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Offline What if?

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HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« on: September 30, 2009, 11:20:27 pm »
Hi I need some advice on what vacuum cleaner to buy.  I need to replace mine and need a brand name.  I bought mine for R500 in SA.  It was an electrolux.  So I need a good name at a reasonable price.  Something that will work for a while not just a week or to before the PIPE or anything else gives in.

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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2009, 01:10:16 am »
Hi,

Now let me tell you my story regard vacuum cleaners.

I never vacuumed or did any house work in SA - typical male I have been told. However coming to NZ and having to be the House Husband that all changed. When we started to look for vacuum cleaners I was told to look at a DYSON - now firstly I almost had a heart attack just looking at the price. Non the less the lady at the store said if I was not happy she would refund us our money no matter how old the machine was - well can you ever believe a vacuum sales person?? Well needless to say I bought this Dyson machine top of the range and let me tell you something - NO ONE MUST TOUCH MY DYSON! I can recommend this machine as there are no bags and no dust flying all over the place, just a canister to empty so you have hardly any dust flying around. So if you suffer from any allergies you can be rest assured you will be satisfied with one of these.

If my DYSON had to break or give up working I would replace it with the same in a flash. Good luck with your choice, I just had to share my experience with you.

PLEASE NOTE: I AM NOT A VACUUM SALESMAN AND I DON'T GET ANY KICK BACK FOR SAYING HOW GOOD DYSON IS AND I HAVE NO AFFILIATION WITH THE MANUFACTURER OR SELLER OF DYSON VACUUM CLEANERS.

Have a nice day!
« Last Edit: October 01, 2009, 07:19:08 am by Edwin »
Kind regards,

Edwin



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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2009, 03:02:59 am »
 ;D

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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2009, 03:20:45 am »
i really love your post, Edwin  :clap: :clap: :clap:
I was not a "fully functional housewife" in SA - i had a very high powered job and a full time maid but all that has changed now - and i can soooo relate !  it's so funny how priorities change when life is so good !
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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2009, 11:43:49 am »
check out electrolux hygenic - mint

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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2009, 05:01:32 pm »
This topic sucks! eh like an electrolux...   :2funny: :2funny:

Yes Scalla, "nothing sucks like an Electolux" .... :2funny:  :2funny:  :2funny:
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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2009, 09:31:38 pm »
Quote
it's so funny how priorities change when life is so good !

Well said Noodles mom :clap: Brilliant piece of wisdom.



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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2009, 12:47:02 am »
Hi I need some advice on what vacuum cleaner to buy.  I need to replace mine and need a brand name.  I bought mine for R500 in SA.  It was an electrolux.  So I need a good name at a reasonable price.  Something that will work for a while not just a week or to before the PIPE or anything else gives in.

God bless

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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2009, 03:04:03 am »
I can't recomend any particular brand, but if you buy a 1000w vaccuum with a large bag it will not suck as well as a 100W with a small bag.  :-\  I will have to ask Mandy if it works well because that is her job  :angel: Woman are born to operate vacuum cleaners  >:D >:D

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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2009, 03:35:30 am »
I don't even allow the "chick on the blue coach" close to my "kirby". She used it for 5 minutes and got the electrical wire chewed up by the machine. Not even our "hired help" in SA could get that right. So she is "forbidden" to get to close to "my" Kirby  :2funny:  :2funny: . Cheese and enjoy, SAKB.
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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #10 on: October 02, 2009, 03:54:15 am »
Hurrah for Kirby - the best :clap: :clap: :clap:  Wifey cannot do without it - notice I said "WIFEY"  :2funny: :2funny:



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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #11 on: October 02, 2009, 04:45:54 am »
 :2funny:  :2funny:
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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #12 on: October 02, 2009, 07:27:09 am »
UMMPH! but you boys are rude ! :knuppel2:
just for the record what is a vacuum cleaner?  :confused:
and will I need one and for what ?  >:D
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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #13 on: October 02, 2009, 08:32:49 am »
just for the record what is a vacuum cleaner?  :confused:
and will I need one and for what ?  >:D

 :2funny: :2funny:

just for the record, as a housewife with a maid, I did not expect
that you would know of this foreign cleaning device.

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Re: HELP I need a vacuum cleaner brand
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2009, 12:12:34 am »
Don't worry Marcia. The "vacuum cleaner" will become your new bestes friend in the "New" country...  :2funny:  :2funny: See ya with handle in hand... SAKB.
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