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Hooray Henry!! Henry HVR 200
Member Name: steffcuk
Advantages: The best vacuum cleaner I have ever owned
Disadvantages: None that I have found
Numatic HVR 200 Henry
I have had Henry for around 8 months now and he is an outstanding help me and my family. I don't know what inspired the designers to put a face on this vacuum cleaner but it has certainly added a lot of personality to what is normally a very boring household item. Why bother? I hear you cry - it makes no difference!! I beg to differ on this point as I have found that when my nieces and nephews come round to my flat (I have no children of my own), they tend to see him and treat him as a little person. I have actually seen them argue as to who can do the hoovering - what a brilliant result!!
High performance vacuum cleaner
Motor: Hi - 1200W, Lo - 600W
High efficiency filtration system
Folding carry handle
Simple to use Microflo dust bags
Unique rewind and storage system
Cleaning range: 26.8m
Hi/Low control on brush head
Dimensions: 340 x 340 x 370mm
Manufacturer's 2-year warranty
Henry "AutoSave" Low Energy System
With a 9L capacity, Henry does not need to be emptied very often. He uses bags but don't be too put off by this fact. They retail at £2.99 for 10 and are very easy to change. With my last hoover I could have done with hoovering myself after trying to change the bag, but this is not the case with this hoover. I have never had any mess any time it is changed, even when I have been in a terrible hurry and literally ripped the old bag out and thrown the new bag in!
The weight of this vacuum is very light at only 6.6kg - it is very easy to carry up stairs and the design of the unit ensure that you can use the carry handle for easy movement. However, he does have a superb length of lead to him and I can do virtually the whole place without moving from one socket.
Cleaning has proved to be very easy indeed. No dust seems to escape from the unit or fittings and a quick once over with a damp cloth once in a while keep it looking like new.
On the matter of suction, Henry is absolutely brilliant and I have only had one occasion that anything has got stuck in the main tube. This was very easily dislodged and I think it is because of the very high suction that this hardly ever happens with this particular model.
For those considering this vacuum who do not have carpets, please do still consider a Henry. I have laminated floors in my kitchen and bathroom and on the low setting, it simply glides over the floor and picks up any dust and dirt with ease. The handy crevise tool is a brilliant way to get into all those nooks and cranies, and I also use Henry to clean my car as he is portable enough to take down to the garage too.
Prices for this useful vacuum seem be on the decrease, so shop around for the best price! Remember to check discount code sites if you decide to buy from a large retailer and additional savings can be easily gained by a simple code at the checkout stage.
I cannot recommend this vacuum cleaner enough - I hope I have very many more happy years with Henry as he is a total joy to own.
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Summary: Excellent vacuum cleaner. The best I have owned.
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