27 Jul

Hoover – WindTunnel MAX Multi-Cyclonic Vacuum – Closed

As you know, I am a Hoover insider!  And I have had the opportunity to test out a few of the most recent Hoover product to hit the market.

A few month back I received the MaxExtract carpet cleaner.  Much like the FloorMate I had the opportunity to review last year, the MaxExtract only cleans with clean water.  There are 2 separate buckets in the system, one spits out clean water and solution while the other sucks up the dirty water left behind after the bristles thoroughly clean the carpet.

I wish I did’t have carpets in my house, but we do and there is no doubt after living in our home for nearly 5 years we needed to clean the carpets.  In particular, the stairs were in desperate need, as this is the area that gets the most dirt trekked on it.  The MaxExtract has a special handle just for cleaning stairs, so it was very easy and quick to suck up all the grime and dirt squished into the carpets (it even has a mini brush).  Although I’m not proud to say, the water was nearly black when the stairs were done being cleaned, I am however happy to have the grime gone.

The sucker has lots of power and it leaves very little water behind.  In fact the stairs seemed nearly dry once done cleaning.  I took my time moving the wand slowly and I found it worked much better at picking up the water and the stairs were much drier.

But the real test in my house is a carpet stain we acquired with the purchase of our home.  In my daughter’s bedroom, there is a large black ring we only saw on the day we moved in.  The circle stain was nicely covered by a bench by the previous owners.  I figured, this would be a true test to see how well the MaxExtract would work.  I stuck the MaxExtract on the stain and now, the stain that elbow grease alone could not get rid of, is nearly just a memory and a reminder of the things not to do when trying sell a house that will disappoint the new purchasers.

Although a little large for storage, if clean rugs and carpet are important to you, you will love the MaxExtract results!

We also received a Hoover WindTunnel MAX Multi-Cyclonic vacuum cleaner.  This is like a tornado that picks up everything in it’s way.  We have a 3 level house, and had only 1 vacuum cleaner.  Although it isn’t large, we didn’t take too much initiative to lug the vacuum around the house.  We took it around as needed but it was more or less when it was necessary rather than scheduling a vacuuming every Saturday morning.

Now with the Hoover Windtunnel MAX Multi-Cyclonic we have a vacuum upstairs full-time and it means our 2nd level gets vacuumed way more often!  And it has also brought to my attention how we probably should have been trying to vacuum much more frequently.

The Hoover WindTunnel is a bagless vacuum that seems to have sucked up the most minuscule dust particles known to man shoved in our carpets – I know, not a pretty picture, but it’s a really true!  The dirt sucked up from these rooms is nearly embarrassing.  I had to admit, I shed more than our dog (in my defense, we have a non-shedding Toy poodle). Much of the dust was from my hair stuck in the corner of the rooms and under the bed, but my goodness with the amount of hair pulled up, I expect I should be bald.

There are different levels of height that you can put the Hoover Windtunnel, depending on the thickess/height of carpet you are cleaning, there is also the option to put it on “carpetless”.  In today’s homes flooring goes from carpet to hardwood to laminate to tile within just a few rooms, so it is very beneficial to have 1 unit that can suck up dust and crayons (you never know), all in one shot.

It’s simple to dispose of all the nasties your new best friend exposed!  Just remove the container,with a click, twist off the top, dump and then put it back in and you are ready to continue on your journey.  Since it’s bagless, you are not left with tiny dust particles flying about while taking off a bag and there’s no need to struggle while putting on a new bag.  It’s easy and “clean”. (oh, a clean vacuum, imagine!)

Along with the sucking power there are a few extra special features.  I am particularly pleased with is the 28′ automatic cord rewind.  I’m sure you all share my pain of having to wrap up the vacuum cord once you are finished using it, and it probably looks like a small cobweb. The next time you go to use the vacuum you are left untangling which takes longer than the vacuuming chore you were suppose to perform in the first place.  Well, finally the MAX Multi-Cyclonicl is an upright vacuum with a retractable cord!  This small addition is a life sanity saver.  You will also find it’s easy for the cord to stretch between rooms and even stairs, 28′ is a lot of cord.  So there will be less plugging and unplugging as you go from room to room.

