Rated 3 out of 5 by KarlaL love this
My review is 90% positive. Firstly, this thing really picks up the dirt. I vacuumed 1st with my old vacuum, then with this. wow! I could not believe the stuff left behind. I love that you don't have to buy bags, but the lever to open the dirt canister is on the bottom, which makes emptying a little awkward, really should be on the top like the dyson.
Secondly, for this price point, more tools should be included. Not much you can do with just a crevice tool and pet tool. I think most people would want at least the bare floor tool and extension tool.
October 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DesignGal96 Wonderfully portable model that is easy to use
I had been long overdue for a new vacuum cleaner, and with two pets in the house I needed one that could keep up with the pet hair. This model is smaller than what I previously used, but this ended up being a great advantage towards getting into some tighter spaces. I also love that I no longer have to buy bags or wonder if the vacuum is full. But I think my favorite feature is how fast and easy it is to switch from regular sweeping to using an attachment. The only negative I have at all would be that I wish the assembly photos had been a bit clearer. It ended up being an easy assembly, but the graphics were not clear and it was difficult to view where the various parts were to go. Thankfully, there weren't very many to assemble and I was able to figure it out rather easily anyway. Between this vacuum and my new carpet cleaner my floors have never looked better!
September 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Stay at home mama! Gross!
I received my new vacuum last week and immediately put it together...I was so excited. I had had my old bag vacuum for the past 12 years I thought it was time for a new one! I have 2 kids and 2 dogs. After much research on the Bissell web site I decided to go with this one! What sold me was the Lift-Off. I have stairs and thought I would also use it in my cars. After setting up the new vacuum I couldn't wait to use it! I vacuumed every rug and carpet in my house. All I can say is GROSS! I could not believe what I saw in the canister! Just after vacuuming 2 throw rugs I had to empty it! I really felt like I must have been not cleaning the carpets very well with the old vacuum. My husband vacuumed his car and also thought it worked great. Very easy to empty and carry the Lift-Off, it even sits up by itself! Well worth the money!!!
September 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pittlucks'Zoo Talk about Suction
We have 7 Dogs and 4 cats. This machine is one of the best investments we have made. Love this machine and it does an awesome job!!!!
Well worth the $$$
September 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lin Great Suction Better Than Dyson
Easy to use. Not hard to push. Really gets up the deep down dirt. Better than our Dyson that I took back. Like being able lift off part of the vacuum to clean steps. Good on hardwood.
September 20, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Todd, Stay-at-home-Dad Some great features, some poor features
This new vacuum has great suction overall. Great on couches, furniture and all floors. Love the bagless canister and the power buttons for using the brush or not. It is versatile and the Lift-Off function is great. The empty button on top is nice too, easy to empty.
Downsides in my opinion, it is heavy than I expected. The Lift-Off is great but the canister is not very light to walk around with. I concur will several others that the cord is in a horrible place. To have to bend over each time to unravel or to pick it up just to use is poor design. The base needs a lever to lock into place, when in upright position, if you run over any edges/bumps, it falls. Lastly, does not get edges as well as hoped.
September 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pet clean tastic Great Vacuum!!!
I was looking for a lighter weight vacuum that could really do the job of large vac. I was very happy on how easy it was to assemble. I have 2 cats & 1 dog & the rubber hand tool took the fur right of the couch! I used to have to vacuum & tape roller it. I am very delighted with this purchase & highly recommend it!!!!!
September 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Deb THE BEST SUCTION
Great suction and reaches farther under furniture that any other brand I every used. I have the other cyclone pet vacuum and when I received this vacuum I purposely swept with the other first and then with this Bissell power glide pet vacuum. I was shocked at how much additional dog hair was picked up the second time by this powerful vacuum, the canister had just as much hair in it as the first vacuuming. The suction felt much stronger. The lift off canister made seeping stairs much easier. The only draw back is the placement of the cord, I have to hold it when vacuuming to keep it out of the way, but where the cord is at makes the lift off possible. I already recommended it to my family, who also have pets.
