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Shark Rocket PowerHead (AH452)
94%

The Shark Rocket PowerHead model AH452 is something of a hybrid between an upright and a stick vacuum. It is fairly lightweight (for an upright) and has some unique design features including placing most components in the cleaner...
Miele Complete C3 Cat & Dog Canister Vacuum
94%

The Miele Complete C3 Cat & Dog Canister Vacuum Cleaner gets excellent ratings and reviews from owners. It is also an attractive, well-built machine. Consumers praise the unit’s quiet operation, ability to pick up pet hair,...
Miele Capri Canister Vacuum
93%

The Miele Capri is the latest addition to the popular S2 series of canister vacuum cleaners. It is a step up from the more affordable Olympus as it has both carpet and bare floor tools (as opposed to a combination tool) and it...
Miele Complete C2 Limited Edition Review
93%

The Miele Complete C2 Limited Edition canister vacuum is a favorite with owners. It gets very good ratings and comments and is a great fit for homes with bare floors, low pile carpet and some area rugs. The machine is not such a...
Shark Rocket Upright (HV302)
92%

The Shark Rocket is a relatively new vacuum cleaner and is somewhere between a stick vac and an upright. It is similar to the Dyson stick vacs, like the DC44, except the Dysons are smaller, lighter and cordless while the Rocket...
Oreck U2000R-1 Commercial Upright Vacuum
92%

This is a no-frills upright vacuum designed to clean large areas of both carpet and bare floors. It is a commercial unit but is frequently used by owners for residential cleaning as well. It is very lightweight and quite...
Miele Quartz Canister Vacuum
92%

Let’'s cut to the chase. The Miele S6270 Quartz is a great vacuum IF you have lots of bare floors to clean and a few area rugs or a small amount of low pile carpet. It is not the best machine for a home or apartment with lots...
Shark Rocket Complete HV382
92%

The Shark Rocket Complete TruePet with DuoClean (HV382) is an interesting vacuum. In many ways it adheres to typical vacuum design but in some ways it does not. First, it is something of a hybrid between a stick vac and an...
Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team Vacuum Review
92%

The Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team canister vacuum is a smallish bagged machine that is designed for low pile carpet, area rugs and smooth flooring. Consumer ratings to date are very good and owners love how lightweight yet powerful...
Miele Olympus
91%

Like many of its canister brothers the Miele Olympus vacuum cleaner (recently renamed to the Miele Classic C1 Olympus vacuum cleaner) receives high grades from consumers. Owners praise the vacuum for its powerful suction yet...
Oreck Commercial Upright Vacuum 2100RHS
91%

The Oreck XL 2100RHS is an upright that is getting good owner reviews and if you like no-frills machines that deliver then this one is worth looking at. Consumer ratings are excellent and the vacuum is extremely lightweight,...
Eureka Quick Up Vacuums
90%

The Eureka Quick Up group of vacuums appears to have some average vacuums and some winners. The corded 169H or 169J are getting top notch ratings. The 96 series is also quite popular and are all very light and have good, strong...
Hoover Commercial Portapower Vacuum Cleaner Review
90%

The Hoover Commercial Portapower Vacuum, or Hoover CH30000 as it is also known, is fairly new to the market and is the replacement (new version) of the Hoover Portapower C2094. This is a compact, portable vacuum with good...
Bissell CleanView 1330
90%

This is a simple, inexpensive vacuum cleaner that is getting some good reviews and ratings from consumers. It is very similar to the Bissell CleanView 9595 but has a new brushroll designed for better pickup (according to...
Miele Delphi Canister Vacuum
90%

The Miele S2121 Delphi canister vacuum is designed for bare floors and low-to-medium pile carpet. It has recently been renamed to the "Miele Classic C1 Delphi Canister Vacuum Cleaner". It is now blue in color but otherwise the...
Shark Navigator Deluxe NV42
90%

