Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner Review – Tattoo Crimson Corded Canister SD30040BB

Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner
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It can be a tough job to keep a house spic and span. But thanks to the range of vacuum cleaners available today, there’s no need for clearing out dust, dirt, and grime to be such a chore anymore.

Some of our older family members may have had to spend many hours sweeping floors and beating carpets. However, luckily for us, technology has made our lives easier. Nowadays we can easily clean our homes with the flick of a switch.

The Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner is one such simple, effective, and lightweight machine which does just that.

Some models on the market are bulky and heavy. The reality is though that they don’t need to be heavy duty machinery to be effective anymore. As this particular model shows, they can be light, portable and even come with colorful designs!

About The Tattooed Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner

This brand has a solid legacy as being one of the best-bagged vacuum cleaners on the market, and many users who are now buying newer versions have had other previous models for decades.

This kind of brand continuity is not easy to achieve. But this fun and colorful version shows that with such a strong brand identity the company is still innovating new and improved solutions for modern homes.

This includes the unmistakable modern tattoo design that will appeal to all of those who appreciate intricate patterns and design, as well as being able to choose from a number of colors such as crimson, purple, orange and black.

Apart from being available in a range of different colors, it is small, lightweight and portable. With a variety of additional accessories, it is also able to take on a number of different applications, from ridding your hardwood floors of dust to removing all of the dirt you don’t want to look at under your stove or refrigerator.

The appliance also comes with all of the additional features and vacuum accessories that you’d expect from a modern device, including automatic cord rewind and an adjustable extension wand that allows you to get right into those tough-to-reach places.

With a 20 foot cord and the help of a dusting brush and crevice tool, you’ll never have to worry about hidden dust bunnies again.

When it comes to power, the Dirt Devil Vacuum packs a punch with 10 amps. This means that it can offer decent suction strength, which is great if you’re inclined to go on extended vacuuming sprees.

Why It’s A Great Appliance To Have

The Dirt Devil Canister Vacuum is a popular choice because it is lightweight and portable. This means it’s easier to carry around the house yourself.

Since it’s a small device, it also means that you’ll be able to do more with it than you would with a heavier machine. For example, cleaning the drapes and other areas that are more difficult to get to.

When it comes to storing and using the Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner, all the angles are covered too. This includes being able to place the vacuum in an upright position when it’s not being used, as well as having the use of a convenient handle that makes it easier to pick up and move around too.

This device is bagged, which means you’ll need to keep a look out for the full bag indicator which is not present on other models without bags. The advantage here is that you never have to worry about getting all mucky like you might with other brands which have parts that you need to clean and rinse yourself.

The machine is also compatible with Dirt Devil’s Type O allergen vacuum bags which means you won’t have to worry about any problems with dust and allergies.

Stand Out Features

Ease of Use

The first standout feature of the Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner is that it is very simple and easy to use. With an uncomplicated and lightweight design, this machine gives you great freedom of movement when you’re sucking up dust and other kinds of grime from different areas in your home.

Thanks to the variety of Dirt Devil Vacuum Parts including an 11-inch nozzle with an extension wand, you actually don’t even need to focus on moving around that much. The nozzle will get to all those places for you without you having to stretch or bend over.


As we’ve mentioned before, the Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner’s lightweight design makes this machine extremely easy to use. This is because you don’t have to think about any problems with lifting or carrying it which makes it perfect for smaller living spaces with stairs.

So instead of having lug around a heavy machine, you can now move between areas with ease. This applies even if we are talking about moving up and down staircases.

This feature is especially relevant for those with injuries or illnesses who still take their housework seriously but are not able to lift and carry heavier and bulkier household machinery.

Diverse Accessories

With an extension wand, 11-inch nozzle, 10 amps of power, 20-foot cord, automatic cord rewind, a dusting brush, and a crevice tool, there is no doubt that you’re covered when it comes to cleaning your living area.

For those in smaller condos, dorm rooms or apartments, this really is a bonus. A huge machine is just not practical in a more compact space.

Aside from space limitations, there is also noise to consider. Luckily this appliance is also a lot quieter than a heavy duty model!

The angled dusting brush is particularly helpful for cleaning drapes, as well as when getting to difficult to access parts of your home including high cupboards, ceilings, and hidden corners.

Convenient Storage

Once again, because the machine is lightweight and smaller than some other traditional models, it’s also very convenient to store. The nozzle can be placed upright in a slot up against the machine itself and neatly stacked into a closet.

This makes putting the product away just as easy as using it. There is no need to worry if the nozzle is going to fall over everywhere while you’re trying to fit it in with all of your other household equipment.

As the model stores neatly, it’s a perfect addition to a home that might not have much storage room in the first place.

What We Like:

  • Light and easy to carry. This means it great for anyone to use even if you have injuries or limited mobility.
  • Fun design. With so much practical design out there it’s a chance to have something brightly colored and intricately decorated as part of your range of cleaning materials.
  • Automatic cord rewind. An absolute must for any modern device – this feature makes using and storing the machine even easier.

Minor Drawbacks:

  • Not designed for wall to wall carpeting. While it’s great for small spaces this machine isn’t built to clean wall to wall carpets.
  • Bags are not included. Although you can order the Dirt Devil vacuum bags online it’s a mild annoyance to have to remember to do this. Plus it’s an added expense at the end of the day.

 Comparison to Another Similar Product On The Market

In comparison to other similar products like the Bissell Zing Bagged Canister Vacuum, the Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner is very much on par except for the fact that it isn’t well equipped to clean carpets.

Similar to this model though, the Dirt Devil does have an adjustable wand and is also light and portable.

Like the Bissell Zing cleaner, the Dirt Devil vacuum has a variable suction control button. Similarly, it also comes with an automatic cord rewind feature and bull bag indicator.

The downside of the Bissell Zing bagged canister vacuum is that it isn’t backed by a warranty. On the other hand, the Dirt Devil SD30040BB has a 1-year warranty which will give you more peace of mind.

Unfortunately, the Bissell Zing is also not available for shipping to all countries, whereas the Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner is.

At 12.5 pounds the Bissell Zing Bagged Canister vacuum is also slightly lighter than Dirt Devil’s appliance. The latter weighs 15.5 pounds which could make a big difference for some people.

When it comes down to it though, the models both have very similar features. However, the Bissell Zing is a less expensive option coming in at about $20 less.

Final Thoughts

The Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner is perfectly suited for certain applications, but probably won’t be able to take on heavy duty carpet cleaning in a large home.

This model is perfect to clean a smaller living area, with hardwood or other uncarpeted surfaces.

The product has all of the features you might need. However, with its small size, it’s only really designed to take on so much. With this in mind, it should be bought only to use in appropriate areas.

As many user reviews attest, the Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner is a great addition to the more compact home. As the manufacturer write-up says, it is perfect for dorm rooms and starter homes.

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