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VAX Air Reach Vacuum Cleaner

£149.96
£59.00 £90.96 cheaper than 46 days ago
820W Upright Vacuum Dry 4.9kg Jun 2016
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Good owner reviews
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
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Reasonably Priced

Two hundred and thirty-nine people reckoned that this vacuum cleaner was good value for money. Two years ago S-J Bisley said on Amazon “I've never had the funds to afford the very well known expensive brand vacuum so this one with Amazons great discount price really appealed”. In April last year S P Mead wrote “It's a bargain” in their review of the VAX Air Reach. S P Mead also mentioned “This 'Vax U90-MA-Re' is a very good, reasonably priced vacuum cleaner” in their review.

Twenty-nine people who reviewed it thought it was expensive. Roger Taylor mentioned on Amazon “The consumables (bags, filters) are expensive” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Steve mentioned “I now have a Dyson Animal MK2 upright and although just over three times as expensive”. Mrs. N. J. Burrow mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It's much superior to a Dyson, which are over-priced”.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

Six customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Sathish wrote three years ago “Great product, requires extra energy to move on carpets”. Two years ago Sassy Brit mentioned on Amazon “It's an energy efficient vacuum cleaner, that has played a big part in keeping my house clean” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 8 stars. Mr Tech scored the product 6 stars and he said on Amazon “Mine is the Eco so it is even European Energy Consumption friendly” in his review of this vacuum cleaner.


Features

Good Technical Features

Eleven owners said in their reviews that the product had good features. Tommy Brazil wrote on Amazon “Great quality vacuum, nice range of features”. Marcus said in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “Nice features”. Plummej wrote two years ago “Very powerful, lots of useful features, you will need to open the vent as the Hoover is so powerful it is hard to push”.


Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this vacuum rated this vacuum 84 out of 100 on average. 601 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this vacuum either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

VAX Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

We checked 4,216 owner and expert reviews (including 1,247 verified purchases) for VAX vacuums and found that on average VAX has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that VAX has good ratings specifically within its medium maximum input power vacuums range. 93% of those that bought a VAX vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Best Seller

Across all vacuums, the Air Reach is one the fastest selling products currently available for sale according to sales data from Amazon.

Released Eleven Months Ago

This medium maximum input power vacuum cleaner has been on the market since April 2017.


Good Power Cord

Fifteen customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good power cord. Phil Lyon gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 7 stars and he mentioned in his review of the VAX Air Reach “A excellent 10 metre long power lead which enables me to do 90% of our 3 bedroom detached house from one socket”. Maglin285 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Argos.co.uk “It's easy to empty and the long long power cord is great”. Jo she said “It's still perfect for our 4 bedroom house (with a 2-year old!) The power cord is a good length” in her review of the VAX Air Reach.

Portable

One hundred and nineteen people mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to move around. Reggie61 wrote on Amazon “Definately powerful on the suction - feels a bit lightweight after using a Dyson for years” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated the product 7 stars. Last year Rich Tea said on Amazon “It's very lightweight which is fab especially for people with sensitive backs (like myself!” in his review of the VAX Air Reach. Suli939 wrote on Amazon “Suction is great and it's really lightweight” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it 8 stars.

Good Suction

Four hundred and thirty owners mentioned that it had good suction. Two years ago S. Allan gave the product a score of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “If you find it hard to push reduce the suction till it is easier”. S. Allan also mentioned “Went over my rugs after turning off the brushes and the degree of suction and again great” in their review. S-J Bisley said on Amazon “Then given the superior suction and the fact it's an upright”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Eighteen people who bought it considered that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Ms. Wk Kelsall wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon last year “Great cleaner, really good suction, gets up dog hair like no other machine! Very light”. R Gibbons wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It picks up all the dog hairs, has an easy to empty collection chamber”. Mutleymarsh wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The upright easily picks up the dog hair although it also easily gets tangled around the brush so constantly needs cleaning out” and scored it 6 stars.

Seventeen people wrote in their reviews that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Sassy Brit gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 8 stars and said “^^ I love the pet hair removal tool, for upholstery” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mr. Mark A. Dyer wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “For the price compared to Dysons etc this is an absolute bargain and simply the best hoover we have ever owned, great for pet hair, carpet and wooden floor”. Marua said on Argos.co.uk “Its easy to use and lightweight and great for pet hair”.

Three people considered that it was good at cleaning cat hair. Pat74 mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The pet hair attachment is even more powerful than I first thought, sucking up cat hair better than any other cleaner I have owned”. In April last year Victoria Jones mentioned “Great vacuum, black cat hair everywhere no longer! Tool is great for pet beds, duvets, sofas etc, I expected sheets to be sucked up” and scored it 6 stars. Dave Simkiss he wrote “Not easy to empty if you are primarily emptying cat hair as it all get's jammed around the filter”.

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Easy to Empty

Eighty-five owners reckoned that it was easy to empty. In April last year S. Hartwell mentioned on Amazon “It's also easier to carry, easier to empty than a bag, easy to see when it needs emptying” and rated it 8 stars. Last year Ryan said in his review of the VAX Air Reach on Amazon “This is easy to empty and clean, although if you have long haired people in your home”. Rosie Moon mentioned “Dust reservoir is easily removed for emptying and fits back on easily”.