September 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by kris wonderful
I have 3 cats and its hard to keep my couches clean. With the lift off feature this vacuum makes it easy to clean them. It swivels around the furniture easily. Its so lightweight that my 2 yr old loves to act like shes helping mommy. The only con is where you push down on the base with your foot instead of a lever. I prefer the lever. Other than that its awesome.
September 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by DMP55 A good choice for a lightweight yet powerful vacuum!
This PowerGlide beats all of the lighter weight vaccums . The lift off is fantastic for doing steps. The suction is powerful for pet owners. The only thing I did not like was the control of the swivel steering. It reminded me of trying to ride a bike with crooked handle bars. It was really hard to control the vacuum on rugs. If Bissell could adjust the steering this would definitely have an excellent rating from me.
September 9, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by soundwave 206 This is by far the best that Bissell has made, now if they will make a powerteam bagless canister, like the digpro
I have to say, I was not a huge fan of Bissell in the past, I had gone through three uprights , the handles where weak and cheap,plus they did not groom the carpet . So i went with Hoover which i still have and I do like it. My Friend let me use their new bissell, I really like this new model from bissell ,I love the pod to clean your car, ect. I would like to say it does deep clean the carpet. lift's the nap of the carpet,
I have to list the cons as well, Not all the tool will store on the vacuum , So you still have to go back and forth to get the tool you need, Second I do wish it had a carpet height on it, I like to set the nozzle height where I want it, Thrid I wish it had a light , Fourth I would love to see a newer model that has a ele powerhead that you attach to the wand for cleaning under beds, ( not a Air driven thing , but a real ele powerhead that can be used in the pod model.) The upright will not go under beds, the way it is now, So may your team can make a thrid model with these items.
I also have to say I would love to see Bissell make a brand New bagless canister like Digpro , but in Bagless. If you would make one like that,. I would buy them both in a hartbeat, again this New upright is great, better than the cheap ones in the past, just make these changes and add the new canister , Im sold / please let me know .
Please work on these new models, because if you do I would give my hoover up in a hartbeat. for both of these.
September 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by spoon IT HAS THE POWER
Have been using the power glide for 3 weeks now.Wanted to give it time to be sure before I did my review.This vacuum with brush roller on will pull you.You dont have to push very little to get the job done.Large dirt tank means less trips to dump it.And it steers like it has power steering in a vehicle.And also bumper guards as well.To protect your investment.In a tight spot just push the button and go to that tiny spot in the corner.This bissell has amazed me well built and powerful. Comparing this vacuum to my old you no the one that is purple and also never loses suction.Both are powerful.But this one has wider width and the take and go feature is a nice change.Less difficult to clean and maintain and less trips to empty the dirt tank. Excellent vacuum for pet owners. And busy people on the go to get the job done faster.
September 8, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by DebB I'm impressed
This is a brand new vacuum for me. It's replacing my Dirt Devil Feather Lite which I've had for 10 or more years.
This is a great vacuum. It's totally amazing how different my carpet looks.
Though it is a little heavy, it's very easy to use and clean. When I vacuum each week, I'm picking up dog hair that my old Dirt Devil was missing.
Also, I can't locate the seriel and model numbers to register this product. I'm not sure if it's because I actually won it from Bissell or what. There is nothing on the machine to identify it for registeration
If you need a new pet friendly vacuum, I would recommend this product
September 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Shari Lightweight and so easy to use
This is such an easy vacuum to use. With having 2 large labs in the house, I am vacuuming almost daily! I love how light it is and easy to store! The easy empty basket is a joy.
September 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by gpsac WOW Impressive!
We have owned serveral upright's over the years. A few Bissell's as well as other brands but, this is the first with a removable/portable feature. We also have a Bissell hepa cyclonic upright but, with two dogs and constantly vacuuming, we wanted to try this out with the suction claim in addition to the fact that it is not as wide as our hepa and seemed more manuverable. It is! A lot more manuverable. Easily moving around furniture. Of course we were also intriged with the lift-off feature and its portability. At first vacuuming did seem a little awkward from what we were used to as instead of the motor being in the base, it is a little higher and located at the bottom of the lift-off portion which does give the upper part a slightly heavier feel. Got used to it quickly though. Just like a new car or lawn mower I guess. By far I think what impressed us the most was the INCEDIBLE suction. So much so that it actually seems to pull itself forward even though it is not self propelled. The proof however, is what we see it pull deep from our carpet. Dogs should bathe more often. :)
In a nutshell: Manuverable, portable, POWERFUL.
