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140 pages

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

1997-06

More powerful than ordinary vacuums, it even works on hardwood floors. Ordinary uprights vs. the Oreck XL ... Right from the start, this robs the vacuum of 80% of its cleaning power. The Oreck XL sweeps dirt up through the hollow lower ...

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Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997-07

More powerful than ordinary vacuums, it even works on hardwood floors. I have lost count of the number of cheap vacuum cleaners ... But now, I've found a vacuum cleaner that really works — the new Oreck XL. Trusted by professionals.


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Biography & Autobiography - 1997-04-01

More powerful than ordinary vacuums, it even works on hardwood floors. Ordinary uprights vs. the Orec k XL Ordinary vacuums lift ... But now, I've found a vacuum cleaner that really works — the new Oreck XL. Trusted by professionals.


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  • ORECK Commercial

    Oreck Commercial ORB550MC Orbiter Floor Machine, 13" Cleaning Path, 50' Cord

    BISS (ORECK Commercial)

    Rating (116 reviews):
    (4.7/5)
    ORECK Commercial

    Competes with professional floor cleaning!

    I year ago I hired a popular floor cleaning company to professionally clean the tile and grout on my kitchen floor. They did a fantastic job - but it cost $240! They used a round floor scrubber. I set out to find a round floor scrubber to purchase, and found this one. I purchased the all-purpose cleaning kit that comes with all the brushes, the terry bonnet, and thevtile/carpet/wood cleaners. I have carpet, floor tile, and hardwood in my house. I used the machine on the carpet and tile, but not the hardwood yet. This machine is amazing and delivers versatile floor cleaning. All you will ever need is this machine and a vacuum cleaner. I will be giving away my steam mop and steam carpet cleaner. They cannot compete with the Oreck at all!The Orbiter uses a dry shampoo technique for carpet cleaning. The scrubbing power is awesome. The stains and darkened traffic areas on my white berber carpet came right up! My husband commented that it looked better than after... 5/5 Engineer (Philadelphia, PA USA) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck Commercial ORB550MC Orbiter Floor Machine, 13" Cleaning Path, 50' Cord (Misc.) I year ago I hired a popular floor cleaning company to professionally clean the tile and grout on my kitchen floor. They did a fantastic job - but it cost $240! They used a round floor scrubber. I set out to find a round floor scrubber to purchase, and found this one. I purchased the all-purpose cleaning kit that comes with all the brushes, the terry bonnet, and thevtile/carpet/wood cleaners. I have carpet, floor tile, and hardwood in my house. I used the machine on the carpet and tile, but not the hardwood yet. This machine is amazing and delivers versatile floor cleaning. All you will ever need is this machine and a vacuum cleaner. I will be giving away my steam mop and steam carpet cleaner. They cannot compete with the Oreck at all!The Orbiter uses a dry shampoo technique for carpet cleaning. The scrubbing power is awesome. The stains and darkened traffic areas on my white berber carpet came right up! My husband commented that it looked better than after... Read more, January 3, 2014

    Easy to handle and well made

    If you are considering this model vs. the ultra orbiter, keep in mind that the commercial 550MC unit also has a 1/2 horsepower motor despite the Amazon description which indicates that it has a 3/4 hp motor. This can be confirmed by contacting Oreck. It appears that the cord on the commercial model is longer but that the orbiter ultra has a longer warranty. The 550MC commercial model comes with a black mounting pad which is essential for use of accessories. Accessories are available at additional cost.The machine is a pleasure to use. It is easy to control and has plenty of power. I cleaned my vinyl floor and also a good portion of my wood dining room floor. I was satisfied with the results.The ultra model appears to be so similar to the commercial model that I think either would be fine. I did think I was getting a more powerful motor when I placed my order but there is little to go wrong with this device necessitating a 10 year warranty (applicable to the ultra unit) so... 5/5 Handyman (New Jersey) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck Commercial ORB550MC Orbiter Floor Machine, 13" Cleaning Path, 50' Cord (Misc.) If you are considering this model vs. the ultra orbiter, keep in mind that the commercial 550MC unit also has a 1/2 horsepower motor despite the Amazon description which indicates that it has a 3/4 hp motor. This can be confirmed by contacting Oreck. It appears that the cord on the commercial model is longer but that the orbiter ultra has a longer warranty. The 550MC commercial model comes with a black mounting pad which is essential for use of accessories. Accessories are available at additional cost.The machine is a pleasure to use. It is easy to control and has plenty of power. I cleaned my vinyl floor and also a good portion of my wood dining room floor. I was satisfied with the results.The ultra model appears to be so similar to the commercial model that I think either would be fine. I did think I was getting a more powerful motor when I placed my order but there is little to go wrong with this device necessitating a 10 year warranty (applicable to the ultra unit) so... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , September 6, 2012

