments, etc.)  Or do you have one that I should avoid?

TIA

Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.


Re: OT Hand-held vac
On Monday, May 28, 2012 6:58:22 PM UTC-4, Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.=
 wrote:
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od really suction and is easy to use (no big complicated hassle to use atta=
chments, etc.)  Or do you have one that I should avoid?
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I have a Dyson hand held and love it.  My big Dyson is just too heavy for e=
veryday use, although I use it often for the rugs. The hand held uses all o=
f my big Dyson's attatchments and came with a few others.  It has a long tu=
be for hard flooring and beater bar for rugs and upholstery.  The suction i=
s great.  I can do the sewing room, living room, kitchen, dining room and b=
ath on a single charge. The only part that needs to be plugged in for charg=
ing is a small part about the size of a pack of cigarettes.  I really like =
it a lot.

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On Mon, 28 May 2012 20:10:39 -0500, snipped-for-privacy@comcast.net wrote

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Yep.  We love this one.  I rarely get out our big Hoover vac anymore.

Maureen


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On May 28, 6:58=A0pm, "Leslie & The Furbabies in MO."
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good really suction and is easy to use (no big complicated hassle to use at=
tachments, etc.) =A0Or do you have one that I should avoid?
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Mine is corded - Dirt Devil - but it works well particularly on the
stairs.  Then again, I usually get away with my Dyson animal with it's
attachments.  But that is a pain to haul up/down stairs.  I had a
tiney corded Dirt Devil upright that I really liked but it had no
tools.  Decided I wanted tools.  DH bought one at Xmas and after
several uses and more than one repair with each use it ended up on the
front lawn.  I wanted a second machine for upstairs so I didn't have
to lug the Dyson.  Just not to be apparently so I'm currently
lugging.  What a pain.  Cordless/handheld...good luck, especially with
furry kids like we have.

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I have a Shark and we are Not friends.  Not cordless, loud and heavy.  Don't
know which model. I don't get it out unless desperate.  I'd put up with the
loud and heavy but somehow the beast manages to get dust and fluff up inside
and above the cup.  I have to coax and crochet hook the wandering wad that
blows up where it can't dump readily. Mine just may be a lemon.  My coolest
trip for giving the sewing room floor a tidy is to cut a scrap of batting
the size of our Swifter mop base.  I mist it with plain water and swipe
around the traffic pattern and sewing/cutting areas.  No cost, no racket and
Very effective.  Polly


On May 28, 6:58 pm, "Leslie & The Furbabies in MO."
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Mine is corded - Dirt Devil - but it works well particularly on the
stairs.  Then again, I usually get away with my Dyson animal with it's
attachments.  But that is a pain to haul up/down stairs.  I had a
tiney corded Dirt Devil upright that I really liked but it had no
tools.  Decided I wanted tools.  DH bought one at Xmas and after
several uses and more than one repair with each use it ended up on the
front lawn.  I wanted a second machine for upstairs so I didn't have
to lug the Dyson.  Just not to be apparently so I'm currently
lugging.  What a pain.  Cordless/handheld...good luck, especially with
furry kids like we have.


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I have one of these:
http://www.handheldvacuum.org/handheld-vacuum-review/black-decker-phv1800cb-handheld-vacuum-review-a-powerful-home-cleaning-tool /

It is 4 years or so now but still works pretty well.  I liked it enough to
buy one for ds.  I bet his is still like new.  lol   I do have a lot of pet
hair I
have to clean out of the filter often.  That comes with the furbabies
though.
HTH, Taria

"Leslie & The Furbabies in MO."  wrote in message

Over the years I've purchased several cordless, hand-held vacuum cleaners
and each has been a big disappointment.   Does anybody own one that has good
really suction and is easy to use (no big complicated hassle to use
attachments, etc.)  Or do you have one that I should avoid?

TIA

Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.


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One thing to look to to NOT get is one that is powered by a NiCad battery.
These eventually overtime build up a memory and soon will never charge
again.  You are supposed to use such batteries to the bitter end before
recharging, but I find it rather annoying to leave the cordless laying there
on the floor running for another ten or fifteen minutes to fully stop
running before I put it on the charging stand.  This is after the power is
so low there is no suction left.

I don't have a recommendation since I've hated everyone I've had so far.

Steve


Over the years I've purchased several cordless, hand-held vacuum cleaners
and each has been a big disappointment.   Does anybody own one that has good
really suction and is easy to use (no big complicated hassle to use
attachments, etc.)  Or do you have one that I should avoid?

TIA

Leslie & The Furbabies in MO.



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On Mon, 28 May 2012 17:58:22 -0500, Leslie & The Furbabies in MO. wrote

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We have the cordless Dyson "stick" vac.  It works really well as a hand vac
if you take off the long "stick" part.

Maureen


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