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Good User Reviews
On average, people who bought this low maximum input power vacuum rated it as 84 out of 100.
A few people considered that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer said this month “This Vax has saved me buying new carpets saved lots of money Very pleased with it, take your time” in their review of the VAX Powermax VRS18W. Amber Valletta she wrote “If you'd paid full price this product will greatly disappointment”. Angela Rosemary Bennett wrote on Amazon “Good product - amazing value!” in her VAX Powermax VRS18W review.
Some customers who reviewed it concluded that it was a bargain for the price. In October last year Ian Lewis scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars and he mentioned “Impressed is an understatement! I genuinely thought that giving the carpets a quick shampoo with a cheap machine would maybe fade the stains”. Last year Kirsty Hayward wrote in their VAX Powermax VRS18W review “Pretty good for a cheap cleaner”. Psychedelic Ninja mentioned on Amazon “Refill it The click into place button for the hot water tank is very cheap and tacky and I do worry it would break easily”.
One person wrote in their reviews that the product was cheap. This year Anne mentioned “A very handy, within budget carpet cleaner” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.
Easy to Use
Some customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Alan B wrote in his VAX Powermax VRS18W review on Amazon “Far better results and easier to use than the heavier machines than can be rented”. Alyx said in their review of the VAX Powermax VRS18W on Amazon “I love this fast delivery easy to use does what its meant to as well i couldnt believe how new”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in October last year “A nice lightweight and easy to use carpet washer”.
Six VAX Powermax VRS18W reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to assemble. Fiona Kennedy wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Very easy to assemble great product for smaller room s”. Ian Lewis mentioned “It was discussing! Please don't let the price or other reviews put you off this really is a good carpet shampooer, easy to assemble (3 screws) easy to fill, empty”. This year Jude mentioned “Easy to put together and very lite”.
One VAX Powermax VRS18W reviewer reckoned that the VAX Powermax VRS18W was easy to setup. B Mort scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Easy to set up and use and has worked fine up to now although I've only used it about 5 times yet”.
A number of VAX Powermax VRS18W owners reckoned that it was lightweight. In October last year Bookaholic mentioned on Amazon “As its a lightweight machine” in their review of the VAX Powermax VRS18W but they only scored the product 3 stars. Psychedelic Ninja gave the product a score of 4 stars and said in their VAX Powermax VRS18W review two years ago “Pros More lightweight, my old one was too heavy to use often Easier to clean overall”. The Pulsar mentioned on Amazon last year “This is a really efficient lightweight carpet shampoo/carpet cleaner” and scored this vacuum cleaner very highly.
One VAX Powermax VRS18W reviewer who bought it thought it was a good weight. Sammie Kaie said in his review “It is light weight and easy to assemble”. One VAX Powermax VRS18W owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was tight. Anne mentioned in her review of the VAX Powermax VRS18W this year “Very happy indeed! I am selling my house and money is tight” .
Some VAX Powermax VRS18W reviewers who purchased the VAX Powermax VRS18W concluded that it was good looking. Miss Daisy scored the product very highly and she wrote on Amazon “It really shifted the stain I had on my carpet drys pretty quick, instructions are easy to read”. Psychedelic Ninja mentioned in their review of the VAX Powermax VRS18W on Amazon “For the price it's pretty good” and rated it 4 stars.
Two customers concluded that it was neat. Bookaholic mentioned “Neat machine, light, easy to use, not powerful enough, ok for spills/light soiling” in their review of this vacuum cleaner but despite that they only rated the VAX Powermax VRS18W 3 stars. Bookaholic also wrote “This is a neat and natty carpet washer”.
Five VAX Powermax VRS18W owners who reviewed the VAX Powermax VRS18W reckoned that it was easy to move around.
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Wet Cleaning Type
The Powermax VRS18W supports a Wet cleaning type which is better than most low maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as it support a Dry cleaning type.
This vacuum cleaner's cleaning type (Wet) is actually the best supported cleaning type across all comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than a year.
Across comparable types of vacuum cleaner the worst supported cleaning type is Dry&Wet.
Good Product Quality
Some VAX Powermax VRS18W reviewers who bought it concluded that it was good quality. C. Hart scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the VAX Powermax VRS18W “Lightweight, well made and relatively quiet”. Two years ago Psychedelic Ninja wrote on Amazon “Also the overall quality of the clean is superior”. Roger Busby said on Amazon last year “Found this carpet washer top quality and does everything it promises” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
One customer who reviewed the VAX Powermax VRS18W concluded that it had good suction. Bookaholic wrote “It does have good suction, so does not leave the carpets sopping wet.” however they gave the product a rating of 3 stars.
One VAX Powermax VRS18W owner who bought it said that it had a good brush. Psychedelic Ninja said “Static brush bar is more effective than rotating brush bar” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.
One person who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance.
Good At Cleaning Pet Hair
One person who bought it concluded that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Amazon Customer mentioned a few weeks ago “Its the best thing ive ever seen at getting dog hairs up! Just make sure you keep taking the long rope of hair out when it gets too big!” in their VAX Powermax VRS18W review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
One person concluded that the product was well made.
One VAX Powermax VRS18W owner said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner had a good filter.
VAX Has Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all VAX vacuum cleaners and also specifically for VAX low maximum input power vacuums and found that in both cases VAX had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Brush Tool
Most low maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than a year do not have a brush tool. The Powermax VRS18W is no exception to this as it too does not have a brush tool.
Other vacuum cleaners which also have a brush tool that you might also want to look at include the Samsung VC07H40[plb_2815304_price].
Unacceptable Noise Level
A number of customers considered that the product was not noisy. In October this year A. J. Whitehouse wrote “Only short coming is it's a bit of noisy.” in their review but even so they scored the VAX Powermax VRS18W 5 stars. Anne she said on Amazon in October “The machine is very noisy.” in her review of the VAX Powermax VRS18W. Last year Bookaholic mentioned “The Vax carpet washer is no louder than my Vax carpet cleaner”.
Difficult to Empty
A number of people who purchased this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was not easy to empty. Ian Lewis wrote in his review of the VAX Powermax VRS18W “After emptying the dirty water bottle the 1st time it was clear that these products just push the stains further into the carpet out of site”.
£6.30 Price Increase
The price of the Powermax VRS18W has increased by £6.30 in the last 51 days.
+3 More reasons against
Like most of the other low maximum input power vacuums that were launched around the same time as the Powermax VRS18W, the VAX Powermax VRS18W is not cordless.
Quite Short Cord Length
Across all the low maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the Powermax VRS18W the cord lengths range from 1.5m to 15m, and the average cord length is 7.2m. At only 5.9 meters, the Powermax VRS18W has a quite short cord length compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for a similar time to the Powermax VRS18W.
2 Other reasons to consider the VAX Powermax VRS18W
At 5.6 kilograms, the VAX Powermax VRS18W has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that came out more than a year ago.
If you would consider a vacuum cleaner with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Hoover Capture CP70[plb_2530115_price] (4.4kg).
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this low maximum input power vacuum was released.
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