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What’s the difference between Bissell 2030 vs 2033 vs 2610?

The Bissell 2030 3-in-1 Lightweight Stick Vacuum, Bissell 2033 FeatherWeight Lightweight Stick Vacuum, and Bissell 2610 3-in-1 Turbo Stick Vacuum are multi purpose lightweight vacuum cleaners.
Without the floor nozzle and removable handle, they can be used as a handheld vacuum to do upholstery cleaning and other above floor cleaning; when connect the nozzle and handle to the hand unit, they can be used as a stick vacuum for floor cleaning; you can also use the handheld part with the nozzle attached to clean stairs.
They looks similar. If you are deciding between them, here is the difference between them that may help you make an informed decision.

  • Floor Nozzle
    This is the main difference between them.
    All of them have a removable floor nozzle.
    However, the 2610 has a motorized brushroll. Its nozzle has a small motor inside that drives the roller.
    And it has a clear view cover that let’s you see the brushroll.
    Whereas the 2030 and 2033 have no rotating roller brush, only an opening at the center underneath the nozzle for suction. And there is no transparent view window on the nozzle.
  • Accessories
    The 2033 come with a crevice tool for cleaning nooks and crannies whereas the 2030 and 2610 do not include this tool. However, it can be purchased separately.
  • There is also a small design difference on the handle of the hand unit. But that’s not a big deal.

Otherwise, they are very similar.

  • They are designed for quick pick up.
  • They are 3-in-1: stick vacuum, handheld vacuum, and stair cleaner.
  • They are lightweight, weigh less than 4 lbs.
  • Powered by 2 amps motor.
  • They have a 15-foot power cord.
  • Have cord wrap for neat cord storage.
  • Have On/Off switch on the hand unit.
  • Use dust cup to collect messes.
  • There is no suction control nor carpet pile adjustment.
  • There is no hose.
  • There is no cleaning wand.
  • Cleaning path width is 9.5-inch.
  • Do not have a swivel nozzle.
  • Have washable filter which is HEPA.
  • They do self stand.
  • Handle do not fold up for storage.
  • Carry one year limited warranty.
VacuumBissell 2030 3-in-1 Lightweight Stick VacuumBissell 2033 FeatherWeight™ Lightweight Stick VacuumBissell 2610 3-in-1 Turbo Stick Vacuum
Model203020332610
Design3-in-13-in-13-in-1
Power SourceCordedCordedCorded
Power Specs2 amps2 amps2 amps
Cord Length15-foot15-foot15-foot
Automatic Cord RetractorNoNoNo
Detachable HandleYesYesYes
Detachable Floor NozzleYesYesYes
Cleaning Path Width9.5-inch9.5-inch9.5-inch
Dual Edge CleaningNoNoNo
On/Off ControlOn the handheld partOn the handheld partOn the handheld part
Trigger Type ControlNoNoNo
Motorized BrushNoNoYes
Brushroll On/OffNANANo
Tangle Free RollerNoNoNo
Brushroll View WindowNoNoYes
Speeds111
Self StandingNoNoNo
Folding HandleNoNoNo
Removable Hand VacuumYesYesYes
Swivel HeadNoNoNo
Dirt SensorNoNoNo
HEPA FilterNoNoNo
Washable FilterYesYesYes
Dust Collection TypeBaglessBaglessBagless
Easy Empty BinYesYesYes
Dirt Cup Capacity0.69L0.67 L0.7 L
AccessoriesNoCrevice ToolNo
ColorTitanium and Baha BlueDisco TealBlack
Weight3.3 pounds2.6 poundsless than 4 pounds
Dimensions
(inches)
42.5 x 10.7 x 8.344.25 x 9.5 x 8.3
Warranty1-year limited warranty1-year limited warranty1-year limited warranty

Download Manuals to learn more details:
Bissell 2030 series manual:
https://support.bissell.com/app/answers/list/p/67330/c/26115

Bissell 2033 series user guide:
https://support.bissell.com/app/answers/list/p/67331/c/26115

Bissell 2610 manual pdf:
https://support.bissell.com/app/answers/list/p/171841/c/26115

What’s the difference between Dreametech H11 vs H11 Max Wet and Dry Vacuum?

