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Russell Hobbs 21180

Russell Hobbs 21180 Vacuum Cleaner

1,500W Upright Vacuum Wet 2kg Oct 2014
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Get the dirty work done fast with a Russell Hobbs Steam & Clean Lite Steam Mop. It's a great way to tackle dirt on hard surfaces such as tiles, lino, sealed laminate, sealed wood and you can even... More
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Good User Reviews

This vacuum has an average user rating of 80% based on 22 user reviews.

Easy to Use

Several customers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Basement Cat wrote in their review “I love steam cleaners as they are so easy to use”. Basement Cat also wrote “Usually, to prevent this happening, you are supposed to use ionised water.”. Mandynolan wrote on Amazon “Easy to use.I have found it much easier to use than a traditional mop” in their review.

Some customers who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was easy to assemble. A to Z wrote on Amazon “It was easy to assemble and the handle is very solid”. Hjk said “This was so easy to put together and to set up” in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 and rated the product 80 out of 100. Mrs. C. A. Troops wrote on Amazon “This is a basic steamer which is very easy to assemble, just put in place” in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review but even so they only rated the product 3 stars.

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Sid Nuncius scored the product 4 stars and he said on Amazon “It is light, simple to set up and use” in his Russell Hobbs 21180 review. One customer thought the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Mrs. C. A. Troops wrote “It was still comfortable for her to use” in their review but in spite of that they only rated this vacuum cleaner 3 stars.

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Good Size

A number of people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was thick. Two years ago Basement Cat said on Amazon “The plastic is much thicker and more robust” and rated it as very good. Basement Cat also said “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”.

Three people agreed that the Russell Hobbs 21180 was compact. A to Z wrote 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”. Pufferfish said in their review “This is basic compact steam mop and comes with two cleaning cloths” . Pufferfish also said “It stores away compactly”.

Some Russell Hobbs 21180 reviewers said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. A to Z mentioned “It heats up quickly and it's very light and easy to maneuver, particularly in comparison to the more feature laden Vax mops” in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review but they only gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 3 stars. Sandford said on Amazon “I do like the fact that this is a light and easy to use appliance” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

A few customers who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it was lightweight. Mandynolan mentioned “So for a lightweight clean this is a good buy”. Two years ago 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”. P. Dhinsa mentioned in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review also two years ago “Lightweight and easy to use”.

Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was tall. A to Z mentioned “The downsides are that if you are tall you are probably going to find the handle a bit short” in their review nonetheless they scored it 3 stars. Mrs. C. A. Troops wrote “I also got a friend to try it who was very impressed, she is tall” in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 but in spite of that they only gave the Russell Hobbs 21180 a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Russell Hobbs 21180 owners wrote that the product was good value for money. Carol Ann Jones mentioned “Really pleased price good and quality arrived quickly”. J. S. Bundy said in their review “For the money it's a good little machine.” . Two years ago Sandford wrote “The cloths supplied, (two with the appliance), won't last for ever, so what is the cost of replacement?For me this is the ultimate key to purchase”.

A few people who bought the Russell Hobbs 21180 agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Mrs. C. A. Troops said “That it would pay to spend a bit more for one where parts are easy and reasonably cheap to replace and where there are two steam levels” in their review. Rosey Lea wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon two years ago “Also the water tank is very cheap and a bit on the small side” yet they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Russell Hobbs 21180 was good quality. Basement Cat mentioned “The machine itself seems to be of better quality than my previous Morphy Richards one” and scored the product very highly. Sid Nuncius he said on Amazon “Russell Hobbs have a good reputation for quality and durability and I expect this to last well, so I can recommend it”.

Portable

Several Russell Hobbs 21180 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to move around.

Wet Cleaning Type

The Russell Hobbs 21180 supports a better cleaning type than most comparable spec vacuums that were released around the same time as it. This Russell Hobbs vacuum cleaner supports a Wet cleaning type, whereas most comparable spec vacuums that were released more than two years ago support a Dry cleaning type.

This vacuum's cleaning type (Wet) is actually the best supported cleaning type amongst all vacuums of this age and spec.

A Dry&Wet cleaning type is the worst supported cleaning type amongst similar types of vacuum.

