Some VAX Power 7 Pet reviewers reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Croxley mentioned “Still haven't received the new replacement cleaner which might broken easily, so if think twice to buy this model, I think I won't use Vax cleaner anymore” in their VAX Power 7 Pet review. David Spencer-Amos wrote “I am on my second one of these which has now broken as well in a relatively short period of time” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Mr. M. Long wrote “A different part of the hose is now broken - the telescopic section no longer stays at the length you set it” in their review of this vacuum cleaner however they scored it 20 out of 100.
Four people said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Aryldi scored the product very highly and mentioned “Therefore nice and sturdy”. J. Waddell said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The machine feels sturdy and is much bigger than my old dyson which means it doesn't need emptied as often”. Pen mentioned on Amazon “Compact and very robust” in their VAX Power 7 Pet review.
A number of people thought the product was well made. M. Edwards wrote on Amazon four years ago “A very well made, powerful hoover” in their review. Musical Truth mentioned on Amazon “So the impression you get straight away is of a real quality product, powerful and solid”. Paul wrote on Amazon “Will be going back to Mille products which are much better designed and built”.
One VAX Power 7 Pet reviewer reckoned that it was reliable. Christopher Edge said in his review of the VAX Power 7 Pet on Amazon “Have now bought a Dyson (hoping for the best), used in combination with the trusty old Miele”.