    A Hidden Secret

    We have travertine floors all over our house. After 8 years of quite a few house parties and two dogs our floors completely lost their shine and were always dirty looking. I looked into hiring someone for a restoration process and was blown away by the cost. I decided to try out this Oreck Orbiter. I also purchased the "natural stone kit" which included the correct brush, a cleaner, and a white terry cloth pad. I scrubbed the floors with the brush and cleaner. Then went back over with a clean mop to get off the film and buffed dried with the terry cloth pad. It took off an awesome amount of grime and the grout started to look cleaner. The floors were still dull and it didn't take much time with two dogs for it to start going back to what it was before. I did some research, watched a couple of YouTube videos, and decided I was going to restore my own floors with diamond pads. I ordered the 800, 1500, and 3000 grit Gorilla Diamond Pads. I have never done any type of... 5/5 L. A. Love - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck Commercial ORB550MC Orbiter Floor Machine, 13" Cleaning Path, 50' Cord (Misc.) We have travertine floors all over our house. After 8 years of quite a few house parties and two dogs our floors completely lost their shine and were always dirty looking. I looked into hiring someone for a restoration process and was blown away by the cost. I decided to try out this Oreck Orbiter. I also purchased the "natural stone kit" which included the correct brush, a cleaner, and a white terry cloth pad. I scrubbed the floors with the brush and cleaner. Then went back over with a clean mop to get off the film and buffed dried with the terry cloth pad. It took off an awesome amount of grime and the grout started to look cleaner. The floors were still dull and it didn't take much time with two dogs for it to start going back to what it was before. I did some research, watched a couple of YouTube videos, and decided I was going to restore my own floors with diamond pads. I ordered the 800, 1500, and 3000 grit Gorilla Diamond Pads. I have never done any type of... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , February 24, 2014
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    Orbital drive oscillates the brush or pad (sold separately) at up to 175 RPM to buff, clean, polish, sand, scrub, strip, or wax floors without twisting, marking, or gouging
    Suitable for use with various accessories including brushes, pads, bonnets, shampoos, and cleaning solutions (sold separately)
    Weighs 24 pounds; has 13" cleaning path and 3/4-horsepower, 5.4-amp motor
    Floor buffer used for cleaning wood, vinyl, tile, and other hard floors and for dry-cleaning and loosening dirt from carpeted floors
    50-foot power cord enables the floor machine to cover larger area without changing outlets than machines with shorter cords


  • Hoover

    Hoover Platinum Collection Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister, UH30010COM

    Home (Hoover)

    Rating (0 reviews):
    (4.3/5)
    Hoover

    Terrific product! (3/14/09)

    Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister (UH30010COM) (3/14/09)Overall, this is a terrific vacuum. The person who will be happiest with this combination is the person who: (1) wants a lightweight vacuum, (2) has mostly carpet in their home, (3) has carpeted stairs, and (4) uses attachments.I liked my old vacuum, so using the LBU has been an eye-opening experience for me: I didn't realize how much effort I was exerting with my old upright with attachments - not only heavier, but so much bending and stooping to change settings or get tools.At 11 pounds, the LBU is 2 to 3 pounds heavier- but less expensive - than competing models. Bonuses: it has a longer cord and a stair cleaning handle.Competing models -Hoover LBU, 11 lbs list $300/retail $300 (includes canister), 6 yr warrantyRiccar RSL5; 8 lbs list $710/ retail $500 (without canister), 3 yr warrantyOreck XL Gold: 9 lbs list $600/ retail $500 (includes... 5/5 User425 (Seattle, WA USA) - See all my reviews This review is from: Hoover Platinum Collection Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister, UH30010COM (Kitchen) Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister (UH30010COM) (3/14/09)Overall, this is a terrific vacuum. The person who will be happiest with this combination is the person who: (1) wants a lightweight vacuum, (2) has mostly carpet in their home, (3) has carpeted stairs, and (4) uses attachments.I liked my old vacuum, so using the LBU has been an eye-opening experience for me: I didn't realize how much effort I was exerting with my old upright with attachments - not only heavier, but so much bending and stooping to change settings or get tools.At 11 pounds, the LBU is 2 to 3 pounds heavier- but less expensive - than competing models. Bonuses: it has a longer cord and a stair cleaning handle.Competing models -Hoover LBU, 11 lbs list $300/retail $300 (includes canister), 6 yr warrantyRiccar RSL5; 8 lbs list $710/ retail $500 (without canister), 3 yr warrantyOreck XL Gold: 9 lbs list $600/ retail $500 (includes... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , March 15, 2009

    Finally ... a Vacuum Cleaning System Worth the Money

    First, a disclaimer of sorts .... I'm a long-term, died-in-the-wool Hoover evangelist. No, I don't work for Hoover, but I've always used them religiously for over 30 years. I've tried switching off to other top-of-the-line brands (Oreck, Eureka, Kenmore, etc.), but I always return to Hoover for their unsurpassed cleaning power and reliability.That does not, however, mean they were perfect.* The Hoover WindTunnel U6439 bagged upright that I've had for the last several years would suck up a Buick. Unfortunately, it also rivaled a Buick in the weight category. Although it's supposedly a "self-propelled" model, I felt like I had to go into training in order to vacuum my house. It became something I would put off because I wasn't sure I had the strength to wrestle this bulky beast all over my house.* The WindTunnel controls which allow you to change the brush height from carpet to floor were manual, hard-to-move levers on the brush housing which... 5/5 Jan Schroeder (Denver, CO) - See all my reviews This review is from: Hoover Platinum Collection Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister, UH30010COM (Kitchen) First, a disclaimer of sorts .... I'm a long-term, died-in-the-wool Hoover evangelist. No, I don't work for Hoover, but I've always used them religiously for over 30 years. I've tried switching off to other top-of-the-line brands (Oreck, Eureka, Kenmore, etc.), but I always return to Hoover for their unsurpassed cleaning power and reliability.That does not, however, mean they were perfect.* The Hoover WindTunnel U6439 bagged upright that I've had for the last several years would suck up a Buick. Unfortunately, it also rivaled a Buick in the weight category. Although it's supposedly a "self-propelled" model, I felt like I had to go into training in order to vacuum my house. It became something I would put off because I wasn't sure I had the strength to wrestle this bulky beast all over my house.* The WindTunnel controls which allow you to change the brush height from carpet to floor were manual, hard-to-move levers on the brush housing which... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , May 24, 2009

