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Vax Airlift Steerable Pet Vacuum Cleaner

We have been busy trying out the fab Vax Airlift Steerable Pet Vacuum Cleaner thanks to the lovely people from Vax.

I have always been a big fan of Vax to be honest and my current hoover is from the Vax pet range too. I have had my hoover for a while now without any problems, so I was a little apprehensive that this new one could be any better. How wrong was I?

I absolutely love it! The steerable function is amazing for getting around corners and turns with ease as it swivels to accommodate where you want to go. It also reclines flat, making it easy to get under the bed, under chairs and so on, which I think is really handy.

The best feature for me by far is the lift out cylinder.

Lightweight for Cleaning Stairs

vax lift out cylinder

It makes cleaning the stairs so much easier. No more lifting the whole hoover unit up the stairs and it halves the time it takes to hoover the car now. I used to place my hold hoover on the car mat outside and with the hose not being all that long, I would pull like hell to try and reach inside the car and end up pulling the hoover over and all sorts. I can just take the cylinder inside the car with me and reach all of those crumbs and half eaten snacks from the kids!

Another thing that gave it the thumbs up from me was the long cord, so I was able to go in and out of the rooms without having to unplug it from one socket to another. The suction is brilliant too. We have just had new carpets upstairs, so I still get the odd piece of carpet pile in my present hoover. However when I hoovered with the steerable Vax, it picked up loads more.

It can be used on carpets and hard floors which is useful for me as we have both throughout the house.

Versatile Cleaning 

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The hose is sufficient for hard to reach places and you also get three additional attachments including the turbo tool which can get dirt and pet hair from your surfaces.

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You also get a whopping 6 year guarantee with your new hoover.

Overall I am really happy with this model and very impressed with its performance.

You can buy this for £159.99.

You can check it out in action in our quick clip. Please note – No need to be jealous of the socks!

*I was sent this product free of charge for the purpose of this review, however all thoughts and opinions are my own*

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24 Comments

  1. Lyndsey O'Halloran

    July 12, 2016 at 6:57 am

    We’ve had a VAX Pet vacuum before but hated it! The brush/ bristles at the bottom get clogged up way too easily with our GSD shedding so much.

    1. Jayne

      July 12, 2016 at 7:16 am

      Oh dear, I can imagine the fur off a GS clogging a hoover up quite quickly.
      My friend has four.
      You can turn the brush function off whilst hoovering with this, so ideal to get the hair up with this setting on first, to prevent the brush getting clogged up. It has great suction too, so I imagine it keeps blockages to a minimal.

  2. Dean of Little Steps

    July 12, 2016 at 9:05 am

    Oh that’s looks great! We need a pet vacuum too, especially since our dog and cat seems to be malting – there’s hair everywhere 🙁

    1. Jayne

      July 12, 2016 at 11:09 am

      Oh sounds like this would be just what you need.
      It gets up our pooch’s hair no problem.

  3. Mellissa Williams

    July 12, 2016 at 8:31 am

    This looks fabulous, the stairs are so tricky to vacuum and I bet it picks up the pet hair so well
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    1. Jayne

      July 12, 2016 at 11:05 am

      Hi Melissa, it really is a great bit of kit!
      It gets up all of the hair from our little staffy, really can’t fault it 🙂

  4. Louise Fairweather

    July 12, 2016 at 8:59 am

    We have a cordless vax and I love it #triedtested

    1. Jayne

      July 12, 2016 at 11:06 am

      Oh I bet that’s handy!
      Vax have a fab range 🙂

  5. becca farrelly

    July 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    This looks great, I’m looking for a hoover as our current dyson is driving me insane! Its so bulky and heavy, I hate it! I need a hoover that’s easy to control and I take upstairs without needing to be a weighlifter! This one looks like I could that 🙂

    #triedtested
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  6. Talya

    July 12, 2016 at 3:50 pm

    This looks like one nifty, lightweight and easy to navigate vacuum cleaner – great review!

  7. Jan

    July 12, 2016 at 6:45 pm

    It looks like a fab vacuum cleaner! I love that the cylinder comes off to make hoovering the stairs easier. #MMBC

  8. Jo Laybourn

    July 12, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    I love the fact the cylinder comes off for cleaning the stairs! Awesome feature!

  9. Laura @dearbearandbeany

    July 12, 2016 at 9:19 pm

    That is really great to do the stairs, they are tricky and we have to sets of stairs! They are a brand you can rely on x

  10. Ana

    July 12, 2016 at 10:09 pm

    The lift out cylinder looks perfect and like you said it is beautiful and perfect for hard to reach places.

    1. Jayne

      August 3, 2016 at 4:45 pm

      It really is very useful, I think this is the best feature.
      Thanks for popping by 🙂

  11. Elizabeth

    July 13, 2016 at 4:56 am

    What a super sounding appliance! We have two cats who shed, a lot. This would be really useful in our house!
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  12. clairejustine

    July 13, 2016 at 5:41 am

    Oh wow, I need a new vacuum, I can never pick up dog hairs with my old one!!
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  13. Crummy Mummy

    July 13, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    I wish we had one of these! With two black house cats and cream carpets their fur gets EVERYWHERE! #TriedTested
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  14. Coombe Mill

    July 14, 2016 at 11:00 am

    Living on a farm finding the perfect hoover is a difficult task indeed, this one looks fab! #TriedTested
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  15. Debbie

    July 14, 2016 at 11:05 am

    Hi Jayne, we so need one of these! We battle to find a vacuum cleaner that doesn’t struggle to pick up the dog hairs. We did invest in a turbo attachment for our vacuum cleaner which has made all the difference, but I think it could still be better. The removable cylinder is a definite plus, making getting into those awkward places far easier!

    PS… I do love those socks and I’m only a little bit envious!

    xx
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  16. Anosa

    July 15, 2016 at 6:16 am

    I just purchased a Vax vacuum cleaner as I had my eye on one for a while now. This looks amazing and sounds like it does a really great job.
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  17. Jenni - Odd Socks and Lollipops

    July 18, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    This looks great, we need a new hoover, though we don’t have any pets – I have found that the pet vacuums are great for doing a fab job!

    1. Jayne

      August 3, 2016 at 4:47 pm

      It’s brill Jenni, especially for cleaning the stairs.

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