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Russell Hobbs 21180

A positively reviewed 1,500W Upright vacuum vacuum with alright features and a gigantic 2kg weight
1,500W Upright Vacuum Wet 2kg Oct 2014
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Russell Hobbs 21180 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Russell Hobbs 21180 number 699 across all vacuum cleaners.
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22 Reviews
41
Average Features
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2 Years Old
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Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%, based on 22 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuums with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and it is reasonably priced.
This Russell Hobbs vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Light
Quite high maximum input power

Russell Hobbs 21180 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

21180 owners on average rated this vacuum 80%. 7 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Several customers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Basement Cat wrote in their review “I love steam cleaners as they are so easy to use”. Basement Cat also wrote “Usually, to prevent this happening, you are supposed to use ionised water.”. Mandynolan wrote on Amazon “Easy to use.I have found it much easier to use than a traditional mop” in their review.

Some customers who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was easy to assemble. A to Z wrote on Amazon “It was easy to assemble and the handle is very solid”. Hjk said “This was so easy to put together and to set up” in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 and rated the product 80 out of 100. Mrs. C. A. Troops wrote on Amazon “This is a basic steamer which is very easy to assemble, just put in place” in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review but even so they only rated the product 3 stars.

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Sid Nuncius scored the product 4 stars and he said on Amazon “It is light, simple to set up and use” in his Russell Hobbs 21180 review. One customer thought the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Mrs. C. A. Troops wrote “It was still comfortable for her to use” in their review but in spite of that they only rated this vacuum cleaner 3 stars.

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Users Report That it is a Good Size

A number of people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner thought it was thick. Two years ago Basement Cat said on Amazon “The plastic is much thicker and more robust” and rated it as very good. Basement Cat also said “The cleaning cloths are thicker and fluffier, which makes it easier”. Basement Cat also said “The second is that when you put this together, you should make sure that the thicker end of the chrome shaft goes into the plastic handle”.

Three people agreed that the Russell Hobbs 21180 was compact. A to Z wrote on Amazon “It's more compact than other models (hence the "lite" tag I suspect) meaning it's probably a good choice if space is a premium”. Pufferfish said in their review “This is basic compact steam mop and comes with two cleaning cloths” . Pufferfish also said “It stores away compactly”.

Some Russell Hobbs 21180 reviewers said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. A to Z mentioned “It heats up quickly and it's very light and easy to maneuver, particularly in comparison to the more feature laden Vax mops” in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review but they only gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 3 stars. Sandford said on Amazon “I do like the fact that this is a light and easy to use appliance” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

A few customers who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it was lightweight. Mandynolan mentioned “So for a lightweight clean this is a good buy”. Two years ago Mr. K. Cross said on Amazon “It's lightweight & has good maneuverability, getting closer into the corners than my last steam mop, & has excellent results on our laminated flooring”. P. Dhinsa mentioned in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review also two years ago “Lightweight and easy to use”.

Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was tall. A to Z mentioned “The downsides are that if you are tall you are probably going to find the handle a bit short” in their review nonetheless they scored it 3 stars. Mrs. C. A. Troops wrote “I also got a friend to try it who was very impressed, she is tall” in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 but in spite of that they only gave the Russell Hobbs 21180 a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Several Russell Hobbs 21180 owners wrote that the product was good value for money. Carol Ann Jones mentioned “Really pleased price good and quality arrived quickly”. J. S. Bundy said in their review “For the money it's a good little machine.” . Two years ago Sandford wrote “The cloths supplied, (two with the appliance), won't last for ever, so what is the cost of replacement?For me this is the ultimate key to purchase”.

A few people who bought the Russell Hobbs 21180 agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Mrs. C. A. Troops said “That it would pay to spend a bit more for one where parts are easy and reasonably cheap to replace and where there are two steam levels” in their review. Rosey Lea wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon two years ago “Also the water tank is very cheap and a bit on the small side” yet they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

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Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Russell Hobbs 21180 was good quality. Basement Cat mentioned “The machine itself seems to be of better quality than my previous Morphy Richards one” and scored the product very highly. Sid Nuncius he said on Amazon “Russell Hobbs have a good reputation for quality and durability and I expect this to last well, so I can recommend it”.

Users Report Portable

Several Russell Hobbs 21180 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to move around.

Customers Report Good Filter

A number of Russell Hobbs 21180 reviewers agreed that it had a good filter. Basement Cat mentioned on Amazon “With this cleaner, you are provided with a special filter jug which treats the water to remove limescale from tap water”. Mrs. C. A. Troops mentioned in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 “There is a filter on the filler jug which should be replaced periodically” yet they rated the Russell Hobbs 21180 60 out of 100.

Users Report Excellent Design

One Russell Hobbs 21180 owner reckoned that it was smooth. Two years ago Sid Nuncius gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “If you need a small, light steam mop for smooth, sealed floors, this will do you pretty well, I think”.

One Russell Hobbs 21180 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Sid Nuncius rated the product 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “I found the cleaning results pretty good”.

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Users Report Helpful Technical Guidance

A few Russell Hobbs 21180 owners thought the Russell Hobbs 21180 had good technical guidance. Mandynolan gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 “Easy to follow instructions”. Sandford wrote in their Russell Hobbs 21180 review on Amazon two years ago “The instructions seem actually written for an English audience, which is in itself a bonus, so very easy to get started”.

Users Report Good Power Cord

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good power cord.

Customers Report That it is Robust

One customer who bought the Russell Hobbs 21180 concluded that it was sealed.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Russell Hobbs 21180 was well made. A to Z mentioned in their review of the Russell Hobbs 21180 “The handle is very solid and the cord length is generous” however despite that they scored this vacuum cleaner 3 stars.

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Users Report Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. Hjk scored it 80 out of 100 and said in their review on Amazon two years ago “They both have good cleaning features & I am a steam mop convert!So how does this slightly smaller one compare”.

Very Good Brand

Russell Hobbs has very good average reviews across its entire vacuum cleaner range compared to other brands.


Features

Light

Vacuums have weights of between 2.7g and 30kg, and the average weight is 5.9kg. The Russell Hobbs 21180's weight of only 2kg is fairly light compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the lightest 5% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature.

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Quite High Maximum Input Power

Across all the vacuum cleaners the maximum input powers range from 3.6W to 8,600W. With a maximum input power of 1,500 Watt, the Russell Hobbs 21180 has a fairly high maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This vacuum was released in October 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04008496779352
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