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A civil economy, transforming the market in the twenty-first century

Creator: Severyn Ten Haut Bruyn | Political Science - 2000-04-20

The NAD determined that Oreck's demonstration was an inaccurate representation of cleaning superiority. The Hoover Company challenged the accuracy of Oreck's broadcast and print advertising and its product demonstration.

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About this book
A civil society is one in which a democratic government and a market economy operate together. The idea of the civil economy--encompassing a democratic government and a market economy--presumes that people can solve social problems within the market itself. This book explores the relationship between the two, examining the civil underpinnings of capitalism and investigating the way a civil economy evolves in history and is developed for the future by careful planning.Severyn T. Bruyn describes how people in three sectors--government, business, and the Third Sector (nonprofits and civil groups)--can develop an accountable, self-regulating, profitable, humane, and competitive system of markets that could be described as a civil economy. He examines how government officials can organize markets to reduce government costs; how local leaders deal with global corporations that would unfairly exploit their community resources; and how employees can become coparticipants in the development of human values in markets.A Civil Economy is oriented to interdiciplinary studies of the economy, assisting scholars in diverse fields, such as business management, sociology, political science, and economics, in developing a common language to examine civic problems in the marketplace.As an undergraduate text, it evokes a mode of thought about the development of a self-accountable system of markets. Students learn to understand how the market economy becomes socially accountable and self-reliant, while remaining productive, competitive, and profitable.Sveryn T. Bruyn is Professor of Sociology, Boston College.


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A comprehensive index to company and industry information in business journals.



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    Hoover Platinum Collection Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister, UH30010COM

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    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
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    Lightweight bagged upright vacuum cleaner (UH30010) with powerful 12 amp motor
    Measures approximately 15-1/2-by-13 by 45 inches; 5-year limited warranty
    Illuminated fingertip controls, 2 speeds, self-sealing HEPA bag, check-bag indicator
    Includes canister vacuum (SH10010), bare-floor brush, dusting brush, crevice tool, and telescoping wand
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  • Panasonic

    Panasonic MC-CG917 "OptiFlow" Bag Canister Vacuum Cleaner

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    Rating (567 reviews):
    (4.2/5)
    Panasonic

    Excellent Vacuum

    NOVEMBER 2014 UPDATE: Just happened to be responding to a response to my review and noticed all the negative comments about this vacuum! I'm shocked! While I don't doubt any of these reviews, I do have to say that I am still very happy with the vacuum, and so is my daughter with hers. It still runs beautifully and I have absolutely no complaints. Nothing has gone wrong with any of the parts or attachments. Can't comment regarding the customer service issues and that is unnerving to know. However, spending $200 for a vacuum is not a huge amount of money. For me, personally, I would still be happy with mine even if it started to act up after a few years of use. Things just aren't built the way they used to be. If Kenmore vacs were built the way they used to be (I had my old one for 15 years), I would have bought another Kenmore. For me, my Panasonic is holding up and I'll just keep my fingers crossed for the future!January 2013 UPDATE: It's been a year that I've owned and... 5/5 Grammy2 "Loving Life" - See all my reviews This review is from: Panasonic MC-CG917 "OptiFlow" Bag Canister Vacuum Cleaner (Misc.) NOVEMBER 2014 UPDATE: Just happened to be responding to a response to my review and noticed all the negative comments about this vacuum! I'm shocked! While I don't doubt any of these reviews, I do have to say that I am still very happy with the vacuum, and so is my daughter with hers. It still runs beautifully and I have absolutely no complaints. Nothing has gone wrong with any of the parts or attachments. Can't comment regarding the customer service issues and that is unnerving to know. However, spending $200 for a vacuum is not a huge amount of money. For me, personally, I would still be happy with mine even if it started to act up after a few years of use. Things just aren't built the way they used to be. If Kenmore vacs were built the way they used to be (I had my old one for 15 years), I would have bought another Kenmore. For me, my Panasonic is holding up and I'll just keep my fingers crossed for the future!January 2013 UPDATE: It's been a year that I've owned and... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 13, 2012

    Nicely built, excellent performance. Just a few minor issues.

