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Smartstrand carpet makes vacuums difficult to push
\015 I too found that after installing a Smartstrand carpet my Dyson Pet vacuum is very difficult to push or pull. No matter which direction I go on the carpet it takes a lot of effort. I saw another post that Dyson now has a manual height adjustment that recommend for this type of carpet.\015\012\015\012While I like the soft feel of this carpet, and the claimed durability, I also don't like the visible seams in this carpet. I have a very large room 16' x 53' and there are 4 seams running across the room and no mater how much we walk on it, or vacuum it, the seams still show. It's been over a month and no sign of them diminishing.\015
The seam problem could be an installation problem. It is important to pattern match any carpet with a pattern. If the carpet is a plush carpet, the seams should not be invisible, but not unsightly. If he carpet is a frieze, the seams should be hard to find. Any variance from these norms could mean a redo of the seams by a talented carpet installer. In a large room such as yours seams will never be invisible. \012
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Smartstrand carpet makes vacuums difficult to push
The seam problem could be an installation problem. It is important to pattern match any carpet with a pattern. If the carpet is a plush carpet, the seams should not be invisible, but not unsightly. If he carpet is a frieze, the seams should be ha ... Oreck XLS700A Upright Vacuum
My Kenmore 35922 works well on floors, but it recently became very difficult to push on carpet. The brush spins and a local vacuum repair guy wouldn't solve my problem since the vacuum worked fine on his very flat, commercial carpet. What can I do to get my easy to push vacuum back?
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Why doesnt my Dyson auto adjust on our carpet? We have a taller, soft carpet and it digs into it, making it very difficult to vacuum. We have had the vacuum for about a year at another house and it worked GREAT on the berber......our new has a tall carpet somewhat like shaved berber and now the vacuum wont work.
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Difficulty vacuuming SmartStrand carpet
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Have trouble pushing this vacuum when switched on even using 2 hands. Only had it a few weeks. Didn't have this with my previous Dyson. Makes vacuuming very difficult as well as exhausting. Any ideas what the problem could be.
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Difficulty to operate a vacuum cleaner on Smartstrand. I have a Miele which is a great vacuum cleaner. But it cannot move smoothly over this carpet. One's back is under stress trying to vacuum this carpet. The carpet is thick and luxurious and won't rot but it is hell to vacuum.
I have a Dyson all-floor model (not the ball). I recently replaced my carpet to a Frieze. Since replacing the carpet, the Dyson is extremely hard to push. It almost forms a "seal" with the carpet. Seems to work fine on Berber carpet and laminate floor. My husband has checked to make sure the brushes are working, hoses are not clogged and belts are OK. I've had it for about a year. It is virutally impossible to push on the new carpet. Any ideas?
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My son dropped the vacuum down the stairs and now the vacuum works but the front part of the vacuum does not drop back down when vacuuming any type of floor. It slowly drops and does not stay on the carpet. hope this makes sense. I have cleaned filters and suction seems strong at the small hose. the beater bar rotate very fast still.
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Accidently sucked up a shoelace with the vacuum. I turned off the vacuum and carefully removed the lace. Now, however, the vacuum makes a strange noise when I turn it on and try to vacuum the carpet using the brushes. What can I do?
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I don't feel that the vac is close enough to the carpet anymore .. it's almost like I have to push the head down so it reached the carpet to roll the brush through it ... I've tried a friends vac and it shows nicely that you've just vacuumed the carpet .. heavy traffic areas are not getting pulled back up .. I have the short shag type carpet .. Thanks
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I have a Dyson vacuum cleaner ...upright....all of a sudden my vacuum started making this awful sound...like a loud buzz...but only when I have it on carpet....when I have it on "floor" mode it's fine....sometimes(although seldom) it has worked without buzzing...and it's LOUD!!....I have only had this vacuum for a year....and no...I have never picked up any coins or hard stuff.only use it for 2 rooms.the rest of the house is wood floors.......what shall I do? Thanks......Gloria
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I bought a used Miele vacuum with the SET210 wand, but the push button to release and clamp the telescoping wand was missing. I can get the wand to slide by pushing with my finger, but it's a little difficult. The main problem is that nothing holds it in place at the desired position. I bought a replacement push button online, but it came with no instructions. How do I install it?
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My brand new dyson dc33 vacuum ($399.00) is making an annoying sound when applied using a carpet setting. This only occurs on my thinner carpets, not on my thicker carpets. Do I have to inspect the clutch and fan mechanism and replace it? It's a brand new vaccum for god's sakes!
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