The Shark Navigator Deluxe NV42 is quite popular. It is also reasonably priced and can generally be found for under $150. Owners like the fact that the machine has strong suction and performs well on both carpet and bare floors....
Miele Red Velvet Canister Vacuum
89%

The Red Velvet (model S6270) is part of Miele'’s latest series of canister vacuum cleaners, the S6 series. The Red Velvet is rather unique with its soft red velvet finish on the canister surface. The vacuum is best suited for...
Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Cordless Hand Vacuum
89%

The Pet Hair Eraser Cordless Hand Vacuum is designed for households with pets. It comes with several tools one of which is a motorized brush tool that excels at pulling up pet hair from carpet and upholstery. The vacuum is not...
Oreck XL Classic Limited Edition
89%

The Oreck XL Classic Limited Edition (UK2200) upright vacuum cleaner is getting pretty solid reviews and ratings from owners. This bagged, “no frills” machine is very lightweight and easy to move and maneuver. It is also...
Shark Navigator Freestyle Stick Vacuum
88%

This is another Shark Navigator vacuum cleaner that is getting great consumer ratings. The Shark Freestyle cordless stick vacuum (model SV1100) is capable on both carpet and bare floors and is effective at pulling up the likes...
Bissell Zing Bagged Canister Vacuum
88%

The Bissell Zing bagged canister vacuum (model 4122) is a fairly simple machine and it doesn'’t come with a lot of frills and features. It is also very inexpensive at around $50. Owners are giving it great reviews and feel...
Dyson DC34 Handheld Vacuum Cleaner
88%

When the Dyson DC34 was first released consumers were not that impressed and ratings were not particularly good. However over the past several years ratings have continued to climb, perhaps as consumers have gotten used to the...
Dyson Digital Slim Vacuum (DC35)
88%

The Dyson Digital Slim is both a handheld and a stick vacuum. It is driven by a powerful digital motor and comes with a floor tool capable of cleaning both carpet and bare floors. A long aluminum wand also helps this unit clean...
Black and Decker Lithium Ion Dust Buster
88%

Black & Decker manufacture a host of Dust Buster handheld vacuums and the CHV1410L is the top model (at the time of this writing). The CHV1410L is a highly rated Dust Buster on Amazon and owners like the machine’'s built in...
Eureka 71A Handheld Vacuum Cleaner
87%

This hand held vacuum cleaner truly looks like a winner. There are great reviews all around. Detailed information is limited but this is in part due to the fact that this is a pretty simple vacuum with no fancy features to...
Hoover BH50030 LINX Pet Hand Vacuum
87%

This is a similar handheld vacuum to the Hoover BH50015 but it is geared towards households with pets. It comes with a specialized pet hair tool and is getting very solid consumer reviews and ratings. It is a...
SEBO Airbelt D4 Premium Canister Vacuum
87%

The SEBO Airbelt D4 canister vacuum cleaner is made in Germany and while on the heavy side, it is a solid and durable machine. Consumer ratings a quite good and owners praise the vacuum for its exceptionally long cleaning reach,...
Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Vacuum (1650A)
87%

The Bissell Pet Hair Eraser (model 1650A) is a bagless, corded upright vacuum cleaner. As the name suggests it is designed for households with pets and while it can also be used on bare floors, it excels at removing pet hair from...
Miele Compact C1 Pure Suction Review
87%

The Miele Compact C1 Pure Suction is an entry level Miele canister vacuum and is at the more affordable end of the Miele vacuum spectrum. Consumer ratings to date are quite good and most owners are pleased with their purchase....
Hoover SH20030 Corded Cyclonic Stick Vacuum
86%

The Hoover Corded Cyclonic Stick Vacuum (model SH20030) gets strong ratings from consumers with owner comments indicating a very high level of satisfaction with the unit's maneuverability, light weight and quiet operation. This...
Bissell Aeroswift 1009
86%

