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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 748 reviews

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    What an awesome tool!

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Works excellent on hardwood or tile floors. It definitely collects the dirt / dust! What a deal (Deal of the Day)...$82 instead of $179!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great vaccum

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Great product, can be used on bare floors and small carpets.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little sucker.

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Used to have a prior version (I believe it was the same company), that required to plug in to recharge after every use. The already limited battery life continued to diminish until it was useless since the battery could not be replaced. What an environmental waste. This vacuum comes with an easily removable battery that charges on a separate charger. No need to find a location to store the vacuum near an outlet anymore. Simple, but smart. And the battery lasts longer than prior versions. The vacuum works well on our tile and Pergo floor. Picks up most things with one or two passses. Have not used it on carpet. Although we don't really need it for our size floors, I would recommend buying a 2nd battery so you can swap it out to finish a bigger job. So far, this was a great purchase, especially on a daily deal.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Damages hard floors. Please be aware!

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This vacuum got some stellar reviews. I mean, just look at the 5 star ratings. That's why I decided to purchase this unit. I am not a disgruntled person posting a negative review for the heck of it. I got this machine home and it damaged my hardwood floors right out of the box. I'm not posting this review about the motor, the suction power or overall performance. This review is only for people that are buying this unit to use on hard wood or tile floors. The bottom of the unit has two sturdy rubber wheels, but there are also two small hard plastic wheels on the under side. they rake across the floor when the unit is in use. Not only that, but the only thing keeping the whole thing from dragging directly onto the floor are teeny, tiny little bristles on the border of the unit. These might as well be for decoration. You can literally hear the dragging plastic across the floor when you roll it. This is a real issue. It scratched my wood floors, and I just paid over 18k for them. I'm posting this review for people with hard floors. If you do go ahead and purchase this machine, please inspect the bottom of your vacuum before you use it. You'll see and hear what I'm talking about. I did not get a lemon, this is a design flaw that can really cause damage. I've posted a photo in the customer photos section of this item, so that you can see what I'm talking about. I'm contacting Hoover to see if they'll pay for my damaged floor, but I doubt I'll have any luck. If you're just using this for carpet, you'll probably be fine. Be careful otherwise. Happy shopping.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Probably the best cordless vac available

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought the Linx to replace a corded stick vac, which was loud and needed to be re-plugged into several different outlets in order to vac all our hard floors. The Linx is powerful for a cordless vac and does a great job on the hard surfaces. Does a great job along the edges. It also does a wonderful job on carpet and rugs, something that my old stick vac did poorly. This is the ideal vac to use between uses of my big, heavy Dyson. The Linx is so light and easy to use I actually look for excuses to use it. The battery will provide about 12-15 minutes of power but because the battery is Li-ion, you get full power for the whole duration. I paid $160 for this on sale and that's expensive if you consider it to be a glorified stick vac. However, it's reasonably priced if you look at it as being a compact Hoover Windtunnel, which it actually is. The powered rotating brush can be switched off for cleaning hard surfaces, which is nice and which also marginally increases battery life. Be aware that this unit accommodates no accessories ie; wands, crevice tools, etc. so you'll not be using it to get that spider on the wall. It's an upright cleaner only. Won't do stairs. The Linx does a really good job at what it was designed to do. I've used mine twice already today.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best stick vacuum out there for its size.

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    My mom was the first to purchase one of these vacuums. I came home from vacation and went and bought one because it's so easy and convenient. A lot of restaurants use this same one. I now purchased one for my daughter for her new home. Pluses, it has no cord, no batteries, no bags and cleans over carpet, tile and wood floors. I have been a owner of orecks over the past 25 years and still love my oreck but this is so low maintance and not dragging a cord around the house. There is a rechargeable battery pack and that no hassle. This vacuum I would 100% recommend to the elderly because of the light weight, easy to manage and does not take up space so you can park it anywhere you would have your broom and dustpan. Go to Best Buy and price match with Amazon or another website they price match with and its a win win for you wallet and your home.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    best vacuum ever for hardwood floors

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    i'm typically not a person to get excited about vacuum cleaners, much less cleaning, but having a coordless vacuum makes a HUGE difference in doing cleaning chores. i specifically sought out to get an upright with a lithium ion battery since it gives the best power throughout the life of the charge, and the LiNX is absolutely perfect for hardwood floors. i actually enjoy vacuuming now because it's so easy to go from room to room without having to plug/unplug. i know it sounds like a small thing, but it makes a big difference. also, while this is another small thing, the way the vacuum moves across the floor feels quite nice. i think the folks at hoover really thought this design through. additionally, the fact that the off/on/brush button is all on the handle is a nice touch - most vacuums have the brush feature on the bottom of the stick, which is kind of a pain. the battery lasts about 20-25 minutes of continuous use before it dies out. and because it's a lithium ion, it tends to give full power up to the last minute. anyway, if you have hardwood floors, this is an absolutely must. i don't know how well it works on carpet, though, so check out other reviews if that is what it'll be mainly used for.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome little vacuum!