    Overall I'm very pleased with this vacuum. It excels in the areas that are most important in a vacuum - it picks up dirt very well and it is solidly built.I find the second factor (build quality) to be something that's becoming harder to find these days. For example, I had a Hoover bagless canister that performed very well, but lasted less than 3 years before calling it quits. Along the way it started shedding pieces, such as a cracked hose, an on-again, off-again working status for the power head, and so forth. The Panasonic, however, feels very substantial, especially the hose. I know you're not supposed to pull it along by the hose connection, but I do (and I suspect that many others do as well). The hose is made of thick plastic and the end connectors seem very well up to the task of being stressed now and again.This is my second Panasonic vac - the other one is about 2 or 3 years old and works (and looks) as good as it did on day one (albeit some scuffing... 5/5 Comdet - See all my reviews, December 7, 2011

    Pretty good for a mid-priced canister vacuum

    Update April 30, 2014:I can't believe this vacuum is almost two and a half years old already. It's holding up extremely well. Impressed with how clean it stays inside the canister--not a lot of dust and debris like we've had with some vacuums. I guess the bag seals well at the entry point, the filtration system is good. There have been no problems at all with this device.----My wife and I have been using the OptiFlow canister vacuum cleaner for a few weeks now, and we agree that it competes quite well with the CR-recommended Sears unit we also own. We like to keep two vacuums: one for upstairs and one for downstairs most of the year, and then we take one of them to our little summer cabin to use there during the summer.As mentioned elsewhere, there's lots of plastic in this device.Advantages:1. Good sucking power--not as strong as the other device we have, but probably 90 or 95% as much. A close second.2. Good... 4/5 J. Friedman "J-F" (Upstate NY USA) - See all my reviews, January 19, 2012
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    Tools on-board include: (Floor brush, Dusting & Upholstery Brush, Crevice Tool, Pet Turbine Mini-brush) and Alumimum Telescopic Wand
    OptiFlow System with separate large bag caddy for easy emptying of dust bag and 20% more use of bag for optimum bag usage and airflow
    Power Nozzle with Overload Protection reset, Bare Floor switch on handle
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  • Oreck

    Oreck Magnesium Bagged Upright Vacuum, LW100

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    Rating (222 reviews):
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    Oreck

    Best vacuum cleaner I have owned

    I was always a bit skeptical of Oreck with their bowling ball commercial. I was given a chance to try out the Oreck Magnesium and didn't know what to expect. I find myself pleasantly surprised.First, the Magnesium is very light. The cord almost feels heavier than the entire vacuum cleaner itself. Set up took less than a minute. The Magnesium comes almost assembled - you just have to attached the handle, which doesn't require tools and takes a couple seconds.The rest of the construction feels solid, apart from the plastic tube near the back. I wish that was made of the same material as the handle. The bag and zipper parts also feel well made. I never owned a bagged vacuum cleaner before, but Oreck's bagged system actually works well. The bag seals itself, so there's no mess (unlike with my bagless cleaner that ends up spreading dust around when I dump it out). I'm also a sucker for the electric blue accent color of the bag portion.As for... 5/5 Quoad Toad (Chicago) - See all my reviews, June 5, 2012

    Important Aspects To Consider

    First, some quick background info.I did quite a bit of research prior to this purchase. I own a 20 year old home in need of new carpet so, we decided to go with a high quality carpet; Mohawk SmartStrand Silk. This carpet is an average length cut yet super dense pile and it is a darn good thing that I asked our salesperson what vacuum was recommended. He gave me a certain model of Oreck vacuum.Prior to this I was looking into a Rainbow vacuum because I always wanted one but, I am glad I decided against it because a Rainbow vacuum requires some minor cleaning after each use, and my wife and I did not want the extra work. Secondly, I was considering a Miele because of the superior engineering and the quiet/easy operation. But, I began to consider an Oreck after it was recommended by our local flooring company that has a long standing positive reputation in our community of about a quarter million population.The local Tarjay has the Oreck Magnesium for sale... 5/5 Paul Fucich (Palmdale, CA) - See all my reviews, March 11, 2013

    Good performance, high price, annual maintenance cost.

