Eureka 990A Review: a lightweight canister vacuum with rubber wheels, cord rewind, HEPA filter


Eureka AirExcel Compact 990A Canister Vacuum Cleaner
This Eureka AirExcel Compact 990A canister vacuum has rubberized wheels which makes it safe to use on hard floor surfaces such as wood floors. And it is light, weighs only 8 pounds that makes it easy to transport from room to room. On top of that, it features a HEPA filter to trap more than 99.9% of dust and allergens. To learn more, you can read the Eureka 990A review below.

    Pros of Eureka 990A

  • Rubberized wheels protect your hard floors.
  • The cord retractor is a plus.
  • It is compact.
  • Simple to remove dust cup and empty.
  • Fairly quiet.
  • Picks up dog hair, crumbs, dirt on tile, hardwood, laminate floors in its path.
  • It is on the light side, weighs roughly 8 pounds, easy to take it around.
  • Suction is great.
  • Easy to pull around, it follows you well without tipping over.
  • Picks up bird feather and seed hulls without blowing out.

    Cons of Eureka 990A

  • No place to store the attachments on board.
  • The wheel with the HEPA filter is loose, feels flimsy and falls off often.
  • No motorized brush.
  • Suck up small rugs.
  • Does not work and glide well on carpets, powerful suction makes it glue to carpet and hard to push.
  • Cord is kind of short. Need to use extension cord for longer reach.
Eureka 990A Specs and Features
Model: 990A
Design: Canister
Color: Spritz Green and Metallic Fleck
Motorized Brush: No
Height Adjustment: The floor nozzle has a two-setting height adjustment switch.
Price: Canister vacuum under $120, MSRP on eureka.com is $119.99 (on 05-01-2013)
Power Source: Corded
Power Rating: 9 Amps
Cord Length: 16.5 Feet
Automatic Cord Rewind: Yes
Bagged or Bagless: Bagless
Filtration: HEPA
Eureka 990A Filters Types: Can use the Eureka HEPA Exhaust Filter 86015, Dust Cup Filter 86051
Tools: Comes with Crevice Tool and Dusting Brush
Hose Length: 6 ft
Cleaning Path: 10″
Dimensions: 13″ x 10″ x 14″ (WxDxH)
Weight: 8 pounds
Warranty: 1-year limited warranty
Other details: Multi-cyclonic system ensures that this vacuum never loses suction and maintains power as you vacuum; The adjustable wand allows you to clean hard to reach areas; Easy to empty dust cup.
Eureka 990A Manual: Download, if the link is not working, you can visit http://www.eureka.com to search and download it.
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