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What hoover do you use?

Nov 01, 2015 5:13 AM

This might sound odd, but I have struggled with hoovers for years.

I had a dyson ball which I found fantastic as it's lightweight and easy to use but now I have a light weight vax hoover but it has so much suction that it's very difficult to move across the carpet

Nov 01, 2015 6:33 AM

I have a dyson but it's so heavy that I find doing the stairs (plus carting it up and down stairs) pretty difficult. I'm going to invest in an "upstairs" vacuum soon. Hopefully a G-Tech Air Ram since they're supposed to be lightweight. My frozen shoulder is really painful with hoovering.

Nov 01, 2015 7:08 AM

I was thinking about getting a gtech air ram too

Nov 01, 2015 7:09 AM

Apparently it doesn't replace your normal vacuum as it doesn't do stairs very well but it's had good reviews from what I can see. I just want lightweight that picks up dog hair.

Nov 01, 2015 1:29 PM

We went to an Oreck store and tries some different ones out. They even had a brand from Europe that was more expensive, and better, but was too heavy for me. Living in a 1-story ranch with only 3 carpeted rooms, laminate living area and tiled kitchen, we didn't need anything but the basic, that was light enough to push (lifting limit of 5 lb) for me. I went on Amazon and got the Oreck XL Commercial vacuum. No houses or attachments, but it flattens to go under furniture and beds. It's perfect and takes little effort from me. The store will service and clean it once a year for its lifetime.

Nov 01, 2015 2:40 PM

I have a Shark. And loves it!! It's basically self propelled but not so much that it drags you around the room and it cleans excellent. I actually ordered it off of the infomercial. It was expensive, but I made monthly payments on it, and it was SO worth it.

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