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Dyson- Worth Every Penny

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 in Ding Dong, Favorite Finds, Happy Home

dc17When I am asked, what it is I want for my birthday or Christmas most of the time I look to my closet and think, a purse, a necklace or pair of heels. Then later that same day I think of my home renovation list and fixing the patio or saving to replace the roof would be a practical gift. But since I received an early birthday gift this week I am calling the Dyson Vacuum the Gift of the Year! 

The only reason I was in the market for a vacuum is because I accidently locked my cat in a closet for 24 hours. Now every time I turn on the old vacuum it smells like cat! So it had to go! 

I would like to consider myself a patient and thorough shopper. After an ample amount of research every vacuum available at Best Buy, Amazon, etc. has negative reviews except Dyson. The only reason people don’t buy Dyson is because of the lofty price tag. (avg. $500) After 1 day of using the thing, I am here to tell you it is DYSON or DUST. 

A pet friendly and baby friendly house must be rid of dust, hair and germs and that is a challenge for even the most diligent home maker. A friend recently told me she vacuums just about every day and sometimes multiple times a day so I hope you are reading this and add the Dyson to your gift list! 

My husband thdyson-toolinks that I now seek out reasons to vacuum b/c it is fun. I purchased the DC17 aka “animal” and a few of the accessories including the mini turbine head. It is amazing. I was able to clean the couch from head to toe and while it is junk…it looks a whole lot better. I also used this tool on my zebra rug which collects every piece of dirt & lint and all new! The suction is insane and the small things about its usability all make so much sense. I think it is a work in progress transitioning from the Stone Age to modern Dysontime, but well worth the struggle.

Have a maid? Clean for yourself for 4 months and it pays for the Dyson!   

The Silver Lining: Dyson sells refurbished vacuums and I am so far very happy with mine. I have never been afraid to buy a refurbished machine b/c honestly they are the same as the original. You can still get a 6 mo warranty with refurbished vacuums through Dyson.

  1. I’m listening!! Glad you bought this first, so I could find out the easy way. I’ll assume you were talking about me. Yes, I vacuum every day and sometimes more than once. I use my vacuum, my kruz and dust buster probably all in one day. My daughter now makes vacuuming noises when I enter the room. :) “Dyson or Dust”!!!

  2. I have the first one but want the animal — keep finding reasons that I like you Keri!!!

  3. My only complaint since using it, now for a week, is the extension piece is a little awkward to hold, but still majorly in love.

  4. I was talking about you! I will say that this doesn’t quite replace the dustbuster!

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