Good Filter

Four people who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good filter. Sandford gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned in their VAX Air Reach review on Amazon “It was a nice surprise to find out that there is only one filter to clean, (HEPA pre-motor filter”. Mr T D Skingley mentioned on Amazon “Easy filter clean”. Eh2008 said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It's just that this is really great value and has a decent HEPA filter too”.

Good Brush

Thirty-two customers who reviewed the VAX Air Reach reckoned that it had a good brush. S. Hartwell said in April last year “Turbo brush tool is also excellent” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Simon mentioned “Also has button to turn brush off for wood”. Spik3y mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “The rotary upholstery brush is far too powerful to use on dralon or other material sofas/chairs”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Twenty-two people mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. S. Allan rated the product 7 stars and said on Amazon “Taken out of the box, quick read of the instructions, set up” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Two years ago Sassy Brit said “^^ Also comes with a Vax guarantee card and manual”. Sandford mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “With the easy to follow instructions I managed to get the appliance working within 15 minutes”.


Weight & Dimensions

Light

At only 4.9 kilograms, the Air Reach is fairly light compared to most of the other recently released medium maximum input power vacuums. The weights of recently released similar spec vacuums range from 1.1kg to 9.7kg.

Vacuums with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Ufesa AS3000 (£63.81) (5.2kg).

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Good Size

One hundred and eighteen owners who purchased the product wrote that it was lightweight. S P Mead wrote on Amazon “It's light-weight, quite powerful” in their VAX Air Reach review. S. Thomas said on Amazon “Very lightweight, exceptional suction power as long as your carpets are fitted! Excellent price, listed by Amazon as "used” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated the product 7 stars. Rob said in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon in April last year “It also has a good sized hose, easy to empty, lightweight and long power cord” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

Seventy-eight customers who reviewed it agreed that it was heavy and bulky. S. Crawford mentioned “Now for the negatives - on heavy rugs it can be hard going, you feel like you're getting a workout” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. S-J Bisley said on Amazon two years ago “It's actually a lot less bulky than I was expecting so nice”. Sarah gave it a score of 5 stars and she said in her review of this vacuum cleaner “Machine is not overly heavy to move”.

Thirty-eight people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Rob said on Amazon “Still its longer than either my old Hoover or Dyson and the machine is quite light so its easy to carry upstairs to finish them off” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Two years ago Stevie B wrote “The vax is very light and easy to carry, even for the Wife” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. Stephen Altrincham rated it 8 stars and he said in his VAX Air Reach review “It is easy to carry as there is a horizontal carry handle too”.

Thirteen customers who reviewed it agreed that it was compact. In April last year Stvybis wrote on Amazon “Relatively light, easy to maneuver, long cord and hose length, excellent suction on hard floors, generic replacement filters cheaper and readily available, compact to store Cons” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Mrs. S. L. West mentioned on Amazon “The tools are great, nice long cord and is compact and light, what more could you want!” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated it 7 stars. Mr. J. D. Millar wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “If Vax sorted the handle out it is a very powerful compact vacuum, that said it is uncomfortable as there is too much suction, they could comfortably reduce it by 15%”.

Ten people who bought it considered that it was thick. Robin said in his review of this vacuum cleaner “As other reviewers have found, this vacuum has too much suction and it can not be easily moved across a carpet, never mind loose rugs” and gave the product a rating of 6 stars. N. J. Ritchie wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It is a push fit on to the hose – no clip – and as a result, becomes loose very easily” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. P. Cook mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “I have some sympathy with the complaint that the suction is too strong and makes it a tad difficult to move (and not so good for loose rugs and carpets”.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Thirty-nine people said in their reviews that the VAX Air Reach was quiet. Rob said on Amazon “Light, powerful, nice and simple does the job well and so quiet” in his review of the VAX Air Reach. Rob also said “Very, very quiet compared to our old hoover” in his review. Smarty mentioned “As soon as I first used it I noticed how light it is and quiet too yes it does have a lot of suction”.

Eight owners thought this vacuum cleaner was noisy. Robert & Ruth said in their VAX Air Reach review on Amazon “Dyson Animal dumped in garage noisy and useless in comparison to Vax” and rated it 8 stars. Newhooverlady wrote “This vacuum is as flimsy as a childs toy plus really noisy and awkward to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Flowerfairy wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner three years ago “Cleans very well albeit a bit noisy and it does not like vynolay flooring”.

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Design

Easy to Use

One hundred and seventy-nine people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was easy to use. S. Allan wrote two years ago “Light, easy to use and does a great job if you set it up for what its used on” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Ryan rated the product 7 stars and he said on Amazon “The various nozzles and adapters are handy for corners, curtains, sofas”. Sassy Brit said in their review of the VAX Air Reach on Amazon “This is especially handy when emptying the cylninder”.

