The Simplicity Freedom F3600 is part of the Vacuum cleaner test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Upright vacuum models like the Freedom F3600 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Carpet: Indicates how much embedded talc and sand a vacuum lifted from a medium-pile carpet.
Bare floors: Shows how well a vacuum picked up sand without dispersing it on bare floors.
Noise: Based on measurements in decibels.
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