The Dyson DC40 upright vacuum cleaner is designed for all floor types including carpet, tile, vinyl and wood. The DC40 comes with combination tool and stair tool to clean hair and dirt from tight and hard to reach places....more
The Dyson DC40 upright vacuum cleaner is designed for all floor types including carpet, tile, vinyl and wood. The DC40 comes with combination tool and stair tool to clean hair and dirt from tight and hard to reach places.
Dyson Radial Root Cyclone technology
Remodeled airflows to maximize suction power
Self-adjusting cleaner head maintains optimal contact, even on hard floors
Ball technology makes it easy to steer right up to edges and tight spots
Instant release wand stretches up to 5 times in length for stair and high reach cleaning
Fingertip controls allow you to instantly turn the motorized brush bar off for hard or delicate floors and rugs
Washable lifetime filter captures allergens and expels cleaner air
Stair tool for removing dirt and dust from corners and vertical edges of stairs
This is the second refurbished Dyson vacuum I'v bought from Overstock. When I saw the deal on this, I jumped. Even though my old Dyson still works great, in a home with 5 pets, I liked the idea of even more power to keep that pet hair at bay. Now I keep one downstairs and one upstairs. Truly a great machine.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Looks just like the picture.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Lightweight, but sturdy.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Item exactly as described
I love the refurbished Dyson! A great way to save a few hundred bucks and still get a great machine. My only "complaint" would be that the ball really heats up, and sometimes when using the wand attachments you need to prop your leg against the ball to make it stay in one place. Other than that, it's a great purchase! I have to empty the canister often, but I don't mind because it's just proof of how much dirt it sucks up.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Exact
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Great vacuum, works like new! Looks new too
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Exact
I will admit that I buy items based on design AS WELL AS efficiency. The Dyson was rated well, and I was tired of big, clunky, ugly, short-lived vacuums. So I bought this 14 lb, "animal", unusual looking vacuum. It performs PERFECTLY, empties its load of cat hair EASILY, stores nicely and can be easily carried between floors. I have found no defects or problems. However, it does seem awfully delicate, and so light. I am hoping that the new materials used in products today are light but sturdy. I have used my Dyson for over a month and it is still a dream. I did get the extra warrantee as I bought a refurbished machine. But you can't at all tell that it isn't brand new and perfect. This is my second Dyson. I bought the "stick" vacuum (no cord, battery charged) for my vacation condo. It is working perfectly after almost a year. Small dirt containers, but not a problem for me. In both houses I vacuum wall to wall carpeting, large throw rugs as well as wood and tile flooring.
We have two collies and my husband and I both have long hair so there is plenty of hair at our house! The beaterbar tends to get hair wrapped around it and I have to go in with a scissors to clean it off every time. Maybe that would happen with any vac. It is certainly powerful and gets a lot of dirt up. I don't mind having to empty the canister often because it means all that dirt is coming out of my floors! It is also easy to see when it is getting full. There is a small attachment with a beaterbar that is very good for carpeted stairs.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? good
Please tell us about the quality of the product. as advertised
How accurate was the on site description of the product? good
This was a great deal over buying new Dyson vacuums. This is our second remanufactured one. Unfortunately this time the handle was cracked. Will either need to contact Dyson for a replacement handle or just order a new one for $27.00. Still happy with my purchase
I bought this vacuum refurbished about 2 months ago and absolutely love it. On arrival there was a small problem with a hose not being attached properly. This was covered in full by the 6 month warranty and the cleaner has not given me a problem since. The features that I love are that it is lightweight and easy to maneuver. The attachments are attached to the vacuum and do not fall off. I do not find dust residue on the vacuum when I vacuum so it holds the dust in as it should. One complaint about this machine that I have read in the reviews is that the hose is tight and difficult to use. That was true the first couple of weeks that I used it. However, after using it a few times it loosened right up and is very easy to use now. I love the way I am able to vacuum the stairs and the hose is able to reach without dragging the whole vacuum with me. The vacuum also fits under chairs easily because it is not real wide. I love it and would recommend it.
I've been a Dyson user for 12 years. I ordered the upright for my cleaning business. Wow! They really improved the newer model of this vacuum! The suction is awesome. It is light like they say and easy to maneuver. It also didn't get jammed up when it sucked up a shoelace. I was able to just pull it right out without turning off the machine and continue vacuuming.
It works like a brand new machine. I can't tell it's refurbished. Great deal!
We have had a Dyson dc18 for many years. We purchased it refurbished also and never had any problems with it. I didn't read the instructions and just found out it had a washable filter. I washed it after 7 years although it had no loss of suction. I also dropped it many times when vacuuming because i'm handicapped.yes it is plastic but very durable.So' I took it upstairs and bought a Dc40 for downstairs.It seems just as durable with equal suction.I don't think I would ever buy another brand.There is no playing with bags to change.Just push the button and empty the canister.
I had great expectations for this vaccuum but am disappointed. It does not do a good job on carpet. I have 2 dogs and a cat in the house, with one long shag rug and several low-pile rugs. It does not pick up hair on the shag at all. I have to go over the low-pile rugs over and over and over to pick up hair. I think the problem is the vaccuum head is very light, so there isn't weight pushing it down into the carpet to suck up the hair. It does well on hardwood, though, and the tools work well. I am glad I did not pay full price for a new one. It's worth the cost I paid for a refurbished one to keep up with my hard floor -- I just pull out my ****** to vaccuum the rugs. Wish I had one vaccuum that did it all, but I'll keep on dreaming.
