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Kenmore Elite 31150 vacuum cleaner

 
Approximate retail price:
$288.08
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Summary: This 21-pound upright from Kenmore is bag-equipped and has suction control, HEPA filtration, a brush on/off switch, and a 35-foot, manual-wind cord.
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Type: Bagged upright vacuums
About - Kenmore Elite 31150
This bagged Kenmore upright includes a power brush, upholstery tool, dusting brush, and crevice tool. It weighs 21 pounds and provides helpful features such as a brush on/off switch, suction control, manual carpet pile-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 Elite 31150
info Bag Yes
info Weight (lbs.) 21
info Brush on/off Yes
info Easy on/off Yes
info Manual-pile adjust Yes
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User Reviews - Kenmore Elite 31150
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2.0
ANOTHER short hose complaint
8/26/2015
Pros
Easy To Empty
Efficient
Long Power Cord
Powerful/Good Suction
Cons
Poor Design
Very Short Hose
Best Uses
Carpet
Pet Hair
Comment:
The vacuum performs as both Consumer Reports and Sears described. However, the short hose makes it impossible to vacuum more than a few stairs from the top or bottom. We are keeping our old vacuum for the sole purpose of vacuuming the stairs. Sears offers a 20 foot hose extension for about $40. I don't like the idea of giving Sears more money for a problem they created. A better, although not perfect, solution would be to have Sears provide a free extension of a few feet to 31150 customers to make up for the design error.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
Needs a longer hose
8/21/2015
Pros
Easy To Empty
Easy to Use
Efficient
Lightweight
Long Power Cord
Powerful/Good Suction
Cons
Best Uses
Carpet
Hardwood Floors
Tile Floors
Comment:
I would like to see Kenmore offer an extension hose. I'm surprised that Consumer Reports didn't mention this in its review, as even another foot of hose would make a huge difference in the ease of using attachments.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
3.0
Don't judge this one until in use for a year.
8/18/2015
Pros
Easy To Empty
Efficient
Cons
Heavy
Noisy
Best Uses
Carpet
Tile Floors
Comment:
This vacuum worked fine for the first year, but suddenly the bottom suction stopped working.
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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