Thursday, December 10, 2015

THIS POST NOW HAS A GIVEAWAY! Who Wants a Shark Under the Tree??

 Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions stated are genuine and my own.

THIS POST, THANKS TO THE SPONSOR, HAS BEEN REVISED TO NOW OFFER A GIVEAWAY. ONE LUCKY WINNER WINS THIS SHARK POWERHEAD VACUUM. US entrants only.

Shark Rocket Powerhead
Let me introduce you to the only shark you're going to want under your Christmas Tree this year... in fact, it might be the only item you want under the tree this year, it's just that good! The picture above is what's in the box. It's two rollers, the vacuum, the vacuum stick, and a case that attaches to the vacuum for the roller that's not in use.

The rollers are different colors so you know if you have carpet or hardwood in there.
If you've been here before, you may know that I'm not the actual greatest at putting things together on my own. This was a cinch though, and even interchanging items for different kinds of use didn't cause me a problem. Right now I'm talking about the rollers. To get into the compartment where the rollers were, I simply popped the buttons as designated on each end, popped a roller in and replaced the top. Good to go...even for directionally-challenged me. ;)

The rollers are different colors so you know whether the one for carpet or hardwood is attached, at a glance. The roller you are not using slides into the carriage compartement that attaches to the handle with velcro, keeping it at your fingertips in just a moment's notice. When I went to vacuum in low-to-reach places that required a low angle, that velcro strap came in handy because i just used it to switch the case around a bit to accommodate me.

Attaching the rollers is as easy as pushing open the lid
and popping the brush you want, in/out.
Not only is it an extremely easy to put-together vacuum, and an extremely easy to use one as well. It's also very light-weight! Recovering from my surgery, I definitely appreciate that it's about a pound to push, and nine pounds total to carry (not including the cord). I used this in every room in the house and didn't have to rest at all afterwards. I'm nearing the end of my 'getting better' stage, but it's still hard for me to push. With the Shark Rocket Powerhead, it really was not a big deal. I thought sitting down to rest was going to be in the order of things when I finished, but I was fine and went on to do other things when I was done.

Easy to read instructions on the vacuum itself

The vacuum has easy-to-read instructions all over it, one of which is the suction control. All you have to do to ensure this vacuum keeps its suction, is rinse and dry the filter once a month. Easy peasy, and nice! I'm glad though that they put a note on the vacuum to remind you to do this... it seems like it should be a given, but honestly when you pull out the vacuum to clean up, the filter is usually the last thing on your mind. Or at least, that's true with me. With the written reminder, I'll be better able to keep up with things. I figured I'll rinse the filter out the first of every month, that way it's an easy thing to remember.

Easy to run over multi-layered carpets.
This vacuum is lightweight and a joy to use!
You can run it over multi-layered carpets and it will adjust to the height well. It also runs on bare or hardwood floors (with the proper roller, as discussed above, attached). When I was using it on the area rug you see pictured above, I was very careful, sure it was going to snag and pull the edges when I moved over from it to the carpeted floor. If you would have seen me, you'd have laughed, but whatevs!! It's a big deal when a vacuum sucks up the edge of an area rug (that burning carpet smell as it gets stuck around the roller, ugh!! not that I'd um...know about that kind of thing firsthand ;) ). This one breezed right over the layers, and I was able to breathe much, much easier.

The Shark Rocket Powerhead Pivots.
The vacuum pivots in both directions with ease, so you can get around corners and furniture without a hassle. I was so happy with the pivoting that I was doing a little pivot dance while I was vacuuming. My child asked me if that was a part of the review and I told him it absolutely was a part of the review! :)

It also lays flat on the ground so you can get underneath the furniture.
It also lays flat on the ground so you can get in and under furniture with no problem. No more bumping the couch or bedframe and having to stop what you're doing. Say it with me: Goodbye dust bunnies! This is my 'almost favorite' feature of the vacuum. I was able to get right down on the ground and push this baby to the nether regions of the under-the-bed world where dust goes to hide. It went in and did its job, and came back out like nobody's business. Nice, Shark... very, very nice! I didn't get a picture of me flat on the ground testing it out, simply because I don't want my readers to laugh at me, I want you to laugh with me. ;)

The dirt catcher location is my favorite feature.
Besides the actual power of the vacuum, which of course trumps every little gadget and perk, my favorite thing about the vacuum is the location of the dirt catcher. Pop it out with the touch of a button to open and empty, but in the meantime it stays conceled in this nice little compartment. I think that's awesome. I don't like the compartment on the upright part of a vacuum because it just looks ugly when the dirt starts getting in there. No worries with this one, the dirt in the cup is concealed inside of the vacuum cover.