Does this product also have a built-in hose and telescopic wand, like the DC40 Origin? From the pictures, it looks like it does; however, in the answer to an earlier post on 11/29/13, you state that "... The DC40 Origin has a built-in hose and telescopic wand that can be pulled ... No bending down or dials to adjust when moving." Does that mean that the DC40 Animal does not have that? Thank you.re7777 on Mar 28, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi kjph, this has a 180 day manufacturers warranty. Thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 5, 2014
Paperwork states a six month warranty.rdoctr on Mar 16, 2014
Why does it seem like the dyson is losing suction, the hose towards the top of handle is open and is losing a lot suction.new2dyson on Jan 31, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
If the vac is in upright position, it makes the hose work. If you angle the handle towards you, it makes the bottom part run. Also, red button on is for bottom, and silver button turns of bottom and starts hose, I think.....babs123456 on Feb 9, 2014
The hole is only open when the vacuum is totally upright(so the hose w/ the crevice tool etc. can be used). When the handle is tilted back to vacuum using the beater bar, the hole closes and no suction is lost.rdoctr on Mar 16, 2014
my dyson is only working in unlocked position when sitting straight up it wont turn on what is the problembrooke429 on Jan 14, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for shopping with us brooke429. Here is the link to support for this machine. Have a good day.
http://www.dyson.com/support/dc40/dc40-animaloverstockcustomercare1 on Jan 16, 2014
The reviews were all great on this item. Why are we all having issues?travelnchic on Jan 23, 2014
I just want to join the discussion to be able to read the answers.donnabeachlover on Jan 29, 2014
I just purchased my refurbished overstock Dyson a few days ago and did not purchase the extended plan...actually didn't view it and it defaulted to decline protection. Can I still purchase the 3yr plan? My item has already shipped and should be delivered in a few days. Thank you!tashamarieconnects on Dec 2, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello tashamarieconnects, You can purchase the protection plan up to 10 days after original purchase date. Please let us know if you have any additional questions. I hope this helps you!overstockcustomercare1 on Dec 2, 2013
I see continually it has a 180 Manufacturer Warranty, is that 180 "days"/6 months and does that cover parts and labor? When you purchase new they come with a 5 yr warranty parts/labor.tashamarieconnects on Dec 2, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello tashamarieconnects, This refurbished item includes 180 days of warranty time from the manufacturer. Should an issue arise outside of our standard 30 day return time frame it would be necessary to contact the manufacturer for the warranty details. Thanks for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Dec 2, 2013
Any guess on the most likely cause of vacuum needing to be refurbished? Does the ten year warranty on Dysons apply?katiembrowne on Dec 1, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for inquiring about the Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner (Refurbished)- Overstock Exclusive. This has a 180 Manufacturer warranty and you have the option to buy an extended protection plan. Thank you for shopping with us! There are several reasons for an item being refurbished. Please scroll down under the details and click the refurbished icon to learn more. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Dec 2, 2013
What is the difference between DC40 Origin and DC40 Animal,these seems to have same suction power , is one a older modelharryp78 on Nov 28, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello harryp78, thank you for your interest in the Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner (Refurbished) item #15274827. One big difference in the two is DC40 Animal lets you clean closely around furniture, with less pushing and pulling ... The DC40 Origin has a built-in hose and telescopic wand that can be pulled ... No bending down or dials to adjust when moving. Thank you for shopping with Overstock.com. overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 29, 2013
Hello duckkisser13, thank you for your interest in the Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner (Refurbished)- Overstock Exclusive. The air watts is 200. Thank you for shopping with us, and have a great day!
overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 13, 2013
Hello, zooboy82. Hope your day is going well. For complete information please access the blue warranty box (upper right of page) and click on both plans. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 7, 2013
Hi crossford, you cannot turn off the brush. Thanks for your interest, hope this helps! overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 18, 2013
When I go from carpet to bare floor it is unlike any other vacuum I have used. It doesn't blow dirt around and doesn't lose suction. I no longer sweep I vacuum everything! I dropped dirt on the kitchen floor the other day and decided to give the Dyson a try to see how it would pick up, it left a trail through the dirt the exact width of the vacuum and it picked EVERYTHING up in one sweep!lifesavor4u on Jul 4, 2013
Photo shows model in purple which is my preference but every other place I have seen this model it is always shown in orange. Can you guarantee me the one I will receive is purple?
thanks!samvs on Jun 3, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
I think the color is the difference between the "animal" model and just the regular one....either way, mine was purple, and my mother who also ordered it got purple.swilde on Jun 4, 2013
Mine was purple as well. My friend told me that the colors change as the models vary in specialty.19quilter57 on Jul 2, 2013
The "Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner (Refurbished)" is 11 amps, with a rating of 200 AW suction power.
Thank you for shopping Overstock.com, let us know if you have any additional questions.overstockcustomercare1 on May 24, 2013
Hi naynayluva7, we were able to verify with our support team. We have a relationship with Dyson and are the only authorized dealers for this item. I was able to find other sites selling reconditioned models but again we are the only authorized dealer for this product at this time. Overstock exclusive means you can only find it on Overstock.com normally unfortunately this time this is not the case, we apologize for the confusion. overstockcustomercare1 on May 16, 2013
Thank you sueshell for your interest in the Dyson DC40 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner (Refurbished)- Overstock Exclusive. This has a 180 Manufacturer warranty and you have the option to buy an extended protection plan. Thank you for shopping with us!
overstockcustomercare1 on May 2, 2013
With this refurbished vacuum are all accessories included?zontal on Apr 13, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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