The difference between Dreametech H11 and H11 Max wet and dry vacuum cleaners are as follows:

images from Dreametech official website

  • Motor
    According Dreametech, the main motor on the H11 Max is brushless whereas the H11 has a brushed main motor.

    Generally speaking, brushless motors are more energy efficient and provide better performance.

    As for H11, the main motor reaches a speed of 36000rpm versus 61000rpm on the H11 Max.
    And the vacuum power on H11 is ≥5.5kpa whereas the vacuum power on H11 Max is ≥10kpa.

  • Battery
    The H11 is powered by 6*2,500mAh lithium-ion battery pack whereas the H11 Max equipped with 6*4,000mAh lithium-ion battery pack.
  • Charge Time and Runtime
    The H11 takes approximately 3 hours to be fully charged whereas the H11 Max takes about 5 hours.
    The H11 runs up to 30 minutes whereas the H11 Max runs up to 36 minutes.
  • Dirt Detection
    The H11 Max has sensors to detect mess whereas the H11 does not have dirt sensing feature.
  • Cleaning Modes
    The H11 has two suction level modes: Standard Mode and Turbo Mode, you choose the mode based on your cleaning needs.
    The H11 Max also have two modes, but they are different. They are: Auto Mode and Water Absorption Mode.
    In Auto mode, H11 Max adjusts the suction power according to the dirt detected on the ground. Whereas the Water Absorption Mode can be selected to clean up water on the ground.
  • Area Covered Per Tank
    The H11 cleans up to 1,722ft² per tank whereas the H11 Max covers up to 2,152ft² in the lowest water flow mode.
  • Price
    On Dreametech official website, the H11 Max is priced over 100 dollars more expensive than the H11.
  • Color
    The H11 is white whereas the H11 Max is black.
Vacuum NameDreametech H11 Cordless Wet Dry Vacuum CleanerDreametech H11 Max Cordless Wet Dry Vacuum Cleaner
ModelH11
(VWV7)
H11 Max
(VWV8)
TypeWet and Dry VacuumWet and Dry Vacuum
Vacuums and Mops at the same timeYesYes
Official Price
(20220524)
$299.99$429.99
Power170W200W
Power SourceBattery PoweredBattery Powered
Battery6*2,500mAh Lithium-ion Battery Pack6*4,000mAh Lithium-ion Battery Pack
Removable Batterynon-replaceablenon-replaceable
Charging TimeApproximately 3 hoursApproximately 5 hours
Run TimeUp to 30 minutes depends on selected modesUp to 36 minutes depends on selected modes
Charger IncludedYesYes
Separate Clean Tank and Dirty TankYesYes
Clean Water Tank Capacity0.23gal/900ml0.23gal/900ml
Dirty Water Tank Capacity0.13gal/500ml0.13gal/500ml
Max Coverage per Tank1,722ft²2,152ft²
Suction Power≥5.5kpa ≥10kpa
Noise Level76dB76dB
Cleaning ModesStandard Mode,
Turbo Mode
Auto Mode,
Water Absorption Mode
Auto ModeNoYes
Dirt DetectionNoYes
MotorBrushedBrushless
Main Motor Speed36000rpm61000rpm
Brush Motor Speed9300rpm9300rpm
Motorized BrushrollYesYes
Brush On/OffNoNo
LED DisplayYesYes
Battery StatusYesYes
Water Tank Status
YesYes
Error PromptsYesYes
Voice PromptYesYes
Self Cleaning BrushrollYesYes
Self StandYesYes
One-Click Self-CleaningYesYes
HeadlightsNoNo
Washable FilterYesYes
HEPA FilterNoNo
Charging DockYesYes
ColorWhiteBlack
Weight4.6kg4.65kg
Dimensions290*218.5*1105mm290*218.5*1105mm
Accessories(1) Accessory Holder
(1) Back-up Filter
(1) Cleaning Brush
(1) Bottle of Detergent
(1) Back-up Roller Rrush
(1) Accessory Holder
(1) Back-up Filter
(1) Cleaning Brush
(1) Bottle of Detergent
Warranty1-year warranty for main bodies and battery packs1-year warranty for main bodies and battery packs

