Based on 969 owner reviews this vacuum cleaner has an average owner rating of 90%. This vacuum in the top 19% of all the vacuums of this age and type when ranked by user rating.
Easy to Use
A few customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was easy to use. 48snapper rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review on Amazon five years ago “Is very easy to use”. Alsedge rated it as very good and mentioned in their Dyson DC39 review on Amazon “Easy to use, effective and easy to clean”. Four years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I find the controls easy to use and the machine easy to empty”.
Seven Dyson DC39 reviewers said in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Alexandre Cruz wrote “It's very easy to assemble, even the garbage canister (wich some complain about) is very easy to mount or dismount” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Cath24 mentioned “It has definitely improved it! Simple to put together” . David Bowring said on Amazon “It's very simple to put together, there are instructions.” in his review of this vacuum cleaner.
Some Dyson DC39 reviewers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Extend and is comfortable for me to use (I am 5ft 8) unlike other cylinder hoovers I have had in the past” in their review of the Dyson DC39. Eaygin gave the Dyson DC39 an excellent review score and said five years ago “Very efficient, comfortable and easy to use”. Ria Sheppard said in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Bendy and there is nothing to hold onto, so by this time you look like Cinderella before Fairy Godmother turns up”.
Some Dyson DC39 reviewers who bought the product said that it was easy to setup. Edwina said “I didn't realize how filthy my floors & carpets & rugs were! It's easy to set up, to use” in her Dyson DC39 review. Trusted Reviews wrote “Easy to set up and empty” .
One Dyson DC39 reviewer who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it performed as expected. Laura mentioned on Amazon “Dyson does exactly what it says on the box”.
Good Product Quality
Some Dyson DC39 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Aidan wrote “Top quality” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Hb wrote in their review of the Dyson DC39 “Quality machine with good performance”. Hb also mentioned “It feels good quality and the fittings for the attachments are much better than before; everything snaps together nicely”.
Eight people agreed that the product was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Dyson DC39 review on Amazon “I am very disappointed, with the Dyson, I fell for the slick marketing and the trendy design”. Three years ago J0n G wrote “Like most Dysons, this vacuum cleaner looks elegant and modern” in their Dyson DC39 review but even so they only gave it a score of 2 stars. Laurie said on Amazon “I'm pretty sure they are leaking quite a bit of dust too”.
Some people thought it was a good design. Essgee Fan mentioned “The design - perfect” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Gareth Waterman mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC39 on Amazon four years ago “Although the ball design is adequate” but they gave it a score of 40 out of 100. R. C. E. Guy said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The colours and general appearance and design were pleasing and we were satisfied that we had a good product”.
A number of Dyson DC39 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was smooth. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Smooth steering”.
Several Dyson DC39 owners who purchased it concluded that it was neat. Four years ago Jiri mentioned in their Dyson DC39 review on Amazon “If you have a cat or dog at home, this vacuum cleaner will help you to keep your apartment tidy even if your pet is loosing a lot of hears”.
One Dyson DC39 reviewer reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was ergonomic. Five years ago Dimepabs mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC39 “I must say that the machine is great, very ergonomic and does its job perfectly”.
A few Dyson DC39 owners who reviewed the Dyson DC39 reckoned that it was well made. Four years ago Alexkrycek mentioned “The first noticeable difference is the build quality” in their Dyson DC39 review. Amanda Street mentioned on Amazon “Has a much refined emptying system that is a superb piece of engineering in my opinion” and gave it an excellent review score. Gareth Waterman said “Although they didn't last very long, they were well-built, worked well” in their Dyson DC39 review.
A few Dyson DC39 reviewers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was strong and durable. Three years ago Alexandre Cruz said on Amazon “Feels strong and durable and as a lot of suction power! The triggerhead tool is very effective on my rugs” in their Dyson DC39 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Very durable”. Five years ago Benjamin said on Amazon “The attachments are sturdily built and snap satisfyingly into place” in his review.