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This is the best little vacuum ever! I have had several little vacs and I have never been satisfied. Either they weren't powerful enough, too big, too little or scattered all the dirt from the exhaust fan on the side before I could vacuum it. This one's perfect. I researched it and Consumer Reports rated it very high. It has great power, settings for bare floors and carpet, it's not too loud and the canister is super easy to empty. The battery lasts a long time. I have a puppy who makes lots of messes and I used it too many times to count before I had to recharge it. Oh, it has a light that tells you the battery life when you turn on the power. Also, and this is probably one of the greatest selling points, The battery comes out of the vac and recharges in a small charger. You don't have to plug in the whole vacuum!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Well designed with lots of power

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I've tried a lot of stick vacs over the years but this one was a really pleasant surprise. To start with, the rear wheels and the front rollers are rubber, so they don't mar the floor. There is also a rubber bumper that helps to keep from crashing into furniture legs. It's light weight and easy to maneuver. The noise level is quite low compared to all the other vacs I've used. I don't have a huge house but the battery life seems to be really good. I can usually get two or three sessions out of one charge. The switch is very conveniently located and allows you to switch from bare floors to carpet almost without thinking about it. The suction is really strong and picks up pretty much anything on the first pass. Edge suction is is good too and actually works (unlike a lot of others that claim to have this feature). I really like the fact that the battery is removable and you can set up the charger wherever it's the easiest for you. I don't have power outlets in my closets and charging many other brands forces you to charge their vacuums in some sort of cradle. This sounds like a nice feature, and if your closets have power outlets, then you may like that. For the rest of us, it's just easier to pop out the battery and slide it into the charger. Really happy with the performance and all the subtle design features of this vacuum.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Wow! Better than the expensive Dyson Stick-vacs!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Wow. What a great purchase, for the price it was. It was instantly evident while assembling that the components-quality weren't "skimped" on; things felt sturdy and snapped into places with a satisfying snap that doesn't feel cheap. This is comparing my experience with one of the super-expensive Dyson stick vacuums--I found it literally offensive how cheap and plasticy that thing feels and after a $300 price tag! This Hoover Linx is super light-weight, but doesn't feel to be as a result of shortcuts in the manufacturing process and materials used. And the included rechargeable Li-ion battery life is absolutely amazing. Especially compared to that same Dyson one.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth the money!

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I have owned this unit for 5 years, yes 5 years, and it is still going strong. I haven't noticed any loss of power or battery length. It still picks up as good today as the day I bought it. I can clean all the hardwoods and tile in my house on one battery. I like how light it is. The only knock on it is that sometimes the canister comes off if I accidentally hit something, like a chair or stool, and it makes a terrible screeching. It never really feels like it completely locks in. Other than that, I love this thing. It has paid for itself twice over. It doesn't have attachments, but I knew that and I didn't need them. I have two dogs, and I needed to get the hair up, and it does that very well.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Handy, good suction and battary time.

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    Pros: Batteray fully charged quite quick within 3 hours. One single charge last about 15 to 18 minutes depending on usage on hard floor or carpet. Suction is quite powerful for a cordless vacuum. Light weight and easy to maneuver. Works great on hard floor, good on rugs and fairly good on carpets. The 3 level battery life indicating blue lights is helpful. Dust bin is easy to empty. Cons: Not good for removal of pet hair. Most hair trapped on brush even brush rotation turned off. No hand tools and hose extention for vacuuming of furniture, window or wall. Dust bin fall off quite easily when vacuum on harder impact on obstacles. Cleaning vacuum path could be cumblesome since there are many screws to remove. Very good customer supports. Mine brush stopped rotating and Hoover went ahead to replace with a brand vacuum though took quite long to reach the local Hoover service center due to back orders. Overall its a good product with good customer supports. I will recommend it if you have a primary vacuum and this one for minor chores