Similarities:

  • They are wet dry vacuum cleaners, they can vacuum and mop at the same time.
  • Both of them are designed for cleaning sealed hard floor surfaces, such as sealed hardwood, linoleum, and marble floors. They cannot be used on carpeted floor surfaces.
  • They are cordless.
    Both of them have non-replaceable battery.
  • They have separate clean water tank and dirty water tank.
  • They have LED screen to show you the clean mode selected, battery status, tank status and error prompts.
  • They have voice prompts.
  • They come with a charging dock and feature self cleaning function for easy cleanups.
  • Brushroll can be detached to clean.
  • Filter is rinsable, come with an spare filter.
  • Both carry 1-year limited warranty on main unit and battery packs.

What’s the difference between Shark IX141 vs UZ155?

The Shark IX141 Pet Cordless Stick Vacuum and Shark UZ155 Pet Cordless Stick Vacuum are successor of the Shark Rocket cordless series. They are battery powered stick and handheld 2-in-1 vacuum cleaners.

  • The main difference between Shark Ix141 and UZ155 is the brushroll design.
    The Shark Ix141 uses traditional bristle brushroll whereas the UZ155 uses self cleaning brushroll with Powerfins.
    The PowerFins use flexible silicone fins to replace bristle brush, dig deep into carpets and directly engage floors. According to Shark, it’s designed to pick up more hair versus Shark bristle nozzles.
    Additionally, the UZ155 equipped with self cleaning brushroll which lessen hair wrap issues.
  • The color is another difference between them.
    The Ix141 is in Grey/Iris whereas the UZ155 is Grey/Green.

Otherwise, they are similar.

Vacuum NameShark Pet Cordless Stick Vac IX141Shark Pet Cordless Stick Vac UZ155
ModelIX141UZ155
DesignStick and Handheld 2 in 1Stick and Handheld 2 in 1
Power SourceBattery PoweredBattery Powered
Battery TypeLithium-ion BatteryLithium-ion Battery
Removable BatteryNoNo
Charging TimeApproximately 3 to 3.5 hoursApproximately 3 to 3.5 hours
Run Time10 to 40 minutes depends on selected modes10 to 40 minutes depends on selected modes
Charger IncludedYesYes
Voltage21.6V21.6V
Watts181W181W
Amps8.38A8.38A
Dust Collection TypeBaglessBagless
Collection Capacity0.34 Dry Quarts0.34 Dry Quarts
On/OffYesYes
Surface SettingCarpet or Bare FloorCarpet or Bare Floor
Motorized BrushrollYesYes
Brush On/OffNoNo
Self Cleaning BrushrollNoYes
DuoCleanNoNo
PowerfinsNoYes
HeadlightsYesYes
Swivel SteeringYesYes
Washable FilterYesYes
HEPA FilterNoNo
Anti-Allergen Complete SealNoNo
Wand TypeStandard Wand or MultiFlex WandStandard Wand
ColorGrey/IrisGrey/Green
Weightabout 6.89 lbsabout 7.94 lbs

.
Dimensions10.24" X 7.09" X 46.1"10.24" x 14.96" x 46.06"
Attachmentsa Pet Multi-Tool,
a Pet Crevice Tool
a Pet Multi-Tool,
a Pet Crevice Tool
Wall MountNoNo
Warranty5 year limited warranty on vacuum,2 year limited warranty on battery5 year limited warranty on vacuum,2 year limited warranty on battery
  • Can be used as a stick vacuum or a hand vacuum.
  • They have a built-in battery, NOT swappable battery design.
    Battery can only be charged in the vacuum.