Yes, Hoover certainly has some great cleaning products, but I also want to talk about the customer service I experienced with Hoover.  Last year I had the opportunity to test out the FloorMate.  We used this regularly in the kitchen, hallways and everywhere else in the house without carpets.  After 8 months of continuously using the FloorMate it gave out on us.  I contacted the PR company who put me on to customer service and within a week they replaced it for me!   There was a brand new FloorMate waiting at my door.

I have been very pleased with both the products and customer service at Hoover.  Perhaps a little disappointed to see how dirty my house is, but am glad there are products out there  stronger than what simple elbow grease alone can do.



 

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264 thoughts on “Hoover – WindTunnel MAX Multi-Cyclonic Vacuum – Closed

  1. I seriously JUST finished vacuuming with my little vacuum that SUCKS (and not in a good way!!) Would LOOOVE to win this one! It would make my life so mush easier 🙂 My living room is definitely the room that is used the most, and therefore needs to be vacuumed the most!

    Thanks for the great giveaway 🙂

    sunshine_279 at hotmail dot com

  2. My son and DIL’s room needs cleaning most, I think. They’d probably disagree.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  3. our upstairs hallway is the place the needs the most cleaning…i don’t even want to tell you what has happened on that carpet…

  4. My living carpet requires the most cleaning because it gets the most traffic and activity.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  5. We practically live in our family room, so this is the room that needs the most cleaning.
    Thanks so much.
    rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

  6. My basement/family room needs the most cleaning because that’s where we spend so much of our time at home!

  7. Our den needs the most cleaning – there are papers, books, and dust bunnies galore, and a clean-up and de-cluttering is long overdue!

  8. My living room and down the stairs get constant traffic from the dogs and people coming in and out!

  9. My stairs need vacuuming the most, probably because it’s a big pain in the butt to use my current vacuum on the stairs, the Hoover looks like it might make the job easier (which means it would happen more often)

  10. The living room is used the most by everyone in the house so it definitely needs the most cleaning. Thanks!

  11. hmmm… toss up between the living room that sees the most traffic of my room that is the receiving ground for everything no one knows where to put… lol

  12. definately the family room as far as the carpets go, for general clutter i would have to say my boys room lol
    staceyx at telus dot net

  13. The master bedroom carpet definitely needs to the most cleaning, we found stains on the carpet once the previous owners moved out!

  14. My living room/dining room is the worst – especially under the table! We have no other place to eat our meals, and with two little ones it is always dirty there!! Not to mention the cats in the house!

  15. My living room – it has a 60 year old carpet and it is just gross 🙁 Wish we could replace it but that costs $$ so vacuuming is all I can do for now.

  16. Our living room could really use this! Our carpets could definitely use a really good once-over. Thanks so much!

  17. My living room needs it more than any thing. It’s cream carpet and with the kids and dogs I want to keep it clean as I can. I see no reason to replace it until the kids are a little older, so any help I can get from Hoover would be wonderful. 😉

  18. My family room needs to be cleaned the most. Four kids one of which walks around with a sippy cup he tosses filled with milk whenever he feels the urge.

  19. Definitely our tv room. It gets the most traffic and has the girls’ toys everywhere not to mention cookie crumbs

  20. I would say my family room since that is where we are mostly,along with the dog and three cats.

  21. Right now my living room needs the most cleaning. I just moved, and had to track everything through that room. Everyone wore their shoes when moving stuff in, so it’s looking a bit scruffy right now.

  22. Mostly the basement but the kitcken is running a close second with everyone in and out, drives me crazy!

  23. Our family room – off white carpet and two black pets, so it needs vacuuming frequently.

  24. My finished basement needs the most cleaning! It desperately needs a good vacuuming with all the cat hair on the black carpet. It is insane.

    Help……

  25. The TV room needs the most cleaning, with 3 grand-daughters and two dogs it’s the room that get the most use.

  26. The room in my house that needs the most cleaning is the family room. it gets the most traffic so it gets the worst of it

  27. my living room and toddler’s play area definitely get the most traffic and always need cleaning! and with two furry friends, i have to vacuum all the time! 🙂
    tumyiix at gmail dot com

  28. my living room gets the most traffic so it needs a good cleaning
    thanks
    flower_child_23(at)hotmail(dot)com

  29. My living room needs the most cleaning.Dirt gets tracked in and things get spilled.I could really use the vacuum. Thanks for the giveaway:)

  30. my bedroom needs the most vacumming – my cats spend most of their day in there and it gets “hairy”

  31. The room that needs the most cleaning is the living room, not only the carpeting but the area rugs.

  32. my bedroom – hubby tends to drag a cup of coffee with him everywhere, spilling in the process…whicho f course he doesn’t notice.

