Vacuum cleaners: Compare features & prices Russell Hobbs 18376 review http://www.which.co.uk/home-and-garden/laundry-and-cleaning/reviews/vacuum-cleaners/russell-hobbs-18376/review/
Russell Hobbs is a brand more synonymous with kettles than vacuum cleaners, so we were keen to find out if the 18376's 'advanced cyclonic technology' could help it compete with models from more established vacuum cleaner brands to get floors clean.
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I bought this for use in my daughter's business premises, where she has a berber carpet - the worst kind for vacuuming up bits! This machine picks up very well, provided you keep the filter clean and empty the bag regularly - a small price to pay for efficiency and reliability. The design is clever: I love the nifty handle which doubles as a cord withdrawal mechanism. It's wonderfully maneouvrable, easy to empty (without getting mucky hands) and compact for storage. Generally speaking you get what you pay for, but this machine delivers far more bang for its buck than many others with far higher price tags.
paying less means paying twice with this hoover
The price was good and I also valued Russell Hobbs great with kettles and kitchen stuff but from day one after buying this hoover, there was no great suction at all. Used it mostly on carpets and some hair and dust seems to be stuck on or from one of our carpets sucked it in but came out again so I was constantly using the hoover without the attachment but this is not comfortable for the back. Cleaned the filters regularly and emptied the bag every time lately twice during one session but still no good suction, when the suction power was turned to a maximum the hoover become quickly overheated. Overall a frustrating experience, hoover is now binned.
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