Thirteen VAX V-124A reviewers considered that the product was not well made. Mr. A. Beer said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon last year “Has build problems”. Marsh Meanderer wrote on Amazon “It does appear that some of the plastic construction may be a weak point, especially if the cleaner is not used with care” in their VAX V-124A review. Squirrelscanfly mentioned five years ago “Everything is all so fragile and plasticky”.
Four VAX V-124A reviewers said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was not strong and durable. Four years ago S. Kingdom said on Amazon “In fact, I have a few synthetic, heavy duty carpets and they were almost dry as I finished the room”. Donniesparko wrote “It clearly isn't made of a robust plastic” in their review of the VAX V-124A.
Two people who bought this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was not reliable. Passenger115 said in their VAX V-124A review “Then became suspicious about the reliability” .
One VAX V-124A reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was not good at resisting water ingress. Passenger115 wrote “Carpet washing seemed to work perfect when I was cleaning the room carpets until the leaking problem showed up when I tried to clean the staircase using hand tool” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.
One VAX V-124A owner thought this vacuum cleaner was easy to damage or scratch. Eno wrote on Amazon three years ago “Cheap plastics - Broke down on day one - 6 year warranty only for UK (1 year for the rest”.