    A full charge takes approximately 3 to 3.5 hours.

    Runs up to 40 minutes depends on what modes you use.

  • Equipped with a brushless motor.
  • Have carpet and bare floor settings. However, the motorized roller cannot be turned off.
    If you need extra power, there is a Trigger on the handheld vacuum to pull for an added boost in power.
  • They have headlights on the nozzle to illuminate low light spots and help find hidden debris.
  • Come with a Pet Multi-Tool and a Crevice Tool.
  • Featuring Shark’s CleanTouch Dirt Ejector which allows you to empty the bin with a single touch.
  • They use washable filters.
  • They do not self stand while cleaning.
  • The handheld part can be removed to clip at the base of the wand for free standing storage.
  • Backed by 5-year limited warranty on the vacuum and 2-year limited warranty on the battery.

What’s the difference between Karcher S 4 Twin vs S 6 Twin Push Sweepers?

These two Karcher walk-behind outdoor hand push sweepers are human powered, they do not use electricity nor gas.

images from Karcher official site


They are similar, however, there are some difference on the design and the size.

  • Handle
    The Karcher S 4 Twin has continuously adjustable handle, you will need to bend down to twist the knobs to adjust the height.
    Whereas the S 6 has 2-position height adjustable handle which does not require you to bend down to adjust the height.
  • Side Brush
    Both have dual side brushes. However, the Karcher S 6 Twin has flexible height adjustment of the side brushes to fit different cleaning needs whereas the S 4 have fixed height side brushes.
  • Size
    The Karcher S 6 Twin are larger.
    S 6 Twin dimensions are 36.5″ x 34.3″ x 40.6″ whereas the dimensions of S 4 are 29.9″ x 26.3″ x 37″.
    The working width with side brushes of S 6 Twin is 33.9″ versus 26.8″ on the S 4 Twin.
    The S 6 Twin can sweep an area up to 32000 square feet per hour versus 26,000 square feet per hour on the S 4 Twin.
    The waste container capacity of S 6 Twin is 38L versus 20L on the S 4 Twin.
SweeperKarcher S 4 Twin Walk-Behind Outdoor Hand Push SweeperKarcher S 6 Twin Walk-Behind Outdoor Hand Push Sweeper
ModelS 4S 6
MSRP$189.99
$399.99
Power SourceHuman PoweredHuman Powered
Noise Level42dB42dB
Max Area Cleaned Per Hour26,000 square feet32,000 square feet
Adjustable Handlecontinuously adjustable handle2-position height adjustable handle
Foldable handle for StorageYesYes
Housing PlasticPlastic
FramePlasticPlastic
Stand-alone Waste ContainerYesYes
Waste Container Capacity5.3 gallons/20 L10 gallons/38 L
Tool-free Side Brush AttachmentYesYes
Side Brush22
Height-Adjustable Side BrushesNoYes
Cleaning Path Width26.8"33.9"
Assembled Dimensions (WxDxH) 29.9 x 26.3 x 3736.5 x 34.3 x 40.6
Weight without accessories22.5 pounds32.6 pounds
Weight including package27.1 pounds37.9 pounds
Warranty1-year limited warranty1-year limited warranty
OriginLithuaniaLithuania

What’s the difference between Bissell 3115 vs 3347 vs 28599 Spinwave Wet Mop and Dry Robot Vacuum Cleaners?

The Bissell SpinWave 28599, SpinWave Hard Floor Expert 3115 and SpinWave Pet 3347 are 2-in-1 robotic mop and vacuum. According to my research online, they are the same robot with different accessories and accent color.

The Bissell SpinWave basic 28599 comes with scrubby mop pads and a trial-size bottle of multi surface formula;

the SpinWave Hard Floor Expert 3115 comes with Hard Floor Expert Mop Pads and a trial-size bottle of Wood Floor Formula;

the SpinWave Pet 3347 comes with scrubby mop pads, a trial-size bottle of pet natural multi surface formula and use scented filter to freshen.

