Vacuum Cleaners Buying Guide
Our buying guide will explain which type of vacuum cleaner would suit you most, how much you can expect to pay for one, and which features are worth looking out for.
Great for the first 2 years
I purchased in 2015 as my existing one died after approx. 7 years (brand unknown). It was more than I wanted to pay for a Dustbuster yet I figured it was a reputable brand so I did anyway as I just cannot be without one. I found the suction good & unit runs well albeit a bit noisy but I expected that as it was a more powerful unit than my last one. Unit is easy to use, a good weight, looks good & recharges well. I use it regularly for small pickups & vacuuming the car. However, in the last 6 months I have noticed it no longer charges properly ...& runs for only about 15-20 secs before totally dying. I had hoped it would last at least 3 years for the $98 I paid. As I now need to purchase a new unit I am left wondering if I want to pay even more money for the same again.
Although I bought this item in 2015, it has only been used to do some light cleaning of two rugs from time to time. When I went to charge it up, the blue light didn't come on. I kept it connected to the power for some time however it failed to charge up. Obviously there is some problem with the battery or connection.
I begrudge spending $100 on something that doesn't last and no doubt will become an addition to landfill!
I purchased a Black & Decker Dustbuster (DV1610-XE) in February 2015. Within 12-months it had stopped charging and I was given a replacement in February of this year.
Alas, the same issue has occurred again in just over 6-months of very limited use. The appliance is no longer charging and is therefore unusable.
My new best friend.
I can't believe I've gone through the last 5 years with 2 kids without one of these. I owned one (other brand) before having the kids but I wasn't happy with it and haven't used it much. Therefore I lost faith in handlheld vacuum cleaners and never thought of buying another one again.
Until recently when I saw my friend using one, after one of our kids broke a glass at her home... If it was my house, I would have gone and grabbed the big old dinosaur, our old and heavy vacuum cleaner, cords and all.
I came home keen on it, did my research and...
Great Handy Dustbuster
Hubby bought this B&D Dustbuster home, my first reaction was to take it back to the store as our old one(different brand) didn't day have much suction. But wow am I blown away by this B&D. Suction is awesome for some light everyday use and I love how it is so easy to charge with its own standing charger.
Good handheld Dustbuster for small cleaning job that won't break the bank
|Category||Handheld Vacuum Cleaners|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
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