Product Review: Hoover REACT™ Upright Vacuum + A GIVEAWAY!

I am working with Hoover to test and review some of their home products, and I’m sharing my thoughts on them! But as always, all opinions and statements in this post are my own.  Today I’m sharing details on the Hoover REACT™ Upright Vacuum, and my thoughts on it!  AND I’m giving one away too!  Woot!

Hoover’s REACT™ Upright Vacuum Product Review

As far as every day vacuums go, the Hoover REACT™ Upright Vacuum one is my favourite.  I have used several different every day vacuums over the years, but the suction on this one is the best.  This vacuum actually has adjustable suction settings, which I really love. I use the highest suction setting because I have 2 pets and 3 kids, so I want to make sure the vacuum is doing it’s job.

The first time I used the vacuum, I vacuumed my master bedroom, the office carpet and the living room rug and the canister was almost full!!  I was SHOCKED at how much stuff this vacuum pulled out of my carpets.  I thought they were relatively clean! Look at that full container…gross.  But at the same time I was thrilled that this vacuum deep cleaned my carpets.  I am also really impressed with how my carpets feel after being vacuumed with this model…you can feel that the carpet has been lifted and dirt suctioned out.

Hoover’s REACT™ Upright Vacuum

Features of Hoover’s REACT™ Upright Vacuum:

  • FloorSense Technology:  You can vacuum seamlessly from tile, to hardwood to carpet without having to manually change the brush speed.  This vacuum utilizes micro-sensors that detect changing floor types and automatically adjusts brush roll speed for the best results on any floor type.  Making vacuuming easier than ever!
  • WindTunnel Surge: Designed to capture dirt, dust and pet hair.
  • Multi-Cyclonic Technology:  No Loss of Suction ensures a continuous cleaning experience.
  • Sealed Allergen System: Captures and contains 99% of dust and allergens and prevents them from being released back into your home.
  • Hoover Tested for Paws & Claws: Hoover’s new REACT line is especially effective in homes with pets. Every vacuum with the Hoover Tested for Paws & Claws Seal meets Hoover’s high standards for optimal pet hair removal on floors and above.  Less pet hair in your home is awesome.
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology:  All from your smart phone (with the Hoover app) you can customize your vacuum’s cleaning performance, and receive convenient maintenance notifications, as well as access to a simple and intuitive how-to guide for operating your new REACT™ vacuum.

My Thoughts and Things to Note:

  • I am very impressed with how much dirt and debris it pulls out of my carpet…even when I think they’re already clean!
  • I like how my carpets feel after they’ve been vacuumed.
  • This vacuum doesn’t come with a stair attachment…I really wish it did though.  This is the only drawback to this vacuum.
  • It is a heavier vacuum, although the ease of maneuvering and steering makes up for that.
  • The vacuum head is small enough in height that it can easily fit under dressers, beds and cupboards, which I really really love.  This means that I don’t have to switch vacuum tools to get into these hard to reach places.
  • I also noticed that it sucks up crumbs along baseboard really well…I didn’t even have to use the crevasse tool.
  • It switches between floor types, hardwood or carpet, really fast which is awesome.
  • This vacuum has really good suction, which by the way is adjustable! I use it on the highest setting.

Where to Purchase:

This vacuum retails for $349.99 CDN and can be purchased at Hoover.ca, Canadian Tire, Costco, Walmart, and London Drugs

And a Giveaway! Enter to win a Hoover REACT™ Upright Vacuum

Because I love this model so much, Hoover & I wanted to give you the chance to win one of your own!  Just enter in the giveaway in the box below.  Please note, in order to win, it is mandatory to leave a comment on this post!

Happy cleaning!

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129 Comments

  • Reply Judy Cowan January 16, 2018 at 3:51 PM

    That would have to be folding the laundry. Vacuuming I actually like, looks like a nice one!

  • Reply Keely Sorette January 16, 2018 at 3:59 PM

    I’m in the market for a new vacume. We have a small portable hand vacume, but it’s not all what it promised to be & do. It barely sucks up anything that’s bigger than a cheerio, which is not great when you have 3 kids and are a regular dog sitter. This Hoover looks amazing.

  • Reply Kim McD January 16, 2018 at 4:08 PM

    Bathrooms are the absolute vain of my existence, followed closely by laundry. I find vacuuming to actually be relaxing.

  • Reply Jonnie January 16, 2018 at 4:12 PM

    I hate trying to keep the floors clean – vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, etc. It’s a never-ending, thankless chore in a house full of pets and kids!