    Can the canister - Not your best Hoover

    We read the overwhelming positive reviews and decided, with confidence, to buy our first nice vacuum. We were extremely pleased with the upright vacuum. It's lightweight just as others had promised. It sucked up everything and even felt cool to operate. Huge bag, nice filtration, excellent light and comfortable design. We were pleased!Then came time to vacuum the hardwood, linoleum and stairs. I took out the "handy" shoulder-strapped canister, placed the floor tip on and went to work. OUCH!!! This thing is so loud and bulky. The motor whines with a loud high pitch when tools are on and it only does an average job of sucking up our normal dust and dirt. The on-board tools fall out every time you pick up the canister and there's no cord rewind at all. Just the cord. (No hooks & no rewind option) The Hepa bag is tiny and fills immediately. The replacement bags aren't cheap either. No way would I put up with this.We're normal people that require a versatile... 3/5 Samary (Colorado) - See all my reviews This review is from: Hoover Platinum Collection Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister, UH30010COM (Kitchen) We read the overwhelming positive reviews and decided, with confidence, to buy our first nice vacuum. We were extremely pleased with the upright vacuum. It's lightweight just as others had promised. It sucked up everything and even felt cool to operate. Huge bag, nice filtration, excellent light and comfortable design. We were pleased!Then came time to vacuum the hardwood, linoleum and stairs. I took out the "handy" shoulder-strapped canister, placed the floor tip on and went to work. OUCH!!! This thing is so loud and bulky. The motor whines with a loud high pitch when tools are on and it only does an average job of sucking up our normal dust and dirt. The on-board tools fall out every time you pick up the canister and there's no cord rewind at all. Just the cord. (No hooks & no rewind option) The Hepa bag is tiny and fills immediately. The replacement bags aren't cheap either. No way would I put up with this.We're normal people that require a versatile... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , July 3, 2009
    List Price: $299.99
    Direct air-flow technology and wind-tunnel technology for fast, efficient results
    Illuminated fingertip controls, 2 speeds, self-sealing HEPA bag, check-bag indicator
    Measures approximately 15-1/2-by-13 by 45 inches; 5-year limited warranty
    Lightweight bagged upright vacuum cleaner (UH30010) with powerful 12 amp motor
    Includes canister vacuum (SH10010), bare-floor brush, dusting brush, crevice tool, and telescoping wand


  • ORECK

    Oreck Surface Scrub Hard Floor Cleaner

    Home (ORECK)

    Rating (51 reviews):
    (3.3/5)
    ORECK

    Just OK: Cleans well, but higher maintenance than it originally appeared...

    I wanted to love this. I really did. To give you an idea, I have never used a hard floor cleaner - always just broom and mom (or Swiffer). Our new home has tons of laminate, so I thought it was time to upgrade.Pros:- Cleans evenly and thoroughly - my floors looked cleaner than they have in awhile- Nice cord length - I didn't have to adjust to new outlets much in our multi-level townhouse- Great drying acting - The suction worked really well when using in the "dry" function. No worrying about dirty feet getting to the floor before it can dry!Cons:- Cumbersome - it doesn't turn well and is kind of awkward to push around. My arm was sore the morning after using it on three rooms.- Glitchy - Long before the waste water compartment was full, it shut off in SpinBrush mode. It happened three or four times the first time I used it. It seemed like maybe the auto shutoff function was triggered when it was reclined? Like, the water... 3/5 KWJ (Los Angeles) - See all my reviews, March 18, 2015

    I LOATHE THIS THING!!

    Hands down, this is the worst and most expensive mop I have ever owned.I was so excited to receive it in the mail. It was easy to put together, the instructions concerning it's use were simple and easy to follow, and it even came with it's own special cleaner. It's sleek and light and the cord is extra long.Then, I plugged it in...the noise it made was almost louder than my neighbor's Harley. The scrubbing wheels are vacuum-powered as opposed to motorized which would make them stronger and more effective but I was too enamoured to care. But then the wheels got stuck multiple times and I had to either turn the machine on and then off for them to restart, or I had to reach down and use my hands to get them moving again. Touching the wet and dirty wheels was gross and my infatuation with my new mop began to wane.You need to squeeze a lever on the handle to get the cleaning water to squirt out onto the floor. Then you start mopping. The wheels do not... 1/5 QueenKatieMae (Portland, OR) - See all my reviews, March 23, 2015

    Budget Quality / Not Budget Priced

    Customer Video Review Length:: 0:55 MinsNOTE ABOUT VIDEO: I'm not sure what happened with the picture on Amazon, but the sound is NOT a mistake or glitch. That is how loud it really is.I'm a fan of Oreck. I personally use two for my carpet and as a carried smaller vacuum. Normally I use a Hoover Floormate for my linoleum kitchen floor but was happy to try this one. Here are my findings.PROS+Putting everything together and getting stated is super easy. It took about 5 minutes.+The scrubbing brushes worked really well. I took a picture of the final wash and the floor looks great.CONS:-The vacuum feels low quality. The whole thing goes together with plastic snaps rather than screws, the gears for the brushes are plastic as well, and the sides don't fit tightly. Even the switch from vacuum to scrub is an awkward slide down control. It's not at the same level of quality that I'm used to with Oreck. And at the current price of over... 3/5 ashertopia - See all my reviews, April 7, 2015
    List Price: $249.99
    Tool-Free Removable Handle and Rubber Wheels
    Includes one 16 oz. bottle Oreck Elite Hard Floor Cleaning Solution
    11.3 in. Nozzle
    Weighs approximately 13lbs - not including the cord
    Features wash and dry modes with 30ft power cord


