The first challenge is to open the egg with a 50p piece. The 2nd challenge is to get the beads into the egg taking great care not to drop them on the floor. This is a worry to me as...
Cordless Stick Vacuums
Reviewer: Jean Hindmarch
GRANNYNET GOLD: Dyson DC44
Ease of use
Heavy on hand
I found it incredibly easy to put together with its one click action and no stiff catches. After a quick 3-4 hour charge I put it to the test in every room including stairs, carpet, tiles, wood flooring and it glided from surface to surface with ease. I was amazed at how much it picked up and again it was just one click action to empty. I took it to my daughters as she has two long haired cats and she was so impressed she bought herself one the next day. Charge lasts a good 20 minutes. It rests on the top of your hand between thumb and finger so there is a bit of pressure and as it relies on a trigger action, a lockable on button would be a bonus. Well done Dyson, superb product a jiggle with the motor design and it would be perfect.
AEG Ergorapido 2in1 AG932
Connection wire point
Very nice and stylish; maybe not as powerful as some but a good product. The light on the front is ideal for detecting hidden crumbs and it is very smooth and manoeuvrable on tiles and wood flooring. A bit hard to push on carpets but still picked up dirt nicely. The hand-held part detached easily and I used this on my sofas and the car successfully. It does take a long time to charge but it is easy to keep plugged in and topped up. One thing I did not like about the charge dock was that the point for the adapter is under the station with a small notch for plug wire to lead out, hence it is too easy to damage. It is worth the money and ideal for a quick whizz around with my 4yr old grandson hoovered up after himself, now that is a bonus!
Gtech AirRam cordless vacuum
Easy to assemble, use and empty
A little noisy, no extra 'tools'
I found it really easy to assemble. It is a lightweight cordless vacuum with a neat appearance. It is very manoeuvrable and has a powerful suction - just as good on hard floors as on carpets without any dials to change. It is easy and neat to empty with no dust bags to buy. The length of the handle which tips backwards to you means that whatever your height you don’t need to stoop or bend – so no back aches!! Being cordless makes it ideal for picking up small spillages. It has a built in carrying handle which makes it easy to take from place to place and the whole machine takes up very little storage space. You can connect to Gtech’s Data bridge via your computer and get info on how much electricity you have saved and even how many calories you’ve burnt whilst doing the cleaning.