The Vax Air TM Lift Steerable Pet is the UK's lightest corded lift-out cylinder. It has all the power of a Vax AirTM upright with a versatile lift-out cylinder for areas you can t usually reach. -...
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Expert Reviews Are Good
Vacuum cleaner expert review site gadgetspeak.com scored this VAX vacuum cleaner 80 out of 100.
Excellent Owner Reviews
On average, people who bought this vacuum rated it as marvellous.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few customers wrote in their reviews that the product was quiet. Daan said this year “Nicest unit I've had yet, being efficient, quiet” . In November Emerald15 said “Compared to previous 'pet' vacuum, this is faster, quieter, stronger, easy to manipulate all parts (love the vent for controlling suction”. Fergus mentioned on Amazon “Quiet (unlike what others have said” in their VAX U84 AL PE review.
Several VAX U84 AL PE owners who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. Mr. M. A. Quinn wrote in their VAX U84 AL PE review on Amazon “It makes a good whirring noise”. Mrs V mentioned on Amazon “The machine is not as noisy as my previous Dyson”.
Some people who reviewed it mentioned that it was well made. Lisa the Book Sniffer. wrote “I will mention the quality of the build does seem a little cheaper than expected.” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Mr. M. A. Quinn mentioned “It was, until the new kid on the block moved in! From the off this vacuum cleaner (its so difficult to not type the H word) feels well put together” in their VAX U84 AL PE review and gave it an excellent rating. Rdboon gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the VAX U84 AL PE “Although well built, there are some parts that seem flimsy – the lip that you use to lift the lid on the filter section snapped on my second use”.
Three people concluded that it was strong and durable. Paul said on Amazon “The suction quality is tough enough to remove everyday pet hairs” in his review of the VAX U84 AL PE. In November last year Peebee wrote “The vacuum feels sturdy (far more so than the toy-like that we had purchased -” in their review.
Two VAX U84 AL PE owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was reliable. Amazon Customer wrote a few weeks ago “After my trusty Dyson ball vacuum cleaner died after years of faithful use I took the plunge”. Dinx wrote on Amazon “Bought this vacuum to replace my existing vax which has been very reliable and still in good working order.” in their VAX U84 AL PE review.
One VAX U84 AL PE owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. A few weeks ago Magic123 said “The suction on the vax is impressive - before buying this vax I obviously studied the reviews online and read about people having the floor damaged by the strong suction” in their review and gave the product an excellent rating.
Sixty people concluded that the product had good suction. Beki said on Amazon “As an upright cleaner the suction on this is phenomenal, with a handy slide on the front edge to change the settings for floor types, easily operated with a foot” in their review. Cjb wrote on Amazon “This thing has phenomenal suction power” in their review and gave this vacuum cleaner a very good review. Claycross1 mentioned on Amazon this year “It has a variable suction control and used properly” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it as excellent.
Easy to Empty
Several VAX U84 AL PE reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to empty. Amazon Customer said in their review of this vacuum cleaner in November “Also, very easy to empty”. Es Mum gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon this year “Its easy to empty and put back together again”. Eva B mentioned on Amazon “It's light monuverable very easy to empty”.
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Some customers who reviewed the product considered that it had a good brush. A. Aston gave it a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon in November “You need to ensure the brush bar is ON for most floor surfaces” in their review. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon this year “My carpets look brand new again as the powerful brush bar lifts the carpet pile up again” in their VAX U84 AL PE review. Amazon Customer also said “That being said the fail safe kicked in immediately to stop the brush”.
Several VAX U84 AL PE reviewers agreed that it was easy to move around. This year Gary M scored it very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “A lightweight vacuum cleaner with powerful suction”. Kay Sullivan said in her review of the VAX U84 AL PE on Amazon in November last year “It's reasonably lightweight and very easy to manoeuvre, which suprised me, having read many reviews where people had said because the suction is so powerful”. A few weeks ago Melita scored the VAX U84 AL PE 5 stars and she mentioned “It is lightweight and very powerful” in her review.
A few people who bought the product concluded that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon a few weeks ago “Great price too, fast delivery”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The best Vacuum Cleaner you could possibly want - and excellent value for money”. Amazon Customer also said “Had a problem with the one first purchased (stopped working, hence the late review!) the supplying company supplied a new unit quickly at no cost to myself, would purchase from”.
Several VAX U84 AL PE owners who reviewed it said that it was a bargain for the price. Ian mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner “Bargain at £150”. P. Shepherd mentioned “Bought one of these First impressions - light, cheap feeling, flimsy” . This month S. Moon gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote “Bought to replace a cheap Panasonic which gave up the unequal struggle two long haired cats” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.
Easy to Use
A number of VAX U84 AL PE reviewers who reviewed the VAX U84 AL PE considered that it was easy to use. In November A. Aston mentioned in their review on Amazon “It's a joy to use and makes vacuuming floors much faster”. This year Amazon Customer wrote “The pile adjuster is easy to use and very effective” in their VAX U84 AL PE review. Amazon Customer also said “So so light it's crazy! Easy to use up the stairs”.
