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Hoover 18V Pets Plus Handivac CH965

Hoover 18V Pets Plus Handivac CH965

  • MPN: CH96518V
3.4 from 17 reviews · View Statistics
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  • Build Quality
    3.4 (5)
  • Value for Money
    2.0 (5)
  • Ease of Use
    3.2 (5)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.0 (5)
  • Product is used
  • Noise Level
    2.8 (5)
  • Pet OwnerYes (4) · No (1)
  • Battery Life
    2.4 (5)
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Janet A
Janet AGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 4 reviews

Disappointing

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Bought this vac to use on couches for cat hair but found it bot very good on picking it up.
Went away for 2 months and switched it off and when we returned it would not charge up so absolutely dead in the water.
Would not buy another

Purchased at Godfreys.

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Darren G.
Darren G.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 10 reviews
  • 5 likes

Sucked us in

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What a waste of money this was. We bought it as a little cordless vac for just our little caravan. It was hopeless at that. As for being good for pets. Well that is just a blatant lie. This thing is noisy and would be lucky to suck up dry rice bubbles off a clean tile floor.

Purchased in for $189.

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maxine
maxineWheatbelt, WA
  • 10 reviews
  • 8 likes

Wouldn't buy again.

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Battery lasted exactly 12 months.
Wouldn't ever buy another one. Did everything by the instructions, but didn't help.
Suction is good and tools adequate, but not worth buying becayyse of the battery.

Purchased in at Godfreys Physical Stores for $149.

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Michelle
MichellePerth, WA
  • 4 reviews

Great handivac ...hold it's charge well ...very powerful and the powerhead picks up pet hair ..very happy

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Works well on carpet, mats and all hard surfaces. Very handy for using the powerhead on arm chairs and couches. The attachments can be connected together so you're not bending as much.

Purchased in for $149.

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ATP
ATPTranmere, SA
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

The worst battery in any device I've ever owned

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While the suction is good, the battery is the worst thing ever, even worse than my first cell phone in the 90s with a thin NiCad battery. I am not talking about how long it run, but how the battery losing its juice just a day after it is charged. I did the long charging when I first got it, but apparently it's pointless.

The accesories are limited and not that useful. One of them broken just weeks after I bought it.

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Ladyandthetiger
LadyandthetigerSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 42 reviews
  • 34 likes

Worked well on pet hair but pet hair brush failed after 6 months.

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The pet hair brush attachment works well for lifting cat hair off furniture and carpet. The outside looks on feels like good quality but the inside dust collection system is not very well designed and feels a bit cheap.

Six months on and the pet hair attachment no longer works. Zero customer service from Godfrey’s. Entire unit has been sent back for repair. They can’t even give me a reasonable timeframe for when I will get it back.

I won’t purchase Hoover products or shop at Godfrey’s again.

Purchased in at Godfreys.

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loulou121
loulou121Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 21 reviews
  • 10 likes

So much more than I expected!

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I bought this just to use in emergency, and for cleaning the car, etc, however, it offers so much more! It has great attachments which turn it into a stick vac which is great for skirting boards, cornices, sliding door tracks, etc. It is actually very powerful, and the power head makes picking up pet hair a breeze! I love the little charging stand which houses all the accessories as well. I'm very happy with it.

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Angel
AngelMetropolitan Adelaide, SA
  • 16 reviews
  • 5 likes

does the job

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It sucks ok, its easy to use, for cleaning the car, gets into all the knocks and has a brush that helps move more stubborn hard dirt. . its not that noisy, and has enough charge for a reasonably quick car clean. that's why I got it. You can keep it in the car but charge it first. Good if you have messy kids.

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TVdiary
TVdiaryMelbourne
  • 4 reviews

Powerful Little Vac

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This thing is surprisingly potent for a little dustbuster. It's a little bit on the flimsy side but once you hit the 'on' switch, it screams. It is true to its name and good for getting up dog hair - even off our corduroy couch which is a magnet for hair of any kind. My only complaint is the running time has noticeably dropped in the year or so we have had it. Other than that it's good if slightly pricey machine.

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Kris M
Kris MRedlands qld
  • 2 reviews

Perfect!

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Light weight, easy to handle. Strong suction. Comes with power head and extension tools. Great for stairs, window sills, cars. Accesses difficult areas that cumbersome vacuum cleaners can’t access. Bag less and easy to clean. My children use it to pick up their spilt popcorn. Perfect for collecting dog hair!

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RaphaelChan
RaphaelChanGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 18 reviews
  • 49 likes
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Does the job - but design is little to be desired and pricey for its limitations

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Brad T.
Brad T.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 16 reviews
  • 26 likes
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Not too bad

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Does the job. Sucks up dust, and dirt. But probably not fine particles like dried soil type of dust. It's got a longer flat pipe for hard tor each places. But it's also got a roller brush which helps pick up more stuffs than the old school ones. Pretty strong for a hand vac already imo. But of course, can't compare it to a real vacuum cleaner. i use it for my car only.

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Mim@ Preston Vic
Mim@ Preston Vic
  • 5 reviews
  • 2 likes

Little Vac for my car

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Bought this for my car. Easy to recharge and put in the boot ready for cleaning. The suction isn't so so good but it does the job if the car is vacuumed properly once with a stronger suction vacuum cleaner then just top it up with this little one. Perfect for those little messes, not so good for pet hair though.

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itsKTK
itsKTK
  • 14 reviews
  • 1 like

Great for little clean ups

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We purchased this because I was pregnant and it was dangerous for me to stand on a chair to clean cobwebs etc

The Hoover has an extension that I used to clean the ceiling and it meant I also didn’t need to bend down after I swept. I was surprised as it is actually quite a powerful vacuum.

It did the job it was purchased for.

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Justin taylor
Justin taylor
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like
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Awesome suction

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Great vacuum,great suction very happy with the purchase.I went to see Wendy at Dandenong and got 20 dollars off retail price,really powerful for such a small little machine,eats up dog hair ,fantastic for the car,the add ons a great for doing the hard bits in the car BUY IT you won't be sorry

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Questions & Answers

Kim
Kimasked

What should I do if the Blue light on the base of the charging unit is no longer illuminating?

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Kathryn M.
Kathryn M.asked

Why does the blue light on my handivac not illuminate anymore? It’s also not charging even tho the red light is on?

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Hoover
Godfrey G.HooverSend a private message
Tony C.
Tony C.asked

Is the charging light (red light by the handle) supposed to turn off when charging is completed? I've just purchased this and noticed the red light still glowing after sitting in the charging dock for 24 hours.

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Hoover
Godfrey G.HooverSend a private message

Hi Tony,
The red light on the handle and the blue light on the charging stand will be illuminated when the machine is on the charger and it is turned on, these lights do not turn off once the machine is fully charged.
Regards,
The Hoover Team

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Details · 

CategoryHandheld Vacuum Cleaners
Price (RRP) $149.00
Bin Capacity0.5 L
HEPA FilterNo
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)
  • GTIN13: 9326491588959
  • MPN: CH96518V

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