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The Vax Rapide XL Carpet Washer makes cleaning large expanses of carpet easy. Not only has it got a contra-rotating brushbar to help lift dirt and sta...

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“Vax a Heavy Cleaner”

published 29/08/2009

Provery long lead, and a big water tank

Consheavy and bulky

Having a 3 year old, plus 2 cats who love to leave us presents in the living room my carpet really needed a good clean. I decided to borrow my brothers Vax cleaner as it is an upright and my old vax was in the shed and I didn`t want to have to dig it out. He gave me the basic instructions on how...

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ProCleans carpets fairly well

Consheavy, noisy, don't understand the soap thing

Introduction ---------------- Well it looks like a bike orange upright vacuum cleaner but that's one thing its not. The first thing to realise about the Rapide XL is that it will not vacuum up your carpets. The manual also specifically warns against using it to "suck" up pools of spilt liquids...

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“no more grubby marks”

published 12/04/2007

Pro trusted name that always performs well

Cons as in review

The main reason i bought this vax rapide was because i have a young child and carpets and upholstery in lighter colours,i know they don't mix well but i wouldn't swap either. After months of wiping my sofa and my rugs with spot cleaners to remove mushed in banana , jam , sandwiches etc i decided...

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Prodeep down stain removal, upholstery attachments

Conswaste tank holds far more than clean water tank!

I bought this machine as it seemed super powerful and I'm a student with cream carpets in my flat and alot of friends who "forget" to take off their shoes and clean up spills. I haven't been disappointed with regards to the carpet cleaning function. O.K. so you need to set aside an afternoon for...

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“Vax Rapide”

published 13/03/2007

Pro Easy to Use

Cons Quite noisy

I bought A Vax Rapide Cleaner In December last year! I paid £160 for it, And also bought a pack of 3 bottles of the conditioner for around £15.. I bought this cleaner as I have a light coloured carpet and I can't stand to see dirty marks on it. Once I unpacked the Vax it was quite easy to put...

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“vax v 027 rapide xl”

published 10/07/2006

Proclean carpets

Conshave to refill alot if you are cleaning a large ro...

Expecting many great things from vax as i had owned and cherished a vax previous to owning this one, i was led to be a little bit disappointed to be honest as it didn't quite live up to my expections. First of all it didn't hold much water, great i thought it wont be as heavey as my old one when...

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Excellent

ProCheaper than renting repeatedly, dry carpets in un...

ConsIt is only has heavy as the water you put in! - No...

To start with I am a Car Valeter so am used to the Numatic George for wet vacuuming. I needed a carpet cleaner as I have two dogs who run mud around the place like no tomorrow. I eventually bought this one after careful consideration. It is extremely easy to use, simply screw it together, fill it...

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“VAX it away!”

published 31/01/2007

Pro Easy to use, efficient

ConsNone

I bought this cleaner last week - I decided to have it delivered from Argos and was pleasantly surprised to find they were including them in their half price sale - £59 instead of £120! I have had some work done indoors and my carpets were absolutely filthy with all the workman walking backwards...

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Excellent

published 20/01/2008

I went out to hire a carpet cleaner from a DIY store but saw this in my local Currys for £100 (Yes £100!!!!). Got it home, easily assembled and gave it a blast. Lifted vegetable oil the dogs has drained into the carpet and pulled out so much grit and dirt you wouldn't believe we had a Dyson. Very easy to use, very versatile (loads of gadgets included) would thoroughly recommend a scout round your local shops for this one, especially if you can get it at that price.

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“Vax Rapide XL”

published 04/07/2007

ProConsistently cleans heavy duty dirt

ConsHeavy to use

I have found this carpet and uphostery cleaner very useful and able to manage the general day-to-day dirt and stains from having two dogs and two young children. It is easy to use, and very quick to set up prior to starting. However it can be heavy (but not heavier than other similar cleaners. It...

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Excellent

Proeasy to use great suction quick dry

Consnone

this cleaner is fantastic, i have had mine now for over 1 year and it sits permantly filled ready to go in my cupboard, it has seperate water and cleaning solution tanks it comes apart for easy cleaning, its quite compared to its younger brother. this is so simple to use just fill your bottom...

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“Rapide by Vax”

published 18/05/2006

ProChildrens Juice and Dog paws are a pleasure to cle...

ConsNone

This cleaner should be in every home that has a carpet! I have a messy dog and an even messier child! It tackes childs wee dog paws ribena dirt and is easy to take apart and clean it leaves the carpets damp not wet and the handy hand held tool works very well on heavy tread areas like stairs. The...

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Procleans well, carpets look brighter

Consheavy to carry,

I bought a Vax Rapide to clean my cream carpet in my front room as getting in someone to clean it was becoming expensive. I have to say that i am very impressed with my purchese, its fairly easy to use and makes my cream carpet much brighter. Its handy owning a carpet cleaner, especially if you...

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