  • Reply Mar January 16, 2018 at 4:15 PM

    I love how my floors look after being vacuumed. I wish the lines lasted longer than 5 minutes

  • Reply Redawna January 16, 2018 at 4:30 PM

    I am totally in the market for a new vacuum. Mine is old and ready to be retired!

    My youngest turns 18 next month and you would think that at that age the floors would be cleaner but with his numerous pairs of work boots he can make it a challenge.

    Thanks for the opportunity.

  • Reply Sarah January 16, 2018 at 4:35 PM

    Dusting! It seems like it’s never ending. A day later and you can see more.

    • Reply Sarah January 16, 2018 at 4:35 PM

      And I follow on Instagram…saribelle

  • Reply Margo B January 16, 2018 at 4:39 PM

    bathroom, I hate cleaning the bathroom so gross lol, I love vacuuming and do it every day, mine is dying on me, hope to replace it soon

  • Reply loriag January 16, 2018 at 4:44 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task is cleaning the bathroom shower curtain.

  • Reply Nicole P January 16, 2018 at 4:48 PM

    I have the worst allergies, this would be so amazing. I hate vacuuming but that’s probably because I literally use a shop vac…

  • Reply Kim Tanti January 16, 2018 at 4:50 PM

    My least favorite job is cleaning the bathroom.

  • Reply Dana January 16, 2018 at 4:53 PM

    No cleaning is fun, but would love to have a vacuum where you can see the dirt come up!

  • Reply lynn clayton January 16, 2018 at 5:10 PM

    i hare cleaning my oven and bathrooms

  • Reply Amy Heffernan January 16, 2018 at 5:24 PM

    Argh I hate sweeping, mopping!

  • Reply Katrina January 16, 2018 at 6:09 PM

    I hate putting away clothes

  • Reply Lynda Cook January 16, 2018 at 6:30 PM

    I hate cleaning the bathroom, and that is because I suffer from a bad back and having to clean the tub is painful!

  • Reply LILLIAN BROWN January 16, 2018 at 6:50 PM

    My least favourite cleaning chore is dusting, takes a long time, no one notices and looks like I did not do it the next day. Maybe a good vacuum will help, mine is old and I think it causes dust.

  • Reply Debbie Flynn January 16, 2018 at 7:52 PM

    There so many that are my least favourite! I would have to say vacuuming is the least favourite. My vacuum cleaner is old and heavy. I have lost some of the attachments so I can’t clean the couch.

  • Reply Courtney January 16, 2018 at 8:00 PM

    I don’t mind actual cleaning, I really hate tidying though! It just never seems like there’s enough place to put everything!!

  • Reply kristen visser January 16, 2018 at 8:25 PM

    I actually like cleaning ( i know lol) BUT I am not really fond of laundry (gahhhh the folding) or dusting (yawn boring )

  • Reply JJ January 16, 2018 at 8:48 PM

    What an informative post! Who would have ever thought a vacuum would have Bluetooth technology? If our moms could only see us now 😉

  • Reply Julie bolduc January 16, 2018 at 9:25 PM

    I least like cleaning bathrooms

  • Reply Maritess S January 17, 2018 at 3:17 AM

    MY least favourite is cleaning kitchen floors. I always end up redoing some spots because I see streaks.

  • Reply Elizabeth R January 17, 2018 at 8:20 AM

    My least favourite is definitely vacuuming so this would help with that.

  • Reply Carolle H January 17, 2018 at 9:47 AM

    Vacuuming because I have a really heavy and old vacuum

  • Reply joy January 17, 2018 at 10:41 AM

    oh, to choose!! I hate all cleaning tasks, but if I have to, I suppose it would be cleaning the floors (however, cleaning the bathroom is pretty gag-worthy too)

  • Reply Sylvie January 17, 2018 at 10:54 AM

    Definitely dusting! Yaeurk!

  • Reply Birdie Colleen Trafford January 17, 2018 at 12:43 PM

    My least favorite cleaning task is cleaning the bath tub , have always disliked it , would vacuum , dust, wash the floors and do dishes any day over cleaning the tub.

  • Reply Jenn January 17, 2018 at 2:27 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task is cleaning the bathroom. It takes a long time and I’m a bit of a germophobe!

  • Reply dor January 17, 2018 at 3:01 PM

    cleaning accumulated cat hair that is literally glued to my curtains

  • Reply Tainan Lu January 17, 2018 at 3:14 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task is cleaning the bathroom

  • Reply Laura S January 17, 2018 at 3:29 PM

    My least favorite cleaning task is laundry, it’s not hard to do but I always forget to move the laundry over!!

  • Reply tiffany @ myDIRT January 17, 2018 at 3:33 PM

    We have 4 kids, 2 cats and 1 dog, our vacuum gets a lot of mileage. My least favourite chore is bathrooms. Especially the spot behind the toilet. UGH!

