Disclosure: I received a Black+Decker PetVac to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own.
I don’t actually have pets, but lets be serious… this little vacuum is a really a major advantage for us. To start with we used to have pets, but our son tends to be aggressive with animals because of his autism and so we have chosen not to get any. However this does not mean we are exempt from animal hair.
To start with, we did have cats in the past. So we did have experience. Also one recent move, the previous tenant did not properly clean and we spent almost 6 months finding pet hair everywhere. In all honesty there was so much pet hair left behind it felt like they hadn’t cleaned the entire time they lived there. So we have learned over time the value of having a seriously good petvac.
Now to add to that we have kids. Like all kids ours are not always the tidiest and that especially includes the car. Before this we had used rather large bulky fullsized vacuums to get things cleaned up, but a newer smaller vehicle with a far different configuration means that is no longer going to work. We had some car vacs as well but they were weak at best. This little PetVac is actually going to make that chore a breeze.
Black+Decker has a new PetVac out that is part of the SmartTech line. They are a great line of products. The batteries tend to be strong and last forever and they are usually adaptive to the conditions. In this particular case, the PetVac actually adapts it’s strength depending on whether it senses it is on a hard floor or on a carpet.
Take a look at all the features available on this.
SmartTech PetVac Features + Benefits
- De-fur furniture fast – motorized brush grabs on to stubborn pet hair
- Power through kitty litter, kibble and more with strong, long lasting suction
- Keep your pet-loving home smelling fresh and clean with a scented pre-filter
- Anti-tangle rubber bristles quickly lift out hair trapped in deep in carpets, furniture and hard surfaces.
- SMARTECH Sensing Features™ make cleaning easier: AUTOSENSE™ automatically adjusts suction power from bare floor to thick carpet to optimize runtime. BATTERYSENSE™ shows you how much battery remains. FILTERSENSE™ alerts you when its time to clean the filter
- Lightweight lithium ion battery provides strong suction, long battery life and cord-free convenience
- Two speeds let you easily switch from sensitive applications such as vacuuming curtains to POWERBOOST™ mode with the push of a button
- Cyclonic action helps keep the filter clean and suction strong
- Convenient charging base makes it easy to just grab and go!
- Washable bowl and filter allow for thorough cleaning
- Translucent bagless dirt bowl makes it easy to see and empty dirt
- Extendable crevice tool helps you clean narrow areas