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Kenmore Progressive 21614
 
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$259.99 - $280.00
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Summary: This 23-pound canister from Kenmore is bag-equipped and has suction control, HEPA filtration, a brush on/off switch, and a 28-foot, retractable cord.
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Type: Bagged canister vacuums
About - Kenmore Progressive 21614
This Kenmore canister vacuum includes a upholstery tool, floor brush, dusting brush, and crevice tool. It weighs 23 pounds and provides helpful features such as a retractable cord, brush on/off switch, suction control, manual carpet pile-height adjustment, and telescopic wand.
About This Brand

Once exclusive to Sears, Kenmore uprights are now available in Kmart stores as a result of a merger of the retailers. Kenmore uprights typically range in price from about $80 to $300. Kenmore is the best-selling canister brand, with a wide array of models ranging from as little as $50 to $600 or so. It also offers canister hard-surface cleaners and a carpet shampooer.

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Features & Specs - Kenmore Progressive 21614
info Bag Yes
info Weight (lbs.) 23
info Brush on/off Yes
info Easy on/off Yes
info Manual-pile adjust Yes
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User Reviews - Kenmore Progressive 21614
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3.0
OK
10/5/2014
Pros
long hose
Long Power Cord
Powerful/Good Suction
Cons
Bags Are Costly
Not Enough Tools
Requires Two Filters
Won't Take Others' Tools
Best Uses
Carpet
Hardwood Floors
Pet Hair
Stairs
Comment:
This is really a Panasonic. Sears continues to confuse with different model and part numbers for everything like brushes and bags which makes comparison shopping difficult. Old tools you may have left over do not fit into the proprietary end of the wand. Suction is very good and quite adjustable, both bare floor and carpet. Crevice tool is short and tip is narrow. Wheels roll OK. Handle is comfortable.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Hate it!!#
9/28/2014
Pros
Cons
Bad Nozzle Tools
Flimsy Top
Inefficient
Poor Design
Poor Steering
Underpowered
Best Uses
Hardwood Floors
Comment:
Carpet, hardwoods. This is a replacement for 20+year Kenmore Cannister vacuum. Great disappointment. The tools on the house a are pain to get on and off. The nozzle end alone is useless to use for edge cleaning because if the design. The cannister/house do not move easily around the house. Not nearly as powerful as our old Kenmore. Hope we can find a replacement power head for that one. I am disappointed with CR for recommending this unit. Ready to toss it out!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
Good Value for the Money
9/22/2014
Pros
Easy to Use
Lightweight
Long Power Cord
Powerful/Good Suction
Cons
Best Uses
Carpet
Hardwood Floors
Tile Floors
Comment:
This is my 3rd Kenmore Progressive vac. They do not wear out just keep passing them on to family members who are in need of a good reliable vac.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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