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    Default Who has a Dyson stick vac?

    So I've wanted a Dyson for aaaaages.

    I'm thinking of biting the bullet and purchasing the Dyson DC44 (pictured below) to use as my main vacuum cleaner. I have no carpet, just floor boards and tiles and I find it quick and easy to vac my house (3 bedrooms, one storey, not a massive house).

    For those who have a Dyson stick vacuum, do you think it's possible to use it as your only vacuum? I just like the idea of it being cordless and we can whiz around the house with it.

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    If your hands are up to holding the trigger the whole time it'll be right. Beware long hair gets trapped in the spinning head even on my big dyson. I want a stick one too but can't justify it when I have a big one

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    I have the DC23 (top of the range barrel vac with motorised head) for once a week vacuums and then the stick vac for daily use. The usage time is 15 minutes so not sure if it would be enough to do a full house vac.
    I'd still want to so a "proper" vacuum at least weekly when using the stick.


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    Quote Originally Posted by giveitago View Post
    I'd still want to so a "proper" vacuum at least weekly when using the stick.
    That's what I'm worried about. I don't want to spend all that money but still feel that I need to do a 'proper' vacuum. I would want the stick to be my main vacuum!

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    Yes! We just bought one a couple of weeks ago and it is amazing, I love it. I use it so regularly there has been no need to get the big one out.

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    I don't have a dyson stick vacuum, but do have a barrel one which I love. I recently decided I needed a stick vacuum as well to use for quick messes (eg toddler food mess) each day. I was all set to buy a dyson but an Electrolux swayed me. You can use it as an upright stick vac or detach a piece and use as a hand held DustBuster, has a lithium battery which lasts quite a while, quite good suction for a small vacuum. If you want the stick vacuum as your only vac then I would take a look at one of these.

    The app is being annoying and freezes every time I try to insert a link, but it's one of these: http://www.electrolux.com.au/Product...rgeable/ZB2942

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    Quote Originally Posted by summastarlet View Post
    I don't have a dyson stick vacuum, but do have a barrel one which I love. I recently decided I needed a stick vacuum as well to use for quick messes (eg toddler food mess) each day. I was all set to buy a dyson but an Electrolux swayed me. You can use it as an upright stick vac or detach a piece and use as a hand held DustBuster, has a lithium battery which lasts quite a while, quite good suction for a small vacuum. If you want the stick vacuum as your only vac then I would take a look at one of these.

    The app is being annoying and freezes every time I try to insert a link, but it's one of these: http://www.electrolux.com.au/Product...rgeable/ZB2942
    Summastarlet, do you need to hold down the trigger like the dyson or is there an on off switch?

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    I have the pet stick one and love it. I only need to do big vacuum every couple of weeks and that's only because we have carpet and two fluffy dogs inside. Since you have all hate Flores I think you would be fine

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    Quote Originally Posted by inertia View Post
    Summastarlet, do you need to hold down the trigger like the dyson or is there an on off switch?
    There's an on/off switch

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    I have the Dyson stick and find that my hand hurts after a few minutes holding down the trigger. Also the battery will only last a certain amount of time (depending if on normal or MAX).
    I use my main vacuum weekly and the Dyson in-between over main areas (kitchen, meals, lounge, entry etc). Sometimes I 'dust mop' the bedroom floorboards and hallway and use the Dyson to do the rest of the house.

    My main vacuum needs repair and even though I have the Dyson, I am still spending $100 to repair my main vacuum.


 

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