Rated 1 out of 5 by jjroller Belts break
I received the vacuum as a gift and while I love the cord and appearance overall, with regards to functionality it is a bitter disappointment. 2nd day - belt broke. Purchased new belts - 4th day another belt broke. Ughh!
Plan to return it - embarrassed to request receipt and threw away box already. Annoyed.
June 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by K-Ren Good Product for the Price
I find this vacuum to be great. I have had other brands that cost double the price of this one. They do not compare to the Bissell power groom helix. It has very good suction and light weight. I have told all my friends about this vacuum. LOVE IT
June 4, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Sarobbi It's ok
I love the Febreeze filter. But I hate the suction tube that clogs up EVERYTIME I use this vacuum. I have to clean it out to get it to pick up everytime I use it.
June 2, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jc Stronger suction,and retractable power cord
We have had a few different Bissell bagless vaccums. This one has better suction and I like the retractable cord.
In our previous vacs when winding up the cord it didn't always have enough space to clip the end of the cord,so it stays in place.
May 25, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Dana Sprite Difficult cleaning process after use.
I found cleaning the total system after use to be difficult. When I removed the dirt container and filter cups, dust and dirt fell all over the vacuum and surrounding floor. A big mess. The cups were not particularly full. The upper tank was completely covered with debris (I have cats) and I had to use my hand to remove the collection before I could remove the piece for cleaning. Another big mess, my hands and arms, the vacuum and the surrounding floor. The cleaning process took as much time as I spent vacuuming five rooms and now I have to wait for everything to dry before I can reassemble. I was pleased with the performance of the vacuum but question if I will keep the product because of the cumbersome and sloppy cleaning procedures. I also found it awkward reaching for the electric cord so it would not tangle in the wheels. It would help to have a "hook" to secure the cord when the unit was in use.
May 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by johnny2002 MY SECOND BISSELL VAC....
I bought this one to replace my last bissell that lasted me for 12 years! My old one was as every bit a great machine as my new one. I love all the NEW features on my new Bissell Vac. I brag about it to all my friends that have other brands and replace them year after year :-}
I rate my new Bissell KING of the Vacs. Hope this one lasts me another 12 years...ha, ha, ha!
April 24, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Zombie68 Wonderful !!!
I replaced this because my old one died and I just love it the Febreze air filter is wonderful glad I bought this one.
April 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by faithclean5112 Great Machine!
We are a church and our senior Pastor came in one morning to find the Bissell Power Groom Helix sitting in front of the door, package unopened. The young woman who does our cleaning uses a Bissell that is similar and was excited to try this one out. I'm not sure what she liked best - the power and suction, the ease of use, the sweet Febreeze smell that is left after use or just the total package. My next new vacuum will be a Bissell based on the quality and workmanship of our new machine here at church.
April 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by J21 Awesome Power!
I purchased this vacuum after our other Bissell vacuum finally went. I loved our other vacuum and was hesitant on purchasing a new one. I found this one and LOVE IT! I just used it for the first time today and not only was the price VERY reasonable but it has great suction power. The Febreze filter scent feature is super nice while you are vacuuming and I love the cord rewind feature. I would recommend this vacuum to anyone who is looking for a reasonably priced, very efficient vacuum. Thank you Bissell.
April 7, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Buylamb Plastic parts just cant take heavy use
I guess given whats out there this machine is good. I have found however, that the plastic parts are not able to stand up to any real dirt and grit that animals may bring into the house. The more sandy the grit the easier the plastic parts fail. Metal parts had no such issues. Great hair collector and very easy to clean. I expect this will last about 2 years due to the plastic parts.
April 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by jmo727 Great Vacuum!
I bought this vacuum to replace my old Bissell that I've had for many, many years. I find the suction power to be unlike any vacuum I've had before. It sucked up pet hair out of the carpet that wasn't even visible. I like how the febreeze scent filter fills up the room. It's lighter than my old one. I also like the handle as it has a better feel to it. The cord is shorter than my old one but it is managable.
April 1, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by josie Another Vacuum
This works great with the pet hairs has the better turbo brush. easy to clean and access filters.
March 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by John 306027 Great Vacuum
This is a great vacuum. I like that the cord rewinds into its own compartment and it is the perfect lenght for my applications. It has great suction and I prefer to dump the container versus struggling changing bags. All around great product.
March 12, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Pleased User Good Replacement for Eureka
We bought this vacum to replace a 15 year old Eureka. The dirt pickup was super as compared to the old Eureka. The cord could be longer, but we like the auto rewind function. So far we like the vacum, it works well and provides great suction. I don't mind dumping the dirt container, as I don't have to replace the bag.
March 8, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by SexieAngel I AM VERY PLEASED!!