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Better than I expected

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    After reading a lot of reviews, I decided to get the Hoover Linx because it was top rated in its class. Best buy had it on sale at the time so I got it for slightly less than retail. This thing picks up a lot more dust and dander than I expected from a cordless vacuum. I am using the almost daily now because of how much I see it picking up, but I still rely on my big canister vac (Miele) to do the deep clean on weekends. Decent battery life. Removeable battery pack & separate charging station allows me to park this thing anywhere in my house and not worry about having an outlet nearby, since I can charge the battery by itself on my kitchen counter (or anywhere) - something I didn't appreciate until after I bought it. Wish the head was a little smaller to fit under some of my furniture, but I guess that's what my other vacuum is for. Overall I'm really happy with the Hoover Linx.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Hoover-Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Excellent vacuum. I have two. I have one for my home and one for my beach house. I gave one to my son-in-law for Christmas because, he loved my it so much. After I made the on-line purchase, I went back on-line for find an extra battery for it. I saw that Best Buy had put the vacuum on sale. I went over to the store and presented my paperwork. They could not have been more accommodating. They credited my purchase and actually it gave me enough money to buy the battery.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great, especially for bare floors.

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    Posted . Owned for 1 year when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    We've used this for over a year now and are extremely happy with it. It is great foe touch-ups on carpets but we do use a larger vacuum for deeper cleaning. However, it is our go-to for the bare hall and kitchen. We no longer use a broom. It cleans bare floors completely and is quick and easy to use. Battery life is excellent and charging is simple.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Good cordless vacuum!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    The hoover cordless vacuum is a Good little unit. I had one for the last 8 years. They only last about 2 years for me. But I use it almost every other day. So it’s a good idea to get a warranty. The battery last about 15 minutes. It’s great for doing a quick pick up of hair and dirt. I usually use it before I use my regular vacuum. It will pick up most of the top hair from my cats and some dirt dust. It helps my regular vacuum bag not to fill up as fast. I was lucky and found it on sale for $99 after I bought it for $150. So I went back and got $50 credit. It’s Worth giving it a try.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    wait for deal of the day

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Works well for quick messes around the house. We have mostly all laminate floors or tile with a few rugs throughout the house. For pets we own German Shedder and doberman so this bad boy has seen its share of hair. This vac does well for its intended purpose, we have a much nicer vac that involves filling it with water for use but its such a pain to break out that the Hoover Linx winds up being our go too way more often. Easy to take apart and clean and plenty of peace of mind with geek squad protection. $99 deal of the day!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I love this vacuum. It works on hard floors, small rugs, and carpet- and it’s cordless! The only negative is that the charger does not always charge properly. I reset it once with guidance from Hoover customer service, and now I just unplug it and plug it back in every time I use it which seems to do the trick. I really hope the vacuum itself keeps functioning because it is the best.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    One of the best purchases I have made!

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    I LOVE this little vacum!!! It's light, easy, efficient. Easy to grab and run through the middle, or. vacum the whole place. It's so light, I bought another one for my 82 year old mother who has back problems and she has not used her other full-size vacuum sense. She loves it too! And it does not make her back hurt. The thing actually works, as some other small type vacuums do not have the suction that this one does. I like that has a floor and a rug feature as I don't have a lot of rugs and only use that part in some rooms, and it works equally well on rugs. If this thing ever wears out, I'll buy another one just like it ! On a scale of 1 to 10, I write this one a 10.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    A pinch-hitter vacuum

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    My wife and I have two cats, and she loves to clean. These things don't always go together, since cats get fur everywhere, and so it's impossible to keep our place clean all the time. So we have three vacuums - a Dyson, a Roomba, and now this one. The Dyson is corded and cumbersome, but versatile. The Roomba doesn't hold much, and doesn't always cover an entire room, but involves little effort on your part. The Hoover Linx is... interesting. It has a rechargeable battery that can be easily removed, but it only lasts for 15 minutes or so and takes three hours to recharge, so unless you live in a tiny NYC apartment, you're not going to be vacuuming everything in one go. If you want to do one room, though, or you've got a tough job like a heavily saturated area of cat fur or a pile of food crumbs, nothing picks up stuff like this vacuum. It gets things that our other ones routinely miss. It's a spot-cleaner, a pinch-hitter. It's light and portable and gets almost anywhere. Just don't expect to clean couches or stairs or anything, because there are no attachments. Oh, I like it too, by the way. She doesn't do ALL the vacuuming. She just enjoys it, for some reason. So I was happy to nab this on a deal of the day at BBY.

    I would recommend this to a friend