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Need to buy a new vacuum cleaner

Just bought a vacuum that broke in 2 weeks. returned to costco and now need to buy another one asap. Any recommendations for something that's not junk.
BTW noticed that pics of the Eureka bagless hepa looked identical to the hoover bagless hepa vacuum that I just bought/returned. Am i crazy or is this the same vacuum?

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  • wowoas Mar 22, 2008

    yeah, I could use another vacuum too, but the cheaper the better, any suggestions



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If it is value-for money you are looking for, Look in the Ads papers for anyone selling a Kirby G3 or G5. Yes these are heavy - but they are power assisted! They really do "beat" the carpet, and have enough vacuum to lift a fitted carpet UP.

I bought one 8 years ago, and have only relpaced 2 belts in that time.

It is what the hotels use every day.

The second option for longevity is a Henry. These again are used industrially, but are no good for carpet beating - only removing surface dust by vacuum only.

The third option would be a Dyson or similar design of bagless, but it MUST be a good brand name, and priced middle to top.
The price does reflect the build quality and materials used.

Make sure you change the pad filters when specified or the motor will burn out. This is a known fault.

If this solves your problem, Please spare a moment to rate as Fixya! Thanks.

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A dyson isn't bad, kirby vacuums are very good, but heavy and expensive, orecks are very light, it all depends on what yo are looking for, I don't know about your vacuum question for sure about being identical since I don't use those vacuums all that much but many are similar in design

Posted on Mar 21, 2008

  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri Mar 22, 2008

    may I ask you why my answer was rated as inappropriate? I recommended some vacuums that work like you asked for

    how about a Bissel 5770 Healthy Home Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum? would that work for you?

    here are some reviews on it



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