Miele S8340 Ecoline Solution Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner, Ivory Cream
This vacuum cleaner really does do what it's supposed to, that is to pick up all dust/debris, works on all floor surfaces and has all the attatchments you could need. Lightweight to carry or if you need to hold whilst doing stairs and is also much quieter than my old upright cleaner. I would reccommend this product to anyone.
16 April 2014
Poweful for Pet Hair
I have always used an upright vacuum - my previous three have been Dysons - but I chose the Miele S8340 Ecoline Solution based on the WHICH reports as I needed something to effectively deal with hair from our black Labrador and two cats (plus messy husband!). This vacuum is excellent and brings my carpets up like new. However, I do find changing the heads for use on our slate floors a tad tiresome but again, it's really good at picking up crumbs and mud from the uneven texture of the tiles and the grouting. In fact, all the attachments are extremely 'fit for purpose' and despite my gripe, are actually very easy to change. The vacuum also moves smoothly and easily along with you but, and this is a big 'but' it really isn't easy to use on stairs. You do have to rest it on a stair tread as the flexible hose will not reach from bottom to top and the whole thing is not a lightweight. It does balance perfectly on end but I do miss the convenience of the long hose from my Dyson - however, that is the only thing about the Dyson I do miss! The Miele is certainly much quieter and more efficient and I am very happy with the bag capacity too.
05 February 2014
Quiet and efficient, even on dog hair.
This vacuum has been a revelation - who would have thought something so quiet could be so effective? Dog hair (lots of it), dust, fluff and all the usual cleaning challenges are lifted from every surface, and I haven't yet had to use it at full power. Would have been 5 stars but for a couple of niggles: the exhaust blows straight up into your face if you lean over the unit and it's quite heavy to lug up the stairs - although it deals with the stair carpet really well. Finally - and this is a matter of personal taste - did it have to be so ugly?? I don't know whether Miele make this model in other colours, but if not, they should really think about it :). Other than that, would recommend for performance and efficiency.
07 January 2014
Really effective cleaning. Lightweight and easy to use. Tools storage is really neat and all the settings are easy to use. Turbo head effective where a deep clean needed. Much prefer it to my old Dyson in every way.
04 October 2013
Job done in a jiffy!
Excellent little hoover (much smaller and lighter than my previous Miele Pearl) - I particularly like the new parquet brush as it's sooooo easy to manoeuvre! I had the previous hoover for 20 years so I am sure this new one will last just as long as it seems equally well made!
03 October 2013
Great vacuum and v quiet but...
It's a great vacuum, v light and quiet. However, immediately on purchasing, I found that the bag light was lit all the time - even just after changing the bag (and filter). Miele customer service was a real disappointment. On each of the 4 phone calls I made, I was given a new test to perform (remove filter, remove hose and turn on etc). They made it sound such a hassle to get it looked at/repaired by their technicians that I couldn't be bothered and have decided to live with the fault. A good product over all, but it'd be difficult to convince me to buy another Miele product.
07 September 2013
Really delighted with this product. The most I've ever spent on a vacuum and worth it, luxury hoovering. Great attachments, functionality and cleaning one go does the job on all our hard wood floors and rugs, super.
20 June 2013
Bought as the attachments on our old meile had broken after nearly 10 years' use! It was recommended by a consumer magazine and we aren't disappointed. Has amazing suction and 3 attachments including a soft one for parquet floors which is perfect for our hard floor. Suction nearly pulled the carpet up and had to turn it down! Well worth the money as I'm sure it will last 10 years like the old one!
08 April 2013