  • Reply Lorrie Helliar January 17, 2018 at 3:35 PM

    Least favorite task is cleaning the soaker tub/shower. I have to stand on a step stool in the empty tub to clean the walls because they tiled all the way up to the ceiling in there and its SO hard to reach. The tub is so deep I almost fall in when reaching in to the clean the sides…ugh.

  • Reply Laurent L January 17, 2018 at 9:26 PM

    I hate cleaning the bath tub. Yuck.

  • Reply Robyn Bellefleur January 17, 2018 at 9:50 PM

    I hate cleaning the toilet.

  • Reply BlessedTA January 18, 2018 at 3:42 AM

    Doing laundry

  • Reply Linda Svarovsky January 18, 2018 at 7:08 AM

    Laundry is my least favourite cleaning task.

  • Reply Phil Nep January 18, 2018 at 8:03 AM

    Bathrooms! ugh, so icky! Mirrors – so hard to get just right.

  • Reply Sarah L January 18, 2018 at 8:24 AM

    My least favorite cleaning task is definitely cleaning the bathrooms and taking out trash. Thanks for the giveaway.

  • Reply Travelbuds January 18, 2018 at 11:28 AM

    I hate vacuuming the stairs and cleaning the bathroom.

  • Reply Sherry K January 18, 2018 at 12:40 PM

    I really don’t like washing my kitchen floor. It always needs doing.

  • Reply Irene Eichler January 18, 2018 at 1:05 PM

    I have cleaning the bathroom … it never fails to remain clean with 4 kids ….. But this vacuum looks cool !

  • Reply Carey Hurst January 18, 2018 at 4:51 PM

    My least fave is vaccuming due to only having a crap one so I have to go over the same point many times over lol

  • Reply james smith January 18, 2018 at 5:13 PM

    doing the dishes! they never end, especially with a toddler! this vacuum would be super useful as our old one just doesn’t pick things up anymore.

  • Reply Linda January 18, 2018 at 6:49 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task is scrubbing the bathtub.

  • Reply Jenny B January 19, 2018 at 7:45 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task has to be vacuuming the stairs.

  • Reply Leona January 19, 2018 at 7:49 PM

    Dusting is a never ending challenge. This vacuum looks like it would hit the mark perfectly. Thanks so much. Have a happy day!

  • Reply Lisa L January 20, 2018 at 7:44 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task is mopping!

  • Reply lisa bolduc January 20, 2018 at 7:51 PM

    For me it is the kitchen. How does it get so bad so fast

  • Reply Anne Marie January 21, 2018 at 11:50 AM

    I hate cleaning bathrooms!

  • Reply Linda January 21, 2018 at 12:06 PM

    I would love this product!I need a new vacuum so bad,thanks.

  • Reply Anne Taylor January 21, 2018 at 12:20 PM

    I really DESPISE cleaning the bathroom lol

  • Reply Deb Postma January 21, 2018 at 12:53 PM

    I hate keeping our stairs and entryway clean. With a child in a wheelchair, I am constantly vacuuming!

  • Reply Sab Edwards January 21, 2018 at 1:41 PM

    I don’t enjoy cleaning the animal litter boxes. My sons moving back home and he already brought back his cats, so i’m doing the boxes til he gets back again on monday or tue..not fun

  • Reply Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard January 21, 2018 at 5:31 PM

    I actually really dislike cleaning the bathroom

  • Reply Trisha January 22, 2018 at 10:30 AM

    Both dusting and cleaning the bathroom, are a tie for worst for me!

  • Reply Todd Hodge January 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM

    Folding laundry or bathrooms. I usually just leave my clean clothes in the hamper.

  • Reply Tiesha Dorleans January 22, 2018 at 12:19 PM

    Cleaning the bathroom

  • Reply Susan Beatty January 22, 2018 at 4:35 PM

    Sweet!Thanks for the chance!

  • Reply Natasha Hamvai January 22, 2018 at 4:43 PM

    For me its dishes soo many always and no dishwasher well me im the dishwasher lol but at the moment vacuuming is twking the cake a wheel broke off mine ad it doesnt pock uo very well so winning would be a blessing thank you so much for the chance!!

  • Reply Ann-Marie Vaughan January 22, 2018 at 4:51 PM

    Cleaning the bathroom and the compost bucket.

  • Reply Vivian Dionne January 22, 2018 at 4:52 PM

    I hate cleaning bathtubs, showers and toilets!

  • Reply Ashley P. January 22, 2018 at 4:52 PM

    I hate moping the floors!

