Shark NV501 'Rotator' Upright Vacuum

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    Shark NV501 'Rotator' Upright Vacuum
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    Made in USA

    The Shark 'Rotater' upright vacuum features a unique design that makes it extremely effective. The anti-allergen complete seal technology works to trap over 99.99 percent of allergens and dust inside the vacuum, leaving your home very clean.


    ITEM#: 14701974

    This upright vacuum from Shark features a unique detachable and portable canister that lifts away for effortless cleaning in and around the home. The extra large capacity dustcup and Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology traps over 99.99 percent of dust and allergens inside the vacuum. This Shark vacuum, which cleans high-pile carpeting, can pick out debris from hard-to-reach corners, thereby making the red vacuum ideal for spring cleaning activities. Clean away unwanted residue with speed and efficiency. Use the vacuum to clean stair steps, under beds and beneath sofa cushions. The lightweight design makes the vacuum an easy machine to maneuver up and down stairs or navigate from one room to the next.

    This sleek two-in-one vacuum is easy to use in either its upright or canister form. It works on all surfaces, and you can switch from rug to hardwood floor without having to turn the vacuum off. Its powerful suction picks up animal hair with ease, and it comes with many useful attachments.

    • Included parts: Vacuum, 11-inch Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush, Premium Power Brush, manual
    • Never Loses Suction
    • Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology
    • Enhanced Swivel Steering
    • Superior Multi-Surface Cleaning with Brushroll Control
    • Specialized Tools for Pet Owners included
    • Ultra-Quiet Operation
    • Lightweight and portable Lift-Away technology
    • Materials: Plastic, metal, rubber
    • Dimensions: 15.2 inches wide x 11.7 inches deep x 33.8 inches tall
    • Weight: 24.85 pounds
    • Power source: Corded
    • Motor: 1200
    • Cord reach: 30 feet
    • Hose reach: 12 feet
    • Model: NV501


    Color Red
    Type Upright
    Lifestyle For Allergy Sufferers
    Assembly Assembled
    Accessories Tools
    Product Features Made in USA
    Dimensions See description
    Materials See description
    Model Number NV501

    Customer Reviews

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    • I love this vacuum

      I've always had a Dyson, and decide to try this Shark instead. I love it. So lightweight and easy to maneuver. Fits farther under furniture and so much easier to remove and empty canister and use attachments.

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    • Incredible vacuum

      This is the best vacuum I've ever had. It is so lightweight and easy to handle. I'm impressed at how powerful the suction is and how much it picks up. I have pets and it picks up the hair no problem. The dirt canister is easy to remove and empty. The thinner design of the roller segment makes it easier to get under the edges of furniture too. It has the ability to become a canister vac instead of an upright which is a good feature if you want to use it on stairs. I have a Dyson which cost a lot more but it doesn't clean as well, is heavier and not as easy to maneuver. Several friends recommended this Shark Rotator vacuum and I'm glad they did. Don't waste your money on the much more expensive brands. This one does it all and I'm extremely happy with my purchase!

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    • I would buy this again!

      There is nothing that I don't like about this vacuum. It's light, gets in weird spaces, has great attachments, unparalleled adjustable suction and picks up cats hair like no other. I've been looking for a vacuum like this for years. I had Dysons and loved them but after replacing carpet, I needed something for a higher pile and this is perfect. I can't say enough good things.

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      HATE vacuuming, but love this vacuum, it is lightweight easy to use and it makes the stairway a piece of cake, at least that is what my husband says, he vacuums, I don't.

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    • Shark purchase

      I consider myself a neat freak, keep my home very clean and vacuum everyday. My previous vacuum was an Oreck. I can not believe how much better this vacuum performs and what appears daily in the canister after I vacuum. Highly recommend this item.

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    • Love my new Shark vacuum!

      I have only 2 suggestions to improve this vacuum. An auto-retracting cord would be nice, and I have a hard time keeping the attachments getting the attachments to stay in the holders. Even without these fixes, this is a great vacuum - even better than the Oreck I used for 15 yrs!

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    • This vacuum is a sleek powerhouse.

      My previous vacuum was needing some repair and just seemed too bulky for me now. A friend had gotten a Shark and commented on how great it was. Looked up some reviews which were all positive. I am very pleased with this vacuum because it is sleek and easy to use whether the upright or the canister feature. The bagless complete seal dust cup is easy to empty. I also like the floor nozzle that works on all surfaces without needing adjustment since I have hardwood floors, area carpet, and carpet runners. With 2 dogs and 3 cats there is a lot of fur to be vacuumed up and the power brush does a great job cleaning their beds.

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    • VERY happy with my Shark Rotator!

      I did some internet research before making this purchase and the only thing that worried me was the comment that it was top-heavy and tipped easily. My old vacuum had the same problem,but I dealt with it because it cleaned so well. I have two large indoor/outdoor dogs that shed, so I am very particular about the cleaning power and results I get. I was pleasantly surprised when I found that the Shark Rotator was not as tipsy as I feared. In fact, it hasn't tipped on me yet. And it cleans fabulously and at a much better price point than the Dyson. That is the very reason I looked into this purchase was because of claims that it was just as good or better than the more expensive Dyson. I have already recommended this to my friends!

