Hand held vacuum cleaners are very useful for cleaning the car and other hard to reach places in your home where you cannot get your normal vacuum. This Eureka 71B handheld vacuum cleaner has a powerful 5.5 am suction power and a stretchy hose. Its ideal for cleaning carpets in your car, and getting down in between the seats and pockets. You can also clean upholstery and stairs with ease and get down behind the sofa cushions to get those biscuit crumbs.
At just 5 pounds in weight, its easy to carry around without tiring.
The onboard crevice tool is great for tight spaces, and the revolving brush has its own motor (another motor powers the suction of the Eureka 71B.
This Eureka handheld vacuum cleaner is bagless and the clear dust bin makes it easy to see when it needs to be emptied.
There is also a 20 foot cord that wraps around the back end of the vacuum cleaner for easy storage. At 20 feet, the cord gives you ample room for moving around the room or car, without having to re-plug the vacuum into another power outlet.
The stretchy hose also gives you more room for maneuver as it stretches up to three times its retracted length.
One Eureka innovation on this vacuum is the Riser Visor. The idea behind this clear plastic cover is that it stays down for cleaning horizontal surfaces, but flips up when vacuuming vertical surfaces like stair risers. This means the revolving brush can clean horizontal and vertical surfaces with ease.
The vacuum has a filter, and emptying it is a case of shaking out the dust bin.
This Eureka 71B handheld vacuum cleaner is one of the most popular handheld vacuums around, and the reviews from places like Amazon reflect its popularity. At the time of writing this, 551 people reviewed this hand held vacuum on Amazon, with 374 awarding it 5 out of 5, and 126 awarding it 4 out of 5. Just 51 reviewers awarded it a 3 or less.
What Eureka 71B Hand held users liked:
- Fantastic for getting pet hair off surfaces
- Hose is conveniently situated to get off the vacuum quickly and return it when finished.
- The riser visor for vertical
- heavy duty filter that seems durable
- clever storage of the crevice tool
What they did not like:
- It is a little bit big & a little heavy.