Good little vacuum
Use this little vacuum on carpets to collect pet hair.
Does a fantastic job, and I love it's filter system.
Only down side is that the canister fills too quick and the internal filters also need regular washing otherwise it stops working.
Oh and the clips on the poles are plastic and easy to break.
Purchased in November 2017 at Evans Clarke Bidding Online for $230.
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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 November 2017 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 June 2019 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 February 2019 at Appliances Online for $288.
I purchased this vacuum from The Good Guys and they were flexible on price and the sales person was across the aspects of the model. I have been impressed with its performance. I have only previously owned Dyson's and this vacuum is out performing the Dyson for suction and cleaning for the price. Highly recommend
Great vacuum minor issues.
Owned for 10 months now. This vacuum is probably the best vacuum I have ever used or had. It has extreme carpet lifting suction. Only two gripes. The lead is short, you have to move room to room. If only it was even just one metre longer. The other issue is the rear(final filter), it is washable but the two layers of filter come apart after first wash so will need to replace after maybe 6 months if you have messy kids and animals with finer dust. It does benefit from a good wipe out and all filter wash after maybe every third fill especially if a lot of finer dust in the place. Overall great vacuum though.
Lives up to its name
This is a very good vacuum cleaner that picks up long haired cat fur because of its very good suction. It is much quieter than other vacuum cleaners I've used and the best feature is that it does not frighten the cat! I recommend this vacuum cleaner to pet owners.
Extremely Hard to use this Cleaner on cut pile 100% Nylon Carpet
Suction is great. While not a Silent-Performer as Electrolux purports, it is significantly quieter than the noisy Dyson we used to have. The cleaner is VERY hard to push over a 100% cut pile nylon carpet, so that if you're considering buying one for this purpose, then I suggest you chose another brand. Nylon carpet is subject to shading, where the surface appears to be of different shades. The cleaner leaves to track marks over the carpet from the 4 roller wheels on the head, making the inherent shading more noticeable.
Their is no crevice to...
Great valued bagless vac.
This is a great Vac quite does its job as expected, does require cleaning of the filters as expected being bagless.
What an huge cost saving being bagless. We have a large home and it's perfect for the job. This has to be the best valued Vac on the Market today.
2nd use shutdown
We bought this due to its size not so clunky as our old one and we trusted the Electrolux brand name. But for 2nd time after 30mins or so of 'normal' house vacuuming when I switch off to move rooms...it won't switch on again! hopeless. Thought due to overheating? But I have 2 floors to clean. I don't have time to let the thing cool down and for $300+ ---I shouldn't have to.
Didn't last long !
This was purchased as a replacement for a dead vac. It is quite a neat tidy design that does not topple over or turn upside down when towing it around, as many do (Dyson et al)
First comment is that it is nearly impossible to pick it up- there is a handle on top that does not seem to move and traps the knuckles or snaps one's finger nail if you try to use it. I am pretty good with mechanical items but I cannot find how to fold it up.
Second- after the first whizz round the house the brush had a lot of hair ravelled round it and had become wui...
Worked well for 2 weeks, now useless
Electrolux silent Performer
Seemed good for the first few weeks, then lost most of the suction. Had to pay $60 for new filter , worked okay again for a few weeks, now back to useless. Only a few months old, and not cheap. Expected better. Would not recommend at all.
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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