Dyson DC40 Animal Ball-Technology Upright Vacuum Review

The Dyson DC40 Animal Ball-Technology is an upright vacuum that is lightweight with strong suction power. This is because of Dyson’s latest Radial Root Cyclone technology which will allow you to clean any kind of surface and floor without breaking suction. This vacuum will automatically self-adjust for different carpet heights and also transition to cleaning hard floors. With Ball technology that will allow you to maneuver with ease.
Dyson DC40 Animal Ball-Technology Upright Vacuum
What are the features of the Dyson DC40 Animal Ball-Technology Upright Vacuum?

  • Measures 12.2 x 13.8 x 42.1 inches and weighs 14.8 pounds
  • Uses latest Radial Root Cyclone technology
  • With self adjusting heads to fit any kind of carpet height and floor height
  • With a mini turbine head to clean pet hair and dirt in cars, sofas, small spaces and in upholstery
  • With Ball technology that will allow you to maneuver even  in tight spaces
  • With a motorized brush bar
  • Easy to empty and clean bin
  • Filter media easily captures allergens and will never expel polluted air
  • With on board tools like a high reach wand, combination tools, stair tool and crevice tool
  • Comes with 1 year warranty

What are the pros and cons of the Dyson DC40 Animal Ball-Technology?


  1. The Dyson DC40 Animal Ball-Technology is bagless which means you will save money from using expensive vacuum bags. This will also reduce your cleaning bills by half. The canister is very easy to remove and empty.
  2. The cord can coil in well and will flex easily when you use it.
  3. The on board attachments are easy to assemble in an easy snap on movement; will also remove easily when you are through cleaning.
  4. With just one switch of a button, you can stop the brush rolls from moving to easily and safely transition from carpets to hardwood.
  5. The unit has great suction power which means you don’t need to worry about dirt and dust anymore. The convenient attachments are also helpful in cleaning surfaces and areas that you have never thought you can clean with a vacuum like stairs, nooks and crannies, in between furniture, etc.
  6. You will be able to store this vacuum in a small closet or in a storage cabinet easily since it is small and lightweight.


  1. The vacuum will never lose suction and will never use vacuum bags however cleaning the dust bin requires a bit of expertise since no matter how big or how small the canister is there is still a chance that you will be able to scatter dust and dirt all over the room. Therefore you need to empty the bin outside to prevent such accidents from happening.
  2. The vacuum is efficient but lacks a retractable cord. This feature is one of the most common faults in lightweight vacuums but it is a huge timesaver and will prevent you from straining your back as you wind the cord in place.


The Dyson DC40 Animal Ball-Technology Upright Vacuum is a practical way to take care of a home with pets, dust and with allergies. It has efficient features and on board tools to help you clean with ease however lacks a retractable cord to make cleanup a breeze.

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