  • Reply ivy pluchinsky January 22, 2018 at 4:52 PM

    My least favorite cleaning task is cleaning the bathroom and vacuuming under the beds and behind them

  • Reply Erin N January 22, 2018 at 4:52 PM

    My least favourite cleaning job is definitely vacuuming because my current vacuum barely has any suction power at all. Thank you so much for this giveaway! I would be so excited to vacuum if I won 😛

  • Reply Laurie P January 22, 2018 at 4:53 PM

    I don’t really care much for cleaning stairs…

  • Reply Cathy Balogh January 22, 2018 at 4:56 PM

    My least favourite chore is laundry. I always seem to get busy doing something else and forget it is in one machine or the other so it can go on very late into the day.

  • Reply Herbert January 22, 2018 at 5:04 PM

    Between vacuuming, dusting, n laundry…I’ll pick laundry!

  • Reply Dianne G. January 22, 2018 at 5:05 PM

    Dusting is my least favourite chore. It seems like I dust and when I come back later that day I see dust again. So it becomes a daily job.

  • Reply Theresa January 22, 2018 at 5:05 PM

    Hoover REACT™ Upright Vacuum! We tend to buy cheaper vacuums thinking they are all of the same. They’re Not!! It’s time for a Hoover! Would love to (and need to win).

    Thanks for the contest.

  • Reply tina hill January 22, 2018 at 5:09 PM

    Looks like a great vacuum. My hubbie picked the one we have now and it does a lousy job. With 2 cats and grad kids, we could certainly use a decent vacuum.

  • Reply Susan Hanley January 22, 2018 at 5:12 PM

    Cleaning the bathroom, specifically the toilet, is my least favourite chore around the house.

  • Reply Melinda Klotz January 22, 2018 at 5:21 PM

    Vacuuming !!
    UGH UGH UGH !!
    I can’t even vacuum for 5 minutes without being in back pain.
    And the animal hair that sticks in the carpet even after I vacuum drives me insane !!

  • Reply Sarah Forrester January 22, 2018 at 5:25 PM

    I hate cleaning my tub.

  • Reply Jenness M January 22, 2018 at 5:27 PM

    I don’t care for cleaning the bathroom!

  • Reply Deana January 22, 2018 at 5:36 PM

    I hate cleaning the bathroom!

  • Reply Suzanne G January 22, 2018 at 5:39 PM

    My least favourite chore is cleaning toilets.

  • Reply Jackie M January 22, 2018 at 5:41 PM

    I hate mopping the floors 🙁

  • Reply Laurence Price January 22, 2018 at 5:42 PM

    This is a great vacuum. I need one like this to mop my house and make it clean.

  • Reply Shelley R January 22, 2018 at 5:44 PM

    I hate cleaning bathrooms and floors. Would love to win this!

  • Reply Laurie January 22, 2018 at 5:59 PM

    love to win this

  • Reply Marcia January 22, 2018 at 6:00 PM

    nice vaccum

  • Reply jan January 22, 2018 at 6:13 PM

    without a doubt my less favourite is cleaning the shower and tub

  • Reply Krista M January 22, 2018 at 6:18 PM

    Folding clothes and putting them back in the closets & drawers is my least favorite! It’s just a never-ending cycle that seems to take up so much time every week!

  • Reply Jennifer P. January 22, 2018 at 6:23 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task is laundry – especially folding it and putting it away.

  • Reply laurel jones January 22, 2018 at 6:25 PM

    i HATE VACUUMING THE carpeted stairs

  • Reply Toby January 22, 2018 at 6:32 PM

    Cleaning the bathtub/shower stall!

  • Reply Joyce January 22, 2018 at 6:33 PM

    I have two boys and a very shedding dog…I hate how dirty my floors look ALL the time! I need this vacuum!

  • Reply Florence Cochrane January 22, 2018 at 6:35 PM

    I don’t like cleaning the bathroom the most. Love to have a new vacuum.

  • Reply Gillian Morgan January 22, 2018 at 6:41 PM

    I hate cleaning the toilet. I don’t mind cleaning but the toilet is always a chore.

  • Reply Gillian Morgan January 22, 2018 at 6:41 PM

    I hate cleaning the toilet. I don’t mind cleaning but the toilet is always a chore

  • Reply Judy Elliott January 22, 2018 at 7:11 PM

    I hate dusting! ….but I love vacuuming! I grew up with a Hoover in my parents house. Would love to win one!

  • Reply Chandra O’Connor January 22, 2018 at 7:12 PM

    Cleaning my bath tub and tiles

  • Reply Ashley P. January 22, 2018 at 7:13 PM

    Oh my gosh! I just hate doing dishes. I feel like I’m always under a mountain of dishes!

