This is nowhere near silent
My admin person bought this about 2 years ago after I said I wanted a quiet vacuum cleaner at work. Unfortunately, it was neither quiet nor a very good vacuum cleaner. To be fair, she was not to know this based on what this machine was said to do.
It was always too loud for me. I could hear it being used through my treatment room door at work. I used to have an Electrolux UltraSilencer and could never hear that through the door- so I will go back to that one. But my admin person liked using the SilentPerformer and she was the one doing the cle...aning so I didn't really worry too much. However, now it's just me at work and I'm back to doing the cleaning (!) and this is a very noisy machine, moreso when you use the powerhead. So I use the all-floors head instead. The clean isn't as good, but at least I still have my hearing when I've finished vacuuming. This is used on carpet and linoleum and tiles. There is probably a fair matter of dust that is walked in by my patients but this machine should be able to deal with that. It used to do a better job cleaning 2 years ago and it only gets used 2-3 times a week on average for maybe 10-15 minutes each time. The suction is getting worse. It doesn't matter if you clean the filters. This machine does NOT last the test of time. It is past the warranty date so I can't do anything about that. I just don't think it's made well. Perhaps being used in a less dusty environment may have suited the machine better? The extension piece on the wand now gets stuck and is almost impossible to click into place after I finally manage to get it to extend. I am not 4ft tall and I don't want to bend terribly to vacuum! It even has some trouble unclipping at the head unit when I take it off to get into corners. And the back of the head struggles to glide into place on the side of the machine when you put it away now. It used to be absolutely fine to handle - but in just 2 years the ease of use has gone from good to bad. It's very easy to unclip the dust catcher...but it makes a mess when you empty it. I really do prefer bags. It also overheats. And the cord is not long enough - and pops out of powerpoints at the slightest tug. I really am struggling to find anything good about this machine! Basically, it is NOT anywhere near silent. Noisy, in fact. I have to say, I think they lied about that one (not that I have a sound level meter to check...) but it's always been quite noisy. Now, 2 years on, it just feels like a hunk of junk. I think a vacuum cleaner should last better than this. And I don't think it should have the word 'silent' anywhere in its name. The only way it's anywhere near vaguely 'quiet' is if you don't use the powerhead and you've got it on very low suction. And then it doesn't vacuum properly anyway! So really, there's no point to this machine. For the price, I've used far better and far quieter vacuum cleaners.
Purchased in at Yass Electricals for $299.
So impressed with my vacuum!
I bought this as it was an affordable vacuum. I wasn't expecting it to be great, however the power in this vacuum has me so impressed. It's quiet enough that I can vacuum when the baby is asleep which is perfect. Filter is easy to clean, and it packs away well for storage.
Purchased in at The Good Guys for $200.
Love it it's awesome
This is the most powerful vacuum I've ever had, and am completely happy with it. Could not believe what it picked up. Easy to empty, easy to use, long cord etc. At such a reasonable price you can't go wrong.
Purchased in at Appliances Online for $288.
Questions & Answers
what is the suction power and noise level of this vacuum cleaner ?
The suction is quite good until the filters need cleaning. Once cleaned, the suction is good again. Not overly noisy. Be careful dropping the poles etc as the plastic clips can break easily.
Sucks ok but about as noisy as our $50 Kmart one. I'd advise against buying one. Customer service is terrible.
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|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
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