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OT Dyson Vac Vs.laminate floor

DarnocDarnoc Posts: 2,661
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
Going to put down a Pergo or tougher grade of laminate in my living room.Will this vac pick up dog hair with the bare floor setting.I have had a Dyson for six years and swear by it but not to sure about the hard floor scene.With a Mastiff and a dauchund mix running around there is quite a bit of hair.


  • Beanie-BeanBeanie-Bean Posts: 3,092
    You may have to get the hard floor attachment for that. Basically, it is a wide attachment that goes on the hose. I've had pretty good luck running the vacuum directly on the hardwood floor, though.

    This is the one for the DC15 that I own:

    Not sure which model you're running...
  • We got the Dyson Animal vac (the purple one) last year. The machine itself has a carpet/floor option, I use that sometimes. OR it came with the floor attachment to use with the hose. Usually use this option...just depends on how lazy I am. As you know, we have the Mastiff, African grey parrot, and 2 cats running around.....with hardwood and satillo tile floors. It gets, cat puke, and bird feathers. Don't worry bout the won't need any other special vac.....
  • DarnocDarnoc Posts: 2,661
    Thank you for the heads up.My house has always been wall to wall carpet and never used a vac on a bare floor before.Makes me feel better that I don't have to go out and shop around for a second machine.I do love the Dyson . Yhat thing sure does kick some butt I must say because I have tried all of the top end units out there.Kinda like being a proud Big Green owner.It feels good to be able to say to someone I told you so.
  • fyrcatfyrcat Posts: 41
    We too have had a Dyson animal for about 5 years. We have pergo/tile/hardwood/carpets. Have 3 dogs, african grey parrot, and husband. Does great for all...I use the floor attachment for all hard surfaces. I love the Vac, but my husband does not. He thinks it is too heavy. We also have a Miele canister. I do not think it does a very good job. The Dyson gets everything, and no bags!!!! Cathy
  • I have laminate floors throughout most of the house ( though I would never have them again). With dog hair and sand, I gave up on the regular vac and now use my Shop -Vac with HEPA fiter and a smooth floor brush attatchment from the house vac. One long heavy duty extention cord and I can do the whole first floor without unplugging. The Shop-Vac does a much better jobon the smooth surface.
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