Momma Told Me: My Handheld Vacuum Does More Than Suck! Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Feature

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

My Handheld Vacuum Does More Than Suck! Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Feature

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Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Handheld Vacuum- 2012 Red Dot Design Award Winner, features UV-C light sanitization, powerful 3600 RPM vibration, no stick suction, motion sensor, and optional lavender air freshener.
Momma Told Me: Clean goes beyond what you can see.

When I was a young girl my mother started me on chores heading into second grade. Momma had a compromised immune system due to her previous battle with Hodgkins Lymphoma, during my toddler years, and significantly decreased energy. Even at 7 or 8 I was better equiped to haul the tiny Dirt Devil vacuum up and down our condominium's stairs, and it was a task I much preferred over scrubbing the toilets an mopping the floors. There was always something somewhat cathartic about the process of vacuuming; the loud hum, and the silence that followed it, the gentle tracks the rollers left on the carpet, and the satisfaction of seeing the filter clogged with lint, dust, and dirt. To this day it remains my favorite chore.
Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Handheld Vacuum- 2012 Red Dot Design Award Winner
But Momma also taught me simply because something appears clean does not mean it is in fact, clean. Yet another concept most of us learn as early as the first time we are taught to wash our hands. Microbes and germs live on a level far below standard human eyesight, and can stick to fabric surfaces just as well as counter tops that have just been wiped, or dishes that were merely rinsed. If you stop to consider it, really, you just might find, while your floors receive the most movement via foot traffic, it's your couches and upholstery that likely come into contact with the most germs. From pet dander and bacteria to the simple transfer of agents from your sweaty bum (lovely, right?) your sofa is most likely a breeding ground for Staphylococcus and Pseudomonas Aruginosa (bacterium.)
Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Handheld Vacuum- 2012 Red Dot Design Award Winner 3600 RPM Vibration Pads
That's where the 2012 Red Dot design award winner Rydis U60 Pro handheld vacuum, buy Moneaul comes in. This elegantly modern designed handheld vacuum focuses on the efficiency of your suction cleaning efforts through the power of vibration, UV-C lighting, and stick-free 600w suction. Their simple tagline "Breathing is important. Inhaling Dust Is Hazardous. Therefor the process of cleaning is important." pretty much sums it up! While we've owned numerous handheld vacuums in our household, they have often lost suction rapidly, stuck and pulled on expensive upholstery, and only truly removed contaminants at a visible level.
Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Handheld Vacuum- 2012 Red Dot Design Award Winner
The somewhat space-age saucer designed unit has an intuitive touch screen selector for easy toggle between any of the unit's 3 main cleaning modes; UV-C light, Vibration, Suction. Use them individually or all together for a more dramatic impact. Combine with a touch recognition within the main handle and a floor detection (movement) sensor, this highly energy efficient handheld vacuum will only run when it is in motion and being held! We found this feature a little tentative at first; as I attempted to get photos, and the response time was in fact too fast! The unit would entirely return to standby (with only the touch screen/LED active) whenever I lifted the device off the fabric for more than 5 seconds. This acts as a secondary precaution to protect the user from unwanted UV-C exposure when the unit is not in use.
Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Handheld Vacuum- 2012 Red Dot Design Award Winner Comes With An Optional Lavender Air Freshener
The Rydis U60 Pro is a bit bigger than one might anticipate from photos but has a beautifully curved body and free flowing movement for lightweight and intuitive use. I noticed no strain when working with the unit, and was very happy with the weight in my hand when scaling the side of furniture. I did, however, feel the units cord was the least designed aspect of this device; somewhat short for me to clear more than one piece of furniture without plugging, and lacking a good method of storage when not in use. The U60 Pro model has the added benefit of an optional lavender air freshener, which inserts into the bottom of the unit; something I would have gladly exchanged for a cord storage solution. While the fragrance was a nice aromatic while cleaning, and did in fact linger for a while after, it seemed to blow directly into my face at most times.
Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Handheld Vacuum- 2012 Red Dot Design Award Winner UV-C Santization Lamp With Motion Sensor
As the first handheld vacuum with UV-C light sterilization, the Rydis Pro's 3600 RPM vibration pad truly works hand in hand to make this an efficient cleaning device. The 4 'feet' like stompers work at high sped to massage fabric and help loosen finer micro-debris and contaminants that may be stuck in aged or wide pile fabrics. The company claims, base on testing at an independent lab, even a second of direct exposure from the unit's UV-C lamp has the potential to remove 99% of harmful bacterium agents from fabrics.
Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Handheld Vacuum- 2012 Red Dot Design Award Winner Easy Remove and Efficient Filter
Naturally, I was most interested about this unit's function as an actual vacuum. While the hype of the UV-C lamp and vibration are all great features in theory, I don't have a professional system in place to reassure myself of these features accuracy. What I can test is the power of suction and efficiency of visible cleaning. With an impressively strong 600W suction motor, for a handheld, I was very surprised to be able to use the Rydis U60Pro to clean gentle clothing fabric and upholstery without clogging, pulling, or sticking to the fabric itself- one of the unit's most obvious praises.

