Several review sites have done journalistic cross comparisons of the Dyson and the Shark vacuum cleaners, including Vacuums Guide, Consumer Reports, and, for pet owners, Canine Journal. Readers can use these reviews to c... More »

Reviews of Dyson vacuum cleaners tend to be very positive overall. Online reviews at Amazon.com, Smart Reviews.com and Home Depot are mostly positive with relatively few negative reviews. More »

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Reviews of the Dyson DC35 and DC59 Digital Slim vacuums are available at CNet.com, GadgetReview.com and The-Gadgeteer.com. The review at CNet.com says that the vacuum is expensive for a handheld model but performs well. ... More »

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Problems with the Dyson DC35 cordless vacuum include a short battery life, a small dirt container and an inability to pick up larger pieces of dirt and debris, according to consumer reviews on Amazon.com as well as a rev... More »

Shark and Dyson vacuum cleaners both have a 30-foot cord, but the Dyson is a little heavier, weighing in at 17.3 pounds to the Shark's 15.7 pounds. The Shark has a few more accessories than the Dyson and sells for around... More »

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Belts on most Dyson vacuum cleaners can be changed easily and typically require very few tools. Many models of Dyson vacuum cleaners, including the DC14 model, have retaining clips that can be removed by hand to access t... More »

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Common problems related to Dyson upright vacuum cleaners include a loss of suction, brush bar malfunctions and unusual smells or noises coming from the device. Some problems are more common in specific models of Dyson up... More »