  • Oreck

    Oreck Orbiter Hardwood Floor Value Kit

    Home (Oreck)

    Rating (9 reviews):
    (3.4/5)
    Oreck

    There are better alternatives

    0 1/5 Brandon Davids (Buffalo, NY United States) - See all my reviews, October 10, 2012

    Haze and swirls

    0 2/5 Amazon lover - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck Orbiter Hardwood Floor Value Kit (Misc.) I love my Oreck multi purpose floor buffer but the hardwood floor kit was not so great. I used it on my high gloss laminate floor and it left a hazy residue and swirl marks. I had to attach a new bonnet to the machine and go over the floor again to remove the haze and swirl marks.I also have real hardwood floors with virtually no shine - I haven't used it on that floor yet but I'm hoping for better results.In all fairness I think my high gloss laminate floor just needs a dry buff versus a deep clean. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , October 5, 2012

    Great Product

    0 4/5 RoddyO - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck Orbiter Hardwood Floor Value Kit (Misc.) This product works great when the directions are followed. My old wooden floors look great! Take your time when cleaning and you won't be dissatisfied. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , August 28, 2013
    List Price: $49.99


  • Oreck Commercial

    Oreck 40257-01 Full Release Allergen Control Carpet Cleaner 16 oz.

    BISS (Oreck Commercial)

    Rating (51 reviews):
    (4.4/5)
    Oreck Commercial

    Cheapest option. Works great and covers 100 sq.ft.+ per bottle. Highly recommended!

    Of course, if you have an Oreck hot-water carpet cleaner, you have no choice but to use this product. That said, it has always worked well for me. Recently our dog was in her last days and had issues with bowel control. Our living room rug was devastated with stains left by her liquids, and we had guests coming to stay with us. With no time to rent a steam cleaner or contract with a rug-cleaning company, I used our Oreck to do our entire 500 sq. ft. living room. The shampoo worked beautifully, as always, and left a nice fresh fragrance that, after a day or two, was not overwhelming.In the past we have used this product for spot treatment only, so I had no idea of the coverage one bottle gave. Being quite liberal with it's use, I used 4 1/2 bottles to do the entire 500 sq.ft. area. Although this translates to about 100 sq.ft./bottle, it would be much higher for general light shampooing without the multiple, heavy and dark stains that we had. A maintenance use would... 5/5 Bleudenim "Dan Foster" (Southeast WI) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck 40257-01 Full Release Allergen Control Carpet Cleaner 16 oz. (Misc.) Of course, if you have an Oreck hot-water carpet cleaner, you have no choice but to use this product. That said, it has always worked well for me. Recently our dog was in her last days and had issues with bowel control. Our living room rug was devastated with stains left by her liquids, and we had guests coming to stay with us. With no time to rent a steam cleaner or contract with a rug-cleaning company, I used our Oreck to do our entire 500 sq. ft. living room. The shampoo worked beautifully, as always, and left a nice fresh fragrance that, after a day or two, was not overwhelming.In the past we have used this product for spot treatment only, so I had no idea of the coverage one bottle gave. Being quite liberal with it's use, I used 4 1/2 bottles to do the entire 500 sq.ft. area. Although this translates to about 100 sq.ft./bottle, it would be much higher for general light shampooing without the multiple, heavy and dark stains that we had. A maintenance use would... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , July 31, 2014

    Shampoo over rated.

