Updated 15 Sep 2017

Home & Co

2 in 1 Cordless Stick Vacuum VSS01B15P

Snapshot: The Kmart exclusive Home & Co 2 in 1 Cordless Stick Vacuum VSS01B15P is very cheap. Is it a bargain or a dud?

2 in 1 Cordless Stick Vacuum VSS01B15P
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$69

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Test results

Overall score
53
Carpet full clean
?/10
Pet-hair removal
?/10
Corners & edges
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent pet-hair removal.
  • Easy to use.
  • Relatively long running time.
  • Very cheap.
  • OK hard-floor cleaning.
  • OK car-cleaning ability.
  • Can be used as a hand-held.
  • Has crevice tool and dusting brush.
  • Has power head for cleaning carpet (though it doesn't work well).

But

  • Extremely poor carpet-cleaning performance.
  • Very poor corners-and-edges cleaning.
  • Small bin capacity, even for a stick vac.
  • No upholstery tool.

How we test: cordless stick models

Overall score includes:

Carpet: 30%
Hard floor cleaning: 10%
Corners and edges: 15%
Pet hair: 15%
Ease of use: 30%

Price is from a March 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$69
Type
Cordless stick
Head type
Power
Reliability
No data available
Satisfaction
No data available

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
66
Edge distance at side/front (mm)
Not measured
Reach (m)
n/a
Weight (kg)
2.2
Bagless
Yes
Bag/bin volume (L)
0.2
Power measured (W)
Not measured
Battery type
Ni-mH
Battery voltage
14.4
Claimed charge time (hours)
4-6
Running time (minutes)
20

Features

Hand-held option
Yes
HEPA filter
No
Variable power
Yes, 2 speeds
Wand suction control
n/a
Carpet height control
n/a

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
K-mart only.

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