THIS PRODUCT WORKS JUST GREAT!! I LOVE THE FRESH SCENT WHILE I'M USING IT AND I THINK THAT HAVING NO BAGS TO CHANGE IS FANTASTIC!! IT'S LIGHT BUT EFFECTIVE!! I WAS VERY PLEASED WITH THE SUCTION POWER THAT IT HAS!! OH, AND THE CORD IS GREAT!! I LOVE IT AND WOULD AND HAVE RECOMMENDED IT TO OTHERS!!
THANK YOU, MA
March 5, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by dustbunny Fresh Aroma - Sour Cord!
The suction is great, Fabreeze filter Love it! Short cord! I agree w/other reviews - empting cup is too messy; removing dirt container lets the dust clumps from the top filter fall out and after reloading cup you must vac that area again and "dust/wet wipe your vac"! It's a high maintenance vac after each use. Overall it DOES its job - but it makes me have to do a little extra non-sense cleaning.
March 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Big T My 2nd Bissell Vacuum!
Bought this machine because my last vacuum was a similar Bissell Clean View II and with 5 children + my wife and I using it from time to time, it still lasted 7 years. WOW! So my next choice was obvious when it came time to purchase a new one. As others have stated also, the automatic cord rewind and the small power brush for getting pet hair off the furniture are great features. The suction is great and the canisters with easy access filters are wonderful. I am amazed how much dirt and hair is removed from my floors with this machine. However, the 3 negatives are; the power switch is no longer at the top of the handle with quick access, it is now on the lower section which is too low and causes me to have to bend over alot with my bad back. Also, the power cord comes out at the bottom of the handle instead of the top which makes it easier to get tangled up or ran over when vacuuming. Third, the power cord is a little too short. Overall, a great price for what you get.
February 27, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by BaltoJim OK, overall, but could be better.
The suction is nice, and it's easy to empty the dirt container. The container also comes in handy if something was caught up in the vacuum by accident, and needs to be retrieved. The one really bad part that is basically wrong with all vacuum cleaners with a roller bar is that hair gets caught up and tangled on the roller with every vacuum job. Removing all that hair is a job in itself, after the vacuuming is finished. Not long after I purchased this model, I saw an advertisement for a different brand of vacuum that had a very different design which caught long hair in a wide loop, like a skein of yarn. The gathered hair was extremely easy to remove from the rollers. I wish all models had that feature.
February 24, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by mastert51 Good product
I researched several different brands and styles. This is perfect for me as I have no carpet. This changes height easily to accommodate my area rugs. It is light-weight enough for me, and I love the retractable cord. I also love being able to see through the canister to know when to clean it out. I never knew when to change bags. So far, I love it.
February 22, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by lou42 Messy to clean collection container
Does well picking up dirt. But the dirt/dust doesn't stay in the part that is for dirt collection. Goes behind it, under the container and up into the other container. Messy!
February 21, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Floridian Pretty Lame!
This vacuum is a big disappointment. The suction is ok and the retractable cord is nice but the cord is too short. That's it for positive comments. The wand is a lot of work to use and the vacuum is top heavy so unless I hold it while using the wand, it tips over. The wand should pull off of the vacuum ready to use but instead, you have to pull the extension off and remove the smaller extension out first. Then there is no where to store the smaller extension on the vacuum. If I still had the box I would return it. Don't waste your money on this one.
February 12, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by sadaf Good Working Product
So far so good. the best thing is to be able to check how much garbage you are collecting while using it.
February 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Linda 64 My Bissell
Loved the power of this machine. Really like the on board attachments. Super love the febreeze filter. Way to go. It is a great machine. I love it.
February 1, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Denise Very powerful and like the cord rewind
I received as a gift and this vacuum is much more powerful than any other one I've had. The automatic cord rewind is an excellent feature.
My only suggestion would be another extension for the hose to make it a bit longer.
January 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jean67 This vacuum makes my carpet look like new.
This vacuum really picks up the dirt and revives the look of my carpet. I am really glad I purchased this product. My vacuum broke the last week of Dec. 2012, and I am glad it did, you can really see the difference of cleaning!
January 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gloria42 Helix Systems
I absolutely love this machine. It makes the whole house smell wonderful. It is very powerful and does what it is suppose to. So very glad that i got it.
January 10, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Grandpa51 Working Good
I bought this model to replace a dyson, and so far it is doing a better job. I'm not saying it is stronger or doesn't loos suction. but it is picking up much better then our dyson did.
December 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by texasjay AWESOME!!!
I am so very happy that we purchased this model. I can not believe all of the pet hair and dust it picked up. I just wish it had more attachments. Overall, very nice to have!
December 9, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by kmodrisc Terrible
I bought this vacuum two weeks ago and initially I was in love with the way it cleaned and the febreeze filter. However, the belt has already broken and they do not sell the parts on line and the retailer does not carry replacement parts for this model in the store. I am so disappointed and will never buy a bissel product again.
November 6, 2012