"I have been using a Trend vacuum for years and I have to say that this hoover is better in every respect. It's much lighter, quieter and seems about as powerful too. This is a fantastic little hoover. I love the handle on the top that makes for easy carrying. Sure, it's capacity is fairly limited, but it's more than enough for most jobs such as sanding or cutting. It has the advantage that the hose fits most tools, including dewalt. the only downside to the hoover is that it doesn't have a power socket for tools. It so light that it's particularly suited to attachment to tools when you are moving around. Really great with a sander! Absolutely can't fault it. I am about to try this ones large brother, but I am pretty sure I am going to prefer this one, because its so compact. Its so light that you could easily add a strap and throw it over your shoulder. For a static workstation then sure, go for the larger model, but for most tradesmen this smaller model is perfect."
"I purchased one of these for my handyman business. Made the mistake of letting my wife see it in action, she demanded that I buy one for her. It outperformed her domestic branded vacuum cleaner by miles. So it tips over if you carelessly tug it along, so it does not come with a bag (its a bagless machine) its worth double the price. and its less than half the weight of my tired old henry."
"It works well but has a small clip on the bottom of the filter, If this breaks, which mine did, the unit will not work correctly. I made one from metal to replace it with. Shame as otherwise its a good little machine."
"It does what is inteneded, however it has some issues.
There is NO Bag included as the manufacturer states is included.
It is NOT a wet & dry cleaner as Screwfix says, it has not protection against water - fluid will kill this and blow your fuses!
It falls over a lot as the hose and weight is at the top. I added a large lead weight in the base, which helps a lot and makes it weigh a tonne when carrying, still it doesn't fall over the merest paperclip anymore.
Non-standard size hose and the accessories are obscene prices.
You might be better off going for the ebauer version quite honestly, a friend has one and its much more versatile."
"Bought this Wet / Dry vacuum cleaner last week only to discover that it is shipped without a bag?! It will only work for 5 minutes before the engine filter is completely blocked and needs cleaning. Be warned, if you don't clean it, you will wreck the motor! Customer service at Karcher said they would send me a bag, free of charge. I'm still waiting for it's arrival a week later. The engine is also very noisy. I can't comment on it's wet vacuum capabilities as I haven't used this function as yet."
"Although the vacuum works OK, the filter, falls to pieces and screwfix do not stock the filters or the bags which are most definitely required unless you want to unblock the filter every 2 minutes, fancy selling it but no essential items to go with it."