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We are in need of a new vacuum.  Not my usual blog material, but I’m fishing for advice.

Criteria:

  • My daughter has asthma so a HEPA filter is a must.
  • Prefer upright to canister

Questions:

  • Bag vs. bagless.  Our prior vacuum used bags and the expense of buying bags was never a big deal.  I could go either way.  Is there a benefit other than cost of bags?
  • Are Dyson worth the $500+ price tag?  Seems that there are bagless HEPA hoover, bissell, eureka and others for half the price or less.  I can afford the dyson if it is in fact worth it.

Advice:

  • What vacuum do you have?
  • Are you happy with it?
  • What would you buy today?
Posted on Sunday, December 20, 2009 4:08 PM | Back to top


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G'day caffeinatedgeek, my wife has a Dyson and swears by it (not sure for your exact purpose though, with your daughter's asthma).

We were just talking about it the other day - she definitely would buy another if our current one died.

Cheers, Thomas
Left by Thomas Williams on Dec 20, 2009 6:02 PM

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Dyson all the way.... I've had them for years now... never had one fail on me but have lost them due to marriage failures :)
Left by Steve Eadie on Dec 20, 2009 10:35 PM

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