This is a vacuum I love. This is my early Christmas present for me. This vaccum makes me very happy.

 Shark Rocket ® Powerhead
·         Weighs a total of nine pounds, not including the cord, and less than one pound in hand
·         Interchangeable brushrolls are easy to assemble and clean via innovative roller garage
o    Carpet & Floor Brush and Gentle Touch Hard Floor Brushroll clean carpets, rugs and hard floor surfaces
·         Fingertip Controls for easy transitions between hard floors, carpet and area rugs
·         Multi-position adjustable heights tailored to personal preference and compact storage
·         Breakthrough engineering combines motor and dust cup in the head of the vacuum, reducing airflow path and maximizing efficiency and power
·         Available at all major retailers nationwide in August, starting at $169 MSRP

You can learn more about this vacuum by visiting the Shark website. You can also follow them on Facebook and/or Twitter.

Do you have someone on your Christmas list who would love this vacuum?

One lucky winner gets one of these to call their own! US entrants only!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

128 comments:

  1. I would LOVE to find one of these under the tree, but I think my husband is too scared to actually get me one for xmas. I would love it, but he doesn't believe me.

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  2. I want a Shark under my tree! My vacuum is on its last legs, and I keep hearing how awesome Shark is.

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  3. That one looks cool! I want to have it, I'm sure my husband would love it too.

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  4. Good that it can really get the job done and go under places easy as can be

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  5. We now live in a house where we don't need a vacuum per se (no carpet), but I have heard great things about this shark.

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  6. This looks perfect for my daughter who has her own apartment. Love that it stores flat and Shark has such a good reputation!

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  7. No. But my vacuum cleaner hasn't been working very well. The belt keeps breaking.

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  8. Way cool! I'm a clean freak and I make sure my home is always clean. This would definitely help me a lot!

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  9. This one looks reliable vacuum, I would love to have it to keep my carpet and rags clean.

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  10. This sounds like a really nice vacuuum. I definitely like all the features and its power would be awesome for all the extra dirt that gets tracked in with the snow.

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  11. It looks like a great vacuum! I'd love to have one for touch-ups on my main floor. It's the perfect size for getting out for quick jobs before company arrives!

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  12. That is so nice! That would be great to get asd Christmas gift from Santa, hint, hint, lol!

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  13. I love my Shark! Such a great product!

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  14. Sounds like a great vacuum. I have a very dirty old carpet and having a hard time to clean it up

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  15. We don't have vacuum and it looks a really great vacuum and to keep clean our carpets

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  16. That looks like a vacuum that would actually do the job! Looks very sturdy and love the color too!

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  17. Unfortunately I don't have carpeting and my hardwood floors are unfinished, but I am considering area rugs so once I do that I will definitely need something like this!

    Tracy @ Ascending Butterfly

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  18. Vacuum cleaners are totally an indispensable cleaning tool for any household. This reminds me, I need to buy a new one. Thanks for giving me an idea. :)

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  19. It's funny you ask the question, who wants a shark under their tree? Last year, I picked out a Shark for under my tree. I love, love. love it. It isn't quite the same model, but I can tell you a Shark vac. is the way to go. This one looks great too!!

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  20. I love Shark products! It's the only vacuum I will ever use!

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  21. Anything that will make my life a lot easier and my house cleaner I'm all about! I love finding new house products that are just so worth it!

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  22. i do need a new vacuum so i would love that. of course, id love hardwood floors more, but... lol. i have heard great things about the shark.

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  23. This sounds like a tough vacuum. I love that it's light and it gets the job done. I will check this out.

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  24. This is really a powerful vacuum and the design too. Homemaker would love to have this at their homes.

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  25. I go through vacuums like no other person I swear. I can never find one that works wesl, doesn't croak in 6 nor burn up.

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  26. oh, wow! I always loved the vacuum carpet marks. I want one for Christmas for sure!

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  27. My best friend would love one of these under her tree for Christmas! I mean who wouldn't?

