Monday, January 12, 2009

I love my Shark!

If you've been reading this blog long, you know that I'm always looking for ways to simplify cleaning. More importantly, a clean floor is top priority to me in the home cleaning department. I can deal with other things being out of order for a while, but if my floor is dirty and grit finds its way between my toes, I cannot stand it.

Living out on a farm opens the door to lots of "things" making their way into your home and onto your floor. This is a battle that I will continue to fight the good fight.

I won the Shark VX3 at my family's White Elephant gift exchange over Christmas. When I saw this thing, I knew I had to give it a try.

I'm happy to report nothing but wonderful things about the Shark VX3!

Its rechargeable- so its cordless when you are using it.

It vacuums under things that normal vacuums cannot.

Its bag-less.

It doesn't require a dust pan- for this pregnant lady, not bending over every time I want to sweep my floor is a major plus!

You can vacuum both carpet and hard surfaces with the flick of a button.

The suction appears to be pretty good- mainly because you can see all the junk in your trunk when you are done.

Children can use it and enjoy doing so! I didn't get mad when KK spilled her snack bag all over the floor yesterday. I told her to go the Shark and clean it up. She happily obliged.

Did I mention to you that I love the Shark VX3??? Yesterday I counted how many times I used it and the grand total came in at 4 times. With a baby eating in a highchair, the Shark makes for easy floor clean-up after Laney Rae eats. But, you must not forget to empty it regularly if you are vacuuming up food. You don't want a science project growing in your Shark.

There is a Shark Floor steamer that disinfects your floor with steam and doesn't require harsh chemicals or soap. My sister got this for Christmas and LOVES hers. So, this is next on my list if I find a good deal on one.

I just wanted to throwout a review to you guys in case you are in the market for a new vacuum, mop, or broom. Just buy the Shark VX3. You won't regret it!


shauna maness said...

so you think it will work on old green's floors??

5 Chicks and a Farmer said...

Most definitely! It works great on wood floors too! Plus, I think this thing would be much easier carrying up the stairs than a vacuum. Its really lightweight!

Miss you my friend!

mandi said...

that sounds great! i have ONE rug in my house that i lug out the giant vacuum to take care of. i like your idea better. man, your family knows how to have a whit elephant!

Practically Ava said...

Okay, so I bought the shark vx3 for white elephant because my grand plan was to get it! ( I know that is kind of cheating but oh well!) Anyway, since you captured the Shark and took it home, I had to go buy my own and YES, I love mine too! It is amazing. .... And the Steam mop is amazing too!
Kayla (sis)

Carpio Family said...

I can't even imagine the floor steamer, i got the hand held little steamer for christmas. I love it for the bathrooms, Kitchen, glass, pretty much everywhere. And it uses no chemicals!!

QuiltedSimple said...

I'll have to try this - we're getting tons of junk inside right now......

Grace said...

Sounds like a good addition to having a clean home. BTW, I want you to know that you have sold me on the whole natural cleaning with essential oils. I made some of the cleaners that you recommended a while back, and I LOVE cleaning now even more. It smells so yummy, and I know that it's safe for Johnathan to be around. I am so into natural stuff right now, and it's so fun!!!

BHG & Co. said...

Well, I have my heart set on a top notch Roomba so I will need to begin my researching on the Shark! What about dog fur, do you or your sister have an idea?
I will give you a call while we drive back to Texas Friday and Saturday.

Talk to you soon,

Kyle said...


Aren't you finding out what you're having soon?? And aren't ya gonna let us guess???? :)