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Maytag M700 or better/nice Vacuum for $500 or less
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Post# 302148   10/17/2014 at 13:35 (1,192 days old) by blowery (Colorado)        

We are looking at new vacuums and want something built nice that will last and clean good. Is there anything better than the M700 or any reason NOT to get the M700.


Post# 302149 , Reply# 1   10/17/2014 at 13:39 (1,192 days old) by dysonman1 (Rolla, Missouri)        

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We sell Maytag vacuums in the Factory Outlet Store every day. They are awesome machines. If you want any more info you can call me at the outlet store and I can tell you all about them. 573-265-0680

Post# 380500 , Reply# 2   11/1/2017 at 04:40 by Timborow (Georgia)        
My Maytag

This is a very powerful machine. Tremendous suction and good air flow. The agitation is amazing.

However, it doesnít work well on my shag rugs. Is there an adaptor or something that would raise it up from the floor a little?


Post# 380579 , Reply# 3   11/2/2017 at 14:34 by vacuumdevil (Denver)        

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For the price of that unit I would consider looking at a Riccar Vibrance it's the same vacuum with a better warranty and more pricing& options.
Also I would take a look at the Miele U1 upright with the MSRP of $399.

Panasonic and "Carpet Pro" also makes similar machines to that Maytag.

Post# 380586 , Reply# 4   11/2/2017 at 21:17 by Timborow (Georgia)        

The machine is really good. Almost identical to the Riccar. Itís a little heavier and more awkward than any older Riccar Iíve used. It just isnít very useful on my shag rugs. I guess Iíll use my old Hoover Convertible on the shag. It works extremely well on it.

Post# 380603 , Reply# 5   11/3/2017 at 07:47 by mark40511 (Lexington, KY)        
Hold up

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Maytag (whirlpool) makes a vacuum? I'm going to google I didn't know this.

Post# 380607 , Reply# 6   11/3/2017 at 09:02 by Kirbysthebest (Wichita, KS)        

No. Maytag (Whirlpool) doesn't make a vacuum. They licensed the name Maytag to Tacony (Makers of Riccar and Simplicity). They make the Maytag vacuums.

Post# 380610 , Reply# 7   11/3/2017 at 09:56 by n0oxy (Saint Louis Missouri, United States)        
maytag 1200

You might have a look at the Maytag 1200, I think it's better than the 700 although I'm not sure of the differences.

Post# 380612 , Reply# 8   11/3/2017 at 12:19 by vacuumdevil (Denver)        

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@n0oxy the 1200 Maytag or the Riccar brilliance R30 definitely cleans better.
But they're very temperamental machines tandem Air Design. I would definitely go with a direct air machine over it. And that $700 you're in sebo Felix territory which hands down is a better machine.

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