    I had always shied away from Orecks in the past. I have friends who absolutely adore them, but as they explained their experience with Oreck I was always unsure it was a good idea for me to buy an Oreck for myself.Why?Well, there are two reasons really.1) Regular maintenance despite a higher cost up front. Orecks cost more than most other vacuums as a rule. But once you pay the premium price, you have to take it to an Oreck service center annually to replace motor parts, gaskets, and belts. This is not the case with any other vacuum brand that I am aware of. Of course, my friends had their Oreck vacuum for years and years, but over the lifetime of the vacuum they continued to shell out money on something they already purchased.2) Orecks are never rated very highly by Consumer Reports. I've never seen any Oreck model in the top ten vacuums in independent testing of 50 vacuums.Now, my Oreck fanboy friends never like it when I point... 3/5 Just Trying to Help (USA) - See all my reviews, June 8, 2012
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    Has received Carpet & Rug Institute Seal of Approval
    HEPA inner bag captures at least 99.97% of particles at .3 microns from the air passing through it, including pollen, mold, dust and animal dander
    Two speeds: high speed great for carpets, lower speed gentle enough for oriental and Persian rugs
    30 foot cord means fewer stops and speedier vacuuming
    Constructed from incredibly durable magnesium, it delivers all of the strength and durability that you've come to expect in an Oreck vacuum.


  • Panasonic

    Panasonic MC-CG937 "OptiFlow" Canister Vacuum Cleaner

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    List Price: $329.99

    OptiFlow System with separate large bag caddy for easy emptying of dust bag and 20% more use of bag for optimum bag usage and airflow
    Powerful "Bag" Canister with 12 Amp Motor, 24 foot Power cord w/Cord Reel
    Tools on-board include: (Floor brush, Dusting & Upholstery Brush, Crevice Tool, Pet Turbine Mini-brush) and Alumimum Telescopic Wand
    Power Nozzle with Overload Protection reset, Bare Floor switch on handle with Variable Power Control
    Measures: 12" (L) x 8.75" (W) x 21.5" (H), 12.6 lbs, Ebony & Violet finish


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    Panasonic MC-CL935 "Jet Force" Canister Vacuum Cleaner

    Home (Panasonic)

    Rating (55 reviews):
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    vac. review

    0 5/5 carol quinn - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Panasonic MC-CL935 "Jet Force" Canister Vacuum Cleaner (Misc.) we recently bought this vacuum cleaner after reading dozens of reviews,it was replacing a dyson which quite frankly sucked or rather it didn’t,it hurts to say this(being a brit)but the panasonic beat it in every way,we couldn’t believe the dirt,cat hair and god knows what it pulled out of our carpets,it’s robust,easy to handle although maneuvering the handle takes a few weeks to get used to,once you do it’s a piece of cake,the controls are on top and easy to use.The purple is my wifes friends favorite colour which was a big plus, all said and done it was a good price(amazon is the best)and we (I should say “me”)couldn’t be happier.thank you panasonic people, may you keep on sucking 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , April 4, 2014

