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Best Vacuum Cleaners

Top 10 Rated Vacuum Cleaners By Brittany Rowland As we selected the top 10 vacuum cleaners, we looked for models that possess certain features that enhance the suction performance, including: 1. Adjustable height for carpets of varying thickness 2. A brushroll that turns on and off easily for transitioning from carpet to hardwoods 3. Filters […]

Shark SV1106

Cordless Stick Vacuum  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland As far as features go to a stick vacuum, the SV1106 from Shark focuses on the most important ones. It is quiet, lightweight, bagless, cordless. The 2 different speed settings work great for either hardwoods or carpets. Since it is cordless, there is the hassle of recharging the […]

More Stick Vacuum Cleaners

Hoover SH20030  9/10 Corded stick vacuum 20-foot power cord 10.6” x 8” x 25” 9.3 lbs. The Hoover SH20030 has an incredibly slim profile and slick swiveling action, allowing you to reach under furniture easily… read more Eureka 96B  8.5/10 6-volt cordless stick vacuum Bagless Motorized brush roll 15” x 8.2” x 12.5” 5.5 lbs. […]

Features That Make Vacuuming Easier and More Effective

By Brittany Rowland Everyone wants clean, plush carpet and slick hardwood floors. However, vacuuming can be a cumbersome, time-consuming task when it involves tugging around a bulky vacuum, untangling the power cord, and switching outlets multiple times. Luckily, there are new vacuum cleaners that make the task less of a hassle and leave your floors […]

Bagged vs. Bagless Vacuum Cleaners: The Pros and Cons

By Brittany Rowland As you search for the perfect vacuum cleaner, you should know that whether it has a bag or a dust canister has little effect on its suction performance. The choice just depends on your personal preference. There are advantages and disadvantages to both style vacuum cleaners. Bagged vacuum cleaners Pros: Contains dirt […]

8 Tips for Better Vacuuming

By Brittany Rowland Vacuuming the house can be a tedious chore, but there are practices that will improve the efficiency of your vacuum cleaner and maybe cut down the number of times you have to pull out the device. 1. Vacuum areas with heaviest foot traffic most frequently. To keep your carpets looking fresh and […]

Tips for Vacuuming a Car

By Brittany Rowland Your car goes everywhere you go. It also picks up an incredible amount of dirt, inside and out. You track in debris on your shoes, and crumbs build up in the seat crevices whenever you snack on the go. Add kids or pets to the mix, and you’ll be amazed at the […]

How the Dirt Devil Accucharge Technology Extends Battery Life

By Brittany Rowland A common problem with conventional cordless vacuum cleaners is that their batteries eventually wear out, forcing you to replace the battery or replace the vacuum. Neither is a fun solution. Many cordless vacuums rely on a Ni-Cad battery system that is continuously pumped full of juice when it’s plugged into the wall. […]

Best Mini Vacuum Cleaners

Top 10 Rated Mini Vacuum Cleaners By Brittany Rowland Mini hand-held vacuum cleaners are a convenient tool for cleaning up crumbs, stains, and pet hair quickly without lugging out the full-size vacuum. We chose 10 mini vacuums on the basis of the following traits: 1. Lightweight and easy to maneuver 2. Easy to clean out […]

Fuller FB-MV4

Handheld Vacuum  7/10 By Brittany Rowland If you’re looking for an inexpensive handheld vacuum that nevertheless delivers great performance, then you’ll be pleased with the Fuller Brush Mini Maid Hand Vac, which is available for $29.95. This handheld vac, which has a rich burgundy color and convenient tools, can reach difficult-to-clean areas such as high […]

Black & Decker CHV1510

15.6-Volt Cordless Hand Vacuum Cleaner  8/10 By Brittany Rowland A powerful hand-held cordless vacuum, this 15.6-volt Black & Decker model features a long nozzle that lets you reach more areas without having to stretch or bend over. We liked how quick and easy it was to dump out the dirt cup without much mess, and […]

Metro Vacuum MDV-1BA

4.5-amp Computer Vacuum/Blower  8/10 By Brittany Rowland Computer vents, keyboards, and printers have lots of crevices that like to collect dirt and dust bunnies. The Metro Vacuum MDV-1BA is specially designed to suction out all these impediments that clog up your office equipment. The small, lightweight device has surprisingly powerful suction with 4.5 amps. The […]

Bissell 5207A

Portable Deep Cleaner  8/10 By Brittany Rowland For getting out tough carpet stains, you’ll be happy with the Bissell 5207A, a portable deep cleaner with 3 amps of power. This cleaner has two water tanks on the sides which pop out easily for emptying and refilling, along with onboard tools such as a stain brush, […]

Vacmaster VP205

2.5-Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland For a compact, affordable wet/dry vac, the Vacmaster VP205 is a powerful performer! Its 1.75 HP motor gives it enough power to suck up wet and dry debris, making it ideal for cleaning up cars, patios, garages, and kitchens. Its design is pretty convenient, with a handle […]

Black & Decker CWV9610

Cordless Wet/Dry Vacuum  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland A handy, convenient performer, the Black & Decker CWV9610 will make cleaning up wet and dry messes a breeze. Handheld and cordless, this wet/dry vacuum weighs only three and a half pounds, making it extremely lightweight and portable; plus, it can reach hard-to-reach areas that would be hampered […]

Bissell 33A1

Pet Hair Eraser Hand-Held Vacuum  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland A convenient tool for any pet owner, the Bissell Pet Hair Eraser effectively removes long and short pet hair from hardwoods, carpets, upholstery, and cars. Featuring a rounded, ergonomic handle, the device is incredibly lightweight. The long 16-foot cord lets you cover an entire room without […]