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Bosch BGS5PET2GB

Bosch BGS5PET2GB Vacuum Cleaner

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£179.99 £89.01 cheaper than 50 days ago
800W Drum Vacuum Dry 8.3kg Mar 2015
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13 Reasons For

Good Suction

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good suction. Angelika mentioned on Amazon last year “The best thing about this machine is its powerful suction re” in her Bosch BGS5PET2GB review. In October last year Edyta T. wrote on Amazon “I have used for a while, suction power is nice on condition it does not turn off itself despite the fact of empty container, clea” although they only gave it a score of 2 stars. Kurt Pedersen said in his review last year “Talking about suction, wife thought it was a mike ! Still haven't found her knickers Hmmmmmmmmmmm” .

Robust

A number of customers who bought it considered that it was well made. N Heubeck said in their review of the Bosch BGS5PET2GB “It is a powerful and solid machine” and rated it 4 stars. One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Ozzy said on Amazon in October last year “It cleaned it thoroughly without damaging it” in their review.

Good Product Quality

Some Bosch BGS5PET2GB owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality. Angelika said “While obv a better quality than my last Bosch”. Ruth D Ross-Thomson mentioned “Well made.” in her review of the Bosch BGS5PET2GB.

Good Technical Features

Some people who reviewed the Bosch BGS5PET2GB concluded that it had good features. N Heubeck mentioned in their review “I like some of the features such as the removable brush”.

Good Brand

Medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners built by Bosch have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all vacuums (not just medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners) and found that Bosch also has good ratings across its entire range.

Reasonably Priced

A number of Bosch BGS5PET2GB reviewers thought it was good value for money. Ozzy said on Amazon “I purchased this vacuum from the warehouse with "very good" rating to save a bit of money, which from my experience just means a damaged box” in their review of the Bosch BGS5PET2GB.

Easy to Empty

One Bosch BGS5PET2GB reviewer who reviewed it thought it was easy to empty. Ruth D Ross-Thomson wrote in her review “It is slightly easier to empty than the old Dyson.”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several Bosch BGS5PET2GB reviewers who purchased it thought it was quiet. Ozzy said on Amazon “It really is much quieter than a non-compressor vacuum cleaner”. Ruth D Ross-Thomson mentioned in her review “It is much quieter than the old Dyson DC01” .

Good Brush

One Bosch BGS5PET2GB owner wrote that it had a good brush. Ruth D Ross-Thomson she mentioned in her Bosch BGS5PET2GB review “Even with the turbo brush it takes around 5-10 strokes to do what the Dyson use to do in 1-2 strokes”.

Good Filter

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it had a good filter. Edyta T. wrote in their review of the Bosch BGS5PET2GB on Amazon “It is annoying that container is empty, filter cleaned” however despite that they gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.

A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

This vacuum has an A hard floor cleaning performance class, which is the most frequently found hard floor cleaning performance class on vacuum cleaners of a similar age and type to it.

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A Dust Re-Emission Class

This vacuum cleaner has an A dust re-emission class, which is the most frequently found dust re-emission class on medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as it.

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B Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BGS5PET2GB has a B carpet cleaning performance class which is better than most vacuums that came out more than a year ago. Most vacuum cleaners of this age and type have a D carpet cleaning performance class. Similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than a year carpet cleaning performance classs range from E (worst) to A (best).

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6 Reasons Against

Average Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this medium maximum input power vacuum cleaner on average 67 out of 100.

Not Good in Terms of Size

Some Bosch BGS5PET2GB owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Angelika said in her review “Have dealt with heavy loads most of my life.” . J. Macdonald mentioned on Amazon “Heavy to lug up and down stairs” and rated the Bosch BGS5PET2GB 2 stars. Jurate said on Amazon “Very big and heavy”.

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The BGS5PET2GB does not have a brush tool. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to the BGS5PET2GB also do not have a brush tool.

