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Post# 369008   3/23/2017 at 16:29 (183 days old) by matt8808 (Teesside - North East - UK)        

I've noticed this kicking about in one of our office buildings at work but only recently had chance to take a few pics without anybody seeing and people finding out about my secret vacuum fetish LOL

I think if vacuums could talk this one would be crying "please...cut my plug off and put me out of this misery"

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Post# 369013 , Reply# 1   3/23/2017 at 16:56 (183 days old) by wyaple (Pickerington, OH)        

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Is that machine what's being used to current clean your offices?


Post# 369019 , Reply# 2   3/23/2017 at 17:05 (183 days old) by matt8808 (Teesside - North East - UK)        

Yeah its the only vacuum I've spotted in this particular building. Judging by the chunk of plastic missing I think the cleaning lady may of possibly dropped it down the stairs at some point LOL

Post# 369119 , Reply# 3   3/24/2017 at 22:57 (182 days old) by Electroluxxxx (cortland, NY)        

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When I did commercial cleaning the company I worked for used the X4 series as they seemed to hold up really well to the abuse they got despite being a household machine. Very rarely did we have any issues with them. Sebo actually happens to be a favorite of mine for commercial cleaning.

Post# 369127 , Reply# 4   3/25/2017 at 06:05 (181 days old) by Turbo500 (West Yorkshire, UK)        

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Yikes that's a bit knackered!!

Leaving work yesterday one of the cleaners was vacuuming in reception with a Mitie branded Numatic. It stank to high Heaven of old dust and wasn't picking up a damn thing. I had to point out "I think that vacuum is full, love". She didn't even notice it wasn't picking up.

Post# 369195 , Reply# 5   3/25/2017 at 17:24 (181 days old) by matt8808 (Teesside - North East - UK)        

Did she take your advice and empty it though Chris?

Strange as it is, I love that musty smell bagged vacuums make after they've been stood for a few days.

I'm almost disappointed that the anti odour filter on my Miele works so well....

And Electroluxxxx.... The Sebo X range are also badged and sold under various different names as commercial machines... Hence they stand up so well.

Heres a random training video from youtube for a commercial version....

Post# 369198 , Reply# 6   3/25/2017 at 17:46 (181 days old) by Turbo500 (West Yorkshire, UK)        

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I've no idea, I don't think she really had a clue what I was talking about to be honest lol

Post# 369201 , Reply# 7   3/25/2017 at 18:32 (181 days old) by cuffs054 (monticello, ga)        

the video of the Power Vac is really interesting. I think I want one!

Post# 369502 , Reply# 8   3/29/2017 at 16:39 by seanc (Cambridge, United Kingdom)        


I've a customer up in the same location that use Mitie and last time I was there, I had the same experience, Mitie branded Numatic and all.
Didn't have the balls to tell her though.

Post# 369503 , Reply# 9   3/29/2017 at 16:50 by Tseg (World Traveller)        

What's a 'full vacuum'? Reminds me of young drivers that pull into the oil change shop and ask how they can make that 'change oil' light on their dashboard turn off.

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