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Kenmore Progressive 21614
 
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$250.00 - $269.99
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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

The Kenmore Progressive 21614 canister vacuum cleaner includes a upholstery tool, floor brush, dusting brush, and crevice tool. It weighs 23 pounds and provides usability features such as a retractable cord, brush on and off switch, suction control, manual carpet-height adjustment, and a 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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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.
 
2.0
Buy a different vacuum
8/7/2014
Pros
Long Power Cord
Powerful/Good Suction
Cons
Poor Design
Best Uses
Carpet
Pet Hair
Comment:
I bought this vacuum a little more than two years ago. I wasn't totally happy with it from the onset - poor attachments, difficulty in closing the storage lid, and an inconsistent seal between the bag and the hose - but it did have a strong suction. Since I have dogs and cats, it was important to have a vacuum that took care of pet hair. A few months ago, one of the wheels in the power head started to fall off; then the other wheel fell off. The plastic on the head that held each of the wheels had cracked and broken in places. The power head could not be repaired. I would have to buy a new power head which would cost close to what a new vacuum would cost! I am very unhappy with the length of service for this vacuum, and I do not intend to buy Kenmore vacuums any more.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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3.0
Great vacuum, but...
7/23/2014
Pros
Great Attachments
Powerful/Good Suction
Cons
Too much plastic
Best Uses
Carpet
Hardwood Floors
Pet Hair
Stairs
Tile Floors
Comment:
I've had my progressive for a little over 3 years and it is one of the better cleaning machines I've ever owned. Suction is amazing, haven't seen anything it can't pick up. We own a small farm and I used it on my carpet (both low and very hi-pile) tile & wood floors. We have a 2 dogs, 3 cats and 3 very active kids, I usually vacuum every other day. Love the attachments for stairs, drapes and furniture.<br /><br />But... it is made of a LOT of plastic and I've had to replace many parts of the machine as they break or crack. I've finally had to stop using it when the plastic at the base of the PowerMate cracked and no longer attaches to the wand. From what I can see you can not replace the PowerMate you have to buy a whole new vacuum.<br /><br />I really thought vacuums should last longer than 3 years. Maybe I'm wrong and my expectations are too hight? don't know.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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