A number of VAX U84 AL PE reviewers reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was comfortable and easy to hold. Greenbookal said on Amazon “After using it for longer it has become less comfortable to hold” in their review of the VAX U84 AL PE. Manxjohn said on Amazon “As well as being comfortable to carry”. Timt said “If you have that condition it could be a less comfortable experience for you”.
One VAX U84 AL PE reviewer who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use the menus. In November this year Mrsl said in their review on Amazon “It's easier than dragging around a Henry! The foot slider to change the pile settings is a winner too”.
Good Product Quality
A number of VAX U84 AL PE owners concluded that it was good quality. In November this year Emerald15 rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars and wrote “It is very well designed for purpose and I'd strongly recommend it” in their VAX U84 AL PE review. This year Es Mum said “Feels well made” in their review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. James B. Spink mentioned in his review of the VAX U84 AL PE “Fifty quid this is a good value vacuum cleaner that is well designed and works very well too”.
Good At Cleaning Pet Hair
A number of people who reviewed it thought it was good at cleaning pet hair. Greenbookal said in their review of this vacuum cleaner last year “We have pets so it's great for getting pet hair off the carpets” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Also last year James B. Spink wrote “Although it does a good job on pet hair it gets a lot of general dirt”. Katiemidwinter wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner in November “A vacuum cleaner good with pet hair on hard floors” but despite that they scored the product 3 stars.
Several VAX U84 AL PE owners reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was good at cleaning dog hair. This month Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “I have two black Labradors and I was struggling with a £200 Miele Hoover everyday to pick up all the dog hair - it was rubbish”. A few weeks ago Njt wrote in their review of the VAX U84 AL PE on Amazon “Got all the dog hair off the rug, great suction”. Rdboon wrote on Amazon “It had to be – no more than £150, come with accessories (so not charged additionally), be able to cope with dog hair, have strong power” in their review.
Seventeen customers who purchased the VAX U84 AL PE thought it was lightweight. In November this year A. Aston wrote “Vax have been very naughty in describing this machine as "lightweight” in their review of the VAX U84 AL PE. Cjb wrote “It's lightweight” and rated the product 5 stars. Fayetography mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon this month “Cons - Because the hoover is so lightweight, when you use the hose”.
A number of VAX U84 AL PE owners who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was heavy and bulky. In November this year Amazon Customer rated the VAX U84 AL PE 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “I don't find it heavy or hard to steer it's great”. Julie said also in November this year “Not a big heavy thing like my last one” in her review and gave it an excellent review score. Miss K said on Amazon last year “Is a reasonable size (not too big & bulky” in her review of the VAX U84 AL PE.
Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the VAX U84 AL PE was a good weight. A few weeks ago M gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Great light weight pet Hoover” in their VAX U84 AL PE review. Peebee mentioned “In terms of its weight, I appreciate that this can seem unfair given I critised the U88 for being toy-like.” in their VAX U84 AL PE review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Thecraghopper mentioned in their VAX U84 AL PE review on Amazon this month “I don't think is is built for the elderly, as even with the suction unit detached there is still noticeable weight in carrying it around”.
Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was tight. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It is very manoeuvrable and gets into tight spaces easily”. A few weeks ago Neil said on Amazon “This makes it extremely awkward to use, specially if your stairs are tight as you almost have to have the wand flat to the stair to use” however he rated it 2 stars.
Several VAX U84 AL PE reviewers reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was thin. In November last year Beki scored the VAX U84 AL PE 5 stars and said “It's slim and low to the ground enough to get under some obstacles better than my old cleaner”. Neil he mentioned this month “The Vax U84-AL-Pe is slim, light and easy to maneuver” in his VAX U84 AL PE review.
Some VAX U84 AL PE owners who purchased the VAX U84 AL PE considered that it was a good design. Fayetography mentioned in their review “The 3-in-1 attachment is such a brilliant design! - The dog hair attachment thing is normally something you have to buy extra, so a great added extra”. Gillys said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “MAJOR flaw is the design of the extendable hose” but they only rated the product 40 out of 100. Gillys also wrote “Believe me this is a complete nightmare and a massive backward step in design and engineering”.
A few VAX U84 AL PE reviewers who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was good looking. In November this year C.s. said on Amazon “The whole bin was full brought up the pile on carpets and rugs beautifully I didn't realise my old Hoover was so bad until I used this” and gave it an excellent review score. C.s. also wrote “It's pretty light, easy to manoeuvre”. A few weeks ago Melita mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Cleaned up the mess beautifully though”.
Some customers who purchased it considered that it was well designed. Last year Peebee said in their review on Amazon “The included accessories are also well designed and perform well - especially the turbo attachment”.
Some people who bought it thought it was neat. Beki wrote on Amazon “Tool storage are neat and tidy and streamlined into the machine” in their review of the VAX U84 AL PE and gave the product a very good review. Beki also wrote “This is a neat solution to the choice between an upright”.
One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had a good case. Nick7 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon this year “It doesnt stand up very well on its own, yet while in the machine casing, its very good”.
