Miele or Oreck Vacuum cleaner?

Can anyone suggest me which canister vacuum cleaner is better, Oreck or Miele for both carpet and hard wood floor house?

Asked By: Wasabi 007 - 9/10/2007
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The Oreck is made for an 85 year old man or woman who can't lift anything over 8 pounds. The Oreck does not pick well at all. The only thing you are paying for are Mr. Oreck's TV and Newspaper Ads. Not only that if you have no carpet then do NOT get the Oreck. That is what the OReck is made for and if you use the Oreck... More
Answered By: terminator2760 - 9/11/2007
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Don't trust Yahoo Answers for the one that suits your needs best. Go to the library and read the Consumer Reports tests. As I recall, the Oreck didn't fare too well but can't remember anything about the Miele. I'd look it up for you but I'm away from home.
Answered By: Huba - 9/10/2007
If it were my choice, I would go with the Miele. All my friends who have the Oreck swear by it though. I find it noisier and it just doesn't suck up all of the peskie eskie hair as well as the Miele.
Answered By: eskie lover - 9/10/2007
I love my oreck, but don't use it on the wood floor.
Answered By: Ricky - 9/10/2007
I recommend looking at a Dyson. We don't vacuum in our house anymore, we "dyson." Although pricey, we have never regretted the purchase. Although we do not have pets, we have the purple Dyson (DC 17 - Animal/upright) designed for pet-lovers, as it also helps with allergies. This upright works well on carpets and... More
Answered By: truthtalker - 9/10/2007
I don't know much about the Oreck, but I have used a Miele at a client's house (I clean houses), and I sincerely don't like it. It's heavy and hard to move around. It's very difficult to do stairs with. And it overheats fairly quickly so you have to wait to finish until it cools down. At my house, we have a $40... More
Answered By: hiltychick - 9/10/2007
As a carpet cleaner who uses a vacuum on every job I suggest the electrolux but if you can;t afford that one the Miele is your best bet. Have you checked out the Dyson awesome....
Answered By: sandy_simply - 9/10/2007
I had an Oreck and gave it away; it was useless. I bought a Eureka, which I like. I don't know anything about Miele.
Answered By: Arggg - 9/10/2007
Both are about $300-$500. Miele is vary well known becasue of their of their canisters. I have an Oreck upright, which people know of, not vary much canisters, and the oreck does a great job. But, Miele also can clean wood easyly, not oreck. I whould get a Miele.
Answered By: Nathaniel C - 9/10/2007
With out a questions Miele, when comparing vacuum cleaners... More
Answered By: barney w - 9/12/2007
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