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Kenmore Elite Pet Friendly 31150 Vacuum Cleaner
Elite Pet Friendly 31150
This 21-pound upright from Kenmore is bag-equipped and has suction control, micro-filtration, a brush on/off switch and a 35-foot manual-wind cord.
Description
This 21-pound upright from Kenmore is bag-equipped and has suction control, micro-filtration, a brush on/off switch and a 35-foot manual-wind cord.

Ratings Scorecard

Survey Results

Predicted Reliability

Predicted Reliability

Predicted brand reliability is based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased upright vacuums, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first five years of ownership.

 /  5
Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction

Brand owner satisfaction is based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their upright vacuum to their friends and family.

 /  5

Test Results

Carpet

Carpet

Indicates how much embedded talc and sand a vacuum lifted from a medium-pile carpet.

 /  5
Bare floors

Bare floors

Shows how well a vacuum picked up sand without dispersing it on bare floors.

 /  5
Hose suction

Hose suction

Indicates the strength of airflow through the hose.

 /  5
Clean emissions

Clean emissions

Our measurement of the quantity of wood-flour particles a vacuum released under two conditions: first, when only the motor was turned on, and second, while vacuuming.

 /  5
Handling

Handling

Reflects how easy it is to push, pull, and carry a vacuum.

 /  5
Pet hair

Pet hair

Reflects how well a vacuum picks up pet hair from medium-pile carpet.

 /  5
Noise

Noise

Based on measurements in decibels.

 /  5

About

The Kenmore Elite Pet Friendly 31150 is part of the Vacuum Cleaners test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Upright Vacuums models like the Elite Pet Friendly 31150 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.

Hose suction Indicates the strength of airflow through the hose.

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