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    • Fantastic vacuum.

      I used my new vacuum for the first time today . Wow ! I have 6 house cats & vacuumed just the livingroom & I could not believe the amount of hair it picked up. It is easy to manuver with the swivel function & not heavy & cumberson to push around. I can't wait to try all the dusting & cleaning tools on my ceiling fans, baseboards & much more. I think this is going to be the best vacuum I have ever used & I have had quite a few over the years. Love it.

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    • good vacum

      My wife ordered this and so far is very happy with the way to handles the hardwood floor, rugs and carpet. It is fairly light and moves easy but does have good suction. Would buy this item again.

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    Questions & Answers

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    • Why did you choose this product?

      • The reviews were 5 star all the way.

    • will the 2-in-1 vacuum steam cleaner steam clean the carpets and are there attachments for the vac and the steam?

      • Hello kathrynspencer1121, this model is only designed to vacuum the floors. The Vac-or-Steam Cleaner model like item number 16583372 will only steam clean floors, not carpets. We also have item 16446856 that is designed to scrub carpets and floors. I hope this helps. Thank you for shopping with us! A.C.

    • does this come with the canister caddy

      • Hello myhunna, yes, the canister caddy is included. Thank you for shopping with us! Terri D.

    • What exact hand tools come with the Shark NV501? It states it has Specialized Tools for Pet Owners included (pleural) but it does not say which ones.

      • Hello Ruth, the pet tools include Includes a premium power brush, dusting brush, crevice tool, canister caddy, straight suction nozzle and a multi-angle dusting brush. Thank you for shopping with us.

    • I am looking for a Shark upright that has the option of less suction or height adjustment to use on thick pile carpet/rugs. Which Shark do you recommend?

      • Hi molly25, we have the Sanitaire Commercial Duralux Two-motor Red Upright Vacuum Item #: 13508925, that should work for you. Thank you for shopping with us!

    • Does the standard 5 year warranty come with this?

      • Hi nhwooley89, after reviewing with our support staff we can confirm that this does not come with a warranty, although, you can purchase a 2 or 3 year protection plan. I hope this helps, thanks for shopping with us.


      • Hello hugoat69, The Shark NV501 'Rotator' Upright Vacuum comes with an extra long 30 foot long power cord provides maximum range for cleaning large spaces quickly and easily and the cord is not retractable or self rewinding. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!

      • No - it would be nice if it were, but the hook flips down and releases the cord and I like that.

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    • How does it transition to hardwood floors, I want to amke sure the brush beater bar doesn't scratch up my floor?

      • Hi klbradley, the unit has a hardwood brush attachment to prevent damage to hardwood floors. We hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us.

    • what is the difference between the shark NV501 and the NV402?

      • Hello rosie2010, thank you for your interest in the Shark NV501 'Rotator' Upright Vacuum. Here are the product details for the NV501: ■Included parts: Vacuum, 11-inch Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush, Premium Power Brush, manual ■Never Loses Suction ■Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology ■Enhanced Swivel Steering ■Superior Multi-Surface Cleaning with Brushroll Control ■Specialized Tools for Pet Owners included ■Ultra-Quiet Operation ■Lightweight and portable Lift-Away technology ■Materials: Plastic, metal, rubber ■Dimensions: 15.2 inches wide x 11.7 inches deep x 33.8 inches tall ■Weight: 24.85 pounds ■Power source: Corded ■Motor: 1200 ■Cord reach: 30 feet ■Hose reach: 12 feet ■Model: NV501 Here are the product details for the NV402: ■Enhanced Swivel Steering:Easily maneuver vacuum into corners and along tough baseboard areas ■Longer Reach: Extra long stretch hose for the areas that are difficult to reach ■Complete Seal Anti-Allergen Filter: Successfully filters 99.9-percent of dust and allergens with sealed HEPA filter housing ■No Suction Loss Technology:Vacuum can move from surface to surface without the loss of suction. ■Materials: Plastic, metal, rubber ■Dimensions: 31.7 inches x 12.1 inches x 15.7 inches ■Weight: 24.45 ■Included parts: Vacuum, stretch hose, filter, crevice tool, dusting brush, power brush ■Power source: Cord ■Motor: 1200 Watts ■Cord reach: 30 feet ■Hose reach: 11 feet ■Model: NV402 Thank you for shopping with us, and have a great day!

    • Does this unit have washable filters?

      • Hello llp001, Yes the filters are washable. You will never need to replace them. Thank you for shopping with us!

      • It takes a rather long time for the filter to dry - I suggest getting a second filter if you vacuum daily so that you can always have a dry one in the unit.

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    • what warranty is included?

      • Is this vacuum self propelled?

      • Hello 4kats, I am unable to locate any information regarding a warranty provided on the Shark 'Rotator' Upright Vacuum. Our standard return policy will allow you to return the item within 30 days if there are any problems, or the item is defective. You also have the option to purchase a 2 or 3 year protection plan at the time of check out. Thank you for shopping with us.

      • Hello llp001, the Shark 'Rotator' Upright Vacuum is lightweight, but unfortunately is not self-propelled. Thank you for shopping with us.

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