Miele bags are the epitome of what is needed for any person that suffers from an allergy or is sensitive to dust and pollen. As a company miele has been focused on helping the millions of people that suffer daily and seasonally from allergens, dust mites, pollen, and other sources of allergy inflaming materials. The bags are made of several special materials that add seven layers of filtration before reaching the motor pre-filter and HEPA filter. The bags are also designed and manufactured by miele, unlike a lot of companies who outsource the manufacturing of their bags to Chinese companies. This inside manufacturing process insures that the proper filtration materials are being utilized, and that the end user has a product that will eliminate dust and allergens from aggregating within the home.

The miele bags themselves come in several different size variations that correspond the proper miele vacuum. The FJM bags are designed for the smaller machines and have a lower dirt capacity than the comparable GN bags. GN bags have typically been used in the larger machines and have about a 30-40% larger capacity. Other bag types such as U bags are used in their upright machines and are not designed to be used with the canisters. When inserted into the machine the bags attach to a plastic holding bracket which secures it and keeps it from moving. The plastic mount located on the bag is color coordinated with the inside bag holder, in order to keep the customer informed of the proper bag to choose.

It is necessary though to always use miele genuine bags as opposed to generic ones. Genuine miele bags have been proven to retain much more particles, and counterfeit HEPA filtration bags have been shown to release up to 288x more material. It is imperative that someone who has allergies be aware of these differences, as the filtration is one of the main reasons a homeowner buys a miele vacuum cleaner.

Overall miele bags are a very high quality bag and operate as 7 of the 12 layers of filtration in the vacuum cleaners. The high grade material keeps the customer assured that all of the allergens and dust particles are being captured, and that they are creating a healthy living environment.

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When trying to perform a miele vacuum repair you should always consider whether or not you have the technical knowledge to do so without damaging the vacuum cleaner even more. Though some older miele vacuum cleaners tend to look pretty basic on the interior, they have a lot of fidgety parts that can break if not properly put back together. We’ve had many customers that try to fix their miele on their own, but end up doing damage to the cord reel or internal wiring assembly. It is important to know that if you are performing a miele vacuum repair by yourself, it may void the warranty on your machine. You should always consult your user’s manual for more information on warranty.

Though there are not any manufacturing defects with these vacuums, there are some problems that are more commonplace than others. Usually these problems arise by misuse from the homeowner, and can be avoided with proper use of the machine. Some of the more specific things that will keep your vacuum out of the repair room include turning the power off before unplugging the vacuum, and making sure the power nozzle is off before unplugging the hose from the power nozzle assembly. If you fail to do this, it can sometimes cause an arc to form between the two electrical connects. This leads to them being burnt out or induces corrosion at a faster rate.

If you are heart set on performing a miele vacuum repair rather than bringing it to a technician, you should know a few things before proceeding. When you open up an older style miele canister vacuum, you want to be very careful with the screws. Putting too much pressure on them when taking them out or putting them back in will cause the plastic to fracture. Replacing the plastic housing on your vacuum will be much more expensive than fixing the original problem.

The easiest way to access the interior of a miele is to first undue all of the screws in the base when looking at it from the top. You will sometimes have to remove parts to get to all of these screws. Be very careful when removing these top parts, as the tabs that hold them can break if not properly disassembled. Once you remove the parts and the screws, the whole entire top plastic housing should come off. Depending on the model vacuum that you have, the motor and interior components will either be connected to this top housing, or anchored into the lower base housing. Once you have accessed the interior components we recommend that you do not mess with the cord assembly. The cord retraction assembly can easily break if the cord assembly is opened up. If you need to replace the cord make sure that it is cut to size and properly put in just as the other cord was. If you are replacing the motor and other electrical components it’s important to make sure all of the wiring is intact exactly how it was.

Overall we do not recommend performing a vacuum repair on your own, but if need be you should follow the guidelines that we’ve set. Failure to do so will probably make the problems worst! You can find miele vacuum reviews and other information on our website to aid you in any vacuum need!

Happy Cleaning!

