Miele S5281 Review: a vacuum for asthma and allergy sufferers

Miele S5281 Callisto Canister Vacuum Cleaner with Bag and HEPA filter
Did you sneeze and cough while and after vacuuming? Are you looking for the best vacuum for asthmatics and allergy sufferers? If yes, you can check out the Miele S5281 Callisto canister vacuum cleaner. It comes with the Active HEPA filter that can trap over 99.9% of lung-damaging particles. And it also features Auto-Seal Closing FilterBag which ensures that no dust particles escape back into the air. And it includes both beater brush and bare floor tool to clean carpets as well as hard floors such as tile floor. To learn more, you can read the Miele S5281 review below.

    Pros of Miele S5281:

  • Picks up things like kitty litter and cheerios from laminate, tile, hardwood floors well.
  • It is quiet.
  • Comes with power head for cleaning carpets and bare floors, and the brush has On/Off switch, and also includes a hard floor nozzle for vacuum hard surface floors.
  • Get around corners and furniture well.
  • Provides 33 ft long cleaning radius.
  • Rolls around well.
  • Cord rewind works fine.
  • Has suction control that allows you to use proper suction level to vacuum different surfaces.
  • The HEPA filter does it job, the air is cleaner after vacuuming, no escaping dust particles.
  • No odor.
  • Bags are easy to change.
  • Picks up pet hair.
  • Well built.

    Cons of Miele S5281:

  • The biggest con is the price, it is expensive.
  • Full bag indicator does not work well.
  • There is no place to store the Parquet Twister floor tool onboard.
  • Replacement bags are expensive, and relatively small.
  • HEPA filter is also on the pricey side.
  • Power head is heavy so is the canister.
  • Hose is inflexible, it only swivels on the top end.
  • Power brush is small, not for cleaning large areas.
Miele S5281 Callisto Specs and Features
Model: S5281 Callisto
Design: Canister
Color: Deep Black
Suction Control: Yes, control via rotary dial, 6 level
Brush On/Off Switch: Yes
Height Adjustment: 5 settings
Power Source: Corded
Automatic Cord Rewind: Yes
Bagged or Bagless: Bagged, use 4.76 quart, Type G/N, AirClean dustbag
Full Bag Indicator: Yes
Filter: Use Active HEPA Filter
Onboard Tools: Dusting brush, upholstery tool, crevice nozzle
Motor Wattage: 1,200 watt
Cleaning Radius: 33 ft
Dimensions: 8.25″ x 10″ x 19″ (HxWxL)
Warranty: 7 Year Motor Warranty & 7 Year Casing Warranty
Other details: Silence insulation, Auto-Seal Closing FilterBag, Telescopic Stainless Steel Wand, Deluxe Comfort Grip Handle with Electrobrush Control, Electro Plus Electrobrush, Parquet Twister Floor Nozzle, AirClean Sealed System, Auto-Seal Closing FilterBag.
Miele S5281 Callisto User Manual: Download, if the link is not working, you can visit http://www.mieleusa.com to download it.
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