    0 3/5 Warren L. Cotts "Ol' Hiker" (Montrose, CO) - See all my reviews, October 2, 2013

    Oreck Full Release Allergen Control Carpet Cleaner Solution

    0 5/5 Dee Ann - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck 40257-01 Full Release Allergen Control Carpet Cleaner 16 oz. (Misc.) This is a very good carpet cleaner and easy to use. It leaves a very fresh clean smell after the carpets are cleaned. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , November 18, 2012
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    No mixing, no measuring, and no mess when you clean carpets
    Removes stains, controls odors and brightens colors
    Full Release allergen control carpet cleaner
    Our self-contained, easy-loading cartridges of specially formulated Allergen Control Cleaner break down grease, oil and ground-in dirt in all types of carpet and on hard floors (not for useon wood floors)
    Protects carpet fibers from resoiling; cleans approximately 235 square feet of carpet or hard floors


  • ORECK Commercial

    Oreck Commercial U2000RB-1 Commercial 8 Pound Upright Vacuum with Helping Hand Handle and EnduroLife V-Belt, 40' Power Cord

    BISS (ORECK Commercial)
    List Price: $265.83

    Vacuum has 12" cleaning path; cogged V-belt resists slippage; circuit breaker helps protect against clogs and jams
    Requires Self-Assembly
    Automatic floor adjustment enables vacuum to move between carpets and hard surfaces without changes to manual settings
    Powerful, high-speed, balanced brush roll with double helix brushes whirls at 6,500 RPM and move debris toward the vacuum inlet for cleaning
    Helping Hand handle has received Ease-of-Use Commendation from Arthritis Foundation; on/off switch is located in handgrip for convenience


  • Oreck

    Oreck Steam-It

    Home (Oreck)

    Rating (553 reviews):
    (3.8/5)
    Oreck

    Warranty Information not Included in Description and more ...

    So I was very excited to use the Oreck Steam It. I used it 4 times and something came loose in the connection between the water tank and the steam generator. Maybe it is just a screw so I called the 1-800 service number for Oreck. They told me to bring it to the nearby service center. So I did. Here's some interesting news. Even though the machine comes with a one year manufacturer's warranty, it is not warrantied through the manufacturer. What the what? If it is bought through Amazon, you have to go through Amazon. They were nice enough to take the machine in and see if it is something simple but if it requires a part or replacement, I will have to box it up and send it back to Amazon who will then presumably send it back to the service center. None of this information is included on the Amazon site. Another thing they told me, NEVER EVER use tap water. Unless your water is pristine with no minerals, only use distilled water. The main description on the Amazon page says uses tap... 3/5 KDG (Louisiana) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck Steam-It (Misc.) So I was very excited to use the Oreck Steam It. I used it 4 times and something came loose in the connection between the water tank and the steam generator. Maybe it is just a screw so I called the 1-800 service number for Oreck. They told me to bring it to the nearby service center. So I did. Here's some interesting news. Even though the machine comes with a one year manufacturer's warranty, it is not warrantied through the manufacturer. What the what? If it is bought through Amazon, you have to go through Amazon. They were nice enough to take the machine in and see if it is something simple but if it requires a part or replacement, I will have to box it up and send it back to Amazon who will then presumably send it back to the service center. None of this information is included on the Amazon site. Another thing they told me, NEVER EVER use tap water. Unless your water is pristine with no minerals, only use distilled water. The main description on the Amazon page says uses tap... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , February 2, 2013

    Exceeds all expectations

    My primary reason for getting a steam cleaner was dirty grout joints in white tile floors. The grout was close to the color of the tile when we built the house, but unbeknowst to us, the joints were never sealed after installation. This was 7 years ago and inspite of my attempts to clean them, they became dark grey in traffic areas. I first bought a Shark after it was recommended to me by a friend. One use and it went back to the store. At that point I started researching the different brands of steam cleaners and settled on an Oreck Steam It. It arrived yesterday and today I decided to give it a try without too much in the way of expectations. Was I ever pleasantly surprised. After spending about 45 minutes using the grout brush in my guest bathroom, I have white grout joints and the floor looks like brand new. Our house is entirely hardwood and tile and I cant wait to do my other bathrooms and the hardwood floors. I dont usually write reviews but it was because of the... 5/5 P. Fierstos - See all my reviews, November 7, 2012

    I Got a Defective One and I'm Still Giving Five Stars!!!