Twenty-two owners who reviewed it thought it was easy to assemble. Rob wrote in his VAX Air Reach review “Easy to put together from the box” and rated it 8 stars. Steven Brown he said “Was very easy to put together, though diagrams were pretty small” in his review of this vacuum cleaner. In April last year Tanya Jahnke-Baxter scored it 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “It was a snap to assemble (three minutes) and is thoughtfully designed”.

Nine owners who reviewed it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Mr. A. Douthwaite gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The telescopic handle makes it comfortable for myself, at 6'”. Six years ago Mark Mallett said “Put another ridge around the handle, for more comfortable feel, without lossing ability to attch hose”. Tooley's said “The extension hose also now has a clip to hold it in place so it doesn't flap around”.

Six owners said that it was easy to use the menus. S. Allan rated it 7 stars and said on Amazon “Went over my carpet on various settings, great pick-up easy to use”. Mrs Pauline Whittle mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner “Two settings so good on carpet”. Bryn Haswell mentioned on Amazon in April last year “I love the fact it has adjustable settings for hard wood”.

Three people said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Wolf359 wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It's easy to set up and put away” and scored it 7 stars. Caron said in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “This upright has the following positive attributes powerful light easy to set up not very noisy easy to empty”.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty owners concluded that the VAX Air Reach was good quality. Rev Al wrote “Good build quality, great suction, lighter than our last Dyson” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Rev Al also wrote “Well, what can I say? Brilliant! We have had Dysons for the last 20 years and were going to buy another as their build quality and eficiency are great.” in their review. Robin H . scored it 9 stars and he wrote in April last year “This is a fantastic piece of kit, very well designed and although light in weight it out performs, my previous Dyson's”.

Nice Design

Thirty owners who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it was well designed. Two years ago Paula G. she mentioned “VAX has improved the design from my old model the mini turbo tool is much improved with a wider cleaner head it cleans hard floors as well as carpets”. Paula G. also mentioned “Much improved design for vacuum I like the various suckling settings” in her review. Paula G. also mentioned “Improved design love it” in her review.

Twenty-nine customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. In April last year Ryan said “Full suction makes it pretty hard to move the vacuum over regular carpet so you'll soon develop a muscular physique (or in my case” and scored it 5 stars. Three years ago Steven Brown wrote in his review of the VAX Air Reach “I've been pretty impressed”. In April last year Stu Wilkie said on Amazon “The accessories that come with the unit are pretty decent”.

Fifteen customers said in their reviews that it was neat. Spik3y wrote “A small niggle here is that they don't give you a larger cord tidy to accommodate the extra flex” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Mr. J. J. Proctor said on Amazon “Hose is very clever and neat, wheels are rubber so no noisy plastic on tiles”. Willybobs wrote “Really pleased there was no need to buy an extra extention hose as this came supplied with one that sits neatly at the side” in their VAX Air Reach review and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

Four people who purchased it concluded that it was smooth. Amazon Customer wrote “Has a smooth floor mode” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Three years ago Lovemurakami said “Wooden floor boards and smooth hard floors were fine, just my granite tiles”. Ipr said on Amazon “It's hard to push the blighter where the carpets are smooth.”.

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Robust

Thirty-one customers mentioned that it was well made. Rob he wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The tools are over engineered and could do without trying to be too flashy”. In April last year Rosie Moon wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner “Good quality build for money” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Three years ago Roger Taylor mentioned in his VAX Air Reach review “Very impressed at the build quality and the modern design” and gave the product a rating of 6 stars.

Fourteen people who purchased the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Tanya Jahnke-Baxter said on Amazon “The beater brush sturdy and the ease of use a pleasure for my low back”. Mrs. S. Knight wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The hose also looks and feels less robust than the Dyson one(s”. Xxxx said in their VAX Air Reach review “The only drawback is the pulling back of the vac which is tough! Thanks for a great, well priced product!”.

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Stvybis mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “A catalogue of running repairs, broken internal bits, shrill whistling in use, blocked Vax filters every second use (generic replacements proved better” and gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 5 stars. In April last year Erik the Viking said in his review of this vacuum cleaner “I have owned this product for 18 months, one of the rear purple wheels has broken (flimsy”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It does the job! I had moved into a new flat with stained carpets - it cleaned them very easily and I can't see any damage” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Three owners thought it was reliable. S-J Bisley mentioned in their review of the VAX Air Reach “I received my new Vax Air Reach today and have just given it a test run on the living room carpet which I hoovered with my trusty” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Dan. Jackson wrote “From the reviews I've read these vacuums are just as good and far more reliable” and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 7 stars. Harper.v mentioned on Amazon “I am returning this vacuum as soon as it can be sucked away and my dependable monster Dyson has been justly reinstated from the castaway pile in the stable stall” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave the product a rating of 6 stars.

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Product Identifiers

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VAX Air Reach Review Sources

To prepare this VAX Air Reach review we compared this vacuum cleaner to 1,840 other models. For each vacuum cleaner that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 141,702 product attributes, 28,554 vacuum cleaner reviews and 2,645,000 historical vacuum cleaner prices from 210 vacuum cleaner retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this vacuum cleaner compared to the other models as well as any areas where this vacuum cleaner is lacking.

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