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Miele - Compact C1 Turbo Team Canister Vacuum - Obsidian Back-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent vacuum for small homes!

    Posted
    Shannon

    First let me say I’m a vacuum collector so I am VERY picky when it comes to what machines I collect and use. This Miele is TINY bit packs a huge punch!!!!!! First impression is that it feels more powerful than the full sized Miele canister I have and that could be due to the smaller bag compartment concentrating the suction but it’s a little beast on hard floors and was pulling in particles about an inch in front of the nozzle into the machine and sucking the nozzle to the floor. The quality is typical Miele and is built beautifully even though this model is assembled in China using German parts. Miele’s other canisters are built in house in Germany and this one feels just as solid as my other machines. The turbo nozzle is excellent on area rugs and very low pile but it sucks on regular pile carpet (no pun intended lol). It bogs down on my plush red rug which doesn’t bother me because I know it’s not made for pile that high, my vintage green carpet with low and medium low sections it loves and my mothers carpet is a medium pile and it didn’t really groom it so that will get the power nozzles from other machines. All the other area rings in the house it performed as intended but doesn’t provide any agitation like a power nozzle. The cord is short! I had to use 3 different plugs to move around the whole house where I only use one central plug with my C3 canister and U1 upright. This model is fully sealed but doesn’t include a HEPA filter but you do get Miele’s air clean filter which combined with the bag has great filtration as is and is perfect for those that don’t suffer from bad allergies. You can however upgrade to a HEPA filter or the active air clean filter with activated carbon to reduce odors specifically for pet owners since their hair has oils on it that will turn rancid in the bag. The hose is the most flexible hose I have ever seen on a vacuum! It moves with you without fighting you or being too stiff and has a tiny bit of stretch to it as well. The hand grip has a built in suction relief valve for quick reduction of suck haha! The extension wand however doesn’t feel as smooth as the other wands I have which contain electrical connections for the power heads, it may just need a wipe down with WD40 and a nice buff to smooth things out. The tools on the C1 do not store inside the machine since it’s a compact model. Instead they store on a “C” shaped caddy that attaches to the base of the hose on the machine end. Included are a crevice tool, upholstery/stair tool and a synthetic bristle dusting brush which seems really stiff compared to the higher end horsehair dusting brush you get with higher end Miele’s so I wouldn’t use it on delicate surfaces. Also included is a horsehair parquet/hard floor brush which is very soft so it won’t scratch delicate floor finishes. This little guy will be perfect for days that I just want to clean hard floors, above floor dusting and jobs not requiring me to haul around my full sized C3 or S8. The C1 and C1 Turbo Team would be a perfect vacuum for those with limited carpet and lots of hardfloors along with someone that lives in a smaller home, apartment or dorm room. I would also recommend this to someone that is older and needs a lighter vacuum to use around the house! So all in all I’m happy with this little fella and I’ll enjoy using it for many years to come.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    good suction, but feels cheap

    Posted
    jlpny
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    After reading several reviews for canister vacuums, I decided to purchase this Miele vacuum. While the suction quality of the vacuum was good on both hardwood floor and low pile rugs, I felt that the overall quality of the vacuum felt cheap for a $300+ vacuum. The head which contained the beater brush as well as the other attachments were made of all plastic, including the clips that attach it to the metal pole. It seems like it will only be a matter of time before they crack. Even the metal pole felt cheap and lightweight. I am replacing a 10+ year Hoover vacuum which I paid only a fraction of the price of this one only because the area where you attach the pole to the head cracked and the head no longer stays on. The plastic and metal on my old vacuum felt to be much more substantial and heavy duty. I am debating whether I should just buy a replacement head for the old vacuum and return this Miele because like most other appliances these days, they are not built to stand the test of time.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very quiet

    Posted
    gamerlife
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    This is a very quiet vacuum cleaner. I have mainly wood floors throughout the house and it works very well. I'm not sure if it will work great on carpet. I have a few rugs and it doesn't feel as the vacuum is very powerful when it comes to rugs. I have to do it several times before it looks clean. It has trouble picking up crumbs from rugs for instance. There are too many nozzles that I'm sure are great but I haven't had the chance to use them

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love my vacuum!

    Posted
    JDG062406
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    I have had an Oreck for years and it has been a challenge to find a vacuum cleaner that matches the quality of my Oreck! I found it! This is such a versatile vacuum! I can go from hard wood to carpet with no effort at all. I love the retractable cord too! The attachments are easy to access. The bags are a bit expensive, but they do last and I have 4 dogs to clean up hair after. GREAT VACUUM!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great vacuum

    Posted
    Whimsical
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    This vacuum is gentle on wood floors and perfect for wool rugs. I have had other vacuums and have not been happy. This vacuum is lightweight and easy to maneuver. My only concern is getting new bags for the vacuum. It seems I have to order them on line.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect Size Perfect Strength! Miele for the Win!

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    JavaJoltin
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    This vacuum works so well for our hardwood floors, outstanding suction power and the canister slides along easily! Excellent Purchase for Us!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    very happy

    Posted
    Mskitty
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    Very happy with this vacuum. Needed something light enough to Carry and do stairs yet strong enough suction for carpet and cat hair.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Powerful small vacuum.

    Posted
    SueBlue
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    It is a good overall small vacuum. The heat coming out of the top is quite warm. Wish the small brush attachment was a bit bigger.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Amazing vacuum

    Posted
    JDAJR
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    We love this vacuum. From the super suction to the overall quality. I would have given it 5 stars but the cord should be 5' longer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Light weight

    Posted
    Jwilley
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    Great vacuum, light weight. I prefer a vacuum that has a bag and this is the best!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent vaccum. Much better than Dyson

    Posted
    Celine
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    Outstanding vaccum. Far much better than our previous Dyson. Powerful, light, quiet, easy to manoever

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best vacuum I have ever used.

    Posted
    Tracy
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    Very quiet. Does a good job cleaning. Love the retractable electric cord feature.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great vacuum for the house

    Posted
    Aimee64
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    Light and sturdy, easy to use. Great vacuum for the house.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I live this one

    Posted
    Hans
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    After a long search in vacuum cleaners, went back to Miele.

    I would recommend this to a friend