Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away NV501

The shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 is a upright vacuum cleaner that is used indoors. The reason it is called lift away, is that you can actually lift the canister part of the vacuum away from the stick end so that you can reach hard to vacuum places in your home. So it is like a 2-1 upright vacuum cleaner.
It has a HEPA filter and a anti-allergen complete seal technology.

About HEPA filter. This is what webmd.com says…

“Air pollution isn’t just car exhaust or factory smoke. Dust mites, mold spores, pollen, and pet dander in the air inside your home can cause problems if your family has allergies or asthma. Using HEPA filters can trap these pollutants and may help bring allergy relief.”

It’s extra large capacity dust cup and an extensive range of tools and accessories makes it possible for it to clean your home from floor to ceiling.

This shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 vacuum, traps 99% of dusts. It has some power brushes that can pick up pet hairs, debris and also deep cleans dander from all surfaces.

Features.
1. Liftaway
shark rotator professional lift-away nv501The weight of this vacuum cleaner is just 8.4 pounds without the cord weight. So most people will be able to carry this vacuum about the house.
To remove the lift-away, just detach it from the upright and you have a canister and a upright.
You can use it on most surfaces. Plush carpets, pile carpets if not too high. Maybe one inch high. Oriental rugs, hard floors, you name it. It’s an all rounder.
The actual reason for the liftaway is to allow you extend the reach of the motorized cleaner head, for access to certain areas you will not otherwise be able to reach. Like under very low tables, sofa crevices, etc.

2. Premium Pet Power Brush
shark rotator professional lift-away nv501The Premium Pet Power Brush of the shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 picks up pet hairs and other debris. It is powered by the suction. To use it? Just detach the wand from the handle and attach the power brush to it and the suction will take over the job. With it you can really get rid of a lot of hairs in places like your sofa. Also the brush roll is self propelled if it is on while using on carpets. It is not, when used in the off position on hard floors. These are all controlled with the push of buttons.

3. Complete seal technology.
shark rotator professional lift-away nv501The complete seal technology of the shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 can trap 99.9% of dusts and allergen.
The problem with a unsealed HEPA vacuum cleaner is that it may allow dusts and allergens escape into the air before they reach the filter which is supposed to filter them. Hence the complete seal technology. This technology combined with two foam filters keeps the dusts and allergens from escaping into the air.

4. LED lights and Advanced Swivel Steering.
The shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 can be maneuvered very easily because it has very good steering control. Not heavy on the hand. This is very important, because of the pressure this can put on your wrist. If you are going to vacuum the whole house, then you will be doing a lot of twists and turns to get a really good clean. The LED lights illuminate the way just ahead of the vacuum.

5. 3 Filters.
Filtration, is one of the most important component of a vacuum cleaner, and the shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 doesn’t disappoint. It has three filters combining and working together to carry out it’s filtering process. The pre-motor foam filter, premotor flet filters and the HEPA filter.
The first two are supposed to be cleaned every 3 months while the last (HEPA) can be cleaned once every year. Talk about almost maintenance free. Cleaning the pre-motor filters is very easy.
There are a few indicators to tell when the filters need cleaning. These are, low suction, restricted airflow, vacuum stops picking little or no dirt.

6. Lightweight.
The weight is light. Very easy to push or pull.

7. Hose and Cord.
Hose Length (Compressed) is 8.4 feet and Cord Length is 30 feet. While the cord length is long enough same cannot be said of the hose length. Using the vacuum in lif-away position could make the hose length seem short. Especially if you using it on a vaulted ceiling.

Dimensions
The dimensions of the shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 is 45.7 x 12.1 x 12.2 inches.. weight 15.5 pounds. Hose Length (Compressed) and Cord Length are 8.4 feet; 30 feet respectively. Dust Cup Capacity (Max Fill Line) 1.3 dry quarts.

Accessories
Accessories included with of the shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 are:
(1) Dusting Brush
(2) 12″ Crevice Tool
(3) Premium Pet Power Brush.
Also bonus tools are:
a. Straight Nozzle ,
b. Wide Upholstery Tool

Pros
a) great price for a quality product
b) very lightweight
c) powerful suction
d) bagless
e) very low noise
f) very easy to clean

Cons
a) some people have complained of the hose being too short.
b) this vacuum being very light makes it to topple over most times when the canister is detached.
c) cleaning the power brush could be a little tricky and annoying

Consumer Ratings.
The shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 has glowing reviews on amazon.com. it has a 4.5 stars reviews out of 5 stars. With over 3000 reviewers.

Price
The price of The shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 is reasonable for the quality you get. You may want to go for the more expensive vacuum cleaners like the Dysons, but this vac gives you quality at a more cheaper price.

Summary.
The shark rotator professional lift-away nv501 is very versatile vacuum cleaner at a good price. This evidenced by the number of people who have bought and used and still give a 4.5 stars review out of 5 stars. If you are looking for a vacuum cleaner with very good suction, low noise and necessary accessories to clean your floor, stairs, upholstery, curtains and low ceiling, this is the vacuum for you.

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