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Old 08-07-2020, 09:27 AM
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Default Cordless Vacuums....something decent out there?

I'll start by saying we have a bad ass Riccar Upright for the Carpeted areas of our house so I don't need that.

I just need a cordless vacuum to pick up all the dog hair on a daily basis. I am kinda tired of replacing the Hoover Linx. When they were under a hundred bucks, screw it, just replace when they die, but they have gotten $h!tt!3r and $h!tt!3r with each one we have bought and now they are a lot more expensive.

And before you mention it, I put my last Dyson on the curb for the taking...It would take some SERIOUS convincing to go back with one of those.

Anyone have a good recommendation on a decent cordless stick vac for daily use....I mean EVERY SINGLE DAY.
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Watching this one with interest.




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Costco has the LG on sale for $100 off and my wife bought one yesterday. She has used it and said it's great. It's $499 or more online but Costco has them on sale for $399. It comes with 2 batteries also.
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Sounds like you need a roomba
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Swiffer XL
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I have the Dyson V7 & V8 animal versions myself, and a V6 at the beach. Vacuum wise, all work well, but the hopper on the older model sucks, and it's difficult to get dog hair out of. The 7 and up moved the hopper release to the top and improved how they emptied and they work really well. One at home gets used daily (V7) and has been flawless for several years. V8 has better battery life, but is otherwise equal in terms of performance.
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I picked up one of these recently and I'm happy with it for small stuff. I'm not using it for pet hair though. Although it's supposed to be for that.

https://www.target.com/p/bissell-pet...m/-/A-53425852
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M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Compact Vacuum

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Consumer Reports has always had praise for Dyson vacuums, but now Dyson has lost CR's recommendation. Their consumer survey reveals that nearly half of Dyson stick vacs develop problems within the first five years:

https://www.consumerreports.org/stic...bility-issues/
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
I have the Dyson V7 & V8 animal versions myself, and a V6 at the beach. Vacuum wise, all work well, but the hopper on the older model sucks, and it's difficult to get dog hair out of. The 7 and up moved the hopper release to the top and improved how they emptied and they work really well. One at home gets used daily (V7) and has been flawless for several years. V8 has better battery life, but is otherwise equal in terms of performance.
I hate that I am going back to look at these because of your post....well that and you don't know $h!t about "legendary" musicians (yes, Im still butt hurt LMAO...J/K )

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I picked up one of these recently and I'm happy with it for small stuff. I'm not using it for pet hair though. Although it's supposed to be for that.

https://www.target.com/p/bissell-pet...m/-/A-53425852
Brad, that looks like a pretty short vacuum...is that tall enough to stand and vacuum?

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Consumer Reports has always had praise for Dyson vacuums, but now Dyson has lost CR's recommendation. Their consumer survey reveals that nearly half of Dyson stick vacs develop problems within the first five years:

https://www.consumerreports.org/stic...bility-issues/
UGH...and this is why I put my old on on the curb.
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Why not a Roomba?
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Dude get a robo vac, we did earlier this year and it is awesome. It runs every other day in our house that has a dog and you would not believe how quickly and full the dust bin gets

We got the Roborock from amazon. I have a thread that I started on here not long ago. I always thought they were sort of a novelty but they are effective vacuums.

If ya think robot vacuums are just gimmicks, think again...
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I hate that I am going back to look at these because of your post....well that and you don't know $h!t about "legendary" musicians (yes, Im still butt hurt LMAO...J/K )



Brad, that looks like a pretty short vacuum...is that tall enough to stand and vacuum?



UGH...and this is why I put my old on on the curb.
Jay, that one I mentioned is just one of those small rechargeable handheld vacuums. Kinda like a dirt devil. Sorry if I misunderstood what you were looking for. It does work well for what it is though.
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M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Compact Vacuum


make that a backpack vac. Thats the ticket and works really well for everyday use. I got the biggest battery and it will easily let 30 minutes.
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I bought a Roomba 980 a few years back and dislike it. It is loud, small bin gets filled very fast, has trouble with carpet, takes recharging to finish 2500 sqft house.

If you have a dog I bet you will have to empty every room.
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Why not a Roomba?
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I bought a Roomba 980 a few years back and dislike it. It is loud, small bin gets filled very fast, has trouble with carpet, takes recharging to finish 2500 sqft house.

If you have a dog I bet you will have to empty every room.
Two reasons....friends who have them have said our downstairs has too many obstructions number one, and two, with a 95lb German Shepherd, a 65lb C oon hound and a little min-pin mix, it likely will not make it through one cycle without being emptied.
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We have a Neato that we use all the time but you still need a sweeper. Neato/Roomba can't clean stairs, if you spill anything it's not worth getting the robot vac out to clean a small area. My wife is kind of a clean freak so she insists on needing both. The battery LG is great for cleaning the steps, our electric sweeper is heavy and awkward to clean the steps with.
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LG as stated above. Bought one from amazon yesterday. 2 batteries, each can charge independently, freestanding charging base, no holes to drill in the wall. Telescopic wand, on and off with touch, no trigger to hold down, 80 minutes of run time, cleans carpets and hardwood floors.

I have a Miele canister and a Golden Retriever, I need all the help I can get. BTW, we have the iRobot 960, takes about 2 minutes for the bin to fill will stuff. Plus even though I have those little iRobot lazers that keep the bot away from under tables, under desks and what not, it’s still a pain in the ass. The first one we had was a Neato and that thing was horrible. Kept getting stuck in certain areas for no good reason. What a pos. Did like the ability to draw areas on the screen for the vac to avoid. That was the only good thing about it.

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LG as stated above. Bought one from amazon yesterday. 2 batteries, each can charge independently, freestanding charging base, no holes to drill in the wall. Telescopic wand, on and off with touch, no trigger to hold down, 80 minutes of run time, cleans carpets and hardwood floors.

I have a Miele canister and a Golden Retriever, I need all the help I can get. BTW, we have the iRobot 960, takes about 2 minutes for the bin to fill will stuff. Plus even though I have those little iRobot lazers that keep the bot away from under tables, under desks and what not, it’s still a pain in the ass. The first one we had was a Neato and that thing was horrible. Kept getting stuck in certain areas for no good reason. What a pos. Did like the ability to draw areas on the screen for the vac to avoid. That was the only good thing about it.
Looking at the LG now.
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Had a 150 lb Anatolian that shed year round and had two major blowouts annually. That Dyson Animal was great because it was lightweight and powerful making the daily vacuuming chore - dare I say - actually pleasant.

The agitator head started doing some weird stuff and noticed the plastic wheels and other stubs that set off the vacuum from the floor had worn down. Took it to the local Dyson shop and they ordered a brand new head no questions asked directly to my home. Ran like new after the head swap.

I think I was 30 days out of warranty but the guy “swept it under the rug” and made it happen. Great customer service and at $300 (Costco) well worth it. Have had it for 5 years and aside from the head swap, absolutely no issues.

That LG looks nice and almost a Dyson animal clone.


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