SURFACE CLEANING APPARATUS

  • US 20160174787A1
  • Filed: 08/10/2015
  • Published: 06/23/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/17/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. ) A multimode surface cleaning apparatus comprising:

  • a) a surface cleaning head having a dirty air inlet;

    b) an upright section moveably mounted to the surface cleaning head, the upright section moveable between a plurality of reclined floor cleaning positions;

    c) a hand vacuum cleaner removably mounted to the upright section, the hand vacuum cleaner comprising a cyclone chamber, a dirt collection region, a suction motor and a clean air outlet; and

    ,d) an auxiliary dirt collection assembly removably mounted to the upright sectionwherein, in a first upright mode of operation, the auxiliary dirt collection assembly is removed from the upright section and the hand vacuum cleaner is in airflow communication with the dirty air inlet and, in a second upright mode of operation, the multimode surface cleaning apparatus is operable with the auxiliary dirt collection assembly mounted to the upright section.

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