The Bissell Aeroswift 1009 is a small, compact vacuum cleaner and is good for those with an apartment or small area to clean. This is also a very affordable unit and we’ve seen it available for $50-$70. It includes an optional...
Bissell 1984 Air Ram Cordless Vacuum
86%

The Bissell 1984 Air Ram vacuum is a cordless, bagless upright. Its extreme light weight and swivel steering make it very maneuverable and easy to lift. It is designed for carpet and bare floors and most owners are pleased with...
Hoover Platinum Collection Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum
85%

The Hoover Platinum Collection Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum is sometimes referred to as the Platinum Collection Cordless Stick Vac or sometimes simply the BH50010 (which is the model number). It is a cordless and bagless stick...
Black & Decker PHV1800CB 18V Handheld Vacuum Cleaner Review
85%

This handheld vacuum gets very good consumer ratings and reviews, averaging about 8.5 out of 10. It has powerful suction and a long lasting battery charge. Many people find it particularly useful on stairs and cleaning the...
Dyson DC44 Animal
85%

The Dyson DC44 Animal is Dyson'’s latest stick/handheld vacuum cleaner and it is essentially an upgraded Dyson DC35 Digital Slim. Upgrades include a more powerful floor tool, increased run time and a motorized tool for pulling...
Black & Decker BDH2000L Hand Vacuum
85%

The Black & Decker BDH2000L handheld vacuum is getting good ratings from consumers. But like most other good handhelds it is not cheap and presently costs in the neighbourhood of $90. It is powered by a Lithium Ion battery...
Electrolux Ergorapido Lithium Ion Plus
85%

This model, EL2055B, is a cordless 2-in-1 stick and handheld vacuum cleaner. Consumer ratings are good and the vacuum sports over 20 minutes of run time with a 4 hour recharge time. The vacuum is lightweight and quite...
Hoover Cruise BH52210PC Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
85%

Is the new Cruise cordless vacuum Hoover’s answer to the Dyson V8? Judging from the design and features it certainly looks like this is what Hoover intends. But is it a good alternative to the popular Dyson stick vac? Well, yes...
Bissell PowerEdge Hard Floor Vacuum (81L2)
84%

This is an inexpensive (about $50.00) and fairly simple stick vacuum manufactured by Bissell. It is somewhat innovative in that it has a “v-shaped” nozzle that is designed to direct larger debris to the unit’s main suction...
Bissell 1161 Hard Floor Expert Canister Vacuum
84%

The Bissell 1161 Hard Floor Expert is a bagless canister vacuum designed for cleaning hard surfaces such as tile, wood or linoleum. It can also clean carpet but is only useful on very low pile carpet and area rugs. The 1161 is...
Bissell Zing Canister Vacuum, 10M2
84%

This is a very inexpensive canister vacuum cleaner and consumer ratings are quite good. But the machine is far from perfect. It is best suited for smaller area cleaning and it does not excel on carpet. Also the fit and finish...
Eureka 3670G Boss Mighty Mite Canister Vacuum Cleaner Review
84%

Not to be confused with the similar looking 3670A, the Eureka 3670G Mighty Mite Canister vacuum cleaner is a bagged machine that gets fairly good consumer ratings, is lightweight, powerful and...
Eureka Airspeed Unlimited Rewind AS3030A
84%

The Eureka Airspeed Unlimited Rewind (model AS3030A) is a bagless upright vacuum cleaner. It performs fairly well on carpet and bare floors and the powered brushroll has on/off controls. In addition, it comes with a retractable...
Miele Quickstep S194 Stick Vacuum
83%

The Miele Quickstep S194 is Miele’'s latest stick vacuum and while consumer ratings are few, those that are available indicate a respectable level of satisfaction. Owners praise the Quickstep'’s power, quiet operation and...
Hoover Handheld BH50015 Platinum Collection LINX Cordless Vacuum Review
83%

The Hoover Linx Cordless Hand Vac is part of the Hoover Platinum Collection. It uses an 18 volt lithium ion battery that provides fade-free power. This is a powerful and stylish handheld vacuum with a very long battery life...
Oreck XL Canister Vacuum
82%

