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Hoovers - which one to buy?

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kjq Mon 07-Mar-05 12:53:03

I'm thinking of getting a new hoover and have decided on a Dyson. Just wanted to know if they're all they are cracked up to be?

I've got carpets and wood floors.

crystaltips Mon 07-Mar-05 12:54:49

Dont get a Dyson .... very heavy and always break.

Unless you want to get to know the Dyson engineer who comes to your house to fix it ... leave well alone !!!

kjq Mon 07-Mar-05 13:03:12

Is there a hoover you can recomend?

Peckarollover Mon 07-Mar-05 13:03:38

I love my dyson

leahbump Mon 07-Mar-05 13:05:25

Get an upright one.....mum got through 2 little ones in a year . We had wooden floors- it was defo the best hoover we've had....I'd never have another one. All my mates have them too and I don't think any of us have had a problem!!

kjq Mon 07-Mar-05 13:05:43

which one do you have?

leahbump Mon 07-Mar-05 13:05:46

dyson i mean

vict17 Mon 07-Mar-05 13:06:02

I love my Dyson too and we've had it for years and it hasn't broke

Ailsa Mon 07-Mar-05 14:08:07

I love my Dyson too, it's lasted much much longer than any of my other hoovers.

lunavix Mon 07-Mar-05 14:09:01

Dysons have hard floor tools you can buy which are great if you have wooden floors/laminate.

beachyhead Mon 07-Mar-05 14:09:53

get a henry.....

Kayleigh Mon 07-Mar-05 14:10:54

Have had no problems with my Dyson. Very happy with it.

triceratops Mon 07-Mar-05 14:24:01

Hated my dyson - it lives in the garage and only gets to clean the cars. Miele is the best make (even which agrees) and sooooo quiet after that stupid dyson beast.

anchovies Mon 07-Mar-05 14:26:57

Ive had my dyson for 4 years with no problems, is really good on our laminate floors

Carameli Mon 07-Mar-05 14:27:07

I got a bosch ergomaxx recently and I love it. Its really powerful and great on both carpets and wooden/tiled floors. Its also really light to pull around. We live in a flat so I cannot comment on how easy it is for stairs.
Which gave it a good write up, I gotit online for about £120 I think????

Peckarollover Mon 07-Mar-05 16:32:03

Does anyone know where I can get a dyson hard floor tool not on the dyson site?

redsky Mon 07-Mar-05 17:07:41

i was pleased with my dyson to start with - then it seemed to lose suction but i couldn't find a blockage anywhere. then dyson sent an engineer round who did find a blockage in a bit of it i could never have accessed - now it works brilliantly again!!!

Millie1 Mon 07-Mar-05 18:23:55

I love my Miele Cat & Dog.

Sponge Mon 07-Mar-05 18:25:03

I've got a Miele too and it's brilliant.

jane313 Mon 07-Mar-05 18:25:52

My dyson barely picks up anything. I would never buy another one.

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