September 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by smc112598 excellent little vacuum
it's surprising that something so light and compact can develop that much power. it does an excellent job on pet hair, and the removable pod is really helpful for stairs and hard to reach areas. I'm very impressed by this product, it does the job of a tradition vacuum cleaner that's much heavier and harder to maneuver.
September 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by choirmom11 Great vacuum
I want to start this review off by saying that I have owned both an Oreck upright and a portable vacuum for 13 years, and like them both. I didn't think I would ever switch to another brand.
I have used this vacuum for two weeks, and it's great. The suction on both the upright and lift-off section is unbelievable,
and I can use it on both my carpets and hard surface floors. My only complaint is that it is heavy, I have arthritis in my hands and when I have to carry it upstairs it's heavy. I'm still getting used to the bagless system, on my Oreck there is a self-sealing bag.
I'm thinking of buying one for my daughter who has a dog that sheds a lot.
September 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by blazinruby121 nice little vacuum
light weight, easy to lift off for stair cleaning. Only problem I had was with my wrist injury it was hard to keep the vacuum from tilting because of the swivel feature.
September 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nana Product is compact, easy to use.
Product is compact, easy to use. Picks up long cat hair where other products missed. Works great on any surface. Like the swivel technology and easy-to-use portable feature.
August 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Havoc's Mama The fur is gone!
Dog hair here, dog hair there, dog hair, dog hair everywhere! Not anymore! The PowerGlide Pet Vacuum has an amazing amount of power, somehow contained in a light, easy-to-use machine. The suction is really strong; I don't have to pass over and over the same spot to get all the pet hair up off the carpet. And I have a large area of tile floor, where the dog hair collects around the edges and in the corners. With the brush turned off, the vacuum got it all. When I needed to reach a low corner, the lift-off canister and wand were easy to take where I needed to go. And easy to put back when I was done.
I especially like the low-profile of the bottom - it reached farther under the couches and cabinets than I've been able to get before.
The Pet-hair wand attachment is amazing. I used it on the stairs, both the vertical and horizontal surfaces, and they looked as clean as if I had steamed them with my Bissel Steamer!
I love my Bissel Steam Cleaner, but I don't think I'll need to use it as often now that I have the Pet Vacuum - it sucks up enough hair and dirt that the house looks clean without steam. If you have pets, I can't recommend this enough. Get it!
August 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by PWCS PowerGlide® Pet vacuum
This product is terrific! It has incredible suction and this power isn't diminished when using the onboard tools. The lift off feature makes cleaning much easier, more versatile and complete. It does an amazing job when cleaning carpeted steps, much better than any device I have used in the past. The bag less feature lets you see if you have picked up something which may have been lost on the carpet, and it saves money and time on replacement bags. I have several other Bissell products and all are wonderful and make cleaning easier and much more effective.
August 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by LovesAmerica Amazing vacuum
Thank you Bissell, I still can't believe I have won this fantastic vacuum. I've been using my new Bissell vacuum for over a month and it does an AMAZING job getting up pet hair and dirt that's probably been embedded in my carpets for years. Suction power, attachment are all great, it works on all the different floors and fabrics in my house, which is key with two cats and one dog. When I emptied the dirt canister after the first use, it look like I'd vacuumed up half a cat and dog, plus the canister is so easy to empty. After years of struggling to get up both cat and dog hair, this vacuum delivers what it says. You don't have to go over the carpet many times to remove it all. The carpets not only look great after I vacuum but the house smells so much cleaner and fresher too.