The Rydis U60Pro also boasts an easy to remove, washable, filter housed within a pull out bin. Above you can observe the dust and debris collected with a single pass-through on our secondary living room couch. We like to think we keep our living quarters fairly clean, so this was a surprise and huge success to us! The little handheld vacuum was able to pull up considerably more dust and dirt than merely beating and shaking the cushions outside ever could.
Moneual Rydis U60 Pro Handheld Vacuum- 2012 Red Dot Design Award Winner
With a $229 price point the Moneaul Rydis U60 Pro might not be your first pick for a handheld vacuum- That being said there is a model without the 'frill' of the air freshener or hand touch sensor, that runs $50 cheaper and comes in an assortment of bright modern accent colors. If you consider the efficiency of this unit, and the short lifespan of cheaper competitors, plus the added benefits of UV-C sterilization it's certainly something to consider for homes with heavy upholstery, high traffic living quarters, pets, and children. Sure, seeing everything you were 'missing' when you thought you were cleaning, before, is a double-edged sword, but the piece of mind of true cleansing will quickly outweigh that!

What Daughter Says: Do more than look clean, let modern technology help you truly get your home clean!


28 comments:

  1. If my kids were little, I'd be all over this. Right now it's just me since they're grown and flown, but in the future when I have grandkids, I'm going to pick this up!

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  2. Funny timing because my handheld vacuum just died like a week ago. I need one of those STAT!

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  3. Wow! This is very cool. When you think of all the dirt on the sofa (that never gets cleaned), I would love to have one of these. I have the hose when I vacuum, but I don't think it does much. Besides, this cleans better and is easier to hover over the sofa than a little nozzle. Love it!

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  4. Let me tell you that I have a crazy little 4 year old that makes messes in no time. Sometimes it is so hard to keep up with him. This would be so handy to whip out and clean up messes. I love the size too.

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  5. This thing looks amazing! I don't have a toddler anymore, but I DO have a 14 year old son, and they're almost as dirty. I could totally see myself using this.

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  6. I love that this is so small~! Yet it seems so heavy duty! This is something I sure could use in a small home like ours.

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  7. I'll bet that would be great with all my kitties. It' just a little pricey for me right now. I'll keep it in mind for when $$ loosens up.

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  8. We have leather couches but I will certainly let my friends and family know about this awesome handheld vacuum!

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  9. I love this! I have three dogs, so the addition of the ultraviolet light is VERY interesting to me.

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  10. I haven't seen anything like this before. I would love to have one. I love how small it is!

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  11. This is so neat! With multiple pets and 3 kids, I need something like this for sure!

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  12. This would be great for our small family! :) Looks so heavy duty and sleek!

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  13. I love this hand vac! I have a four year old daughter, so I try to keep the house super clean.

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  14. With a house full of kids AND animals, this is the hand vac for me. I'm definitely going to get one of these.

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  15. This looks like a great hand vac. I haven't had a hand vac since the kids were little, but I need one for all of our upholstery!

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  16. This looks awesome. I spend way too much time vacuuming.

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  17. That looks just totally awesome... I love the UV light feature. I had no clue that anything like this existed

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  18. I really need to get a handheld one. Would make it so much easier than dragging out the big one anytime my kids leave crumbs on the couch.

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  19. With my 5 messy kids I so need this! I am so tired of dragging out the big vaccumm to clean up little messes throughout the day.

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  20. I have grimey kids! That sterlization option would be awesome around here!

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  21. This is really cool. I try not to think about how germy my couch must be. With a dog and two kids, this would be handy!

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  22. I love it and need to look into Moneual Rydis - the vaccumcleaner I have right now is nothing, but agrivation.

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  23. Man...
    Your photos alone make me want to start cleaning everything!

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  24. Wow, that is an amazing little vacuum! We have an indoor cat and a baby, so I am always looking for ways to clean and sanitize better.

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  25. This looks like a great vacuum! You are so right, things aren't always as clean as they appear.

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  26. And now I found something else I really need!

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  27. This looks like a really awesome little vacuum! I am so into new products that help my home stay clean and tidy.

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  28. I remember using my grandparents OLD Hoover that weighed more than I did. I think this vacuum looks awesome.

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