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Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family

73

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Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family

£260.88
Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family
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A good spec and classic 1,700W cylinder vacuum, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
1,700W Cylinder Dry 8.2kg Jan 2013
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Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family number 190 in best selling vacuum cleaners, number 392 in cylinder vacuum cleaners and number 485 across all vacuum cleaners.
96
Reviews
26 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
75
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£420 Over 10 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 26 reviews. Numatic vacuum cleaners also have excellent reviews in general.
This vacuum cleaner is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuums 2018.
This Thomas vacuum cleaner has running costs of £420 over 10 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 1,383 vacuum cleaners that we have compared it to. View all energy saving vacuum cleaners.
Customers report good at cleaning pet hair.
The Aqua+ Pet & Family has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average suction power
Fairly high maximum input power
Dry vaccuuming with AQUA+ filter system or hygienebox with dust bag
Special hygiene filter, washable
Special spray pressure system
1700 watt max
3-stage suction power with eco-control
Automatic cable winding
11 m work radius
2 parking positions
Accessories on board
Heavier than average
Not cordless

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Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 26 owner reviews the average owner rating of this vacuum cleaner is superb. 17 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum cleaner the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Thomas Has Very Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

We calculated the average reviews for all Thomas vacuum cleaners and found that Thomas had very good reviews compared to other brands.

Customers Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Two people thought the product was good at cleaning pet hair.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Two owners agreed that it was good quality.

  • One of the best buys in recent times in day and age of products failing miserably in quality…
    Milan Kamdar (Amazon) - September 2016
  • That's not a deterrent at all when you get amazing quality and it does a great job of removing hair…
  • Excellent quality!
    MB (Amazon) - March 2014

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The Aqua+ Pet & Family is one of the least economic to run vacuum cleaners that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the Aqua+ Pet & Family will cost £420 over 10 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Thomas released the Aqua+ Pet & Family in January 2013.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Aqua+ Pet & Family of 8.2kg is in the heaviest 14% of all vacuums when ranked by this feature. Across all the vacuums the weights range from 300g to 75kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg.

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Fairly High Maximum Input Power

The lowest maximum input power of vacuums is 3.6W and the highest is 8,600W. With a maximum input power of 1,700 Watt, the Aqua+ Pet & Family has one of the higher maximum input powers amongst vacuums of this age.

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Higher Than Average Suction Power

Across all the vacuum cleaners the suction powers range from 40W to 2,500W, and the average suction power is 550W. The Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family's suction power of 1,400W is higher than average when compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is higher than 92% of all vacuum cleaners when ordered by this feature.

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Not Cordless

The Aqua+ Pet & Family is not cordless. 94% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Has an Animal Care Setting

The Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family has an animal care setting, which is unusual. 97% of vacuum cleaners do not have an animal care setting.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Aqua+ Pet & Family has a hard floor brush, which is unusual. 75% of vacuums do not have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Washable Filter

The Aqua+ Pet & Family has a washable filter, which is unusual. 84% of vacuum cleaners do not have a washable filter.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family has an upholstery nozzle included. 74% of vacuums do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Has a Turbo Brush

The Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family has a turbo brush, which is unusual. 92% of vacuum cleaners do not have a turbo brush.

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Has a Handle

The Thomas Aqua+ Pet & Family has a handle, which is unusual. 89% of vacuum cleaners do not have a handle.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

thomas 788563, thomas 788568, thomas 788569

Barcodes:

04005435108976, 04005435109201, 04005435109379, 04056352406065

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