Universal Features of Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaners

Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner - A Look InsideAll Miele canister vacuum cleaners feature superb construction, user control, colors and attachments. Regardless of which Miele canister vacuum you ultimately choose to purchase, there are many design features that are standard. Below is an overview of the many characteristics that are not only common among Miele vacuum cleaners but are also features that set them apart from their competitors.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner Features Lightweight. All of the Miele S8, S6, and S2 canister vacuums are compact and lightweight. Each weighs less than 14 lbs., much lighter than traditional uprights.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner Features Compact Size. This compact size makes storage more convenient. They can easily be stored in closets or in any other small, out of site space. The size coupled with a built in handle and park system makes moving the canisters up and down steps effortless.
Miele Vortex Motor Powerful Motor. Miele canister vacuum cleaners feature the powerful, 1200 watt Vortex Motor System. This German made workhorse provides superior suction in a smaller package than comparable vacuum cleaners.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner Features Smooth Movement.  Their lightweight coupled with casters that swivel 360& makes moving all Miele canisters smooth and easy. Across smooth surfaces they seem to glide behind you while on carpet they gently roll along. You will not find yourself jerking or struggling with any of these canister vacuums like many do with canister vacs that feature oversized wheels or lack casters.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner Features Sealed System Construction. A vacuum's most basic function is picking up dirt and particulate with suction. The suction is created as air is pulled completely through the system. While traditional vacuums are often less than efficient when it comes to retaining the smallest and most damaging particles, Miele's Sealed System is different. With the use of 9-ply filter bags, a HEPA filter and motor filter, Miele canisters effectively trap particles down to .1 microns. Instead of passing through, fine particles are filtered out. The entire suction system is sealed to prevent dirty air from escaping. These measures work together to create the cleanest vacuum on the market today.
Miele Canister Vacuum AirClean Filter Bags Simple, Clean Bag Replacement. Bag replacement is a cinch. All AirClean dust bags that fit the canister style vacuums have a surprisingly simple, yet efficient self sealing technology built into each bag. So as you remove the full bag, it seals itself to avoid mess. (For years I used a traditional upright and each time I had to change the bag I would need to gather up a bunch of newspaper. Then I laid it out over a large area and placed the vacuum in the middle. By the time I was finished the full bag was out, but I usually had dust and dirt lying all around and sometimes in the vacuum.)
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner HEPA Filter Best HEPA Filtration On The Market.* Miele vacuum HEPA AirClean filters trap 99.95% of all particles .1 microns and larger. In addition to this, the filters feature rubber seals to prevent air from leaking around them and now all have a TimeStrip indicator that takes all the guesswork out of knowing when to replace the filter. The H13 HEPA filter combined with the filterbag, pre-motor filter, and a completely sealed system means Miele vacuums with the HEPA feature act not only as a vacuum but also an air purifier.
Miele Canister Vacuum Attachments Three Mini Attachments. Each Miele vacuum cleaner comes equipped with three mini attachments, an upholstery brush, a crevice tool, and a dusting brush. On all S8 models these attachments are "onboard," meaning they fit in a compartment actually built into the canister. With S6 and S2 models, the attachments fit on a VarioClip or caddy which can be attached to the base of the hose.
Miele Canister Vacuum Accessories Highly Customizable. All canisters come with multiple optional accessories. From turbo or powerbrushes and H13 HEPA filters to car cleaning kits and deluxe handle assemblies, the Miele canister vacuums can be fitted with a range of accessories to best meet your needs. Whether your are cleaning hard flooring, carpet or drapes and upholstery, there is a Miele canister vacuum cleaner to fit the task.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner Features Ultra Quiet Operation. Each canister vacuum is constructed with a special sound insulating product that dramatically reduces noise. All of the canister models are extremely quiet when compared to other vacuums. When compared to each other, the S8 and S6 models are slightly quieter than the S2 canisters.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner Features Durable Body Construction. A durable, impact resistant ABS plastic shell is standard in all Miele canisters. This type of body is scratch and dent resistant as well as easily cleaned.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner Features Retractable, Telescopic Wand.* One of several different models of telescopic wand is standard with all canister vacuums (except the S251 Miele Plus). All extend long enough to tackle some of the most hard to reach places while retracting back to a manageable and easily stored size.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaner Features Extremely Wide Operating Radius. Each canister has a minimum 29.5 ft. operating radius. That's nearly a 30 ft. radius of cleaning that you can do all without having to unplug your vacuum. The S8 canisters will provide a full 36' of cleaning reach while S6 models boast a 33' range.
Auto Cord Rewind - Convenience of a Miele Canister Vacuum Self Winding Cord. With this large of an operating radius, it is only natural to have a very long cord. Miele has tried to avoid the tangles and hassle commonly associated with such a long cord length by integrating a self winding system into each of their canister vacuums. Simply push the foot pedal on the body of the canister and cord fully retracts with ease. For S6 and S8 models you simply tap the button once. With S2 vacuums you hold the button in until the cord is fully retracted.
Park Feature on Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaners Park System. Each Miele canister has a built in park system. S6 and S8 canisters have three slots in the body where attachments clip in. S2 canisters have two. This keeps the wand and attachment secured to the side of the canister making storage easier while helping to prevent tipping.

(NOTE: Because of the size of the SEB 236 & 228 Powerbrushes, they will stand alone without tipping. These attachments cannot be parked.)
All Miele Canister Vacs Have Bag Indicators Bag Change Indicator. A standard bag change indicator takes the guesswork out of when to change the bag in any of the canisters.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaners Rubber Bumper Protects Protects Your Furniture. Since canister vacuums tag along behind you as you clean (instead of being in front of you as an upright would), it is a valid to concern worry about the canister bouncing off of your furniture. To remedy this concern, all Miele canisters, EXCEPT Miele S2 vacuums, come with a rubberized bumper strip around the vacuum to help avoid dings and damage to your furniture and appliances.
Miele Canister Vacs Last Long Life. The motor on each Miele comes with a seven year warranty, though all Miele vacuums are tested and expected to last 1000 operating hours, approximately 20 years. This is possible through superior construction and the use of Miele's Vortex Motor System. Unlike other vacuum cleaners, a Miele is an investment that will save you money.
Miele Canister Vacuum Cleaners Known for Durability Reputation. Whether it is adhering to the stringent EN 1822 European air filtration standard or putting their products through hundreds of hours of abusive testing, Miele is known for producing durable, quality products for over a century. Throughout the years their products have led the way in innovation, providing a balance between aesthetically pleasing form and unsurpassed functionality.

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