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  28. I need this for me! Yep, I said it! :)
    Love the different colored rollers for different areas too!

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  29. I would LOVE to find a Shark under my tree! I just have a wimpy little vacuum and it's starting to die on me, I need an upgrade! LOL!

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  30. My vacuum is on the fritz. So I am about to be faced with the vacuum dilemma once again. This sharks looks absolutely FABULOUS!

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  31. I would love to try this thing out! I would definitely want one under my Christmas tree. I love to have a clean house and using the newest technology is always great!

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  32. Yes yes yes I would love to see that under my tree this year. Looks great!

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  33. I would love to have a shark under the tree. I've been very nice and not naughty this year so I hope Santa gets to read this. :)

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  34. I do but I know I won't get one because my vacuum is still new lol. But this would really be a great gift.

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  35. Omg I would love it if Santa brought me one of these!!! Swear I'm the only girl that loves getting gifts like this!

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  36. I have 2 cats and could certainly use a Shark Vacuum. There is always so much hair on my wood floors.

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  37. Um...me! I actually already have one and it is the best investment! Mine picks up everything and I also love the steam mop.

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  38. I do! I need to stop the madness and get a vacuum so I no longer have to sweep my rugs. We've got hardwood everywhere but our decorative rugs take a beating!

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  39. This is a nice sweeper! I had one of their Swivel Sweepers for years and was pretty bummed when it finally kicked the bucket after daily use. Shark really makes high quality products that last quite a while!

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  40. thanks for the review! I am looking for a new vacuum

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  41. This looks likea lovely vacuum. I need a new one soon.

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  42. Wonderful review! I have never tried a Shark vacuum before, but I have heard nothing but good about them. :)

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  43. This does indeed sound like an amazing vacuum that I would love under my Christmas tree this year. I love the Shark products and they do work really great and are light weight which I really love.

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  44. Me, me, me! I want one! I could definitely use this for all the dog hair we have around our house!

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  45. Me! I Want a vacuume under the tree!! With so many animals we go through them so we need a really good one that can stand up to our herd!

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  46. That so needs to be under my tree! What a great gift for people who have kids and pets.

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  47. This would be a perfect gift for this mama!

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  48. Although it's not exactly like the one you have, I have a Shark vacuum. It's the best brand I've ever had in a vacuum.

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  49. The Powerhead vacuum weighs only 9 pounds

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  50. I learned that it has power steering.

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  51. They look lightweight and easy to handle!!

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  52. I like that it has a all surface brush roll and also a gentle cleaning brush roll.

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  53. I learned that, compared to Dyson Big Ball, this one is better!

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  54. I like that it has the weight in the head..

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  55. I learned this about this vacuum cleaner; new lightweight Shark® Rocket® Powerhead. By moving all the cleaning components conveniently into the head of the vacuum, we were able to shorten the suction path to the dust cup by as much as 80%

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  56. I love that it weighs only 9 pounds total and 1 pound when using it.

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  57. I love that it's lightweight and can be taking upstairs and downstairs with ease. Brittney House

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  58. I like how lightweight some of the units are

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  59. I learned that Mark Rosen, CEO of SharkNinja, is the third generation of his family to lead the company

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  60. I like that it's corded so always ready to use with no need to wait for recharging

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  61. I like the Shark® Navigator™ Lift-Away® Pro

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  62. Thanks for the review! I am looking for a new vacuum

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  63. Awesome review! I would love to have this vacuum under my tree.

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  64. I learned that it has more suction power than any upright Dysons! how awesome is that?

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  65. melissaandkeith millerDecember 11, 2015 at 3:27 PM

    Shark® Pro Spray Mop would be great to have

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  66. I like that there are different brush heads

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  67. I love that most of them are bag less!

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  68. I learned it has a gentle touch brush roll for hard floors and has a 5 year warranty.

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  69. I learned that it has a brushroll for every floor.

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  70. I went to the website and learned it has power steering.

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  71. I like the Shark® Rotator® Vac or Steam™.

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  72. I would like the Shark® Rotator® Powered Lift-Away® Series especially since my vacuum just broke.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

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  73. Heavy duty cleaning without the heavy lifting. Although, I don't really care how heavy, I just want it to clean well.

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  74. I love how manueverable they all are.
    sksweeps (at) earthlink (dot) net

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  75. I really like that the vacuum is light weight.