Two Dyson DC39 reviewers who reviewed the Dyson DC39 said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Arlojem mentioned in their Dyson DC39 review on Amazon “The spell is broken”. Helliegee said “Buy ONLY if you live in the UK! Broke half way through guarantee period, no Dyson repair service”.
One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress. One Dyson DC39 owner who bought it thought it was reliable. Paul Lathwell mentioned on Amazon “Seems pretty good/reliable at picking up debris from the carpet” in his review of the Dyson DC39.
Good At Cleaning Pet Hair
A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Five years ago Digger rated this vacuum cleaner as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “My house is now dog hair free” in their Dyson DC39 review. Fergal wrote on Amazon “The fittings with the brushes are very good for removing dog hairs” and gave the Dyson DC39 a rating of 5 stars. Mr a P Mann said in his review on Amazon “This was purchased as a replacement for our Old Dyson really good much lighter and easier to move around and sucks up all the dog hairs great”.
Several customers considered that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Bazza wrote “Pet Hair removal is great !”. E.j.webb mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Then on again to restart it! It is reasonably good at picking up pet hair.”. Greenfishgurl said in their review of the Dyson DC39 on Amazon “Brilliant for pet hair on carpets” and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars.
A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at cleaning cat hair. Four years ago Mrs. E. Good mentioned on Amazon “No complaints on general performance - picks up our fine cat hairs well and as with all dysons, picks up dust”. S Mcknight said in their review two years ago “I bought a Miele C3, which is great for cat hair” . Uggy Bear mentioned in their review of the Dyson DC39 on Amazon “I bought it thinking it would be powerful and pick up cat hair” but in spite of that they only scored it 20 out of 100.
Some people wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to move around. Consumersearch.com said “It has a lightweight, easy-to-maneuver design” in their review. Reviewed.com said in their review three years ago “Lightweight and easy to maneuver”.
Some people concluded that this vacuum cleaner had a good brush. Alexandre Cruz said in their review three years ago “I had no problem turning the rotative brush on or off” . Ashley wrote “I love the turbine head brush attachment that comes with this - it fluffs up my carpets” and gave the Dyson DC39 an excellent review score. David Bowring wrote “* Main floor attachment - The default floor brush is great, push a button on the handle” in his review of the Dyson DC39.
Easy to Empty
Several people concluded that the product was easy to empty. 48snapper said in their review on Amazon “Emptying it was certainly not a problem at all, once the manual had been consulted”. Amazon Customer rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The no bag cylinder thing is fairly easy to empty; you have to hold the cylinder upside down”. Benjamin said “Emptying it is easy” in his Dyson DC39 review.
Some Dyson DC39 reviewers concluded that the product had good suction. Four years ago Alexkrycek said in their Dyson DC39 review on Amazon “Lots quieter than the DC20 and the suction is amazing”. Anari mentioned in their review on Amazon “It's simple click and play attachments are easy to use and the suction is brilliant”. Barry Reid mentioned in his review “It genuinely does not lose suction” and gave the Dyson DC39 an excellent rating.
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A number of Dyson DC39 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Arlojem wrote in their review on Amazon “The pipes are narrow and get clogged pretty well everyday” however despite that they gave the product a score of 1 stars. E. Williams mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner five years ago “I have had good results on thin and thick pile carpets as well as wooden” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Karen Johnson wrote “There is a narrow u tube between” but despite that she gave the product a rating of 1 stars.
Some Dyson DC39 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was lightweight. Mrs H mentioned “Lightweight, easy to operate, good selection of tools” in her Dyson DC39 review. Simon Baggett gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Absolutely brilliant, lightweight and superb suck” in his review. Tim he wrote “Lightweight body and handle” in his Dyson DC39 review.
Several customers agreed that the Dyson DC39 was heavy and bulky. Mrs H wrote on Amazon five years ago “Not as bulky as the previous cylinder dyson, would highly recommend!” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Mrs. R. J. Nash said also five years ago “It is such an easy machine to use & not heavy at all! I recommend it completely!” . Pet Owner wrote in their review three years ago “6 Grandchildren i need a good cleaner, something easy to get out the cupboard, not too heavy and picks up pet hair”.
