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Easy to Use
Thirty VAX V-124A owners who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use. A Henry rated the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “It is easy to use, dries the carpets better than the bissell, my lounge carpet was a good test subject as it was covered in muddy dog prints”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon this year “This is a well thought out practical machine that I am very pleased with”. Beckie wrote on Amazon two years ago “Value for money Excellent cleaning power Easy to use Handheld adapter for stairs” in her review of the VAX V-124A.
A few people concluded that it was easy to assemble. This month Alexander Clark mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaners on Amazon “It was easy to put together, only little moan was we couldnt work out how to put the tools on the back” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Daryl P. wrote in the same month “The fact it takes up a lot of room, takes a lot of effort and wasn't clear how to put together in the book” and scored it 5 stars. In August this year Dmad1907 wrote “The product was easy to put together and the instructions are easy to follow, also” in their review and rated it 80 out of 100.
A few people who bought this vacuum cleaners thought it was easy to setup. Four years ago Charles D. mentioned “It is also a lot quicker to set up than the Rapide, as you dont have to measure” in his review of this vacuum cleaners. In August this year Donniesparko and mentioned in their review on Amazon “It's not even difficult to set up”. Marsh Meanderer mentioned “The cleaner was quite easy to set up and operate and almost imediately my wife” and scored this vacuum cleaners 4 stars.
One customer wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaners was comfortable and easy to hold. John Bastable said “It is more comfortable if you are going to spend a few hours at it” in his review.
A few customers considered that this vacuum cleaners was a bargain for the price. Alexander Clark rated the product 80 out of 100 and he wrote “The tool rack seems very flimsy and cheap compared to the rest of the machine” in his review of this vacuum cleaners. Bazz2004 rated it 99 out of 100 and said in their review “A great deal of thought has gone into the design”. Six years ago David Thorp wrote in his VAX V-124A review on Amazon “Writing this review the RRP is £329.99) it seemed a bargain” however despite that only gave the product a score of 2 stars.
Several VAX V-124A owners reckoned that it was good value for money. In August this year Alexander Clark said in his VAX V-124A review on Amazon “A good value does the job Carpet Cleaner”. Alexander Clark also mentioned “I also have to say the bottle of cleaner seems to be reasonably priced and i did a large front room”. Beckie wrote “It is excellent value for money as most other carpet cleaners with this ability cost almost double this price” in her review of the VAX V-124A.
A number of customers said in their reviews that it was a good design. Bazz2004 wrote “A great deal of thought has gone into the design” in their review. Four years ago D. L. Osborne wrote in their VAX V-124A review on Amazon “Great machine with design floor” however despite that scored it 1 stars. D. R. Pardoe wrote in their review on Amazon three years ago “Certainly very poor value for money! The design is totally inadequate” but despite that only gave it a score of 20 out of 100.
A few customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It all worked beautifully” in their review yet only gave the product a score of 20 out of 100. D. Greenlees and wrote in their VAX V-124A review on Amazon six years ago “On first use, I cleaned the landing and lounge and was pretty impressed with the cleaning result”. Five years ago River said in their review “Definitely recommend it if you own these trendy pale colour carpets”.
One VAX V-124A owner who reviewed this vacuum cleaners considered that it was neat. Jethro mentioned on Amazon “We got this to tidy up after our dog” in their VAX V-124A review. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed. Bazz2004 said on Amazon “Well designed” in their review.
Some people reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Bugsy wrote on Amazon “Thankfully that turned out to be mostly packaging! The instructions were fairly easy to understand” in their review of the VAX V-124A. David Thorp said on Amazon six years ago “After reading the manual properly rather than just skim reading it (which yes I should have done first time”. This month Dmad1907 wrote “The product was easy to put together and the instructions are easy to follow, also” in their VAX V-124A review.
Good Expert Reviews
Vacuum cleaner expert review site Pocket Lint scored this VAX vacuum 80 out of 100.
The V-124A is one the top selling vacuum currently available for purchase according to Amazon sales data.
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Average User Reviews
This VAX vacuum has an average user rating of 73 out of 100 based on 100 user reviews.
A number of VAX V-124A owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good brush. Five years ago G. V. Bennett rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “All the fluff from the carpets get enmeshed in the rotating brush head and it takes ages to clean properly”. Three years ago Lozzy wrote on Amazon “If you DO get/have this machine, I'd strongly recommend you clean the brush bars after each use” in their VAX V-124A review but in spite of that scored this vacuum cleaners 2 stars. Lozzy also said “The customer service of Vax is impressive - they are sending a brush bar to me after a brief phone call to explain the problem”.
Good Technical Features
A few VAX V-124A owners wrote in their reviews that the VAX V-124A had good features. Passenger115 mentioned on Amazon “Good features and design”. Passenger115 also mentioned “Was very happy with its features, especially the rotating brushes”.
One person who purchased it reckoned that it had good suction. Mike32 mentioned “If you want a good suction, then you need a powerfull motor to drive the process- with the advantages of the brushes”.
Good Power Cord
One person who reviewed it thought it had a good power cord. This year Alexander Clark gave this vacuum cleaners a score of 80 out of 100 and he said “The electrical cord is a good length”.
