I'm looking for a good vacuum cleaner to replace our old (motor bearings shot) Samsung machine. After much research on new machines have my eyes on a Miele S2111 cylinder (bagged) machine. Have looked at new Hoover, Electrolux, VAX, Samsung, Dyson, Henry and a load of others, but modern vacuum cleaners seem to suffer from cheap plastic components which break after a bit of use or require continual cleaning of filters or clogged up pipes. Our house is mainly carpets which also seems to be a problem with some machines - love solid floors but hopeless on carpets! Henry is a good example of this from what I've read. Vacuum cleaners should be a straight forward purchase - go out and buy one. But that doesn't appear to be the case these days. Any thoughts and/or recommendations will be gratefully received!