Shocking design fault
We bought this specifically because it was pet hair compatible and to replace an aging Dyson. Worked fine for a couple of days then the filter clogged light came on. Except every time we emptied the vacuum there was very little dirt. We discovered the main tube was completely blocked from the power head all the way up the main tube. After removing with a long rod we tried again and it clogged after about 10 minutes. This vacuum is definitely NOT pet hair compatible. The tubes are too narrow to allow free suction and the dirt container is way too small. Only redeeming feature is when completely empty it worked better than our Dyson, BUT clogs easily and quickly. May return for a refund.
Purchased in September 2020 at Big W for $149.00.
Returning it after 1hr of owing it
I brought this today and every 10 seconds the filter blows off throwing all the dirt back over the floor again. I have checked and removed several times but I can’t even use it! What a waste of money, do not buy!!!
Purchased in May 2020 at Big W for $189.00.
What a bargain
Had been looking for a stick vacuum to clean the floor as well as the car. Saw this when bigw had a sale and I bought this for less than $140. I bought a Dyson v6 for my mum before and my sibling has a v7 so I have used the Dyson vacuums. This Black & Decker is such a gem! It is highly efficient and does the job as great as the Dyson ones. It has a floor sensor which changes the suction power accordingly. The only downside is the emptying bin bit, the Dyson one is easier with the one button feature.
This Black & Decker vacuum is a fantastic product if you're looking for something simple and efficient. It's not as stylish and fancy like the Dyson ones but for the amount of money I spent, I'm more than happy to keep it!
Purchased in February 2020 at Big W Online Store for $135.00.
Better than a Dyson
We have used a Dyson V6 slim for the last 2 1/2 years but was getting frustrated with all the hair getting clogged up in the brush . When the head broke for the second time, Dyson charged $125 for a replacement. On the hunt for something different but still a hand stick we came across the Black & Decker 2 in 1 Pet Stick. Not only was it half the price of a Dyson but I would rate it better than a Dyson in all aspects: Brush is rubber and very little hair or dust gets caught up in it. Bin is easy to empty and clean. Battery allows me to va...cuum for over 30 minutes compared to 14 minutes for a Dyson. Only needs a full charge once or twice a week compared to every day. The filter is perfumed therefore it leaves a gorgeous smell after vacuuming. The head swivels around furniture with ease. The power changes from normal to turbo automatically depending on the surface its cleaning. My house is all floorboards and tiles but i have mats around the house and it automatically shifts into turbo mode. Will definitely recommend this vacuum.
Purchased in June 2019 for $179.00.
Poor battery life & ridiculously long charge time
Purchased this vacuum to use on my tiled floors. Suction is great & the pivoting head makes it easy to get into the area under my table and chairs. The let down of this vacuum is the short battery life and extremely long recharge time; I could excuse one or the other but not both. One other thing is that the head of the vacuum no longer spins so it's becoming more difficult to maneuver around. I've taken it all apart but no dice.
Great vacuum-shame about the smell
Great vacuum ! shame about the appalling perfumed filter. Its truly horrible and we cant find a replacement filter that doesn't fill the room with the smell of cheap toilet cleaner.
That said the suction, weight and manouverability of this dust buster come vacuum cleaner are fantastic for the price.
- 18V Smart Tech FEJ520JFS
This is my first Stick vacuum, I was a bit sceptical buying it. Love how light weight this is and how the swirl head mauvers corners. Charges very fast and food for apartments for storing away. Come apart easily and putting together is not a hassle. Best product for the money paid.
- 18V Smart Tech FEJ520JFS
Strong pick up, swivel foot head for easy movement around furniture, automatic sensor for different flooring, very compact and light weight.
Great for your back...
Also becomes a duster buster for hard to reach places..
Super fast charging and no messy cords.
Wouldn't live with out it now i own one.
The perfect companion
This is a great vacuum cleaner for small and medium-size jobs. It has an automatic turbo function that boosts suction to the next level when moving from hard floors to carpets. The multiple accessories it comes with (we got the extra brush which is smaller in size) make this the perfect companion.
- 18V Smart Tech FEJ520JFS
I love it!
I was hesitant to spend that kind of money on what is essentially just a dustbuster, when what I really need is a good vacuum. I was skeptical but now I am convinced... It's both.
I named mine Buzz Lightyear because it looks and feels like a toy but doesn't realise it.
I have been advised to purchase it from a friend. I have a big carpet and this machine did the job very well . It is very light and not noisy at all easy to maneuvre so cheap in comparison to dyson one thing that i didnt like is her running battery is only 20 mins otherwise everything is good
Great stick vacuum
This 2 in one pet friendly stick vacuum has been a terrific addition to my home, it is very lightweight and easy to use, the filter can get a little dirty though even after one clean, it is very deceptive for a battery operated unit that has as much power as an ordinary vacuum cleaner, very happy with purchase.
For a little machine this vaccuum is awesome. The sucking ability is great and has exceeded our expectations. It is easy to maneuver around the floor and furniture making cleaning a breeze. Its works on both our tiles and carpet. The only downside to the unit is it only has a 20 min battery life
I had been using a Dyson stick vacuum for a long time and after experiencing significant issues with its weight when lifting it to clean hard to get at surfaces and other equally annoying features I decided to look around for an alternative replacement. I came across this cheap efficient machine by accident. Not only is it a quarter of the price, in my humble opinion it is more efficient, lighter and easier to use. I store it snuggly mounted on the laundry wall. It magically moves from hard tiled floors to carpet with ease and it automatically ...bumps up the power when it hits the carpet. It does not trap hair around the floor attachment in the same way as the Dyson and I find the motor more powerful, believe it or not. It is more efficient cleaning the car in hard to reach crevaces which should not be surprising given Black and Decker were the first to make detachable vacuums I was told by the salesperson who was promoting the Dyson. My only criticism is the harsh chemicals used in the optional pre-scented filters. These chemicals are dangerous for those suffering from allergies like me ... but as distinguished, it is optional. Do not make the mistake I made and open the foil package! Well done Black and Decker, this machine is a quiet achiever.
This product is perfect. Great suction and i have been using it everyday.
Yes, I am happy with the product performance and the suction.
It is easy to use and can be easily maneuver.
I am using it for spot cleaning in the kitchen and living on floor tiles and carpet in the rooms.
It has intelligent sensor which changes the mode to turbo when used on the carpet.
Questions & Answers
Any ideas on why this vacuum blows the dust instead of actually vacuuming? Brand new. Thanks
The brushes no longer spin. The head makes an electronic ping sound when first turned on.
Why does the battery light blink on and off after charging for so long? It won’t turn on at all and the blinking has stoppped.
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|Category||Stick & Cordless Vacuum Cleaners||Stick & Cordless Vacuum Cleaners|
|Bin Capacity||0.5 L|
|Charging Time||5 hours|
|Running Time||16 min|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
- MPN: 36508805
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