    Elegant engineering, but brain-dead carpet/floor brush

    I've just replaced a seven-year old Hoover Windtunnel with this Panasonic MC-CL935. The Hoover has separate carpet and floor brushes. Unfortunately, the Panasonic attempts to clean both carpets and floors with a single head -- a real engineering mistake.Pros:1. The MC-CL935 dirt cup is much better than the Hoover. Just flip a latch, the dirt drops out and the filter's still pretty clean. With the Hoover, the dirt clogged the filter, which had to be washed after each use, a mess to manage.2. The vacuum picks up a lot of dirt. About the same as the Hoover.3. The cord's longer and the plug end seems pretty sturdy4. The plastic parts seem pretty solid, a critical shortcoming of the Hoover. Sick of patching them together with duct tape -- the main reason for my decision to replace it.5. Except for the vacuum head, the business end of the vac, the engineering is pretty goodCons:1. The carpet/floor brush is ridiculously clumsy and... 3/5 Egerio - See all my reviews This review is from: Panasonic MC-CL935 "Jet Force" Canister Vacuum Cleaner (Misc.) I've just replaced a seven-year old Hoover Windtunnel with this Panasonic MC-CL935. The Hoover has separate carpet and floor brushes. Unfortunately, the Panasonic attempts to clean both carpets and floors with a single head -- a real engineering mistake.Pros:1. The MC-CL935 dirt cup is much better than the Hoover. Just flip a latch, the dirt drops out and the filter's still pretty clean. With the Hoover, the dirt clogged the filter, which had to be washed after each use, a mess to manage.2. The vacuum picks up a lot of dirt. About the same as the Hoover.3. The cord's longer and the plug end seems pretty sturdy4. The plastic parts seem pretty solid, a critical shortcoming of the Hoover. Sick of patching them together with duct tape -- the main reason for my decision to replace it.5. Except for the vacuum head, the business end of the vac, the engineering is pretty goodCons:1. The carpet/floor brush is ridiculously clumsy and... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , August 1, 2014

    powerful, compact vacuum

    0 5/5 The shopper - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Panasonic MC-CL935 "Jet Force" Canister Vacuum Cleaner (Misc.) After reading a few dozen reviews of several vacuums, almost went with a Panasonic bagged model. I've had a had a Bissell (upright) bagless model, so decided to stick with what I know. Very easy to remove dustbin and empty over the trash. I use this on mostly hardwood floors, and flat weave and low pile carpets. I was amazed at the amount of dirt and dust bunnies this got up. Put one of the attachments on to vacuum some fabric shades - you can adjust the power of the suction so the fabric doesn't get sucked in - fantastic. Love how easy it is to detach the telescoping arm and reach corners I've never been able to. I've never had a canister style before, and will have to get used to dragging it around, but I'm so pleased with the performance of this vacuum it won't take long. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , April 30, 2014
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    Body Measures 20" (L) x 15" (W) x 10" (H) 14.2 lbs, Ebony & Vibrant Violet, 1-year Parts & Labor
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  • Zenith Technologies, LLC.

    VTplus by Soniclean: The First and Only Vacuum Cleaner To Use Sonic Cleaning Technology

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    Rating (41 reviews):
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    Zenith Technologies, LLC.

    Note to Seniors (and anyone else who will listen)

    I am 74 years old and I have arthritis. When my old Hoover lightweight finally kicked, I thought I'd get modern and buy one of those high-end highly touted bagless vacs. Big mistake. I realized that once I'd finished vacuuming, I had to spend virtually equal time emptying the cup (dust going everywhere) and washing out the filters. If I needed to vac again before the filter stuff was dry, that stalled my agenda. Vacuuming is tedious enough without having to clean the machine extensively as well.So now I've just bought a Soniclean. First, assembly. Okay. Some-assembly-required makes me apprehensive, so I opened the box with trepidation. Just one screw into one hole with one Allen wrench (provided), with kindergarten-clear instructions. Yes. I can do this. (Fringe benefit: a sense of accomplishment.)Cleaning: First, the hose is a decent length. I can do the entire main floor of my house with one outlet change. Second, profile: the low nose on the... 5/5 Bookworm 426 - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: VTplus by Soniclean: The First and Only Vacuum Cleaner To Use Sonic Cleaning Technology (Kitchen) I am 74 years old and I have arthritis. When my old Hoover lightweight finally kicked, I thought I'd get modern and buy one of those high-end highly touted bagless vacs. Big mistake. I realized that once I'd finished vacuuming, I had to spend virtually equal time emptying the cup (dust going everywhere) and washing out the filters. If I needed to vac again before the filter stuff was dry, that stalled my agenda. Vacuuming is tedious enough without having to clean the machine extensively as well.So now I've just bought a Soniclean. First, assembly. Okay. Some-assembly-required makes me apprehensive, so I opened the box with trepidation. Just one screw into one hole with one Allen wrench (provided), with kindergarten-clear instructions. Yes. I can do this. (Fringe benefit: a sense of accomplishment.)Cleaning: First, the hose is a decent length. I can do the entire main floor of my house with one outlet change. Second, profile: the low nose on the... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 17, 2014

