I have had only Kirby Sweepers for 40 years...I needed an extra sweeper for the upstairs and decided to try Eureka...
Needless to say it picked stuff out of our area rug that we thought was quite clean...
I told my daughter about it and she wanted to borrow it...she called everytime she emptied the canister...she was very impressed also..
I would rate this vacuum 5 stars..
I bought this vacuum for my one bedroom apartment. I have severe allergies so I need a vacuum that will get all the dirt the first time around. I love this vacuum. When I saw on the box that it said it worked as good as a [...] I was skeptical. I used a [...] for years at my parents house and liked it for the most part. However, being on the right out of college budget a [...] was out of the price range. After reading reviews and looking at the features at the store I finally settled on this one. It works great! Unlike the [...] that my parents have I can fit under my nightstands and end tables due to the smaller base of the vacuum which saves me a ton of time moving things to clean around them. The carpet was brand new so I had a ton of fuzzy's in the first vacuum and it did not loose suction or clog this vacuum once, this happened with my parents [...] after every room when they got new carpet. Had it for a week used it twice and no complaints.