Kirby Vacuums Review
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Kirby vacuums are popular among many households in the UK for its ability to provide effective cleaning.

kirby-vacuumsIts powerful suction power ensures efficient cleaning of tough corners, while the HEPA filtration system makes sure that hygiene is also maintained along with perfect cleaning results.

Kirby cleaners hail from the Kirby Company of Cleveland, based in the city of Ohio, US. Invented by John Kirby in 1914, the company is a renowned manufacturer of home cleaning goods and accessories. The company used to do door to door selling initially, until its heyday, when it flourished to have dealers in seventy nations around the world.

With millions of satisfied consumers throughout the globe, Kirby's home care appliances have received worldwide acceptance. Known for their reliability, quality and performance, Kirby vacuum cleaners have easily found their places in the homes of UK families.

Kirby bags and other accessories can be easily replaced by searching online. Kirby is also famous for its Kirby carpets and special flooring designs.

Common Features of Kirby Hoovers


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  • Kirby vacuum cleaners have a very powerful suction power that promises effective cleaning. The potent airflow makes it easy to suck in debris and dirt that have long been deposited under the bed or corners. Doubled with multiple HEPA filtrations, dirt will have no place to hide in the home.
  • Some of the advanced and latest Kirby cleaners are powered with TechDrive power. Especially the new Sentria system cleaners are more efficiently equipped to clean. The users can very easily push the unit while cleaning with just a featherlike touch.
  • The Toe Touch Control offers easy cleaning without having to bend down every time you need to adjust the height of the cleaner. Users having back problems, or suffering from Rheumatic and Arthritis find this feature especially useful.
  • Some of the units are affixed with a headlight in the front for cleaning the darkest corners of the house. The LED headlight does not consume much power and yet it provides extremely bright light, more than enough to lighten any part of the hardest to reach or damp areas in the house.
  • Though not present in all Kirby hoovers, the Quick Drying Carpet Shampooing process in some technologically advanced machines is a very useful feature. Users can clean heavy carpets with it, in just a jiffy, and can get professional results.
  • The portable mode is simply great in removing irksome dust mite allergens from the beddings and sofas. People who are sensitive to dirt and dust can activate this mode while cleaning to escape allergic reactions.
  • The motley attachments and brushes ensure complete cleaning of areas that cannot be reached without suitably shaped nozzles.
  • Upholstery is the toughest place to clean, even with cleaners, as complained by the mass. However, Kirby cleaners have arrangements to clean them effectively. They are programmed to pick up even the minutest pet hairs to be found in homes.
  • Sometimes people do not want to take the risk of cleaning highly polished or rough floorings with vacuum cleaners. But, Kirby vacuums are fitted with arrangements that bring about a lustrous shine.

The Advantages:


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  1. High suction power to clean the toughest dirt and dust particles
  2. Great performance
  3. Readily available spare fittings
  4. Easy to use
  5. Very long lasting

The Disadvantages:

  1. Needs regular servicing
  2. Tubes are complained to be weak
  3. Heavy in weight and can pose problems to some users

Recommended Best Kirby Vacuum Products to Buy

kirby-g4Kirby G4 Vacuum Cleaner

This model's design looks quite like a vintage car. It is a big, semi-self propelled and simply designed machine. All of its attachments can be individually serviced.

This Kirby hoover has a self-propelling system that is very reliable with consistent good performance.

Kirby vacuum bags for this model have a micro filter system that is very easy to change. Each bag costs around 3.

Pros: Durable, Good Performance and Safe to use.

Cons: it's a bit noisy and is quite heavy.

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Updated January 2011