Fast forward to now and I've always said, "Hoover has been doing this for over a hundred years, should've stuck with them." Went straight to the source looked at a few and compared. Felt this was the best for the money. The free pet attachments and free shipping also helped sway my decision.
Once I received it I thought it's so small and light weight there is no way this will work...it does. I love the darn thing. I used to let the expletives fly when I vacuumed now, I whistle while I work shes' a beaut!