    Soniclean

    Let's start off by talking about assembly. I always get nervous when things aren't put together for me. But the Soniclean was fairly simple, The only thing that really needed to be done was attaching the handle, which took a few minutes at most. Once that was done, we were ready to start cleaning. One of the things I noticed about this vacuum right away is that it's extremely light weight. Its great for carting up and down the steps. The handle also bends all the way down to the floor, making it easy to slide the head under beds and chairs. It is a little too big to fit under my sofa but depending on how high it stands off the ground, some people would be able to squeeze it under there as well.As far as suction, this sucker is definitely powerful. I had no trouble picking up clumps of cat and dog hair, and those pesky cheerios came up easily as well in most areas. Because of the dual setting, I also found it worked great sweeping up the excess cat litter that got kicked... 4/5 NewAgeMama (New Jersey) - See all my reviews, August 28, 2013

    Best Upright Vacuum Ever? For a while!

    I'm amending the comment I made in January 2014. The vacuum died in September 2014, about 8 months after it was purchased. There are no pets in our home, so I wouldn't say it was taxed unnecessarily. I brought it to our local vacuum repair business, and they were unable to service Soniclean vacuums (couldn't order Soniclean parts). It was under warranty, so we called Soniclean. The manager offered to send us a replacement part to install ourselves or he could send us a new machine right away. We opted to try the replacement part, which was NOT easy for us to install, but we managed. The vacuum still did not work. We called again and they were very nice about replacing the vacuum, which currently is still working (6+ months so far). Because the vacuum cannot be serviced locally, I would not purchase this brand again. ORIGINAL REVIEW FOLLOWS: First of all, it was easy to assemble with clear instructions. The upper handle is easily inserted into the vacuum. I have arthritis in my hands... 3/5 Reader in Upstate NY - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: VTplus by Soniclean: The First and Only Vacuum Cleaner To Use Sonic Cleaning Technology (Kitchen) I'm amending the comment I made in January 2014. The vacuum died in September 2014, about 8 months after it was purchased. There are no pets in our home, so I wouldn't say it was taxed unnecessarily. I brought it to our local vacuum repair business, and they were unable to service Soniclean vacuums (couldn't order Soniclean parts). It was under warranty, so we called Soniclean. The manager offered to send us a replacement part to install ourselves or he could send us a new machine right away. We opted to try the replacement part, which was NOT easy for us to install, but we managed. The vacuum still did not work. We called again and they were very nice about replacing the vacuum, which currently is still working (6+ months so far). Because the vacuum cannot be serviced locally, I would not purchase this brand again. ORIGINAL REVIEW FOLLOWS: First of all, it was easy to assemble with clear instructions. The upper handle is easily inserted into the vacuum. I have arthritis in my hands... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 18, 2014
    Patented Jam Protection Feature; Sonicfresh Fragrance Dispensing System
    MORE SUCTION AND CLEANS BETTER than DYSON, ORECK AND SHARK*
    35 Foot Power Cord; Weighs Only 10.5 Pounds; 3 Year Motor Warranty; Lifetime Belt Warranty
    Patented Sonic Bar Delivering 200 Vibrations Per Second
    *Based on LMS 2012 Test Method regarding suction and average cleaning ability for particles 0.2-100 microns in size. Actual results may vary on carpet type and particle size. Dyson DC 41 Multi Floor, Oreck Graphite & Shark Rotator Professional.


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