Hoover WindTunnel T-Series Rewind Bagless UH70120 vacuum cleaner

 
Approximate retail price:
$130
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Summary: This 18-pound upright from Hoover is bagless and has HEPA filtration and a 27-foot, retractable cord.
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Type: Bagless upright vacuums
About - Hoover WindTunnel T-Series Rewind Bagless UH70120
This bagless Hoover upright includes a power brush, dusting brush, and crevice tool. It weighs 18 pounds and provides helpful features such as a retractable cord and manual carpet pile-height adjustment.
About This Brand

Hoover introduced its first vacuum in 1907 and has established itself as one of the most recognizable brands in America. More recently, Hoover was bought from Whirlpool by TTI Floor Care, the owners of Dirt Devil. Hoover sells a wide variety of uprights at mass-market retailers, with models ranging from as little as $50 to $300. It also makes hand and stick vacuums, canister models (about $80 to $300), deep cleaners, central vacuums, bare-floor cleaners, and an outdoor sweeper, though the company is best known for its uprights.

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Features & Specs - Hoover WindTunnel T-Series Rewind Bagless UH70120
info Bag No
info Weight (lbs.) 18
info Brush on/off No
info Easy on/off Yes
info Manual-pile adjust Yes
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User Reviews - Hoover WindTunnel T-Series Rewind Bagless UH70120
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5.0
Works great, low cost to operate
1/31/2016
Pros
Durable
Easy To Clean
Efficient
Great For Pets
Low Operating Cost
Cons
Attachment Hose Too Short
Can't Turn Off Roller
Best Uses
Cleaning
Home
Pet Clean Up
Comment:
Had to write this after seeing poor reviews. I bought this vacuum about 3 years ago and it's running fine. Never had a problem; easy to clean and maintain; easy to empty canister; picks up pet hair and dirt well; never had a plug. Old $250 bagged vacuum was costing big bucks buying new bags and left dog smell all over the house. With our dog we vacuum every 3-4 days and pull up enough hair for a whole new dog. Wish it had a roller off/on switch but not a big deal. There might be vacuums with more features but at ~$90 it's a deal. Just bought the newer version and giving this to my son at college.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
3.0
Good on carpets, otherwise a real pain
1/30/2016
Pros
Carpets
Retractable Cord
Cons
Bad On Hard Floors
Clogs Easily
Cord Too Short
Hard To Empty
Best Uses
Carpets
Comment:
I bought this to replace my 13 year old Dyson DC07. I loved the Dyson, however, a piece of plastic finally broke off at the top, so the hose & wand was no longer held in place. I thought why spend $400+ on another Dyson when this cheap Hoover was so recommended by CU. I was wrong! The Hoover is a toy compared to the Dyson. It does a good job on rugs, however, that's all it does well. The cord is way too short. The wand is inadequately long. It took much longer to finish the vacuuming with the Hoover than it took with the Dyson. Also, the Hoover's filters clog after little use. So, I gave up! The Hoover went to my son, and I purchased another (used) Dyson DC07 for $60. I cleaned and replaced the two filters. The result is an awesome vacuum cleaner. I don't know why CU is so down on Dyson. It's a keeper!
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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1.0
Manufacturer known defect
1/14/2016
Pros
Easy to use
Good For Stairs
Good suction
Good With Pet Hair
Lightweight
Retractable cord
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Carpet
Stairs
Comment:
The plastic pieces of our Dyson of 6 years wore it and broke. A vacuum that was rated high for pet hair removal, bagless, and easy to use on stairs topped the list of requirements. Given the high ratings of the model by CR and modest price, it seemed like an easy decision. The Hoover worked great our of the box. The second time we used it, the belt slipped off the drive shaft. It is easy to put back on, but the slipping continued. After calling the manufacturer, we tried using a replacement belt that they mailed to us. It also slipped right out of the box. Hoover told us that the belt slippage from the drive shaft was a known issue and to return it to the retail store.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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