Summary: We read some complaints about broken plastic parts, loss of suction and circuit board malfunctions. Although it's backed by a five-year limited warranty, owners say getting repairs and dealing with customer service is expensive and frustrating. Reviews indicate this model lasts for two to three years.
Pros: Easy to maneuver, Great on carpets and pet hair, HEPA filtration
Cons: Mixed reviews for canister accessory, Noisy, Service repairs are a hassle
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
Hoover Platinum Collection Lightweight UH30010COM Bagged Upright Vacuum with Canister
16 September 2010
Excerpt: We found the Hoover Platinum Collection Lightweight UH30010COM Bagged Upright with Canister vacuum to be lightweight and easy to move
Pros: Easily picked up embedded dirt, Very lightweight and easy to maneuver, Automatic height adjuster
Cons: No attachments (separate handheld canister was included for tool usage), No brush control button makes picking up dirt from bare floors difficult, Fairly noisy, Poor bare-floor cleaning performance
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. A few features you’ll find on this model are: Hoover’s Windtunnel Technology, super-long 35 ft cord, a portable canister vacuum is included, self sealing HEPA bag, check bag indicator light, a couple on-board tools for the...
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. I really only like quality built vacuums, and this is definitely one of them. It really light, yet feels very sturdy in the hands.