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Better Suction Than Dy*son
Comments about Hoover Anniversary Edition Upright Vacuum:
Machine is remarkable, dependable and overall the best bagged vacuum out there. Whatever I try to clean it is done. Tried a unit at a local store and clean carpet without engaging the roller setting. Tried a Dy*son and NO comparison to the picking up of dirt!!! Do yourself a favor and stick with Hoover as they offer the best customer service and product bar none. I do not work or am affiliated with Hoover but a valued and lasting customer
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Its admittedly a bit heavy and I don't use the self propulsion but I've used this model for years and it's a tank of a vacuum. Use the anniversary version at work and this one at home. Works perfectly, plenty of suction and lots of accessories! Highly recommended!
1 year review
from Michigan, United States
Lightly used after 1 yr the self propel stop working. This vacuum is very hard to push due to the weight.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
from Amarillo, TX, United States
Love this vacuum! It actually replaced an older Hoover. I have had Hoovers for 40 years . They never disappoint and just get better. Love the bagged!
Best value for the money in an upright.
This is my second. 1st still works. Great value. Got to go with bags. Love the self-propelled feature.
Motor gone after 4 years
Last vacuum I had lasted 15 years with four household members. Bought this Hoover when it had to be replaced, good suction, but very heavy. I could barely carry it up and down the stairs in my tri-level house. Had switch replaced at 3 years, then at 4 years the switch wouldn't work again. Took it for repair (again) and was told the motor was bad and not worth repairing. There are only two of us living in the home - vacuum used less than one time per week -- and the motor blows!!! I'll never buy another Hoover again.
This is my 3rd ...
This is my 3rd Windtunnel. All 3 have been fabulous! The first one i lost in a household break-up. The second one finally fell apart after 10yrs. The 3rd just had its belt changed today after 5yrs. Im thinking of buying another refurb just to have an extra one on hand. When you find something you like, you wanna stick with it.
Changing the Belt
from Orange County, CA, United States
This is my second Anniversary Edition Hoover (self-propelled feature is great), but changing the belts on both has been a painfully difficult ordeal. The latest effort had me soaked in sweat and actually bleeding from under a thumbnail and index finger. (Belts are from Hoover and their number is 38528-035.) I'm surprised that no one has mentioned this difficulty. I wonder if there's a belt with a slightly larger circumference that'd ease installation. Finally, I do many projects with my hands, so it's not weakness that's the problem.
Is it possible to love a vacuum cleaner?
from Oklahoma City, OK, United States
I'm as close to loving this one as is possible. Bought almost 2 years ago and still working great -- no problems! The first time I used it in my home, for 3 hours straight, and was amazed that the bag was FULL before the second hour. Pounds of dirt and sand were removed! IMPORTANT to note is we bought this at a small independent dealer who assembled it for us (no charge) and they DEMONSTRATED how to change carpet heights and switching from carpet to bare floors (tip the vacuum slightly forward before making the changes), and also to NEVER lift it by the handle (which is where the forward/backward "clutch/switch" is located. Also they demonstrated how to disconnect the hose for attachments, how to change filters, and so on. I think these instructions from the dealer contributed to my continued very high satisfaction with this model. I would highly recommend this model to anyone.
I love my wind tunnel upright!!
from God's Country NH
I had my last wind tunnel upright for 17 years and finally had to replace it. I was do glad to see that Hoover still made the wind tunnel upright. It is the only vacuum I will own.
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