I would not buy again
I use this product as little as possible. I find the cord design very difficult to use with arthritis it should either have an automatic return of some sort or the cord should have been designed to wrap easily at the top instead of having to maneuver it around the bottom. I have had this vacuum for over 10 years now and hated it even before the arthritis started because of the cord arrangement. Also could use a large diameter hose since I use mine to try to clean up around house plants that do not move easily and it does not handle the leaves that drop, it will pick them up for awhile but clogs really fast.