    I purchased the Oreck because it had less bad reviews than any of the other models listed. Unfortunately, I got one of the lemons that are in the 1 star reviews. I had it for just over a month and abolutely fell in love with it. Then it quit producing steam--what a bummer! I contacted Amazon, and they were willing to take it back despite it being over their 30 day return policy. I opted to contact Oreck as I figured going through Amazon would be the round-about way. Oreck was nothing but pleasant and accomodating. They promptly sent out a UPS shipping label. I sent the defective model out and didn't expect to see a replacement for at least a month. It was literally less than 2 weeks when I received a totally new one. What a pleasant surprise! I assumed they would just repair my old one! A word of advice for all Oreck users and potential buyers: Oreck customer service asked if I used distilled water in it. I hadn't. Nowhere in their instructions does it say to use distilled... 5/5 jj8429 - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Oreck Steam-It (Misc.) I purchased the Oreck because it had less bad reviews than any of the other models listed. Unfortunately, I got one of the lemons that are in the 1 star reviews. I had it for just over a month and abolutely fell in love with it. Then it quit producing steam--what a bummer! I contacted Amazon, and they were willing to take it back despite it being over their 30 day return policy. I opted to contact Oreck as I figured going through Amazon would be the round-about way. Oreck was nothing but pleasant and accomodating. They promptly sent out a UPS shipping label. I sent the defective model out and didn't expect to see a replacement for at least a month. It was literally less than 2 weeks when I received a totally new one. What a pleasant surprise! I assumed they would just repair my old one! A word of advice for all Oreck users and potential buyers: Oreck customer service asked if I used distilled water in it. I hadn't. Nowhere in their instructions does it say to use distilled... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , April 15, 2013
    List Price: $149.99
    Chemical-Free cleaning. Great for tile and grout. Cleans using only tap water. Works upside down without spillage. High temperature dry steam melts away dirt and grime.
    Adjustable steam settings for optimal cleaning on multiple surfaces
    As an option for the customer, the Steam-It includes a universal cleaning clip which allows the customer to use household towels
    Produces approximately 40 minutes of steam (on high setting) on a full tank. Can sanitize hard floor surfaces by focusing steam while mopping for at least 5 seconds.


  • Oreck Commercial

    Oreck Commercial 437054 Lambs Wool Bonnet Orbiter Pad, For ORB550MC Orbiter Floor Machine

    BISS (Oreck Commercial)
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    It is designed to bring up a shine
    10" lambs wool bonnet orbiter pad has extra fabric that allows it to stretch and fit 12" pad drives
    It can be used on all flat, smooth floors; wood (coated and uncoated), vinyl, linoleum, laminate, etc
    Natural high gloss bonnet
    This is a polisher to bring out the floor's natural high gloss


  • Oreck

    Oreck Steam-It® Steam Wand

    Home (Oreck)
    List Price: $179.95

    Accessories for above floor cleaning include; squeegee, utility tool with 2 bonnets, deflector nozzle and a spot brush attachment with 2 replacement brushes
    Variable steam control match the amount of steam to your task
    Sanitizes surfaces if used correctly
    Quick change accessories for above the floor cleaning
    Cleans for approximately 40 minutes on one fill


  • Panasonic

    Panasonic MC-CL485 Bagless "Suction" Canister Vacuum Cleaner

    Home (Panasonic)
    List Price: $149.99

    Bagless Canister Vacuum Cleaner offers a powerful 11-AMP Motor, 3-in-1 Multi-Surface Brush without the changing the nozzle-wood floors, short hair carpet or long-hair carpet
    Bagless canister vacuum with a 5-stage filter.
    10-Inch Cleaning Path with a Telescopic Chrome Wand that extends for easy reach, Automatic Cord Reel with a 17 Foot cord, Dual Active Edge Cleaning
    EZ Fliter Cleaning System by a convenient dial on the outside fo the vacuum spins the filter clean, keeping dirt from getting trapped and helping to ensure consistent suction, Curved Carrying Top Handle makes carrying and maneuvering the vacuum less of a chore
    Measures: 16.3" (L) x 11.4" (W) x 12.6" (H), 10.1 lbs, Silver


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