There are a number of alternative vacuum cleaners which also have a brush tool that you might also want to look at including the Complete C3 Cat&Dog PowerLine[pl_2875983_price], or the Classic C1 Special EcoLine[pl_2982705_price] both from Miele or the AEG UltraOne UOGREEN+[plb_3150471_price] which is also higher rated.

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Difficult to Use

One person concluded that it was not easy to use. Angelika wrote in her review “It is much heavier, if not the heaviest model on the market - & clumsy to use”.

Heavy

With a weight of 8.3 kilograms, the Bosch BGS5PET2GB is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the BGS5PET2GB. Medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released one year ago have weights of between 5.2g and 28kg, and the average weight is 6.4kg.

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Not Cordless

The BGS5PET2GB is not cordless, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other vacuums of this type and age are also not cordless.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Bosch BGS5PET2GB

Average Operating Radius

At 10 meters, the BGS5PET2GB has a relatively standard operating radius compared to most of the other vacuums that were released more than a year ago.

If this vacuum cleaner operating radius is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Complete C3 Celebration PowerLine[pl_2817970_price] (11m and higher rated), or the Complete C3 Cat&Dog PowerLine[pl_2875983_price] (11m and higher rated) both from Miele or the Rowenta RO 6432 EA[plb_3021415_price] (11m and higher rated).

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is typical of many vacuum cleaners of this type and age.

We compared this vacuum to all the other Dry vacuum cleaners and we think because of it's better review score, the Bosch BSGL5PT2GB[plb_2815311_price], the Dirt Devil Beat 2.1[plb_2974037_price], and the AEG UltraOne UOGREEN+[plb_3150471_price] is also worth considering.

If the cleaning type of this medium maximum input power vacuum cleaner is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the VAX Powermax VRS20W[plb_2928151_price] (Wet) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Noise Level

At 74 decibels, the Bosch BGS5PET2GB has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched more than a year ago.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Bosch released the BGS5PET2GB over a year ago.

Specification

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User Reviews

(15)
Reviewed 17 January 2016 by J SMOLEN
(Verified Purchase)

Just perfect...

Reviewed 27 December 2015 by Kurt pedersen
(Verified Purchase)

Talking about suction, wife thought it was a mike !!! still haven't found her knickers Hmmmmmmmmmmm...

Reviewed 14 December 2015 by JURATE
(Verified Purchase)

Very big and heavy.. Makes harder to vacuum the rooms..wish I could buy different one.

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Canuck
(Verified Purchase)

Really good power...

Reviewed 29 October 2015 by Ruth d ross-thomson | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

We live a 2 floor cottage with a dog who moults regularly and I tend shed sawdust from my woodworking activity clothes. We had DC01 Mk 1 given to us as a wedding present back in 1996 but a part of... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I have used for a while, suction power is nice...... on condition it does not turn off itself .It is annoying that container is empty,filter cleaned but it keep turning itself off,thinking of... Read more…

Reviewed 17 October 2015 by J. MACDONALD
(Verified Purchase)

Heavy to lug up and down stairs. Cuts out regularly for no reason, not sure why, maybe gets too hot. Switches on fine again instantly though.

(Verified Purchase)

It's a good vacuum, however one of the floor attachments is very hard to remove and if I'd have been aware of this, I wouldn't have made the purchase, because after vacuuming I end up with a... Read more…

Reviewed 7 May 2015 by Ozzy
(Verified Purchase)

I've been given vacuum chores since the age of 9 (child labour, lol) so I have over 15 years experience of using vacuum cleaners (way to give away my age). I was totally blown away by this... Read more…

Reviewed 28 April 2015 by Angelika
(Verified Purchase)

The best thing about this machine is its powerful suction re: carpets - certainly shows up vacuums I've had before when you see what it collects! - it replaces another Bosch, but a lighter Eco... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers about bgs5pet2, about bgs5pet2g, about bgs5pet2gb, about epebgs5pet2, about epebgs5pet2g, about epebgs5pet2gb
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