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  76. I learned that there are interchangeable brush rolls.

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  77. I have a Rocket Pet and a handheld. Love them both. Now I want Shark® Sonic Duo® Carpet & Hard Floor Cleaner.

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  78. I see they have more light weight vacumms. I like the ultra light vacuum.

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  79. I learned that the Shark Power Head is lightweight (9 lbs)

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  80. I learned that the shark only weighs 9 lbs compared to the Dyson which is 17.6 lbs.

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  81. They have a whole section on cleaning tips

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  82. I like that all of the weight of this vacuum is on the floor and not in your hand! That seems like it would be super helpful!
    addictedtorodeo at gmail dot com
    Ashley C

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  83. I like that this vacuum seems really pet friendly which is the major issue with my current one.

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  84. just over 1 pound means not a big deal going up and down stairs all the time.
    LOVE IT

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  85. I like that you can use it on hardwood floors.

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  86. I learned that it weighs only 9 lbs* overall and just
    1 lb in your hand when vacuuming.

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  87. The Shark Company shortened the suction path to the dust cup by as much as 80% and put all the vacuum's weight where it counts most—on the floor, not in your hand. I would love one of these as my vacuum is so heavy that it is hard to push.

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  88. A feature that I really like on the vacuum is the telescoping handle that adjuststo your comfort height. This makes for
    easy storage, too.

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  89. I like you can use it on carpet or hard floors because we have both.

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  90. I sure could use a new vacuum. This would be so awesome.

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  91. I would love to have the Shark® 2-in-1 Blast & Scrub Steam Pocket® Mop.

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  92. I like how it cleans and shines hard wood floors

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  93. I like that Shark has so many different models and functions to their machines. It makes customizing your cleaning tools easy.

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  94. i like that the shark products are highly rated and economically priced. they are perfect for us.

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  95. I really like the Shark Vac-Then-Steam!

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  96. it weighs only 9 lbs - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  97. I like the power steering feature and the ability to get under furniture.

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  98. I learned that SharkNinja’s roots date back more than a century, originating in Europe, then moving to Canada, and finally settling in Newton, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston.

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  99. I like that they're so lightweight - we actually just bought one for my Mother In Law yesterday

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  100. I learned that it is remarkably easy to maneuver!

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  101. I love the Fingertip Controls for easy transitions between hard floors, carpet and area rugs. This is an amazing vacuum.

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  102. I learned you get savings when you buy directly from shark.

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  103. I would like to have their Rotator® Powered
    Lift-AwayTM Canister
    Model #: NR96

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  104. I love that this vacuum weighs only nine pounds overall and you do not have to worry about a cord getting wrapped around the furniture.

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  105. Everytime I see the Shark commercial I want one!

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  106. I learned the Shark has interchangeable brushes

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  107. I like the Shark® Steam Mop Model #: S3101

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  108. I like that it only weighs one pound in the hand while in use.

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  109. I would like to have the Shark® Blast & Scrub Steam Pocket® Mop, we have all tile floors and I would love to have this mop.

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  110. I like the Shark Rotator canister vacuum.

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  111. I learned that you can lift the tab for instant access to the brushroll. There’s no belt to mess with and no plates to unscrew. Just remove, clean, and replace.

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  112. I love the size and that it is a powerful but light weight vacuum cleaner.

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  113. i love how lightweight it is! It only weighs one pound in your hand!

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  114. I love the fact that it has a pop up dust cup! I also like that it only weighs 9 pounds especially for those of us that have a physical/medical challenge.

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  115. I need one of these vacuums because it only weighs a total of nine pounds.

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  116. I love that its lightweight

    jwats1127@cox.net

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  117. O my gosh I would be so so thrilled with this love the size and weight power

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  118. This is really a powerful and lightweight vacuum. I have 3 dogs that shed so I could use this vacuum.

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  119. I learned that it only weighs 9lbs or simply 1lb in your hand.

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  120. Thank You for the giveaway… we like the five year warranty !

    Rafflecopter: Bryan E.

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  121. I love that this works on hardwood floors as well as carpet!

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  122. I like the Shark Lift-Away Professional Steam Pocket Mop

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  123. I like the Shark® Vac-Then-Steam®. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  124. This post has helped me for an article which I am writing. Thank you for giving me another point of view on this topic. Now I can easily complete my article. Cheers

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