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Vacuum Cleaners Buying Guide
Our buying guide will explain which type of vacuum cleaner would suit you most, how much you can expect to pay for one, and which features are worth looking out for.
Got this on special at Harvey Norman and was so excited to try it out. Exceeded expectations. So lightweight and I can get the whole house clean before the battery runs out. Such a good investment!
Purchased in June 2021.
This was perfect but then it stopped functioning as expected within 2 years
I purchased dyson v8 model in Arp 2022. Although used very rarely. It was perfect and I loved it. But within 1.5years, the suction is not good and not functioning as expected. I feel its not worth for the amount we pay and not being used for longer period. Is it because Dyson keep releasing newer versions and wants people to change every year?
Best vacuum ever
This is the best vacuum I've ever had it picked up everything with ease and was so easy to move around best vacuum product on the market used on carpet and tiles
My favourite toy!!!
So.. I always hated vacuuming. Getting the heavy vacuum out, emptying it out, those paper bags and it was all just such a big effort. Then I lashed out in 2017 and got the Dyson Animal V8. At the time it was like top of the range and I nearly died at how much I was going to pay for it. But then I got home, charged it and BAM... I’m in love!!
Honestly so light, so easy to use just guides over the tiles, the wooden floors, the rugs. Small and easily fits under those corners and tv unit, lounge etc. so easy!! I use it on the lounge, in the car.. ...
Very light and easy to manoeuvre
From particle board to deep pile carpet and tile bathroom. Does the lot Works okay but in these drought conditions requires a lot of emptying. Filter needs constant attention or it won’t go.
good vacuum, but not much more power than v6
dyson is always a good product and v8 is an improvement to v6 in terms of filter cleaning and battery.
overall, very happy with it and will buy another dyson again.
Love Dyson products
I have had four Dysons one barrel still like new 10 years old three cordless one upstairs one down stairs one donated to daughter Inlaw. I love them having a serious bad problems they are perfect. Great for all types of flooring. I rang up to order a new battery my warranty was expired four month ago and they still gave me a new battery. Wow I have never had such great service
Very good vacuum
Very good suction, light and easy to use . Takes up little storage space and comes with wall mounted docking station. I live in a small apartment so have ample charge to complete cleaning
The trigger button would be annoying in large areas I feel and emptying the unit was a bit tricky to begin with . Cannot use on vinyl floor but great on tiled floor and excellent on carpet and upholstery. Chordless and hassle free
Purchased in December 2021.
A wonderful machine.
We have a dog. Can the little rollers on the cleaning head that run on the floor be made easily removable for removing dog hair etc. Otherwise the Dyson V8 is a top machine and worth every dollar...
Purchased in June 2021 for $400.00.
- Verified purchase
One handed game changer
Having a newborn or baby that constantly needs to be picked up or one that can’t be left alone for too long means multitasking is a necessity not choice. Not having to plug in a cord and simply grab and go or vacuuming one handed whilst holding bubs in another makes things sooo much easier.
It’s definitely changed my life. The rotation head and swivel is fantastic. Very light and easy to manoeuvre. Our unit is small so can use a couple times before charging.
Suction is not as strong as I would’ve thought though and hard to pick things up at the edges/corners as with most vacuums. Emptying the barrel can be a bit messy sometimes but still love my Dyson. I thought it was overhyped but it lived up to the name in my experience
Take me anywhere
Works a treat no matter where, when or how.
Love the fact it’s not corded and doesn’t require a vacuum bag.
Easy to maintain, charge and use.
Provides easy to use and understand attachments and instructions
The best upgrade.
Okay, so the last Dyson I bought had lasted me 15 years, here I have made another quality purchase and am not disappointed at all, it is so much lighter and has taken me a little while to adjust to not having anything dragging behind me. Will be happy if I get the same length of use out of this as I did my last but we will see how the battery performs as time goes on
GREAT DEEP CLEAN
Have had my Dyson for just over a month. It is the best Vacuum I have ever owned. Can go from carpet to lino to tile with no effort at all. Great for picking up that stubborn animal hair. The only downfall is on max suction the battery only lasts 6-10 minutes and takes hours to charge which is a little frustrating when you have a large home.
LOVE LOVE LOVE!
The stories are absolutely true guys! There is no better vacuum cleaner on this whole entire Earth other than the one and only Dyson (Dyson in general not necessarily specific to this model). They are absolutely incredible, do not waste your time with anything else like I did, you will be kicking yourself for it once you make this purchase.
I have gotten rid of my other vacuum & only have / use my cordless dyson. I use it once or twice a day, awesome for a mum with 2 young kids!! I have fully tiled house & battery lasts to clean the whole thing. Perfect !
- V8 Absolute
- Verified purchase
Easy to operate
My girlfriend bought this for our apartment
To be honest i was quite upset in the beginning because she spent over $500 for this vacuum machine and I thought it was too much and if you ask me now it's definitely worth it .it's very easy to use and very powerful. I love my Dyson vacuum cleaner.
Cheap Bellini Bagless (Target) better than Dyson V8 Absolute
Do not waste your money. I recently purchased the Target Bellini ($129RRP) after a couple of years with my Dyson. This is the second Dyson vacuum that I have purchased that kept breaking down. The Bellini really is phenomenal (check out the reviews on Target!).
- V8 Animal
- Verified purchase
Excellent for animal hair
I use mainly on carpet and its pet hair pick up is excellent, its very convenient and handy for spills etc. Probably a bit small as a main vacuum, I still like to use a power head every two weeks. Easy to use, light and very efficient.
Battery in the cordless vacuums lifespan is not long enough, my v8 is on its 3rd battery,2 year warranty and that's it for a $899 cordless vacuum. Your pricing is so over the top, is the the V13 going to be $1499 dollars.You guys up your price every year like the health funds and the public seems to pay for your R and D(research and development).Soon you will have a $2000 cordless vacuum.PS what happened to your robot vacuum, for a big company why do you not have one in Australia now for us.
- V8 Animal
- Verified purchase
Love my dyson
I use it both on carpet and floor tiles - I have had it for about a year and now cannot live without it- it makes life easy and I use it everyday. Just letting you guys know this is my second dyson and I still have my first one and it is still going strong.
Purchased in March 2021 at good guys for $628.00.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
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Questions & Answers
My Motorhead won’t spin, but the vacuum cleaner still has suctions. There is no blockage. Rather, it feels like the Motorhead is locked in place. What’s the issue?
Brush head will not turn. Unit will turn on as normal
All contacts have been cleaned. Could there be a problem with the direct drive motor?
I removed the brush head and when I turn the unit on, I can see the direct drive motor rotate approx 1/4 turn, then it stops. The unit will still be on. Any help would be appreciated
Does it hurt to keep your vacuum plugged in all the time?
Dyson Team ..Dyson
It is recommended you leave the machine on charge when not in use, even if you haven't fully used the battery. This will ensure it is always ready for your next cleaning session. Your Dyson V8 has smart electronics within the machine, battery and charger to ensure the machine won't overcharge.
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