Having problems with your Oreck XLS700A Upright Vacuum ?
Difficulty vacuuming SmartStrand carpet
\015 We had SmartStrand (Mohawk brand) low pile carpeting installed throughout our home. Both our Panasonic upright and Kenmore canister are very difficult to push. Our Hoover self propelled works fairly well. Is there something inherent in the carpet which makes it **** up into the vacuum?\015
Your adjustment is to low to the face of the carpet. Adjust you settings to high setting
Wish I had a solution because we have the same problem with our Smartstrand. We have a Beam Central Vac put in our new townhome and it takes a huge amount of effort to push the power head forward. I have tried a couple of regular vaccum cleaners on it; same problem. The bottom of our power head has a black residue on it. ILike you, I am thinking there is something in this green product that accumulates on the bottom of the power head and prevents the power head from going forward smoothly. There must be other people having the same problem.
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