My first thoughts on the Eureka NEU182A PowerSpeed were that I probably wouldn’t be able to afford it. This thing looks amazing and could easily pass for one of the most luxurious appliances on the market. Which counts double, when you see how many tools and accessories it comes with.
So I really couldn’t believe it when my sister (who was using hers at the time) told me it set her back less than $70. I placed an order for mine the same day, and it was delivered a couple of days later. Since then, I’ve never looked back – the Eureka NEU182A dustbuster is the best vacuum I’ve owned by a million miles.
It’s got the power I need to deal with a pet-friendly family home, it’s unbelievably light for the punch it packs, and it’s got all the accessories I need to get into every corner. It’s easy to use, it’s not particularly noisy and I get the whole job done without having to empty the chamber. Long story short – I’m as impressed with the Eureka NEU182A today as I was when I first saw it.
Features of Eureka NEU182A PowerSpeed Dustbuster
Take a look at the Eureka NEU182A vacuum cleaner, and you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a heavy, cumbersome and awkward piece of machinery. It’s certainly got some size to it, but it’s also surprisingly lightweight.
The official specifications according to the manufacturer being as follows:
- Product Dimensions – 13.4 x 14 x 44.5 inches
- Item Weight – 10 pounds
- Shipping Weight – 15.2 pounds
Trust me when I say that if I can lug the Eureka NEU182A power speed lightweight upright vacuum around the place without breaking my back, pretty much anyone can. It’s also packed with additional features and functions that make it a joy to use. Well, as much as vacuuming the home can ever be a joy!
The head of the Eureka NEU182A PowerSpeed lightweight bagless vacuum cleaner can be adjusted to five different heights, making it compatible with the vast majority of floor types and floor coverings. I’ve seen a few people commenting that it’s tricky to push around on deeper carpets, but that’s not the case in my experience.
Just as long as you set it to the right height, it gets the job done great and isn’t in any way problematic to push. Despite being extremely lightweight, the Eureka PowerSpeed NEU182A vacuum is exceptionally powerful. The suction it delivers is top-notch, making an immediate and noticeable difference to carpets and hard floors of all shapes and sizes.
It also has an extremely wide cleaning nozzle, which makes the whole job quicker to take care of. As for accessories, my Eureka PowerSpeed dustbuster came complete with an extendable hose for cleaning up high and into trickier places, a dusting brush, a crevice tool and a brilliant upholstery tool for taking care of couches and the like.
We’ve put it through its paces dozens of times around the home and in the car – always happy with the results. As I mentioned, the dust chamber is bigger than most similar vacuum cleaners, so there’s no need to keep emptying it every few minutes.
It’s also easy to keep the dust chamber clean, which is attached to a washable filter for maximum hygiene. Plus it’s worth mentioning that the attachments and tools are all incredibly easy to clip on and remove at the touch of a button. None of the usual messing about or fiddly bits and pieces.
Eureka NEU182A Vacuum Review – Pet Hair and Allergies
With two cats in the family, we’re no strangers to hair, dust, and dander about the place. None of my family members suffers from allergies, but I can still say with confidence that the Eureka PowerSpeed Upright vacuum makes a real difference to the freshness of the air around the home.
Particularly when you’ve recently cleaned the filter, you can enjoy a real breath of fresh air after every use. Just as long as you set the end to the right height, the Eureka NEU182A seems to have no trouble picking up pet hair on the first pass.
The other tools are great for getting rid of pet hair in all the places you’d usually struggle with – down the back of couch cushions, under table and chairs, etc.
- Exceptional value for money
- Impressive cleaning power
- Supplied with plenty of tools and accessories
- Surprisingly lightweight and easy to manoeuvre
- Adjustable head for maximum versatility
- Large dust chamber and washable filter
- A motor is a little on the loud side
- Exterior gets dusty quite quickly
If it sounds like I’m impressed with the Eureka NEU182A PowerSpeed, it’s because I am. I had the good fortune to see it in action before buying one myself, but I can honestly say I’d recommend it to anyone. We’re lucky enough to have a pretty big home with a variety of different floor coverings, and this dustbuster has made one of my most lamented chores so much easier to deal with.
To be honest, I’d still recommend the Eureka NEU182A PowerSpeed lightweight upright dustbuster if it was TWICE the price it currently is. Just as long as it’s available for this kind of money, I can’t see anything in its class delivering better value for money.