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Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away NV501 vacuum cleaner

 
Price range:
$179.99 - $369.99
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Summary: This 17-pound upright from Shark is bagless and has suction control, HEPA filtration, a brush on/off switch, and a 30-foot manual-wind cord.
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Community icon79 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Bagless upright vacuums
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User Reviews

 
1.0
Strong start...poor endurance
3/14/2015
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Comment:
This product worked extremely well for the first 12 months. The best vacuum I had ever used. However, after a year the quality went down hill FAST!!!!! It began with a loss of suction. The extensions became useless because the vacuum could not generate enough power for any strong suction. Now the vacuum shuts off at different times making it pointless to even try to vacuum. Save your money. Don't purchase this product. Most of the positive reviews are most likely soon after the consumers first purchased the product.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Brush Stopped Working Within 3 Months
3/8/2015
Pros
Easy To Empty
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
We have 3 cats and 2 black pugs inside our house. We try to vacuum 3-4x a week to keep the hair and dander under control. Brush stopped working.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Save your money
3/5/2015
Pros
I Have Nothing Good To Sa
Cons
Clogs all the time
Inefficient
Poor Design
Best Uses
None
Comment:
This vacuum won't even vacuum up any brand of carpet freshener<br />They recommend that you don't use any at all. I didn't find this out until talking to their customer service.<br />I haven't even finished paying for it and they have a new model out that address all the things that make this vacuum absolutely useless. If you use the caddy, it's so top heavy it falls over all the time. All the things that are wrong with this model they have corrected on a new one. I was only supposed to have 4 payments, they were getting ready to charge a 6th payment. I put a stop to that. If I had known they were going to fix everything that is wrong with the NV500, 3 months after I bought mine, I would have returned it. It's a piece of junk. I am back to using a shop vacuum.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away NV501 is part of the Vacuum cleaners test program at Consumer Reports. The Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away NV501 Vacuum cleaners features and specs include Manual-pile adjust, Bag, Brush on/off, Easy on/off, Weight (lbs.). In our lab tests, Vacuum cleaners models like the Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away NV501 are reviewed on Noise, Overall score, Pet hair, Tool airflow, Bare floors, Carpet, Emissions, Handling. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away NV501 based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away NV501 include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away NV501.
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