All of them come with replacement mop pads, filter and edge cleaning brushes.

If you are deciding between them, just buy the one with the lowest price. Accessories can be purchased separately.

Some questions and answers:

  • Do they come with a remote control?
    No. You have to download and install Bissell Connect App to control.
  • Do they map your house?
    No. They do not have radar or cameras, or anything else to map your home.
  • Do the support magnetic strip?
    No, they don’t.
  • Can you set virtual barriers in the App?
    No, you can’t.
  • Are they compatible with Alexa or Google home?
    No.
  • Do they vacuum and mop at the same time?
    When use the Dry Vacuum mode, you have to remove the mop tank; when use Mop mode, you have to detach the dirt bin. So, you cannot use the vacuum and mop mode simultaneously. However, when in Mop mode, the SpinWave Robot will also sweep and collect a limited amount of dry debris.
  • Do they avoid carpets and area rugs without wetting them?
    According to Bissell, these robots equipped with Soft Surface Avoidance Sensor that help them automatically avoid carpets and area rugs while mopping.
  • Do they pick up water?
    No. They just mop.
  • Do they empty automatically?
    No.
  • Will they continue cleaning where they left off?
    No.
  • Do they work without WiFi?
    Yes, but you can only start or stop it.
    Without WiFi and App, you cannot schedule it or change settings.
RobotBissell 3115 SpinWave Hard Floor Expert Robotic Wet Mop & Dry Vacuum CleanerBissell SpinWave Pet 3347 Robotic Wet Mop & Dry Vacuum CleanerBissell 28599 Spinwave Regular Robotic Wet Mop & Dry Vacuum Cleaner
Model3115334728599
TypeDry Vacuum & Wet Mop 2-in-1 Cleaning RobotDry Vacuum & Wet Mop 2-in-1 Cleaning RobotDry Vacuum & Wet Mop 2-in-1 Cleaning Robot
NavigationGyroscope Technology, Row by row cleaning pattern Gyroscope Technology, Row by row cleaning pattern Gyroscope Technology, Row by row cleaning pattern
MappingNoNoNo
MoppingSupported,
mopping kit included
Supported,
mopping kit included
Supported,
mopping kit included
Magnetic StripNot supportedNot supportedNot supported
Set No-Go Zone in AppSet No-Go Zone in AppSet No-Go Zone in AppNo
Selective Area CleaningNoNoNo
Schedule CleaningYesYesYes
Max Suction1500Pa1500Pa1500Pa
Battery14.4V, 2500mAh Lithium ion Battery14.4V, 2500mAh Lithium ion Battery14.4V, 2500mAh Lithium ion Battery
Charge Time4 hours4 hours4 hours
Max Run Time100 minutes100 minutes100 minutes
Auto Docking & RechargeYesYesYes
Resume CleaningNoNoNo
Dust BinIncludedIncludedIncluded
Bin Capacity0.4L0.4L0.4L
Water TankIncludedIncludedIncluded
Self EmptyNoNoNo
Rolling BrushOneOneOne
Edge Brush on RobotTwoTwoTwo
Extra Edge BrsuhTwoTwoTwo
Soft Surface Avoidance SensorYesYesYes
Anti FallingYesYesYes
Anti CollisionYesYesYes
APP ControlYesYesYes
Alexa & Google Assistant Voice ControlYesYesYes
HEPA FiltrationNoNoNo
Replacement FilterYesYesYes
Trial Size Bottle of FormulaYesYesYes
Docking StationYesYesYes
Remote ControlNoNoNo
Dimensions3.25" x 12.25" (Height x Diameter)3.25" x 12.25" (Height x Diameter)3.25" x 12.25" (Height x Diameter)
Warranty1-year limited warranty1-year limited warranty1-year limited warranty