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Hoover Portable Canister Cleaner S1361 - Vacuum cleaner

Hoover Portable Canister Cleaner S1361 - Vacuum cleaner
alaScore 70

175 reviews

Oct, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 175 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size and design. The usability and value for money also get good views.

price, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the Hoover Portable Canister Cleaner S1361 - Vacuum cleaner is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 user reviews of Hoover Portable Canister Cleaner S1361 - Vacuum cleaner from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Vacuums on

value for money, design, usability, size

59% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Hoover Portable Bagged Canister Vacuum, S1361Hoover S1361 Portable Canister Cleaner - Orange/Grey

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Hoover Portable Canister Cleaner S1361 Review and Prices


The Hoover Portable Canister Cleaner S1361 is a lightweight vacuum with an eye-catching exterior in a vibrant orange color.


One combo attachment, poor suction, connection fails between hose and wand

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Great size and suction for a little vacuum.


Floor attachment is being repaired under warrantee. Service center has no solution for the extension tube coming apart easily.All in all, we like the vacuum cleaner but quality not consistent with Hoover name.This product is or has... Easy to carry,...

Small light easy to handle

Extension tube doesn't stay attached and comes apart easily. Floor attachment can no longer be moved from rug to floor


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Replaced a small canister vac I used to hae


Attachments are so small, they did no good. I had to go out and purchase attachments that fit the hose, which I was able to do. Would have sent it back if I hadn't been able to find any.....This product is or has... Enough suction that a single-pass...

Good price, great for vacuming floors

Attachments are toooo small. not good to using in cars, etc

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Good for what I needed


I needed a small vac with a hose for jobs that can't be done with my upright vac. This little vac seems to do the trick. I would not want to use it to clean floors, but it does the job for small messes that require a hose, for example lamp shades, the...

Good for small jobs requiring a hose

The hose could be longer

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I really WANTED to like this product!


I really wanted this product and wanted to like it. But within a very short time (less than 2 hous), the brush lowering toggle switch stopped working. The cord retraction also doesn't work. The product feels flimsy and fragile. :(This product is or...

Lightweight, inexpensive, comprehensive

Very poor quality

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Great vacuum cleaner for the price.


Overall it's a great compact canister vacuum, my house is mostly hardwood floors and a few area rugs. The suction is great and cleanup is fast. And the price was great. I would recommend this vacuum cleaner. The power cord rewinds easily. Love, my new...

Good suction, light and easy to go upstairs

Can't think of anything

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great little vacumn


dont understand why there are no reviews on this vacumn. Its very compact and light, so I can keep it upstairs and its cute and bright orange. Has good suction, and love that the stick part and hose connections are not plastic but metal. The only down...

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Good features if they all worked


I was thrilled with the vacuum until after I used it and the retractable cord did not rewind and there is now no place to wind up the cord or get it back inside the cannister. Will have to go to the trouble and time to send it back and wait for a...

Great size, easy to use

the retractable cord was broken on arrival and will not rewind

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Great Little Vacuum


For the price and size, this is a great little vacuum. I have pets so need it for pet hair and messes. It picks up both carpet and tile hair and dirt with ease. Bag is easy to change, cord winder works great. Canister is nice because you can drag it...

Works great, good suction and easy to move around. Works on carpet and tile with ease

Cord is fairly short and bags are small

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get what you pay for


works fair on hard floor not great for carpet has weak suction.

small fits easy in storage

poor suction

Product Specifications

Fully featured straight suction canister that can clean bare floors and carpet. Compact size for easy storage. Has a complete set of on board tools for all your above floor cleaning. Powerful variable speed motor. Ideal for apartments, dorms, just about anyplace that space is a factor.