August 26, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Graybeard The best we have ever used
We like the PowerGlide Pet Vacuum a great deal, It does an excellent job of picking up dog hair from the carpet and bare floor. It is easy to maneuver and glides quite well. The only thing we feel that could be better is the area where the power cord is stored. There are things close to this area that make winding of the cord cumbersome. If this could be improved we would give the vacuum 5 stars,
August 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by gingerlynn Best vacuum we've ever had!
This is the best vacuum that we have ever had. Very easy to assemble. I noticed immediately that this vacuum has great suction. This vacuum deep vacuums my carpet. There was much more dirt picked up and in this canister than my old vacuum ever picked up. Some vacuums will have the filter inside the canister, but with this vacuum, the filters are housed separately in the bottom of the vacuum, not in the canister. I really like this design because it is not as messy to maintain. Emptying the canister is very easy. Love the versatility of being able to remove the canister to vacuum stairs. The attachments included are nice. I really like the built in handle on the vacuum hose. This makes it much more comfortable to vacuum when using the crevice tool or vacuuming stairs. Has a very long power cord to reach multiple rooms without having to change outlets. Absolutely love the swivel steering. Highly recommend this product especially if you have pets.
August 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dutch50 Say "goodbye" to pet fur
Off-white carpet and 3 long-haired gray cats just don't mix. I need a powerful vacuum that targets unwanted pet hair on carpets and upholstery and the new Bissell PowerGlide Pet Vacuum delivers.
I love the way the handle tilts to glide the vacuum around corners and the beater-bar on the bottom really works to remove dirt and fur from our carpets. I think the slightly heavier weight of the vacuum adds to the ability of the beater-bar to dig-in instead of just bouncing over the top of our plush pile carpet.
The included upholstery tool is an energy-saver for removing fur from our couches and chairs. I never had it so easy. I don't have any stairs to try out the removable canister, but I'm sure many will appreciate the ease of use of this feature.
My only minor complaint is that the cord holders are so close together that it takes a lot of wrapping to secure the cord in place. However, I do appreciate the longer length of the cord.
Last but definitely not least, this vacuum really has suction! I vacuum every day and sometimes twice a day and this vacuum picked up more material on its first use than my previous vacuum ever had.
I couldn't be more pleased with my new PowerGlide Pet Vacuum. Another great product from Bissell.
August 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by cengel Found another pets worth of hair in carpet that looked clean.
This was amazing. We moved a couch, so the carpet looked nice an clean. When it was done with the area, there was a ton of pet hair that we didn't even see. And no bag. WONDERFUL!!
August 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gramma Great pet hair picker upper
I wanted a vacuum cleaner that could pick up pet hair quickly and easily. I have a large dog and a 9 month old granddaughter who is crawling everywhere. This machine is perfect for my needs and I do not have to worry about pet hair all over her hands and into her mouth.
August 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by CatLover2 Great for pet hair.
I like the fact that this is a lightweight vacuum. I have arthritis in my back and found I could vacuum painlessly. It transitioned nicely from carpet to hardwood floors and picked up the kitty kibble, didn't spread it around. The pet turbo eraser works great on the cat perch.
August 19, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by clean house The dirty getter
First I would like to say thank you for the vacuum. I just finished vacuuming the house and it did a vary good job. I could move the vacuum with ease and I like the fact that I can get under the kitchen cabinet. I liked the way you can take the unit apart and get the stairs and how you can empty and clean the unit. I had just vacuumed Friday and I picked up a lot of dog hair and dirt, which did surprise me. I would like to see more cord. Maybe 5 feet, and the crevice tool does not stay attached to the vac. I think you should put a extension wand in with each unit. One of the most important facts is I would like to see it made in USA
August 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by John64 This vacuum is overall a great product.
The Bissell Power Glide Pet Vacuum cleaner has great features. I am overall impressed with the amount of debris, dog hair and dirt that it picks up. The vacuum is lightweight and easy to use. A must have product especially if you have pets. This vacuum and the easy operation allows you to get into small and tight corners and spaces to get the dirt, debris and dog hairs. The vacuum is lightweight and easy to maneuver. I highly recommend this vacuum cleaner, a great product by Bissell.
August 16, 2013