Rated 5 out of 5 by Grizzly Woks great if you have dog hair
This is my 2nd powerforce bagged vac. We have a Newfoundland/Sheepdog with lots of hair and this vac has lasted the longest. I have tried other brands before getting the Powerforce and usually had to replace them within 6 months. Great vac for the money.
P.S. Just make sure you cut the hear off the roller.
August 27, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by AR Old school simplicity
Best value all round. I've fought bag-less designs and for what, then I notice that the building maint/cleaning staff are using these. Tip over a bag-less design and all your dirt ends up in the post filter... grrr. With this, the bag is your filter and disposal unit. Little to no mess swapping them out. Try that with some crazy trapdoor flippy thing. Bags are cheap and worth every penny avoiding the troubles associated with bag-less designs.
August 26, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by CollegeClean Good apartment vacuum
My family bought this for me for my college dorm. It didn't work well on bare floors. But in my crowded four bedroom apartment with brand new tan carpet it works just as well as my roommates $200 vacuum. I did need to unclog the inlet at the bottom of the vacuum, but when you spend $40 on a vacuum a little maintenance isn't a bother. I also use a Bissel Proheat 2x carpet cleaner and the two in conjunction are unstoppable. I would strongly recommend this product to anyone who needs a vacuum for use in a small area with heavy traffic (ie apartments). It's cheap enough to purchase two for a two story home which is what my parents did.
August 6, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Unhappy Not Happy
I usually don't take the time to express my unhappiness, about a product or service I jut count my looses and move on. But this is the second product of Bissell I have owned and displeased is saying it nicely. TOTAL WASTE of money the parts fall off, the suction stops working the bag less feels up quickly and breaks down. I have had my second for a few months already I have had to clean it thoroughly several time to get the suction back then I had parts that have fell off the bottom. I take care of all my things the right I admit I am a bit of a neat freak so my vacuum gets more use then the next person household, but I know not to roll over items that shouldn't be in there. I wont ever buy anything Bissell again with two kids don't have money to waste on vacuum's, from bag less to bag I give them a rating of -5. To top it all off, I cant find my receipt and I don't have the box so Walmart wont exchange it even for a gift card.
July 28, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Diane Not happy with this one
I have a steam cleaner that's a Bissell and was very pleases with it. This vacuum is too short handled. It doesn't have much suction when using attachments. I am very disappointed it this model.
June 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jay C 9 Lightest upright vacuum ever!
I love this product! This is my favorite vacuum because of the bags, cord, and tools. I would really recommend this product to a friend. have a hoover that is okay but that one did not have a crevice tool.
June 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Frankdinner Best Vaccum Ever
I have this kind similar to blue in old model but this model is best just because the febreeze.
May 17, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Darren H 2nd Bissell I bought
I bought this because after 3 years of heavy use of my 12 Amp Power Force, I finally broke off a wheel. I wish the twelve amp version was still around, but this 8/10 amp version should do well for me over the next few years. Plus, it takes the same bags I already have. I hate the bagless vacs. Every time you open them up to empty them, all the dust just come flying out. What good is it to have a super allergen filter if you're just gong to release them all when you go to empty the vacuum? Not to mention that by the third use they look like they've been through World War III. Scratches and streaks all across the clear plastic case. Yuck.
I'd recommend this bagged vac to anyone.
March 31, 2015