Hoover WindTunnel MAX Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright Review & Giveaway

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Being a member of the Hoover Insiders means I have the opportunity to review some amazing products and the Hoover® WindTunnel® MAX™ Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright certainly fits that bill!

The new Hoover® WindTunnel® MAX™ Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright is amped up with maximum features. WindTunnel MAX Technology offers 3 channels of suction that remove dirt with less scatter. Meanwhile, 12 cyclones separate fine particles of dirt before they reach the rinsable filter, allowing homeowners to clean filters less often, and providing no loss of suction*. Consumers can clean more areas of their homes without re-plugging thanks to the 28-foot automatic cord rewind, which automatically rewinds in seconds at the touch of a button, up to 18 feet of above-the-floor cleaning reach, 7 floor settings for every floor type, and a 15-inch wide nozzle that devours anything in its cleaning path. The WindTunnel® MAX™ Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright takes cleaning to the MAX!

Key Features:

  • No Loss of Suction
  • 3 Channels of WindTunnel® MAX™ Technology – maximum 3 channels remove dirt with less scatter
  • Multi-Cyclonic Technology – 12 cyclones separate fine particles of dirt before reaching the filter with less frequent filter rinsing
  • Maximum 28 Feet Automatic Cord Rewind – 28′ auto rewind cord (the longest Hoover® offers) rewinds in seconds at the touch of a button
  • 15” Nozzle Width – Clean more carpet in one pass so you can cover large areas quicker
  • Up to 18’ Feet of Above-The-Floor Cleaning Reach – maximum stretched cleaning of stairs, window sills, curtains and hard-to-reach areas.
  • 7 Floor Settings – adjustable nozzle for every floor type regardless of the surface
  • Brushroll On/Off Pedal – control for use on bare floors and automatically turns off when in the upright storage position
  • Fabulous Filtration – multi-cyclonic filtration, rinsable primary filter and a high-quality final filter made with HEPA media
  • Limited two-year warranty
  • On-Board Tools:
  • 12-Inch Crevice Tool – helps clean nooks and crannies
  • Upholstery/Dusting Brush – helps get furniture clean
  • 24-Inch Extension Wand – extends reach of the hose

Retails for $199.99.

My take:  The boys and I are currently visiting my parents for the week and I had to bring the WindTunnel Max along to see what others thought about it as well.  No surprise, set-up took all of 3 minutes (I just love the look on the men’ faces when they realize that no I don’t need help putting it together).  I immediately sat down with the instruction booklet and went through it page by page to learn best how everything works.

Let me begin with my absolute favorite part…the upholstery/dusting brush.  All I can say is imagine a mini vacuum for your furniture, it simply is amazing.  Here is a picture of a pillow covered with fur and dirt.

Applying the upholstery/dusting brush

The after photo

There are so many other features I am impressed with and they all can completed with such ease.  I love not having to deal with a bag, each time I am done vacuuming I simply release the dirt cup, hit the release button and voila the dirt is released into the garbage can with no mess on me.  Each and every accessory is stored on the vacuum which makes thorough cleaning a breeze, no more hunting to find that perfect accessory simply remove it from the vacuum, attach it to the hose and you are set.

Another big selling point for me is the filters, I don’t have to worry about replacing these filters every couple of months, because one of them is rinsable- oh how I adore this, because filters add up in price when you need to constantly replace them and the HEPA filter is simple to clean as well.  The WindTunnel MAX also has a system check indicator which is ideal and so easy to know if your vacuum is running optimally.

The suction on this vacuum cleaner is a big selling point- we vacuumed numerous types of carpet and at no time did we ever notice a loss in suction.  I love how there are seven different settings depending on how thick your carpet is.  I have never used a vacuum that has the option of shutting off the brushroll so you can easily clean bare floors. We vacuumed wood floors with ease with the bare floor setting.  The automatic cord rewind seems like a reward for a job well done since I have always hated wrapping those darn things.

My negatives:  if you are used to a self-propelling vacuum cleaner, this will feel a little heavy to you but the higher the floor setting, the easier it is to push.  You also have to be very precise putting the upholstery/dusting brush in its storage place because if it is not placed just right it easily falls off.

All in all, I believe that the WindTunnel MAX is a superb vacuum that nets you big bang for the buck.  The upholstery/dusting brush makes this vacuum seem like 2 vacuums in one.  The accessories are plentiful and can be stored on the vacuum, the hose is super long and the automatic cord rewind is the perfect ending touch.

 

 

OK here comes the really cool part, Hoover is giving away TEN of these vacuums (each Hoover Insider will host a giveaway that lasts for one week).  MommyPR gets to kick of the giveaways but here is the schedule for the rest of the giveaways:

Week 1: June 22 – 29   Mommy PR

Week 2: June 29 – July 6     Mommy Mandy

Week 3: July 6 – 13     Mom Spotted

Week 4: July 13 – 20   Food For My Family

Week 5: July 20 – 27   Jolly Mom

Week 6: July 27 – August 3     My Wee View

Week 7: August 3 – 10    Jabbering Jessi

Week 8: August 10 – 17    Dad Labs

Week 9: August 17 – 24    Simple Organized Living

Week 10: August 24 – 31    Buttoned Up

 

Now for my giveaway!!!!

Hoover is generously offering 1 very lucky MommyPR reader their very own Hoover® WindTunnel® MAX™ Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Upright!!

Win It

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I was not paid in any form of cash for this posting.

I did receive product or services to keep for my testing purposes

 

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