  • Reply Melinda January 22, 2018 at 7:40 PM

    Ironing is my least favourite task.

  • Reply Michelle Policelli January 22, 2018 at 7:45 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task is cleaning the bathrooms!!

    • Reply Michelle Policelli January 22, 2018 at 7:47 PM

      Following on Instagram as @michelle_policelli 🙂

  • Reply Mamah January 22, 2018 at 7:57 PM

    I strongly dislike cleaning the countertops. It’s a neverending maintenance regime, because they pick up water stains so quickly.

  • Reply Sage January 22, 2018 at 9:33 PM

    Cleaning the toilet

  • Reply Leah Sorensen January 22, 2018 at 9:40 PM

    I hate doing the dishes!

  • Reply Alicia Boisvert January 22, 2018 at 10:35 PM

    Honestly my favourite cleaning activity to do is vacuum! It’s fun because I make natural scented cleaning powder with essential oils and baking soda and I enjoy the scents while I vacuum it up. Thank you for this giveaway.

  • Reply Arlene Cunningham January 22, 2018 at 10:47 PM

    Need a newer version vac, would be nice to win

  • Reply Stefanie Haluk January 22, 2018 at 11:15 PM

    I hate cleaning bathrooms.

  • Reply Tina C January 23, 2018 at 12:24 AM

    My least favourite cleaning task is cleaning the bathroom 😛

  • Reply Kristi F January 23, 2018 at 12:30 AM

    My least favourite is cleaning the shower! I wish someone would do that for me.

  • Reply Tara January 23, 2018 at 1:14 AM

    My least favourite is cleaning the bathroom and putting away the clean folded laundry.

  • Reply anna donato January 23, 2018 at 2:17 AM

    Looks like a great machine.

  • Reply Adina H. January 23, 2018 at 2:31 AM

    I dislike cleaning the bathroom.

  • Reply Caroline Lozinski January 23, 2018 at 3:05 AM

    I don’t like dusting and hate mopping the floors ! Yuck ! Back breaking !

  • Reply Lisa Neutel January 23, 2018 at 5:14 AM

    I hate cleaning bathrooms and dishes not my fave either – thanks so much for the chance

  • Reply tammy harrison January 23, 2018 at 6:28 AM

    I hate laundry

  • Reply Julie January 23, 2018 at 6:33 AM

    My least favourite task is the bathrooms! Believe it or not, I find vacuuming kind of calming, in a weird sort of way! Just found your blog, about to check it out!

  • Reply Sarah Smart January 23, 2018 at 8:09 AM

    I think vacuuming is alright but sweeping is the worst IMO! I wish we had a bigger vaccum like this one because I only have a little hand held one right now and we have a dog that loves to shed! Hah

  • Reply Carole Palmer January 23, 2018 at 8:25 AM

    My least favourite thing to clean is my bathroom (mainly the toilet). I don’t mind the counters and floors but there is something about the toilet… 🙁

  • Reply Christine D January 23, 2018 at 8:53 AM

    My least favourite are the dishes and washroom! Other then that I love cleaning and organizing!

  • Reply Suzanne January 23, 2018 at 9:01 AM

    Dusting, I’m allergic to dust and its the worst

  • Reply Geraldine Durant January 23, 2018 at 9:17 AM

    Vacuuming is my least favourite.

  • Reply Paul A January 23, 2018 at 12:05 PM

    Hate cleaning the bathroom

  • Reply Elena January 23, 2018 at 12:41 PM

    Cleaning the oven! I hate the smell of the cleaner and it’s such a big production.

  • Reply melanie Messing January 23, 2018 at 1:02 PM

    I hate cleaning the bathroom!

  • Reply Rosanne Robinson January 23, 2018 at 1:55 PM

    My least favourite cleaning task is the bathrooms, closely followed by vacuuming.

  • Reply Caryn Coates January 23, 2018 at 1:57 PM

    I hate cleaning the bathroom. 5 boys in my house so you can imagine why lol

  • Reply Ron Friesen January 23, 2018 at 2:26 PM

    That Hoover vacuum would be great for our house. We have 2 dogs that can shed a lot of hair.

  • Reply Kristi Mossman January 23, 2018 at 3:48 PM

    I am currently without a vacuum, have 2 dogs and a son…brutal because I cannot afford to buy one right now. This would be perfect for my home, as it is very small, with lots of nooks and crannies!!

  • Reply Victoria K January 24, 2018 at 7:46 AM

    I hate cleaning the showers

  • Reply Bailey Wilson January 24, 2018 at 11:42 AM

    I hate cleaning the bathroom. So gross!

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