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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

Specification for Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

Key Feature
Design: Canister
Dirt Capture: Steam
Tank / Bag Capacity: 0.42 Gallon
Motor
Voltage: 220 - 240 V AC
Amperage: 6.5 Amp.
Consumed Power: 1500 Watt
Speeds: Variable Speed
Tools
Upright Hose: With Hose
Convenience
Cord reach: 34.45 ft.
Hose Reach: 5.58 ft.
Color: Silver
Special Features
Sound Level: 30 dB(A)
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Weight: 9.92 lb.

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“I thought this was the best steam cleaner for under...”

Written on: 08/03/2011

I thought this was the best steam cleaner for under £100 and while it worked I thought it was absolutely fab. Unfortunately there are poor design aspects which led mine to cease functioning after just 2 months. A replacement lasted more than a year but only because only used several times after which it too died. Worse, nobody could be found to repair it. What a shame and in the end a complete waste of money. Like other people, I fell for the myth that Vax have a very good reputation but I now… Read Full Review

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Written on: 06/11/2012

i too thought because of the name vax that i was buying the best steam cleaner for £100, i too have only had mine for 7 wks and it just stopped steaming as i was using it, i had to fill out a form, send it back recorded delivery, now have to wait 7 days on a new replacement being delivered, i wont be holding my breath that the new 1's going to be any better.

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“I got this cleaner mainly for carpet cleaning, can't...”

Written on: 09/05/2010 by blueskyboy (4 reviews written)

I got this cleaner mainly for carpet cleaning, can't say that it has made the slightest difference to them despite 3 attempts. Wont clean the grout on tiles (as pictured on the box) won't clean the oven either. Waste of money and time. This is such a let down be a reputable company i am supprised they put their name to such a shoddy product. If your looking to buy one DONT you'll be just another disapointed customer (for proof see how many are on e-bay unsold!!!) rightfully i should rate this… Read Full Review

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“broke down after first use no steam would come out...”

Written on: 13/10/2009

broke down after first use no steam would come out second time i tried to use it… Read Full Review

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“Very disappointing! ”

Written on: 17/08/2009 by Ianthi (1 review written)

Very disappointing!

Bought my Vax V-081 Compact 1500w and used only once to clean carpets in smaller rooms and hallway. No real difference as carpets not that dirty - more interested in just giving them a good steam cleanse! So can't comment on how effective it is on stain removal.

Next time I wanted to use it ( 6 weeks later ) no steam produced at all despite the water heating up to the required temperature! Tried again and again (even descaled the tank just in case ) but to no… Read Full Review

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“bought the Vax V-081 Compact 1500w today, used it once, ”

Written on: 22/06/2009

bought the Vax V-081 Compact 1500w today, used it once,
and nw its not coming on!! RUBBIH… Read Full Review

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“I bought the VAX V081 steam cleaner and was very...”

Written on: 23/05/2009 by carolambarrett (1 review written)

I bought the VAX V081 steam cleaner and was very disappointed with its performance. Originally, I had a Polti steam cleaner which was wonderful. The pressure was higher than the Vax and cleaning was easier. Despite vacuuming, the vax won't remove left over cat/dog hairs. Also, the vax leaves floors and furniture very wet. I used to use the Polti to steam clean my mattresses during the summer and they were dry in a short length of time. The lance and accessories with the Vax are very delicate… Read Full Review

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“I am heavily pregnant and thought the Vax V-081...”

Written on: 11/04/2009

I am heavily pregnant and thought the Vax V-081 Compact 1500w would help me clean with ease. I've tried it twice now on all surfaces, tiles, mirrors, glass, laminate floor, carpet, none of which were heavily soiled and I have found that nothing beats a suitable cloth and product, in fact, the machine is now out for recycling and I'm going to hire a proper carpet cleaner, I wish I had done this in the 1st place… Read Full Review

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“This is the second Vax V-081 steam cleaner i have had...”

Written on: 18/09/2008 by sallieb (2 reviews written)

This is the second Vax V-081 steam cleaner i have had due to returning the previous one after two days because the water heater was faulty. It is a good all round cleaner and can be used pretty much everywhere around the home, walls, floors, tiles, windows, beds etc. It gives good results and is fab for getting in those areas that are hard to reach. Unfortunately the handle is poor quality and hot water drips out when in use which is a real letdown… Read Full Review

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“I bought this steamer particularly to clean my...”

Written on: 24/07/2008 by reetpettit (1 review written)

I bought this steamer particularly to clean my carpets, thinking I could use it for other things too. It took me two mornings to clean my dining room carpet and it still isn't clean. I had various food stains left by my grandchildren but the steamer would not touch them. (My carpet is a good quality wool carpet). In the end I had to use a spot cleaner. As for other areas that were just generally dirty, it did clean to a certain extent but not really clean. It was a waste of time really so… Read Full Review

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Vax V-081 Compact 1500w

“Good product 8 out 10, cleaning performance 10 out 10,...”

Written on: 06/10/2007 by rko1234 (1 review written)

Good product 8 out 10, cleaning performance 10 out 10, excellent price, would recommend!… Read Full Review

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