Rated 5 out of 5 by Val95605 Great little vacuum
Just got the PowerForce vacuum and I am very pleased. We only have area rugs in our house that need vacuuming, but this gets them clean and removed all the cat hair. It was amazing how much this little vacuum cleaned up in such a small area.
February 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Debbie56 Light and Wonderful
This is the best little vacuum that I have ever owned.
I love the attachments, I love how light it is and best of all I love to finally be able to get my throw rugs cleaned and looking great. I've had battery operated little vacuums and other brands of electric and did not like the job they did. This little vacuum is powerful, easy to clean and a joy to use.
September 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Drea pleasantly surprised
I was hesitant about buying a compact vacuum but I needed something quick and didn't want to spend too much. I have a new dog who's shedding like crazy, I noticed this had attachments so I decided to give it a try. It's only been 2 days but so far I'm very happy. The brush attachment got 90% of her hair off my bed and the floor suction is very powerful.
March 20, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jeanne514 Never again
We have nothing but problems with this vacuum. There always seems to be something clogged and have needed to take it apart frequently to clear dust clogs. There aren't any animals at all in my small business so I am not sure where the clog is coming from. Now, the brush and brush cover need to be replaced and it appears the brush cover can no longer be purchased. Never again, Bissell. First and last one.
March 12, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by HappyHomemaker Little Yet Fierce
Needless to say after countless days wasted sweeping up primarily dog hair; my husband bought this for me back in June 2014. We have two dogs and hardwood/tile floors. It's nice to no longer have to spend countless hours sweeping up dog hair thanks to the PowerForce.
With that aside there have been a few times that the hair has bunched up in the primary separator area. Which has caused it's own share of messes to clean up. Though that's no reason not to give this vacuum a whirl.
Other than that the suction is steady and true though I have found the suction isn't so great with the hose and attachments.
And it would be nice if there was a febreze option (pet odor eliminator would be a plus) for the outer circular filter. As I have no use for deodorizing powder when I only have hardwood and tile.
March 5, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Livianna Horrible
You'd do better with a straw and manual power to pick up anything . This vacuum is horrible! Can't even pick up pet fur off a small area rug. Constant spitting out what it tried to pick up so you can start all over again. Hose is very short and you will certainly get a hump from all the time you spend bent over using it to pick up everything left from the push function (leaves dusty lines through out where you have pushed and pulled it through).
February 20, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by tmd1977 great for first two years
I got this vacuum as a gift almost three years ago and it was perfect for my little apartment. I have two cats so I do clean the filters often and it continues to pick up cat hairs on a regular basis. My problem is the wheels keep falling off. I have mostly floors and only two thin carpets so it's not like the wheels have to struggle, but now it is just a pain in the rear cause they fall off even just picking the vacuum up to carry to my vacuuming destination in the apartment. I love the hose attachment, but recently, in the last couple weeks the house attachment has broken, but I'm sure that's just the strain of using it all the time. The wheels is what is most annoying and as I read the comments, I see I am not the other one having this issue.
February 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Alexis Bissell PowerForce Compact
This is my second Bissell PowerForce Compact that I purchase. The first one lasted 1yr 4 mo and was used at least four days a week. The roll that have the brushes broke so it was more cost effective to purchase a new unit that trying to repair the old one.
My only problem is with the replacement parts which cannot be found where I purchase the vacuum; not even the filters or belts.
January 28, 2015