mumsie79 3

mumsie79

Add to my Circle of Trust

Subscribe to reviews

About me:

Member since:16.02.2009

Reviews:19

Quote-start

dyson dc24 not as good as i would have thought

Quote-end
27.07.2009

Advantages:
small, good for small spaces, easy to store

Disadvantages:
suction not up to par

Recommendable No:

Detailed rating:

Performance

Durability

Noise

Safety

Value for money

How much did you pay?179.99

Special features?

8 Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful See ratings
very helpful by (89%):
  1. gizmogizmo
  2. paulpry118
  3. GJRendall
and 5 other members
helpful by (11%):
  1. sandemp

View all ratings

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Share this review on Google+

I purchased this dyson having owned a dyson for many years, and then my new puppy decided to chew any chewable parts that it had, so opted to buy a new one.

Now initially my mum had went and bought me a miele hoover, which was not an upright or bagless but the suction is apparantly superior, but i prefer an upright and when i tried to vacuum my rugs with the miele, i decided an upright would be the less physically demanding cleaner for me, which is always important to a busy mum and housewife.

I searched the net and found one on cdiscount for £179.99 which was on offer at the time, so i went ahead and bought it and looked forward to receiving it. I chose this one instead of the dc24 as i have a lot of stairs in my house and the smaller size appealled to me as not being as heavy as a larger one, would be easier to take around the house.

When I received it i was surprised at how small it was, not a complaint of course, this is easier to store than most and although the collection tank for the dust etc is smaller as well, it just means you have to empty it more often which is not really a hassle.

I used it straight away, but have to say I was not impressed. It does ok on the rugs, but feel that the suction is not as strong as what it could be. I have laminate in my house almost everywhere and it struggles to pick anything larger then fluff or crumbs up eg it won't pick up a sugarpuff (good example eh!) it will just move it around.

The ball is ok for manouvering, but it means that you struggle to get underneath anything like a low table for example, I wouldn't say it is the best design idea. I tried to use the attatchment for the stairs, but was really disappointed with how poor the suction was with this, it was far better on my old dc07, so I haven't use that part of it again. Also the plug lead is not very long, my livingroom is about 30m squared and i can get round that but not out into my hall, which is a bit of a pain having to unplug it and plug it in somewhere else.

The good points about it are that the handle pushes down into the tube for storage so when 'closed' the height of it is only about a metre if that, which is as I said good for storage.

Overall if I had the choice again I would not have opted for this, I actually prefer the miele that my mum got me. I use the dyson for doing the rugs and quick hoovering through the week but use the miele for my stairs, going around the skirting, in corners and under things, and round the cornicing etc once or twice a week, as I find that the miele does a much better job, and I have to say the suction in my opinion is much better than this dyson anyway.
  Write your own review

Share this review on Google+

« Previous review   Next review »

Rate this review »

How helpful would this review be to a person making a buying decision? Rating guidelines

Rate as exceptional

Rate as somewhat helpful

Rate as very helpful

Rate as not helpful

Rate as helpful

Rate as off topic

Write your own review Write a review and you will earn 2p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful. Write a review and you will earn 2p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful.   Report a problem with this review’s content

Comments about this review »

paulpry118 02.08.2009 21:50

My Dyson went wrong a couple of weeks ago so I replaced it with a Miele. I can't believe how fantastic the Miele is plus the quiet setting doesn't upset any of the animals

blackmagicstar4 27.07.2009 14:24

What a shame. Good review x

Add your comment

max. 2000 characters

  Post comment

Compare prices »

1 to 12 out of 13 offers for Dyson DC24 BALL ALL Floors Show all offers   Sorted by: Price 
Dyson DC24 DC24i Vacuum Cleaner Brush Motor Head Printed Circuit Board

Dyson DC24 DC24i Vacuum Cleaner Brush Motor Head Printed Circuit Board

Genuine Replacement Brush Motor Head PCB For Your Dyson Vacuum Cleaner. Fits Models: DC24, ... more

DC24 All Floors, DC24 Blitz It, DC24 Animal, DC24
Animal Mo, DC24 Drawing-Limited Edition, DC24
Multi Floor, DC24 Multi Floor Complete, DC24 Multi
Floor Exclusiv...

5 more offers (£49.34 to £345.00) from this merchant

amazon marketplace kitchen

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace k...
Postage & PackagingFree!
AvailabilityUsually dispatched within 1-2 business days...
amazon marketplace kitchen

Dyson Dc24 All Floors Multi Floor Uk Vacuum Cleaner Yellow Dust Cyclone Housing

Dyson Dc24 All Floors Multi Floor Uk Vacuum Cleaner Yellow Dust Cyclone Housing

dyson vacuum cleaner dust cyclone housing brand new genuine cyclone housing for your dyson ... more

vacuum cleaner suitable to fit the following
models dyson

2 more offers (£84.99 to £259.00) from this merchant

ebay

Postage & Packaging£0.00
Availabilityavailable
ebay

DYSON DC24i & DC24 BRUSH BAR HEAD ASSEMBLY

DYSON DC24i & DC24 BRUSH BAR HEAD ASSEMBLY

Brand new genuine Dyson DC24 motorised cleaner-head brush-bar. Fits all DC24 models. Easy ... more

to replace your faulty unit.

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace e...
Postage & PackagingFree!
AvailabilityUsually dispatched within 1-2 business days...
amazon marketplace electronics

CASDON Dyson Ball DC24 vacuum cleaner Orange (japan import)

CASDON Dyson Ball DC24 vacuum cleaner Orange (japan import)

Root rhino Ron technology! Help mom with a vacuum cleaner-like real! Like to motor sound! ... more

? Children playing house cleaner Dyson ball also
fun movement of the cyclone! !

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace t...
Postage & PackagingFree!
AvailabilityUsually dispatched within 4-5 business days...
amazon marketplace toys

Product Information »

Product details

Manufacturer Dyson
Fragrance Diffusor without Fragrance Diffusor
Animal Brush without Animal Brush
Hardfloor Brush without Hard Floor Brush
Power Supply Mains
Bagless Technology Cyclonic Filter, other Bagless Technology
Cable Rewind without Automatic Cable Rewind
Controls in Handle without Controls in Handle
HEPA Filter with HEPA Filter
Multifunctional without Multifunction

Show all Product Information

More reviews »

Review Ratings »

This review of Dyson DC24 BALL ALL Floors has been rated:

"very helpful" by (89%):

  1. gizmogizmo
  2. paulpry118
  3. GJRendall

and 5 other members

"helpful" by (11%):

  1. sandemp

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Products you might be interested in »

Dyson DC28C Multi Floor

Dyson DC28C Multi Floor

Sledge, Upright Cleaner - Mains Power Supply - Bagless - without HEPA Filter, with HEPA Filter

Rate it now

Buy now for only £ 219.99

Dyson DC25

Dyson DC25

Upright Cleaner - Mains Power Supply - Bagless - without HEPA Filter

Rate it now

Buy now for only £ 27.99

Dyson DC40I

Dyson DC40I

Upright Cleaner - Mains Power Supply - 1450 Watt - Bagless - without HEPA Filter

Rate it now

Buy now for only £ 319.99



Are you the manufacturer / provider of Dyson DC24 BALL ALL Floors? Click here