Some people said in their reviews that it was a good weight. Four years ago Leena Mitra said in her review “Easy to use, light weight and highly effective” and scored the product 4 stars. Sanat Shah wrote on Amazon “It is very convenient, light weight, move easily, easy to assemble”.
Several people who reviewed it agreed that it was compact. Four years ago Hb gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “The animal attachment is much better than our old one as it's more compact and the hairs from our two Persians don't jam it up” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Stveed said on Amazon “Bit of friendly advice to anyone thinking of buying ANY! Model of Dyson whatsoever 6 years ago i bought a Dyson DC20 Animal Stowaway, slick looking compact and all Mod Cons”.
A Best Selling Vacuum Cleaner
According to sales data from Amazon, the DC39 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought vacuum cleaners in the last 3 months.
Dyson Vacuums Have Good Reviews
On average Dyson vacuum cleaners have good reviews compared to other brands as do all vacuums manufactured by Dyson.
A few Dyson DC39 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good filter. Karen wrote “The bonus for the DC39 is the hepa filter, no more expensive filter purchases” in her review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Reviewed.com said “Have to clean the filter every month”.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Brush Tool
Most comparable spec vacuums that came out around the same time as the DC39 do not have a brush tool. The Dyson DC39 is no exception to this as it also does not have a brush tool.
Unacceptable Noise Level
Some Dyson DC39 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was noisy. Cmr mentioned in their Dyson DC39 review “It's noisy, cumbersome and heavy” and gave it a score of 40 out of 100. Dinerve wrote in their review of the Dyson DC39 on Amazon “Losing suction, noisy, dirty bags, hard to maneuver” but they still rated the product as very good. E. Williams wrote in their review on Amazon “It's still pretty noisy”.
A number of customers who purchased the Dyson DC39 thought it was not quiet. C. Powell gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “The machine is certainly not quiet”. Laurie said “It is in no way quiet even without the upholstery tool going” in her review and rated it 2 stars.
A number of Dyson DC39 owners mentioned in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Two years ago Helliegee wrote in their review “Dyson (despite being present globally) can't help us outside the UK”. T. Burbridge mentioned on Amazon “It was easy to assemble which is good because the instructions are non existent (that seems really common now” in their review of the Dyson DC39 yet they scored the product very highly. Upnabout wrote on Amazon four years ago “The instructions are poor” in their Dyson DC39 review.
A Bit Expensive
Some Dyson DC39 reviewers who purchased the product thought it was not cheap. In March last year Catandmat said in their review on Amazon “How can anyone give this a positive review? It's such an expensive disappointment”. Duncan Smith mentioned on Amazon “Unfortunately, Expensive tat”. Three years ago J0n G gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 2 stars and wrote “They seem to be gimmicky and rather over-priced”.
A number of people agreed that this vacuum cleaner was not good value for money. Five years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “With a 5 year guarantee the product should last twice as long as my regular vacuums which seem to die after about 2.5 years so hopefully the higher price should work out”. Three years ago Carol Griffiths said on Amazon “Rubbish, don't touch save your money” and gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Five years ago Dinerve said in their review on Amazon “Even if it seems costly its unlike any vacuum cleaner I've ever owned or used!”.
A number of Dyson DC39 owners agreed that the product was not a bargain for the price. 48snapper mentioned five years ago “OK this is not a cheap piece of kit”. Deannatrois mentioned in their review on Amazon “I had a vax pet vacuum cleaner (not a cheap one) that left a lot of the dirt behind, so much so I started manually sweeping the hair, dust” but despite that they scored the product 5 stars. S. Lawson said “It's not a cheap option” and gave the product a score of 20 out of 100.
Most vacuum cleaners that have been available for a comparable time to the DC39 are not cordless. The Dyson DC39 is no exception to this as it is also not cordless.