Four people who bought the product wrote that it was thick. Basement Cat rated it 5 stars and wrote in December last year “The plastic is much thicker and more robust” in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review. Basement Cat also wrote “The cleaning cloths are thicker and fluffier, which makes it easier”. Basement Cat also said “The second is that when you put this together, you should make sure that the thicker end of the chrome shaft goes into the plastic handle”.
A few Russell Hobbs 21180 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was compact. A To Z said on Amazon “It's more compact than other models (hence the "lite" tag I suspect) meaning it's probably a good choice if space is a premium” in their review of this vacuum cleaners. Pufferfish mentioned on Amazon “This is basic compact steam mop and comes with two cleaning cloths” in their review of this vacuum cleaners but even so only gave it a score of 3 stars. Pufferfish also said “It stores away compactly”.
A few customers who bought it agreed that it was easy to carry around. A To Z wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaners on Amazon “It heats up quickly and it's very light and easy to maneuver, particularly in comparison to the more feature laden Vax mops”. Mandynolan wrote on Amazon “Light and easy to use.I have found it much easier to use than a traditional mop” in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180. Sandford said “I do like the fact that this is a light and easy to use appliance”.
Several people who reviewed the product considered that it was lightweight. Mandynolan scored the Russell Hobbs 21180 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “So for a lightweight clean this is a good buy”. Last year Mr. K. Cross said on Amazon “It's lightweight & has good maneuverability, getting closer into the corners than my last steam mop, & has excellent results on our laminated flooring” in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review. In the same month P. Dhinsa said “Lightweight and easy to use” in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review.
Some Russell Hobbs 21180 owners said in their reviews that the Russell Hobbs 21180 was tall. A To Z said on Amazon “The downsides are that if you are tall you are probably going to find the handle a bit short”. Mrs. C. A. Troops wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaners on Amazon last year “I also got a friend to try it who was very impressed, she is tall” but in spite of that only rated the Russell Hobbs 21180 3 stars.