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Hoover Globe GL71 Vacuum Cleaner

£99.99
750W Upright Vacuum Dry 7kg Oct 2014
A
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Reasonably priced
Poor owner reviews
Poor brush
35 Reviews
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Price

Reasonably Priced

Seven customers who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. Sheila Mills mentioned last year “Good value for money” . Rogers mentioned on Amazon “Then you simply have to swap out the cheap rubber drive belt” in their review of the Hoover Globe GL71. Spend Alot wrote in their Hoover Globe GL71 review on Argos.co.uk “With great suction and a good price tag”.

One customer thought it was expensive. Anuj Kundarap wrote on Amazon “By far the worst vacuum cleaner I have ever owned - also the most expensive” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Portable

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it was easy to move around.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

One owner mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good at cleaning pet hair. Boo wrote on Argos.co.uk two years ago “I'm sure this is ideal for pet hair, as stated.” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Good Suction

Five customers who purchased it reckoned that it had good suction. Heather Douglas wrote on Amazon “Hoover is excellent and doesn`t take up much room, good suction, light to carry” and scored it 8 stars. Graham Kennedy he said in his review of the Hoover Globe GL71 “Probably due to the strong suction”.

Easy to Empty

One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to empty. Two years ago Jane27 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Very easy to empty”.

Poor Brush

One person reckoned that the Hoover Globe GL71 did not have a good brush. Alison said in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon last year “This is the second time the motor has gone from a small amount of cotton wrapped around the brush bar, really disappointed”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers concluded that it was noisy. Suzanne E. wrote on Amazon “I have had this Hoover for two mths now and it is making a terrible noise and vibrating plus smelling burning” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.


Design

Nice Design

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Graham Kennedy rated it 7 stars and he mentioned in his Hoover Globe GL71 review “Other than that it's pretty good”.

Easy to Use

One owner who purchased it thought it was easy to use.

Robust

One person wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Paulette she said “It is a good robust slightly weighty product”. One customer thought this vacuum cleaner was easy to damage or scratch. Last year Mrs Alison V Follows wrote “It broke within a few months after smelling burning rubber” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

Has a Flexible Hose

The Hoover Globe GL71 has a flexible hose, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and type.

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Poor Product Quality

One customer reckoned that the product was not good quality. Boo wrote on Argos.co.uk “Nasty & poor quality”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners who purchased it said that it was heavy and bulky. Danny said on Argos.co.uk “The hoover is very heavy to carry” in his review of the Hoover Globe GL71. Jane27 said in their Hoover Globe GL71 review “I hate vacuums! I had a bulky upright, then got a cylinder type.” and scored it 7 stars. Danny also said “The back handle and the vacuum combine is heavy that makes the front to tilt” in his review.

Two customers reckoned that the product was lightweight. Two years ago Peejay gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight/moves effortlessly across carpet or other/excellent suction”. Jane27 mentioned in their Hoover Globe GL71 review “I have been looking for a vacuum that is compact, pet friendly, simple to use and lightweight” and scored it 7 stars.

One owner who reviewed it said that it was compact. Graham Kennedy said on Amazon “Nice and compact” in his review of the Hoover Globe GL71.

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Average Weight

At 7 kilograms, the Globe GL71 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this vacuum cleaner to all the other 7kg heavy vacuum cleaners and we think because of it's better review score, the Rowenta RO52 (£111.55) is also worth considering.

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 3,529 expert and owner reviews (including 54 verified purchases), Hoover has good reviews for its vacuum cleaners. Hoover also has good reviews specifically within its medium maximum input power vacuums range compared to other brands. 72% of those that bought a Hoover vacuum cleaner would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Poor Owner Reviews

Based on 35 owner reviews the average owner rating of this vacuum cleaner is 61 out of 100. 56% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the vacuum cleaners of a similar type and age are ranked by average owner review score then this vacuum is in the bottom 17%.


Packaging Content

Has a Turbo Brush

The Globe GL71 has a turbo brush. Most of the other medium maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to this vacuum also have a turbo brush.

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Performance

Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 86 decibels, the Globe GL71 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec. Medium maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as this vacuum cleaner have noise levels of between 59dB and 89dB.

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Only D Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

The Globe GL71 has a D hard floor cleaning performance class which is better than the A hard floor cleaning performance class found on most vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago.

A D hard floor cleaning performance class is in fact the worst hard floor cleaning performance class across all vacuums of this type and age.

The best hard floor cleaning performance class amongst comparable types of vacuum is A.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this vacuum was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hoover gl71gl02001
Barcodes 08016361884878, 08016361885257

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