Hoover BH50010 Stick Vacuum Cleaner Review
When you’re looking for a lightweight, cordless stick vacuum with the power to tackle your cleaning jobs, what catches your eye about this machine is the obvious plus: it’s a Hoover.
This Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, BH50010 is the first stick-style vacuum that offers Hoover’s patented WindTunnel Technology. Combining that with the convenience of a cordless design and Hoover’s One Touch Brush roll activation makes for a powerful cleaning tool that is hard to beat.
When breaking it down to the pros and cons of purchasing this vacuum, the list measures up this way:
- Cordless with included Energy Star battery charger
- 18-volt Lithium Ion battery is interchangeable
- Combines bagless design with WindTunnel Technology
- 11-inch nozzle width and easily adjustable height
- Edge-cleaning bristles are motorized
- One Touch Brush roll activation
- Cyclonic filtration edge cleaning
- Low profile base
- Vacuum includes 2-year limited warranty
- Battery and charger carry 2-year limited warranty
We Don't Like
- Brush must be turned off to remove risk of scratching on hardwood floors
- No stair handle makes it awkward on stairs
- Battery life can vary dramatically, depending on usage
The Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, BH50010 boasts a Fade-Free power supply with the included lithium-ion battery system. This is the only stick model cordless vacuum that Hoover offers with their WindTunnel technology. The bagless system includes cyclonic filtration to help increase your cleanup capability while decreasing your cleaning work load.
The Hoover Linx Cordless is designed to transition from carpet to hardwood floors. While the brush roll has to be turned off when cleaning hard floors, it still packs the suction and power to life dirt from carpet as well as nooks and crannies of wooden floors. The power controls are conveniently located in the handle, so you can change your settings at your fingertips.
A fully compatible battery charger is included with purchase. There is also a battery fuel gauge to let you see at a glance how much battery life is left. The edge-cleaning bristles keep your cleaning power going from edge-to-edge to tackle accumulated dirt at floorboards and in corners. The wide cleaning path also lets you cover a larger surface area to shorten your time spent cleaning. When the job is done, the bottom release collection cup lets you dump the dirt without soiling your hands.
The Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner is lightweight weighing an easily managed 10 pounds. The low-profile base makes maneuvering around and under furniture simple with a head unit that measures only 11 inches by 8 inches and a handle height of 42 inches.
If you’re looking for a simple to use, powerful cordless vacuum that will take care of your carpets and your hardwood floors, the Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, BH50010 is worth a serious look. The powerful WindTunnel technology and the convenience of a cordless power supply makes it stand out above its competitors. The low profile of the base allows for cleaning under furniture and counter edges and the extreme recline handle lets you get to those hard-to-reach places easily. Add in the powerful reputation of Hoover, and the decision about which cordless vacuum is best becomes a simple one.