  33. Definitely my basement, we had a flood with 30″ of water so it’s a mess, and the rest of the house is getting neglected too!

  34. My bedroom seems to be the worst in the house. I take care of everyone elses space but my own.

  35. The carpet in my living room needs cleaning the most. I also have several area rugs that I would like to clean myself rather than send them out for cleaning.

    chrisdeglen(at)gmail(dot)com

  36. I living room needs the most cleaning. With a kids, two cats and it being the room we spend most of our time it can get pretty messy

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  37. Our computer/play room.. its the only room with carpet but gets SO dirty with a dog, cat and 2 kids!

  38. My living room definitely needs the most cleaning as that is where my daughter and I spend the majority of our day.

  39. The room that needs the most cleaning in my house is my father’s room. He’s a hoarder–can’t get much dirtier than that.

  40. Our family room needs to be cleaned constantly…between the dog hair, kids’ food crumbs, etc…it could get to be such a mess!

  41. Definately our “crafts and scrapbooking room”. We paint, play, and create in this room, making it easily the messiest room in the house!

  42. Our room actually is pretty dirty. My cat has a habit of leaving his fur everywhere and we get a lot of dirt and dust living in a rural area.

  43. I seriously need one of these! I have three dogs and a baby on the way! The dogs run in and out constantly. In my landing and up my steps is the worst area! I could wear that baby out! lol

  44. I would say that all of our carpeting will be needing a thourough cleaning seeing as I have a 11mth old who has been drooling, spilling, and throwing up all over it for months! Thanks!

  45. it’s a toss up between my kitchen (it collects everything) and my living room. this room is where we all gather to discuss our day

  46. Our house is tiny so if one room looks messy the whole house does. I think the living room is the toughest to keep clean as thats where we hang out the most nupa123atgmaildotcom

  47. I have two dogs and two teenagers and one just starting school, so my entire house it the messiest lol

  48. My bedroom needs it most. All the animals congregate there for bedtime! What a furry mess 🙂

  49. I’m frightened to see how black the water is from my Hoover! I’ll test this on the basement carpet (where the cats stay)

    ky2here at msn dot com

  50. My boys room needs the most cleaning in my house. The are always dragging in dirt.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

  51. I’d also have to say my bedroom needs the most cleaning. It gets so dusty in there, I guess with the blankets and sheets and clothes, that just happens.

  52. Please Enter Me In Your Hoover WindTunnel MAX Multi-Cyclonic Vacuum Giveaway.This Would Be Great To Clean The Rugs In The Hallway,Living Room And Bedrooms.It Would Be Great To Win This Because I Am Going To Have To Buy A New Vacuum Soon.Thanks For Having This Giveaway!!!!!!!!!!

  53. My family room needs the most vacuuming. Between the kids and the dogs the room is always needing something!

  54. Every room in my house…but especially the bedrooms and upstairs hallway since they are all carpeted and seem to attract every bit of fluff and dust.

  55. my living room needs it the most, especially in front of my door. my husband works construction, so there’s always mud stains there.
    brittneydejajason at gmail dot com

  56. Actually my upstairs floor every room and hallway needs cleaning the most as lazily we clean the downstairs for visitors more.

    rhondastruthersatyahoo.ca

  57. My living room is a catch all for everything. Kids toys, kids clothes they can’t seem to keep on, the dog and her bed, the 4 cats and all of their stray fur. I need something super strong to clean up that mess!

  58. My basement. That is my sons play area and it gets messy easily. The second room would have to be the living room.

  59. My livingroom carpet is the worse. My husband works in a factory, and comes home filthy and unfortunetly my poor carpet is black where he walks in.

  60. Oh our living room for sure, it’s our most high traffic area…my toddler son eats and plays here all day…we’re constantly picking up after him. Thanks,Lisa

  61. My bedroom needs the most cleaning. When company is coming over I shut that door and focus cleaning the rest of the house. Thanks for the giveaway.

  62. My living room gets the most use so needs the most cleaning! I have a toddler so it gets dirty fast.

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