Electrolux EL6986A Review: Is it the quietest vacuum cleaner ever?


Electrolux EL6986A UltraSilencer Canister Vacuum Cleaner

    Who would be interested in buying this Electrolux EL6986A Vacuum Cleaner?

  • People who are looking for a quiet canister vacuum cleaner.
  • People who need a vacuum for tile and hardwood floors.
  • And people who do not like the messy to empty dust cup.

Electrolux EL6986A UltraSilencer Canister Vacuum Cleaner is very quiet, it has sound dampening technology for ultra-silent operating, with a noise level of only 65 dBA. Maybe it is not the quietest vacuum cleaner on the market, but it definitely is one of those low noise vacuums that will not scare your dogs and cats. On top of that, it works well on bare floors such as hardwood, tile, and vinyl floors. And it is bagged, so there will be no dust flying out while emptying. You just pull the old bag off, throw it away, then put on a new one. You do not need to touch any messy dust cup.

Below is Pros, Cons, and Specs of this vacuum:

    Pros of Electrolux EL6986A:

  • It is unbelievably quiet. Probably will not wake people up from their nap.
  • Works well on picking up dog hair from hardwood, tile, vinyl floors.
  • It weighs 12 pounds, lightweight and easy to maneuver.
  • Compact for small house, apartments, college dorm rooms.
  • Has soft bristle turbo nozzle that is safe for cleaning wol rugs.
  • Do not blow dust around.
  • Attachments are easy to use.
  • Has speed control to regulate suction so that you can clean delicate stuff such as drape.
    Cons of Electrolux UltraSilencer EL6986A:

  • It does not feel durable.
  • Carpet attachment is not useful, it is air driven, not powerful enough to clean certain types carpets.
  • Replacement bags are relatively expensive.
  • Does not clean edges well.
Electrolux EL6986A Specs and Features
Model: EL6986A
Design: Canister
Color: Green
Suction Control: Yes, on canister.
Motorized Brush: No
Price: Vacuum under $400, priced at $399.99 at http://electroluxusa.com (on 04.18.2013)
Power Source: Corded
Power Rating: 9 Amps
Cord Length: 21 Feet
Automatic Cord Rewind: Yes
Cleaning Path: 10 inch
Bagged or Bagless: Bagged
Electrolux EL6986A Bags Type: Can use the Electrolux S-bags (Buy at Amazon)
Filtration: HEPA Filtration
Tools: Combination dusting brush/upholstery tool, Crevice Tool, bare floor brush, full-size low-pile carpet turbo, Telescoping Wands
Weight: 12 Pounds
Warranty: 5-year limited warranty
Other details: Whisper-quiet cleaning with a 65 dBA noise level.
Electrolux EL6986A Manual: Download, if the link is not working, you can visit http://electroluxusa.com to search and download it.
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