Oreck XL Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

Oreck XL Vacuum Cleaner Review

The Oreck XL Insight has a low-profile design to easily clean under furniture.

The Oreck XL vacuum cleaner line is of Oreck commercial vacuum cleaners because it is available in several levels of quality and price.

They are perfect for a lightweight residential vacuum or an affordable commercial vacuum. They are actually used in many hotels and businesses.

When David Oreck founded the company, it was with a goal to develop a lightweight, upright vacuum cleaner innovation that housekeepers in the hotel industry could use comfortably.

Since the company was founded in 1963, it has not only become a popular and affordable brand for hotel use, but they are found in homes around the globe because of durability, strong suction, lightweight ease of use, and long warranties.

3 Popular Oreck XL Vacuum Cleaner Models

There are several Oreck XL vacuum cleaner models to consider. While they vary in respect to price and additional features, they all feature advanced HEPA filtration systems, lightweight portability, multiple speeds, great maneuverability, and powerful suction.

Oreck XL 2000

Oreck XL Vacuum Cleaner - Oreck Commercial Vacuum - XL 2000The Oreck XL 2000 is an upright vacuum cleaner that is capable of cleaning bare floors as well as carpeting.

As one of the more affordable commercial vacuum cleaners in the product line, this 8 pound vacuum is often found in hotels because it features an ergonomically-designed handle, known as the Helping Hand.

You still get powerful suction for an affordable price, and the 35 foot cord increases cleaning range. They are said to be perfect for home use and to have a life expectancy of 18 years with proper maintenance.

This model has earned a 3.7 out of 5 star rating. Consumers like that it is lightweight, can clean multiple surfaces, and that the filtration system captures dust very well.

Consumers did not like that it it hard to push on thick carpeting and the machine tends to get clogged. The other primary complaint is that suction is not strong enough to really get carpets clean.

Oreck Commercial XL2100RHS

Oreck XL Vacuum Cleaner - Oreck Commercial XL2100RHSThe Oreck Commercial XL2100RHS is super lightweight at just 8 pounds. It has a 12 inch cleaning path and a 35 foot long power cord to cover quite a bit of ground. The machine also features a low-profile cleaning head to easily fit underneath furniture items.

Side edge brushes and a non-marring bumper are both included in this machine as well to make it a more efficient and furniture-friendly vacuum.

Another factor positively contributing to the design of this machine is its “Helping Hand” handle, which has received Ease-of-Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation. The on/off switch is located in handgrip for convenience as well.

The Oreck Commercial XL2100RHS has earned a 4.5 star rating out of five from consumers. Consumers appreciate the very light weight and maneuverability of this model. They were impressed by the machine’s suction power and its ability to pick up pet hair.

The biggest drag on the ratings comes from consumers whose machines stopped functioning properly after a few months. These consumers also tended to have trouble with Oreck’s customer service to get their machines repaired.

Oreck XL Insight Vacuum Cleaner

Oreck XL Vacuum Cleaner - InsightThe Oreck XL Insight Vacuum Cleaner is another lightweight upright, coming in at just 9 pounds. It features two speeds, one for vacuuming carpet and one for vacuuming hard floors. This machine also has a low profile design for vacuuming under furniture and a powerful pile-lifting roller brush for cleaning dirt.

The 13-inch wide cleaning path and premium edge brushes on this model make cleaning more efficient. It is also equipped with a HEPA inner bag to capture lung-damaging particles.

Consumers give the Oreck XL Insight Vacuum Cleaner an overall 4.6 out of 5 star rating. They like that it is easy to move and gets under furniture effectively. They are also impressed by the HEPA filtration efficiency and the machine’s suction.

While most reviews were very positive, consumers had a few complaints about this model. The most common complaints are that the machine gets clogged easily relative to other models and that it does not pick up pet hair well.

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