Conclusion: The Hoover Platinum UH30010COM Lightweight Bagged Upright and Canister should only be purchased by an individual with a lot of carpet and who live on only one floor.
Pros: Lightweight, Cleans well on short, medium, and long pile carpeting, Quiet on both power settings, Large dust bag, Leaves the carpet looking fresh, fluffy and clean, Light, Comes with three attachments, Long hose for good reach, Great for cleaning stairs
Cons: No hose attachment, Costs money to replace bag, Can't turn off power brush, Poor Filtration system for small particles, Not supposed to use on hard flooring, Not a true canister, more like a handheld vacuum, Small bag for dust and debris, Poor filtration system, Below average suction power
Summary: This is a great product to have if your home has mostly carpet flooring because this is where the WindTunnel system performs best. The upright has a 35 foot power cord so that means this would be useful even in large homes.
Pros: Uses a sealed bagged system meaning everything sucks in that includes dust, allergens and dust mites stay inside the bag, Great for people who suffer from asthma or any respiratory ailment, The upright vacuum weighs only 11 pounds, Spare bags aren’t very expensive (less than $10 for a pack of two...
Cons: No cord rewind, The canister vacuum can’t be used on medium to high pile carpet because it does not have a motorized brush, Noisy, Brushroll cannot be turned off which is a slight concern if you have expensive hardwood flooring, Carry on strap does not have any padding
Excerpt: Our Hoover UH30010COM review : Weighing in at just under 12 lbs, the Hoover UH30010COM vacuum (Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright)Â is one of the lightest full-sized models available. I really like the look of this machine, it’s sleek and stylish.
Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister Vacuum Review
Vacuum Reviews World
25 March 2009
Excerpt: A vacuum cleaner review of the Hoover Platinum Lightweight Bagged Upright with Canister vacuum cleaner states: “The Hoover Platinum bagged upright canister vacuum (UH30010COM) is simply the best. I can’t get over the auto carpet height adjuster, it’s such a neat feature.