. 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.
The 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 liftaway, 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 a 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. Complete seal technology. The 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.
3. Premium pet power brush
There is the pet power brush which 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.
4. Deep cleans dander from all surfaces
5. 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.
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 working together to carry out it’s filtering. 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.
FROM THE MANUAL:
“Remove the dust cup and pull the donut-shaped filter assembly from the top of the motor housing. Slide the foam filter off the assembly and remove the felt filter. The felt filter comes with a small ribbon pull-tab to make it easier to remove. Rinse the filters thoroughly in lukewarm water until the water runs clear. Squeeze out excess water and let air-dry for at least 24 hours before replacing. Do not place filters in the dishwasher or washing machine. Once dry, place the felt filter into vacuum first, then add the foam filter.” And the HEPA FILTER..
“Remove the filter cover from the front of the vacuum by pulling open to one side. Remove the HEPA filter cartridge and rinse under lukewarm water, dirty side down, until the water runs clear. Allow the filter to air-dry completely for 24 hours. Once the HEPA filter is dry, place it back into the vacuum. Replace the cover by lining up the tabs on one side and swinging the door securely closed until it clicks into place.”
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.
The weight is light. Very easy to push or pull.
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 liftaway position could make the hose length seem short. Especially if you using it on a vaulted ceiling.
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 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:
1. Straight Nozzle ,
2. Wide Upholstery Tool
a) great price for a quality product
b) very lightweight
c) powerful suction
e) very low noise
f) very easy to clean
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.
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.
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.
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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