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Good Filter

A number of Russell Hobbs 21180 reviewers agreed that it had a good filter. Basement Cat mentioned on Amazon “With this cleaner, you are provided with a special filter jug which treats the water to remove limescale from tap water”. Mrs. C. A. Troops mentioned in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 “There is a filter on the filler jug which should be replaced periodically” yet they rated the Russell Hobbs 21180 60 out of 100.

Nice Design

One Russell Hobbs 21180 owner reckoned that it was smooth. Two years ago Sid Nuncius gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “If you need a small, light steam mop for smooth, sealed floors, this will do you pretty well, I think”.

One Russell Hobbs 21180 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Sid Nuncius rated the product 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “I found the cleaning results pretty good”.

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Good Support

A few Russell Hobbs 21180 owners thought the Russell Hobbs 21180 had good technical guidance. Mandynolan gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 “Easy to follow instructions”. Sandford wrote in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review on Amazon two years ago “The instructions seem actually written for an English audience, which is in itself a bonus, so very easy to get started”.

Good Power Cord

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good power cord.

Robust

One customer who bought the Russell Hobbs 21180 concluded that it was sealed.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Russell Hobbs 21180 was well made. A to Z mentioned in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 “The handle is very solid and the cord length is generous” however despite that they scored this vacuum cleaner 3 stars.

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Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. Hjk scored it 80 out of 100 and said in their review on Amazon two years ago “They both have good cleaning features & I am a steam mop convert!So how does this slightly smaller one compare”.

Russell Hobbs Has Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

Russell Hobbs high maximum input power vacuums have good reviews on average and across all vacuum cleaners Russell Hobbs is one of the superior brands.

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Light

At only 2 kilograms, the Russell Hobbs 21180 is very light compared to most of the other vacuums of a comparable type and age to the 21180. The lightest vacuum of a comparable type and age to the 21180 is 5.7g heavy and the heaviest is 110kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Hoover SteamJet SSNH1300 (£53.00) (1.2kg), or the Polti Vaporetto Action (£59.00) (2.7kg).

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The Russell Hobbs 21180 does not have a brush tool, although it is worth noting that most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the 21180 also do not have a brush tool.

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Quite Small Dust Capacity

With a dust capacity of only 0.3 liters, the Russell Hobbs 21180's dust capacity is one of the smallest amongst vacuums of a comparable age and spec to the 21180. The smallest dust capacity of comparable spec vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the 21180 is 0.3L and the largest is 83L.

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Not Cordless

The Russell Hobbs 21180 is not cordless, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the 21180 are also not cordless.

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1 Other reason to consider the Russell Hobbs 21180

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Russell Hobbs released the 21180.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 18 April 2015 by Carol Ann Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Really pleased price good and quality arrived quickly.

Reviewed 17 April 2015 by Petr Klenka
(Verified Purchase)

Good product, fullfilled expacting. Nevertheles, bought/sent within Europe I have expected the plug as per european standard. It has been delivered with american plug that cannot be used in Europe... Read more…

Reviewed 8 April 2015 by Marina Ivanova
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent!

Reviewed 24 March 2015 by Mrs H.
(Verified Purchase)

Great product. Easy to use. This is my first steam mop and I am very happy with it.

Reviewed 12 March 2015 by Sheila
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived on time and perfect for my wooden floors.
It heats up really quickly and when i'm done I just put the cloth in the washing machine each time.

Reviewed 13 November 2014 by Barry Curtis

So far doing a good job.

Reviewed 24 September 2014 by Sid Nuncius

This is a good steam mop which does the job. It is light, simple to set up and use, and I found the cleaning results pretty good.

Once assembled, you fix a cloth onto the head using the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 April 2014 by J. S. Bundy

This was not as good as my reliable Vax. I really disliked the fact that it gave continuous steam rather than having a switch to regulate the amount. The cleaning pad was particularly thick and I... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2014 by P. Dhinsa

I have had a Morphy Richards steam cleaner for the past two and half years. I really loved it, it was powerful and cleaned well but broke a few weeks ago. This replacement is much cheaper,... Read more…

Reviewed 27 March 2014 by Rosey Lea

For a basic steam mop this has a couple of big points in it's favour. The microfibre cloths fit the unit perfectly and hold in place much better than other steam mops I've tried - they don't roll... Read more…

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