Rated 4 out of 5 by Sandra Light and easy to push around
I have allergies to dust and dust mites and this vacuum has been helpful in controlling those allergies. It is easy to push around. The reason I did not give 5 stars is that the hose does pop off quite frequently as does the power cord from the groove above the slot for the hose. Otherwise, it is easy to fix if the belt comes off (I vacuum from tile to carpet. This has only happened once in 3 years). It does an EXCELLENT job vacuuming tile. My water after mopping is barely soiled. So much cleaner than when I would use a broom. Also, it is very easy to change the bags. For those reviewers that say dirt blows everywhere, I ask if you have checked the filters and ensured they are intact. Also, it has been my experience that if you have these problems so soon after purchasing it, the retailer will exchange it. In addition, the on board tools are handy and easy to quickly access when cleaning. I would recommend this vacuum.
August 24, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by tb1234 The worst
The worst vacuum. The lid is always falling off, the hose will not stay connected as you are vacuuming, and it blows dust and dirt everywhere.
August 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by DeeDee This Vacuum glides easily
I had a minor stroke a year ago & our old vaccum became very hard for me to use. We bought the Bissell PowerForce at our local retailer & I'm so pleased with it. I have no problem pushing it on our carpets, it glides so easily. I'm able to put the attachments together and pull apart easily for along the baseboards in the rooms with hardwood floors, even on days that my muscles aren't cooperating. I was so thrilled with my vaccuum, we went and bought one for my mother who had knee replacement surgery and bought us another one for upstairs! We did however have to replace the roller in our first vaccuum, but it could be due to going from carpet to hardwood throughout our home. I would still highly recommend this sweeper! :) I also own a Bissell Carpet Cleaner and everyone borrows it! Guess that says how great it works too! Thank you Bissell!
July 28, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by frugal waste of money
dont throw good money at this machine. It did not last at all blows dirt and doesn't suck dirt up at all. I bought at wal-mart. Its just a big ball of plastic now. Not even worth the repair. Just save your money and get a high quality vacuum at sears.
July 2, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by tuscansmom blows dirt everywhere!!!!
This vacuum does not work beyond 4 months. even with a brand new bag, it blows dirt and particles everywhere. It ruins my whole day. So frustrating. I just want a vacuum that works!!!!!!!! Ive resorted to using a broom on the carpets because, at least I get the big pieces up. When it did work...briefly, the attachment hose would fall out constantly blowing stuff everywhere!!!!! so annoying!
June 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Flipwags Best vacuum in 55 years!!!!!!!
Who knows how many vacs I have owned in 55 years, but I would buy this one for the next 55. Hope they don't quit making it. Never heard a vac so quiet ... first thought something was wrong. It didn't sound like a jet. Easy push and raises nap like new. Large bag capacity - bagless vacs are too much maintenance, too messy and way over rated. This is simple with no frills - it just does what it is supposed to. For $40+, it is a steal.
June 8, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Ronnie This product lasted just 2 months longer then the waranty
This product only lasted 2 months longer than the warranty which is very disappointing.
May 17, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Queen I would buy it again
I know this vac does not have the bells and whistles like others but I wanted a bag vac. I am not spending my time on filters to wash and dry. I take the bag out and put another in. It has great suction and I'm very happy not spending so much money . I'm going on 2 years now. Thanks Bissell
May 9, 2014