Our shipment of Dyson’s new DC41 Animal Complete upright vacuum arrived just in time for allergy season. In addition to the standard Dyson Animal features and an improved mini-turbine tool, the Dyson rounds out the DC41 Animal Complete with three of its most popular cleaning tools.
Miele vacuum cleaners rank highest in customer satisfaction for both upright and canister vacuum cleaners, according to the J.D. 2013 Vacuum Customer Experience Benchmark Study. This is the second year of the study and the second year Miele has ranked highest for upright vacuums. Canister vacuum cleaners are a new category in the 2013 study. Continue reading
Many people rely on the dustbag full indicator, but it’s not going to have the accuracy of, say, the gas gauge on a car. It just tells you when the bag is getting filled and “indicates” you should check it periodically, especially if you seem to be losing suction. Continue reading
Describing it as having “the power of an army with the agility of a Porsche,” Real Simple named the Miele S7260 Cat & Dog upright the “Best Luxe” vacuum in the publication’s recent “Road Test” of vacuum cleaners.
Real Simple also called the Miele S7 Cat & Dog uprights “unrivaled for suction” and noted its ability to lie flat so it can easily reach move under furniture. In fact, these are features shared by the entire line of Miele S7 upright vacuum cleaners, along with and 360° casters for added mobility and rubber wheels travel smoothly over carpets and hard floors.
What separates the Miele S7260 from the other Miele S7 vacuums is that it is Miele’s first upright designed specifically for households with pets. In addition to that “unrivaled” suction, the Miele S7260 includes the STB 101 Mini Turbo brush for easy cleaning of pet hair from furniture, drapes, stairs and even clothing. And the Active Air Clean filter absorbs odors while the filter keeps small particles from re-circulating in your home. Continue reading
There’s a HEPA filter, and then there are variations on the HEPA filter, as well as ULPA and HEGA and a few things in between. There’s a lot of information available about the underlying technologies and how they relate to vacuum cleaners and air purifiers, including articles in our own library, but there are only a few things you absolutely must know about filters before you start shopping: Continue reading
Yes, there are 29 Miele canister and upright vacuum cleaner models, and each has clear differences from the others. But there are only five basic vacuum cleaners used to build them. There are four basic canisters, the S2, the S5, the S6 and the S8, and one basic upright, the S7.
Different sets of features or accessories, unique to each model within the basic type, are used to create the vacuums that make up the series. Keep this in mind and it’s much easier to choose the best Miele vacuum for your home or office. Continue reading
The Vatican Museums will construct a special vacuum cleaner and ventilation system to tidy up visitors before they can see the Sistine Chapel. Each visitor will be “dusted, cleaned and chilled” before they can enter.
As reported by The Guardian, the system, to be operational by the end of the year, is intended to help preserve the 500-year-old Michelangelo frescoes that are the Chapel’s primary attraction. Continue reading
We’re proud to announce the availability of Miele’s newest full-size series, the Miele S8 vacuum cleaners. Continuing Miele’s tradition of “Immer Besser” (Forever Better), these machines improve on every aspect on the Miele S5 full-size series, up to now Miele’s bestselling canister series of all time.
Designed, engineered and built in Germany, the Miele S8 vacuum cleaner series is lighter, quieter and offers improved cleaning performance. They include Miele-exclusive innovations such as “Dynamic Drive” wheels with integrated shock absorbers and inflated tires that absorb impact from grouted tile and thresholds, plus luxury touches such as three-dimensional felt bumpers to protect baseboards and even a model with a spotlight in the handle to better see while cleaning in dark areas.
Among over 200 engineering and design improvements, all Miele S8 vacuum cleaner models share Miele’s powerful “Vortex” motor, sealed HEPA AirClean system, and the new “skeleton construction” body that reduces the vacuum’s weight while increasing the strength of its body. All models also feature a larger, easier-to-grab handle, longer 36-foot power cord, and foot-operated suction control panel. Continue reading