Hoover Linx BH50010 Review

Last Updated on April 23, 2018

Hoover Linx BH50010

Cleaning efficiency depends on the performance of the vacuum device used. That means there is every possibility of one device performing better than the other if price range is the constant.

When it comes to cordless stick vacuum cleaners, people are worried by their performance since being cordless can mean low power or under powered device. But this is not the case when it comes to Hoover products.

Their budget friendly performance range offers the Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum BH50010 which is a better performer in every aspect than its competitors. This Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner BH50010 review may help one to decide if this is the cordless stick vacuum they are looking for.


Ease of Use

The Linx cordless BH50010 is a lightweight device weighing less than 10 pounds. Also, the vacuum cleaner is low profile and thus can go under low clearance furniture with ease. It has wide cleaning head which aids in cleaning more surface area with a single sweep.

Other than performance related ease, this vacuum cleaner’s body is ergonomically designed, allowing stress free handling. The suction control buttons, battery indicator and the brush roll controls are strategically located to give the users swift access to them.

Powerful suction

Hoover’s powerful windtunnel technology allows more than a single channel of suction which happens to provide clear and fade free suction power. This capability is increased by folds when cyclonic technology is applied.

The cyclonic technology rotates the dirt and debris inside the vacuum cleaner at high speeds which results in accumulation of dirt in the chamber rather than the filter itself. This keeps the filter from chocking for a longer time also increasing the suction efficiency.

Battery Features

Battery that powers the Linx cordless stick vacuum 50010 is of lithium ion type. The best part is, this device uses interchangeable battery with its compatible and independent charger, rather than built in one. This has multiple advantages.

It allows one to buy an extra pair of battery and charger additionally which can be used for prolonging cleaning activity without recharging time when the first battery runs out.

Also, in case of battery failure, the device will not become completely useless. Most vacuum cleaners within this price range miss this very important feature.

Carpet cleaning abilities

Standard low budget cordless stick vacuum cleaners do a better job at cleaning floor surfaces rather than carpets, the reason being the power requirement of having a motorized brush roll. The electronic brush rolls consume more power thus eating on the total operation time.

That is why low budget devices do not always apply this technology. With Linx vacuum, which is powered by li-ion  interchangeable battery, this addition of motorized brush roll was convenient for hoover thus enhancing the overall carpet cleaning and even deep cleaning abilities.

Bag Less dust canister

Vacuum cleaners applying bags are more problematic for operation than bag less variants. Bagged variants require a constant investments since they choke due time and frequent cleaning enlarges pores which hampers cleaning activities overall.

Bag less variants are also easier to maintain. The linx cordless applies bottom release bag less canisters for dirt and debris collection which are also easily washable and reusable.


  • Good amount of fade proof suction power.
  • Powered by lithium ion battery which increases cleaning time and decreases recharging times.
  • Compatible with all types of floors including deep carpet and rug cleaning.
  • Bag less variant which is easy to maintain.


  • Some users remarked that the internals of their hoover unit is fragile.
  • Some users reported that Hoover’s customer service was not up to the mark.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Will it scratch hardwood floors?

A: There are 2 settings on the device for turning on / off the brush roll. Using vacuum cleaners with motorized brush roll is perfect for carpets, but it should be turned off while cleaning hardwood floors.

Q: How long is the battery life?

A: Once fully charged, the device can operate for around 20 minutes including the brush roll turned on for about 75% of the time.

Q: Is the vacuum cleaner quiet in operation?

A: This is a powerful vacuum cleaner which can be compared to standard uprights in its performance department. Hence the noise output is also similar if not too loud.

Final Words

The Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner BH50010 review shows clearly the points and queries that a normal person may have. This will let him / her decide if to go for the device or not.

From a review perspective, this is one of the best performance devices which come under the budget vacuum cleaner category.

Being powered and featured similar to full sized upright and also enhanced user flexibility due to its “cordless” and “stick” form factor, this device is a no-brainer choice for people looking for cordless vacuum cleaners.


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