Written on: 13/11/2012 by akey64
the hoover is very unstable when useing the pipe on the back very top heavy to cope with the cheap release catch resulting in the hoover falling over,so keep away your family pets as mine hit my dog,then it fell into my large tv breaking the screen so please be aware its cost me £900 for a new tv should have stayed with dyson (read more)
Written on: 14/05/2012
I had a great VAX machine that developed a fault at the very end of the warranty period, they sent me a replacement of a different machine. The new machine has ripped holes in my carpet all over the house, it had been building up and I hadn't noticed. They told me as it's out of warranty they will do nothing. They told me even if it had been in warranty they would have done nothing. They told me the damage was caused by not having it on the correct setting when I was using the... (read more)
Written on: 29/04/2012 by tommyd1981
Owned hoover for approx 18 months- various faults in first year- now parts are starting to fail inside causing massive suction loss when used in upright position- Next time i will spend more on a hoover and hopefully get a better constructed product- (read more)
Written on: 04/12/2010
First, it picks up pet hair. In that respect it ticks all the boxes for me.
I'm having a few problems with it picking up bits of cat litter on hard floors (been put down outside as grit on snow and has been walked in to house) but this isn't likely to happen often (I hope!)
VERY easy to empty 9as opposed to a Dyson Animal, which I found really awkward)
Makes a carpet look great. The turbo tool on the hose is extremely powerful, makes cleaning stairs very fast work.
I had to call customer... (read more)
Written on: 10/07/2010 by Freeky (38 reviews written)
This is basically my sisters review, she bought this Vax upright having borrowed my Vax VZL 702U (see my separate review) which she was impressed with, but wanted a upright as opposed to a cylinder cleaner.
On arrival a small amount of assembly is required which is quite easy, its not immediately obvious where some of the tools should fit, but reading the instructions resolves that. The hoover is of a silver plastic & build quality is OK but could be better, i.e. clearly made to a price, if... (read more)