How Do I Love My Dyson? Let Me Count the Ways

You may remember that I recently had to forgo my cleaning lady as part of our new one-income journey. It didn’t take long after for us to realize we needed a new vacuum; the one we previously had was a wedding gift and nearly 8 years old. Honestly, the first brand that came to mind was Dyson. I had heard such great things about the brand and knew I wanted to give it a try. Although I don’t have any pets, I decided to try the Dyson Animal Ball 2 because my full head of hair sheds a lot and I have two [messy] daughters who take after their mama’s full locks. What I wasn’t expecting, though, was how much I would be in love with a vacuum. Weird, right? I guess that’s what being an adult is: getting excited about a new vacuum and writing a heartfelt ode to it on the Internet.

How do I love my Dyson? Let me count the ways.
I love how lightweight it is and that I can carry it without breaking a sweat.
I love that the cleaner head automatically adjusts to different carpet heights and floor types.
I love how easy and hygienic it is to dump the waste.
I love how my poor back is saved by the instant-release wand; I also love how high and far I can reach with it.
I love the tools that come with the vacuum.
I love that it isn’t huge and is easily stored.
I love how strong the suction is, reducing the number of times I need to pass over the same spots.
I love that it’s quieter than my old vacuum (which sounded like a freight train).
I love how easy it is to push and maneuver.
I love how long the cord is, allowing me to move throughout my home easily.

As with any love affair, though, there are always downsides. The downside for my Dyson Animal Ball 2 is that I can’t hang the attachments on the vacuum itself and have to find a way to store them. I also wish it had a light on the front of it but that’s really a non-issue. Other than that, I’m a huge fan of my new Dyson and hope that we have a long and happy life together.

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20 Comments

  1. April 24, 2017 / 5:12 pm

    That’s a lot of reasons to like Dyson! Thanks for the share.

    • Shannnon
      April 24, 2017 / 11:28 pm

      Thanks for reading! It’s a great vacuum!

  2. April 17, 2017 / 3:07 pm

    I need to replace my vacuum, and this sounds like an amazing one!

    • Shannnon
      April 17, 2017 / 3:43 pm

      It is! Good luck!

  3. April 17, 2017 / 12:17 pm

    This vacuum looks so amazing! I want a dyson so badly!

    • Shannnon
      April 17, 2017 / 1:53 pm

      You’ll love this one!

  4. nbanuelosblog
    April 17, 2017 / 10:12 am

    Dyson really is the best!

    • Shannnon
      April 17, 2017 / 10:28 am

      I agree! Thanks, girl!

  5. April 16, 2017 / 5:33 am

    It sounds like an amazing vacuum cleaner!

    • Shannnon
      April 16, 2017 / 10:31 am

      It is!! Thanks for reading!

  6. itsahero
    April 15, 2017 / 9:31 pm

    Girl. I ADORE my Dyson! For serious. We just got a new one about a year and a half ago and i LOVE LOVE LOVE it.

    • Shannnon
      April 15, 2017 / 9:56 pm

      I’m so glad! I love that everyone loves theirs!

  7. April 14, 2017 / 7:38 pm

    This is the vacuum that I have and love it! It’s crazy how much hair it picks up from me. I thought the postpartum hair loss had stopped but I was wrong! Ha.

    • Shannnon
      April 14, 2017 / 7:46 pm

      Girl my hair shedding has always been crazy so that combined with the amount of stuff my girls spill make this perfect!

  8. lovelysilvia
    April 14, 2017 / 4:50 pm

    Omg this vacuum sounds great! Definitely need to purchase one soon and I am sold!

    • Shannnon
      April 14, 2017 / 7:46 pm

      You won’t regret it!

    • Shannnon
      April 14, 2017 / 10:15 am

      Yes, they do!

  9. April 14, 2017 / 9:15 am

    What a cool vacuum! Love it!

    • Shannnon
      April 14, 2017 / 10:15 am

      It’s absurd how much I love it! LOL

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