Several VAX U84 AL PE owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. In November this year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I can now clean my stairs without help and this alone makes the vacuum worth it's purchase price” and rated the VAX U84 AL PE as excellent. Melita mentioned on Amazon in the same month “I recommend reading the instructions enclosed to get the best out of it” in her review and scored it 5 stars. Melita also wrote “It's very easy to use and the instructions are easy to follow”.
A few customers considered that it had a good filter. Sourcererj9 said on Amazon this year “Far better access to the filter than on my previous one Being able to detach the machine” in their review.
Good Technical Features
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Miss K gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 80 out of 100 and she wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “I do think it's good value for money considering the features of the vacuum”. Neil said this month “The Vax U84-AL-Pe had lots of great, promising features” in his VAX U84 AL PE review yet he gave the VAX U84 AL PE a rating of 40 out of 100.
Good Power Cord
Some customers concluded that it had a good power cord. In November last year Ian rated it 5 stars and he wrote “Awesome suction power, just superb! Massive power lead” in his review of the VAX U84 AL PE.
One customer who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Last year Gadgetspeak.com mentioned in their VAX U84 AL PE review “Has 2x USB 3.1 ports” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.
VAX Vacuum Cleaners Have Good Reviews
We checked 5,007 expert and owner reviews for VAX vacuum cleaners and found that on average VAX has good ratings. We also found that VAX has good ratings specifically within its vacuums range.
Only Released Eight Months Ago
The U84 AL PE was only relased by VAX eight months ago.
Very High Suction Power
The lowest suction power of new vacuums is 40W and the highest is 800W. When compared to other new vacuums that we have checked, the suction power of the U84 AL PE of 800 Watts is one of the highest.
A Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
The U84 AL PE has an A carpet cleaning performance class which is better than the E carpet cleaning performance class found on most new comparable spec vacuum cleaners.
This vacuum cleaner's carpet cleaning performance class (A) is in fact the best carpet cleaning performance class across all recently released vacuum cleaners.
Across comparable types of vacuum cleaner the worst carpet cleaning performance class is F.
Quite Large Dust Capacity
Across all the similar spec vacuums that were released in the last year the dust capacities range from 0.4L to 3L, and the average dust capacity is 1.1L. At 1.5 liters, the U84 AL PE has a quite large dust capacity compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec vacuum cleaners.
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Does Not Have a Brush Tool
The U84 AL PE does not have a brush tool. Most of the other vacuums that came out in the last 12 months also do not have a brush tool.
The U84 AL PE is quite heavy (6.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuums that have been around for the last year. Latest similar spec vacuums have weights of between 3.2g and 8.6kg.
The VAX U84 AL PE is not cordless. Most of the other vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the U84 AL PE are also not cordless.
Very Short Cord Length
Vacuums that are a similar age to the U84 AL PE have cord lengths of between 1.5m and 8m, and the average cord length is 5m. At only 1.65 meters, the VAX U84 AL PE has a quite short cord length compared to most of the other newly released vacuums.
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Average Operating Radius
The U84 AL PE has a pretty standard operating radius (10 meters) compared to most of the other vacuums that were launched in the last year.
Dry Cleaning Type
The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is typical of many vacuums that came out in the last 12 months.
When removing from the box I liked what I saw just two main items the cleaner itself and the handle (wand) that just clips onto it, no tools are required to assemble. My next joy was the mains... Read more…
Easy to use BIOS
Customisable RGB LED lighting
Has 2x USB 3.1 ports
Features a 2 slot
Not RGB lighting throughout
Absence de rotation de l'axe
Pas de systme de gestion des cbles
Manque de contraste
Bogue d'interface si on ne connecte pas une manette
Mark18 would recommend the Vax U84-AL-Pe Air Lift Steerable Pets
Had a few hoovers in the past, this one is the best one so far. We have a husky and pet hair goes everywhere. Does a brilliant job picking up pet hair on our thick carpets and wood floor. We also... Read more…
Katie would recommend the Vax U84-AL-Pe Air Lift Steerable Pets
They've improved on the previous model - the handle on our old model snapped, this is much more sturdy. It's lightweight enough to carry up and down stairs easily and suction power is amazing. I... Read more…
MaggyA would recommend the Vax U84-AL-Pe Air Lift Steerable Pets
Fantastic cleaner, for it's manouverability, being lightweight and ease of use.
This product with it's swivel foot enables you to get into spaces that your other upright cleaners cannot do, easy... Read more…
MarieSouthEast would recommend the Vax U84-AL-Pe Air Lift Steerable Pets
We wanted a Hoover that cleans everywhere easily, 'this product really does'. It's easy to handle, easy to lift off and carry to small spaces such as difficult corners. We. Hoover around the... Read more…
Lyn would recommend the Vax U84-AL-Pe Air Lift Steerable Pets
This is by far the best vacuum I have ever had. I cannot believe the amount of dust and dog hair it collects with each vacuum. I have 2 border collies that are always shedding and have to clean at... Read more…