Rated 4 out of 5 by Samcar1 Great value, sturdy machine
We bought this 2.5 years ago and pitted it against our brand new Roomba 880 (same night). We were shocked at how much dog and cat hair and other gunk it picked up. It's like having new carpet!
The "no-touch" debris disposal can be gross, and I do have to shake the canister or reach up inside (with a bamboo skewer) to get compacted stuff, even though I empty it after every single use. But at least this schtuff isn't on my floors anymore!
I also have the hot machine problem, but I try not to vacuum more than a couple of spaces at a time (for a number of reasons!).
The telescoping extension tube collapses on itself from time to time, so I make sure I twist the integrated coupler extra tight. The turbo tool has stopped working, despite being clean, so I'll contact Hoover about that. Since 90% of my vacuuming is flat floors, I can say that this machine is really good, esp considering our 3 long-haired pets and 2 active tweens.
July 14, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by ChrisY NOT the Hoover vacuum of the Whirlpool past!
I purchased this vacuum 6 months ago to replace an aging Hoover vacuum from 2004. Much to my surprise this machine is NOT as sturdy, easy to operate or clean as well etc as the one from many years past. Taking the bagless unit apart to clean it is a painful chore and putting it back together is even worse. Suction on this unit is not as good as the other Hoover vacuums I've owned.
Was also disappointed in the cleaning tools (or lack thereof). Power switch is in an inconvenient place below the handle. It is also too light because it likes to "skip" over the top of the carpet instead of staying against the surface to really clean.
Overall a disappointing purchase that I will replace soon with another brand. This vacuum is mostly suitable as a cheap unit for a dorm room or someone that does limited cleaning.
June 5, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by gladys23 Powerful and great features,!
I was undecided on model and called your customer service. Your employee actually located a model and described the feature I was seeking. I wanted an added or plastic to see belt without having to turn over vacuum, HEPA filter and folding handle. It was unclear in your website description. I got the one I wanted and extremely pleased.
July 5, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by JAF1960 Recommended with one caveat
I bought this vacuum after much shopping and comparing and my decision came down to the fact that Consumer Reports rated this particular model very highly. I got a great deal through JCP. When I went to assemble the vacuum the screw that attaches the neck to the unit was not the correct screw. It worked without the neck attached, the screw went into the threads correctly, but once the neck was into the slot the screw was not long enough to meet the threads. I called the 800 # on the vacuum and the young man that helped me was very courteous. He did acknowledge that occasionally there will be the wrong screw included and he is sending me a correct screw. In the mean while I used a screw from my own tool box, which worked beautifully. The vacuum lives up to everything that CR said and I really like it a lot. Easy to use and empty. So, as long as you are not taken by surprise by the possibility of a screw for a different model being in your delivered model... I can highly recommend this model. BTW, this is the 2nd Hoover I have owned, the last one worked beautifully from 1997-2012. Hoover is excellent.
October 30, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by cleaningkatie Would buy this brand and model again
I'm very happy with the Hoover Wind Tunnel Upright Vacuum UH70210. I am a cleaning freak and vacuum daily. We have a combination of hardwood floors lower level and carpet upstairs. We have three dogs who shed. This machine is capable of removing all the dog hair in the carpet and so far has never clogged or had decreased suction capabilities due to heavy use. Very impressed with the ease in emptying the canister too! The machine was easy to put together out of the box, has excellent suction, is lightweight and easy to maneuver. I recommend the electrical cord be longer and attached at the top of the unit rather than at the bottom. I also recommend a softer plastic material be used for the attachment hose...it is stiff and a little hard to manage. Overall I'm very pleased with this vacuum and will replace with another one if and when the time comes.
August 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by sg10 great, but doesn't screw together
Just received this, and works great if the handle is duct taped on, but as is the screw doesn't fit through the handle to screw on! If this was fixed, would work great!
June 27, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by alisonmayne Amazing!
I bought this vacuum at a big box store because I had a gift card. I have 2 long haired dogs and I was using a much smaller vacuum that worked for both the hardwood and carpet I had. The second dog coming in changed the whole dynamic and I needed to upgrade the vacuum. We read some reviews and decided to try this vacuum and I'm so glad we did! This vacuum is awesome! The pet hair attachment has little rubber fins that pick up loose hair like a charm. It works so well on the couch cover and the duvet cover and it is super quick and easy. The crevice tool is really long, so it's actually effective and it has an extender which puts it right over the edge for me. We read some reviews that say this vacuum is loud, but once I saw how effective and easy it is, the volume did not matter at all. I actually never found it that loud. It goes from carpet to hardwood very easily and since the floor brush is so wide, it cleans more area at once and that is fantastic. I bought this 9 days ago and I've probably vacuumed 4 or 5 times because I'm so happy with the results.
February 22, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by WB70 Great
I bought this last month, it works great, clean carpet very good.
June 17, 2016