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Anyone got a Dyson vacuum cleaner?

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jean,300171 Report 13 Jun 2008 19:57

we have two dyson's one an o4 which other half does up stairs with and the Ball which I use for downstairs I like the Ball as one can swivall it around with out much effert...spelling?and it certainly picks up my border collies hair off carpets and you can wash all of the parts which i do about once a fortnight.jean

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥ Report 13 Jun 2008 00:03

Thanks for the link Bob, oh what have you started now by saying you do the vacuuming in your house.

Only problem I have with the Dyson is they are rather heavy to use/lift upstairs.



Bobtanian Report 12 Jun 2008 23:59

go should find out all you need to know!!

or here


SilverLady Report 12 Jun 2008 23:57

I have a Dyson and I do all the vacuuming in our house. I dont think that my OH even knows where to plug it into. Lol.

Love and Peace

Small blonde Angel

Small blonde Angel Report 12 Jun 2008 23:51

My husband does the vaccuming in my house and I have a Dyson

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥ Report 12 Jun 2008 23:42

Well Robert,

Thanks for the info about the filter but I can only say I have had several Dyson's and both my daughter have them too but none of the men in our houses do the vacuuming.


♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥ Report 12 Jun 2008 23:37

Thanks Sheila,

I will checkout the website thank you!! What I am worried about is there may be more than one filter, not sure though but website may help with that too.
Maybe one day my O1 model will be worth a fortune ha ha.



BigBadWolf Report 12 Jun 2008 23:35

Every household I know of which has a Dyson, the men do the vacuuming - it is such a fascinating process!

The filter under the bin is the final filter, and should never need cleaning, hence your difficulty in removing it. The filter you want is in the top of the bin; you should find a clip that will make it open and hinge back. The sponge filter will just pull out.


SheilaWestWilts Report 12 Jun 2008 23:32

Hi Betty - I've got a DC04 and there's a button at the top of the cylinder which just flips up and the filter lifts out. However if you go to the Dyson website, every model is listed, with instructions - the filter mechanisms do vary.

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥ Report 12 Jun 2008 23:31

Hi Helen,

My Dyson is an 07, not as fancy as yours, I even still have my Dyson 01 the very first Dyson on the market and it still works too.


Helen in Kent

Helen in Kent Report 12 Jun 2008 23:28

I've just bought the Dyson 25, the filters are washable, which is fantastic.

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥ Report 12 Jun 2008 23:27

Hi Robert,

Thanks for your reply too, not often you get a male person able to tell you about vacuum cleaner!! I just want to know the bright yellow bits are there but I am not sure which yellow bit is for the filter, don't want to break it doing the wrong thing.


♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥ Report 12 Jun 2008 23:24

Hi Sheila,

Thanks for your reply!
I think it is that type upright, round bit under the clear plastic dust collecter is that where filter is? How do you get the filter out the round plastic bit that holds the filter, thats my problem. I don't want to break anything by doing it the wrong way.



BigBadWolf Report 12 Jun 2008 23:22

Which filter? There are several. However, Dyson has made sure that all are secure, yet easily accessible; you should be able to dismantle to the filter without using any tools - if you feel you need a screwdriver, you are doing it wrong! All the relevant clips and catches are brightly coloured (most often yellow), so fiddle about...


SheilaWestWilts Report 12 Jun 2008 23:19

If it's an upright cleaner with the permanent sponge filter, just take it out and rinse well in warm water (you can do the basket it sits in as well). Allow to dry THOROUGHLY before putting it back in - overnight should be OK

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥

♥Betty Boo from Dundee♥ Report 12 Jun 2008 23:16

I have lost the instructions and want to clean the filter but don't know how to do that, can anyone help?