Can anyone recommend a decent cordless vacuum please?

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  1. Encantador

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    Mainly for getting dog hairs off the hard floor in the van.
    They seem to range fom £15 to £230.

    I know they only last 5-15 mins depending on quality, but that should be enough. I also appreciate that you get what you pay for, so a £230 Dyson should be better than a £15 no brand, but there might be a little gem out there around £40-50, if there is, someone on here will ave it.

    Thanks

    Steve
     
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    Only one as far as we are concerned - had all sort of makes and they seldom do what you expect - Dyson Animal - the one with the rotating brush - had ours for 3 years - never missed a beat and you know spare parts are easily obtained - agreed they are expensive but you do get what you pay for and we would probably be on our 3rd non Dyson one by now.
     
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    am i correct in assuming you only get 5 mins vacuuming from a full charge with a dyson cordless ??????
     
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    That would suit my OH fine, as he usually runs out of energy after 5 minutes vacuuming and even less if he's using the attachments:roflmto:
    Margaret:Smile:
     
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    That's all we get out of ours.

    Brisey.
     
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    you would do better with a straw
     
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    download.jpg pound shop
     
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    I have tried a few over the years and have to be honest, dust pan and brush is the best.

    Andy
     
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    We use this [ame]http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B001DZTPD4[/ame] although I must remember to change the plug next week.
     
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    Home-tek The Hunter Turbo Vac HT807 - Vacuum cleaner - handheld - bagless


    £43 online


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    Home-tek The Hunter Turbo Vac HT807 - Vacuum cleaner - handheld - bagless


    £43 online


    Home-tek The Hunter Turbo Vac HT807 - Vacuum cleaner - handheld - bagless. £43 online.

    Picks up all the wifes hair:thumb: i don't make a mess so i don't use it::bigsmile:



    :thumb:ROB&JANE:thumb:
     
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    Definately the Dyson Animal, keeps out Springer Spaniel hair at bay, we get about an 8 minute charge, more than enough for a wiz round.
     
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    I not long since bought the Halfords' 12v one and it rubbish on the carpet bit at the front of the van but ok for grass and dog hair on the lino at the back.

    My Dyson is good but the charge doesn't last long and I could do with a longer pointy bit at the front to get in awkward places.

    If you have a cash converters near you, they often have the Dysons in.
     
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    Dyson animal:thumb:
     
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    check out the gtech 4,2 or 7.2v just got one for the dugs hair realy good bagless.
     
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    And one of those rubber brushes sold at the shows
     
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    Yup - they really DO work, although you can get them cheaper than buying from shows. :Smile:

    I got one of the old style 12v ones, the original type of car vacuum cleaner, for 50p from a car boot sale recently, still in its original box! It actually works very well and does what I want it for which is mainly to get into the areas I can't get to with a dustpan and brush, or for when something's been spilt, like sugar etc which is a pain to clean up any other way.

    The below seems to have good reviews, but I haven't got any experience of it myself:

    http://www.tesco.com/direct/dirt-devil-drc001-12v-turbo-brush-handheld-vacuum-cleaner/207-5316.prd
     
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    Dyson Animal 6 minutes running on a full charge. Still the same after 3 years - you can buy a set of tools for it which covers most needs for crevises and upholstery etc.
     
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    I know we all like gadgets but just how much of a job is it? - just how big is the van?

    Vacuum the van at home, use a brush and dustpan when away - keep it simple. Spend the money on something more usefull - like a night out

    Vic
     
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