In this buying guide, we are comparing the Bissell Crosswave Wet/Dry Vacuum with the Dyson V11 Torque Drive Stick Vacuum. While these two vacuums are quite different, we will be looking at the similarities and differences that they share. That way, you can determine which one is right for you.


What Does The Bissell Crosswave Wet/Dry Vacuum Have To Offer?

To start off, the Bissell Crosswave Wet/Dry Vacuum is quite unique, because it doesn’t just vacuum your floors; it washes them at the same time. Because of that, you can move this vacuum across your floors, and as you do so, those floors will be thoroughly vacuumed and washed.

Bissell 1785A

Bissell 1785A

In order for this vacuum to wash your floors, it relies on two tanks. One of these tanks holds clean water that is mixed in with some kind of cleaning solution. Then, the other tank is used to hold the dirty water that is vacuumed back into the machine.

When it comes to the effectiveness of the floor washing process, it is quite good at eliminating small stains and messes. For larger stains and messes, it does work quite well, but it often takes more time, due to the strength of the brushes and the way that the washing process works. As such, it’s ideal to perform a regular mopping session to go along with the floor washing that this vacuum performs.

Where this vacuum really succeeds, though, is in delivering a fantastic vacuuming experience. It relies on a very powerful suction system that is more than sufficient for nearly all vacuuming needs. If you need to vacuum on a thick carpet or a hardwood floor – among a plethora of other options – the suction system this vacuum uses makes it easy to do so.

Bissell 1785A Crosswave

Bissell 1785A

To go along with that, this vacuum cleaner uses a very powerful brush system. It is a Dual Action Multi-Surface Brush Roll that consists of a microfiber brush and a nylon brush. By using these two brushes, the vacuum cleaner is able to loosen up and remove dirt, dust, and debris from your floors. But, it is also able to mop up the water that has been splashed onto your floors, while also scrubbing off stains and messes.

While using this vacuum, there are a series of buttons that you can use to switch between cleaning hard and soft floors. If you don’t want to move the mopping system, then you can use these buttons to turn it off. Plus, there is another button that allows you to choose just how much cleaning solution you are spraying onto the floor.

Ultimately, the Bissell Crosswave Wet/Dry Vacuum is an excellent vacuum that offers a fantastic vacuuming system and a fantastic washing system. If you need versatility and efficiency, then it is a great purchase.

Bissell 1785A Crosswave Wet/Dry Vacuum Review

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What Does The Dyson V11 Torque Drive Stick Vacuum Have To Offer?

The Dyson V11 Torque Drive Stick Vacuum is, in many ways, quite different from the Bissell Crosswave. It is a very lightweight stick vacuum that is completely cordless and lacks any of the washing systems that the Bissell Crosswave offers. But, it offers an excellent brushing system and plenty of suction power.

Dyson V11 Torque Drive Stick Vacuum Review

Dyson V11 Torque Drive

A big part of what makes this stick vacuum so useful is its cleaner head. This is a High Torque Cleaner Head, and one of the coolest features it offers is the fact that it adjusts the amount of suction it’s using depending on the surface it’s on. If you move from a hard surface, which requires less suction, to a rug, which requires more suction, it will use more suction automatically.

As for the suction power, it is more than sufficient for just about every vacuuming need. If you need to clean hard floors and soft floors – or anything else – then you won’t have any problems.

Dyson V11 Torque Drive

Dyson V11 Torque Drive

To make the vacuuming process even more effective, the cleaner head this stick vacuum uses has a very nice brush system. It easily loosens up dirt, dust, and debris, allowing it to then be vacuumed up. Even on softer surfaces, which most stick vacuums aren’t very good at cleaning, it works very well at loosening up dirt, dust, and debris.

In the end, if you are looking for a vacuum that offers the power and versatility of the Bissell Crosswave, but with a design that is simpler and more flexible, then the Dyson V11 Torque Drive Stick Vacuum is a great choice.

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