VAX Vacuums Have Good Reviews
VAX has good average ratings for its vacuums as well as across its entire vacuum cleaner range compared to other brands.
One VAX V-124A owner reckoned that it had a good filter. Squirrelscanfly said in their review four years ago “Brushes filter OK, brushes switch set to ON position, handle lowered down” but in spite of that only gave it a score of 20 out of 100.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
Several people who reviewed the product considered that it was not heavy and bulky. A. Banks said “The machine itself is very heavy, which I take as a good thing” in their review yet rated the VAX V-124A 5 stars. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer and wrote “Too heavy; too much plastic etc, etc” in their review of the VAX V-124A. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Be aware that it is a heavy machine”.
Two VAX V-124A reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was not thick. Jethro gave it a score of 2 stars and wrote “Even wider streaks of dirty carpet where the fluid didn't make it”.
One VAX V-124A owner who bought the product considered that it was not good structurally. Marsh Meanderer mentioned in their review of the VAX V-124A on Amazon “It does appear that some of the plastic construction may be a weak point, especially if the cleaner is not used with care”.
One customer mentioned that the product was not a good weight.
A few VAX V-124A reviewers who purchased the product thought it was not well made. Five years ago Belle mentioned “Not well made”. Belle also mentioned “As mentioned in previous reviews my cleaner was made in Mexico and the build quality is not good”. Donniesparko wrote on Amazon this year “The reason I have given it just 3 stars is I've found parts to be very fragile and brittle”.
Several VAX V-124A owners who purchased this vacuum cleaners thought it was not strong and durable. Beckie wrote on Amazon “Upholstery Large dirty water resevoir - less time emptying so faster cleaning Long power cable heavy duty adapter tube is removable to it isn't in the way when using upright” in her VAX V-124A review. This month Donniesparko mentioned in their VAX V-124A review “It clearly isn't made of a robust plastic”. S. Kingdom mentioned on Amazon “In fact, I have a few synthetic, heavy duty carpets and they were almost dry as I finished the room”.
Some VAX V-124A owners who reviewed the VAX V-124A reckoned that it was not easy to damage or scratch. John Bastable said in his review of the VAX V-124A “We broke a handle (our fault) and help line were helpful(!)”. Six years ago Marsh Meanderer mentioned on Amazon “Unfortunately the first unit arrived quite badly damaged - probably in transit”.
Two VAX V-124A owners considered that the product was not reliable. Passenger115 rated the product 1 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Then became suspicious about the reliability”.
One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was not good at resisting water ingress. Passenger115 mentioned on Amazon “Carpet washing seemed to work perfect when I was cleaning the room carpets until the leaking problem showed up when I tried to clean the staircase using hand tool” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.
Poor Product Quality
Fourteen customers who reviewed it concluded that it was not good quality. Belle gave it a score of 3 stars and she wrote in her review on Amazon five years ago “Not well made”. Belle also mentioned “As mentioned in previous reviews my cleaner was made in Mexico and the build quality is not good”. D. R. Pardoe scored the product 20 out of 100 and said on Amazon “I feel very strongly that it is just not fit for purpose - and certainly very poor value for money! The design is totally inadequate” in their review of this vacuum cleaners.
Does Not Have a Brush Tool
The VAX V-124A does not have a brush tool. Most of the other similar spec vacuums that are a comparable age to the V-124A also do not have a brush tool.
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Unacceptable Noise Level
Fourteen VAX V-124A reviewers agreed that the VAX V-124A was not noisy. Amazon Customer mentioned this year “Being too noisy/” in their review of the VAX V-124A however despite that still gave it a score of 99 out of 100. Amazon Customer also mentioned “I guess Vax cannot please everybody, yes it is noisy”. Bugsy mentioned on Amazon “This machine is quite noisy ( sounds a little industrial) so you wouldn't want to use it too early in the morning!It's also quite heavy.”.
Poor At Cleaning Pet Hair
One person wrote in their reviews that the product was not good at cleaning dog hair. Jethro gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100 and said on Amazon “To be fair it was doing a good job of sucking up dog hair and the dirty water pot was full of fur”.
Difficult to Empty
A number of people who reviewed the VAX V-124A thought it was not easy to empty. Eight years ago Bazz2004 mentioned on Amazon “Filling the clean water tank and emptying the dirty water from a separate tank was easy to do”.
The VAX V-124A is not cordless, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the V-124A are also not cordless.
Very good at doing what it says it does.
Small issues...for a big heavy machine some parts (tanks, handles etc) are quite fragile. I cleaned one carpet and the brushes clogged and the drive... Read more…
My carpets were so dirty (two dogs living in the country) and it was really getting me down looking at the state of them. To make matters worse, the first carpet cleaner I ordered was faulty and... Read more…
We bought this before we moved home to clean a sofa and because the new place had new carpets and with 4 kids we wanted to deal with spillages quickly and maintain them.
On the upholstery cleaning... Read more…
I've had a bissell before I needed to return twice and ended up getting my money back as it kept dumping the whole tank on my carpet. Also you had to mix the water and solution in the same tank.... Read more…
Really good carpet cleaner. Heavy, but easy to push along. Good quantity of water and waste water containers. Cleans unbelievably well with an array of useful tools. Both build quality and... Read more…