Archive for the 'Dyson DC08' Category

Discussion about the 2016 increase in price of genuine Dyson spares.

This article first appeared at Manchester Vacs.  Some may have noticed already that the cost of genuine Dyson spares has just massively increased. Some parts have gone up over 100%. It seems to be right across the board. It won’t have filtered through to every sales platform as yet, because people are sat on stock […]

Dyson or Sebo? Which one will you choose? Online vote.

This article first appeared at Manchester Vacs.  Sebo versus Dyson? It’s a big question and one that is popping up more and more. As Dyson focus more and more on cordless and handheld machines (of which they are the undisputed market leader), robots and other domestic appliances (like hairdryers), the more traditional vacuum cleaner buyer, […]

Manchester Vacs Relocates & Becomes Biggest in the North

Already Dyson Medic’s recommended parts supplier, Manchester Vacs has relocated to much larger premises making them the biggest independent specialist Dyson parts supplier in the north of England. Manchester Vacs is not a new business; they were at their previous location on nearby Abbey Hey Lane in Gorton for almost a decade. A family business; […]

The Dyson Vacuum Universal Tool Set

Is there such a thing as a Dyson universal tool set? Aren’t all Dyson tools model-specific? Is it possible to buy one set of tools that fits every Dyson vacuum cleaner? This is a question we are asked often. People get confused with brush tools, stair tools, crevice tools, combination tools, upholstery tools, mattress tools, […]

Which Dyson ‘Universal’ Adaptor Do I Need?

Dyson adaptors! A Big subject whether you call it an adaptor, an adapter or a converter. Confusingly, Dyson market what they call a ‘universal adaptor’ which is actually nothing of the sort. So which Dyson tool adaptor do you need? One size doesn’t fit all. Despite what some will tell you. First, I should explain […]

Which Screwdriver Do I Need to Repair My Dyson Vacuum?

“Which screwdriver do I need to repair my Dyson Vacuum cleaner?” This is a question I am asked quite often, so I thought I would shed some light on it. Not all models use the same size in all applications. But I will demystify it for you below. Dyson vacuum cleaners are held together by […]

How to Get Trade Deals on Dyson Spare Parts

Looking for trade deals on spares and parts for Dyson vacuum cleaners and Airblade hand dryers? Smaller traders, market sellers, car boot, Facebook and Gumtree sales people often have difficulty buying spares at the right price to fix up their machines. If you approach a traditional trade supplier, they will want trade references, a VAT […]

Dyson Tool Adaptor: New Style Crescent Fitting to Old Style 32mm Tools

A Dyson tool adaptor is nothing new you may think – but this one is! As a savvy Dyson Medic reader, you are reading about this one before it is even available! That is how much our finger is on the pulse in Dyson land. Early Dysons, being DC01, DC02, DC03, DC04, DC05 (not Motorhead), DC07 […]

The Unofficial Dyson Forums Newsletter – Summer 2014

The Unofficial Dyson Forums Newsletter – Summer 2014. Hello Dyson Enthusiast, It has been a while since we sent out a forum newsletter, several years in fact. So we thought one was long overdue. We would like to bring you up-to-date on the happenings on the site in recent months. The forum continues to go […]

BBC Watchdog Item on Dyson Repairer Appliance Service Direct Ltd

BBC’s Watchdog recently did a piece on UK Vac Services Ltd, also referred to in the feature as Appliance Service Direct Ltd (one and the same number and data it seems). While we applaud the effort of the BBC to educate consumers on the dangers of some of the “Repair your Dyson in your own home” […]


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