The MyVacuumStore.com Team

The new miele upright S7 vacuums came to the market within the last five years and seem to uphold the quality standards that miele has with all of their appliances. These uprights are the pinnacle of miele vacuum design, and although it seems a bit odd to say, they took a boring appliance and made it sexy. As with all newly designed vacuums though, there are going to be some flaws that will have to be addressed as manufacturing inceases. Luckily, these flaws are few and far between and we can honestly say these machines make a dyson vacuum look like a childrens toy.

New Miele S7 Upright Vacuum

When you actually get to see one these machines up close you can see very clearly the manufacturing quality. Each of these machines is made in miele’s german factory as they refuse to fall into the global trend of cheap manufacturing in second and third world asian countries. When compared to a dyson vacuum it’s almost a no brainer. Looking between the two you can see that the dyson is made of extremely cheap components and is severely overpriced for what you’re getting for your hard earned money. When you look at the miele upright you actually get a sense of value in the product. The miele vacuum parts that are used are produced by the company for each individual products, and is carefully stress tested.It’s sturdy and uses a good mix of metal components where the wear and tear occurs on upright vacuums. Look at the bottom of a dyson and you can see the obvious differences in quality.


The PRO’s:

We tested the machine to see how well it cleans and we were actually very surprised. The Miele S7 upright was by far the best upright weve seen for hardwoods and tiles. When you compare this to other popular brands such as riccar, hoover, eureka, or dyson it consistently outperformed the competition. This company is particularly well known for using high quality large motors. The motor that provides the suction for the S7 uprights is larger than most, and that’s why it does better on the hard surfaces.

Other things that we liked about this machine is the ability to adjust the suction, the automatic height adjustment feature, and the fact that the vacuum has all the tool and attachments on board with a long and useful hose. The ability to adjust the suction on the machine is good for people that are using this vac for multiple purposes. When you’re using the tools and attachments you want to be able to dial down the suction for things such as drapes and upholstery. The automatic height adjustment for these machines is also key if you have different levels of carpeting. If there is not enough clearance between your vac and the carpet, it will completely cut off the suction of the machine and render it basically useless. Miele fixed this problem by having an auto-adjust feature that will set the vacuum to the correct height in response to different styles of flooring.  Last but certainly not least is having all of the tools and attachments on board for use. With the S7 upright your able to pop off the hose and wand and use all the normal tools you would expect on a miele canister vacuum. This way you’re not limited on what surfaces you can clean, and you able to get in weird spots such as baseboards and stairs.


The Con’s:

Though the miele upright is built extremely well it does come at a cost. Unfortunately this cost is the overall weight of the machine. When you’re using better components and larger motors in vacuums you’re obviously going to add a bit more weight to it. For those who don’t want to sacrifice quality though, the increased weight of the machine is a not a factor. One other thing we weren’t exactly thrilled with is the overall balance of the machine. A lot of the weight tended to be in the middle portion of the machine, which may put a bit more strain on the wrist when you’re trying to maneuver it. They did try to fix this though by having the machines swivel and the addition of an ergonomic handle grip.

Overall the miele upright is for those who want a quality upright vac that is going to last. In a world where more and more appliances are becoming disposable the miele brand is starting to stand out as the best in terms of durability. To this day miele remains family owned and dedicated to their founder’s views of having a product that is “Forever Better”. If you’d like to read about any other miele vacuum reviews that we have available you can find them on our blog or on our retail website myvacuumstore.com.

Happy Cleaning!

– The My Vacuum Store Team

MyVacuumStore.com is working diligently to finish our newest website! My vacuum store is the latest of website’s offered in order to bring quality miele vacuum cleaners to customers all over the United States. We specialize in all types of vacuum cleaner and allergy products, but have most recently opened our latest site in order to focus only on the high quality miele products that are available.

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– My vacuum store has over 35 years of vacuum expierence in the industry, and was one of the first dealers to bring miele vacuum cleaners to the US! We are also a miele diamond dealer, which is the highest ranking you can have with the company!

– We started as a brick and mortar store more than 35 years ago, so you can rest assured that we have the expierence needed to help our customers find the correct products that they need.

– Miele Vacuums last on average anywhere from 15-20 years! The longest lasting vacuum cleaner on the market!

– We are dedicated to helping all miele customers in the US. Whether you purchased your vacuum from us or not, our tech support team would gladly like to help you with any problems you may have.

We look forward to helping you find the best vacuum for your home!

– The My Vacuum Store Team