The Oreck Commercial BB900DGR XL Pro 5 is a compact, bagged canister vacuum that is meant to be carried. The machine is well liked for its over-the-shoulder carry strap, light weight, host of cleaning tools, lengthy cleaning...
Miele Neptune Canister Vacuum
81%

With a score of 81/100 from consumers the Miele Neptune stands out as a good example of a solid canister vacuum. The Miele Neptune is lightweight, compact and powerful. It is not a machine however for deep pile carpet but it...
Dirt Devil AccuCharge Hand Vac
81%

The Dirt Devil AccuCharge (model BD10045RED) is a cordless handheld vacuum powered by a 15.6V NiCd battery. Consumer ratings are fairly good and the handheld is reasonably priced. Run time is in the neighbourhood of 10 minutes...
Bissell Symphony Pet Vacuum and Steam Mop
81%

The Bissell Symphony Pet Vacuum and Steam Mop (model 1543A) is popular and getting great ratings from owners. You can actually vacuum and mop at the same time with this machine. It has 3 cleaning modes: Steam, Vacuum, Steam &...
Bissell Zing 1668 Canister Vacuum
81%

The Bissell Zing 1668 is a small, bagged canister vacuum. It is lightweight, compact and easy to carry. It is designed for bare floors, rugs and carpet but performance on carpet isn’t particularly good as the floor nozzle does...
Hoover Air Cordless Upright Vacuum BH50140
80%

The Hoover Air Cordless Series 3.0 was just released in April of this year. It is a cordless, lightweight upright that is somewhere between a stick vac and a full size vacuum - perhaps best described as a mid-size, cordless...
Dyson DC31 Vacuum Review
80%

The Dyson DC31 Handheld vacuum is widely available but consumer reviews and ratings at this time are sparse. Having said that, those that can be found are not too bad. It seems the DC31 is an improvement over the DC16,...
Miele Twist Upright Vacuum (model S7210)
79%

Miele have been manufacturing floor care products for 80 years and they are famous for making quality vacuum cleaners. We've reviewed several of their canister vacuums and stick vacuums in the past and in most cases have found...
Hoover S2220 Flair Bagless Upright Stick Vacuum Cleaner Rating
78%

A lightweight, bagless, inexpensive vacuum cleaner manufactured by Hoover. Ratings are reasonable but not spectacular. It is also rather fashionable and has a sleek, smooth design with a painted high gloss...
Electrolux Ergorapido Ion Stick Vac EL1030A
78%

The latest Ergorapido has one major improvement over previous models – the Lithium Ion battery. Lithium Ion batteries recharge must faster than the NiMH batteries used in older Ergorapido models and they also provide fade-free...
Miele S4212 Polaris Vacuum Cleaner
78%

The Miele S4212 Polaris canister vacuum gets average grades from consumers. It is the least expensive of the Miele S4 series of canisters and is recommended for short-pile carpet, area rugs and hard surface floors. Consumers like...
Electrolux EL1012A Stick Hand Vac 2 N 1 Ergorapido Cordless Review
78%

The EL1012A stick vac got fairly good reviews when it first came out. Ratings have slipped a little over time however. The machine's full name is the Electrolux EL1012A Stick Hand Vac 2 N 1 Ergorapido Cordless - we sometimes...
Eureka ReadyForce 900A Canister Vacuum
77%

The Eureka ReadyForce 900A is a very inexpensive canister vacuum (about 60USD on Amazon). For the price it also gets reasonable consumer reviews. Ratings for this unit used to be better but they have dropped in recent years. If...
Bissell PowerGlide Pet Bagless Vacuum model 2763
77%

The Bissell PowerGlide Pet upright is getting some respectable ratings from consumers although not all of them are thrilled. It comes with a lift-off feature that allows for portable cleaning. This feature, far from being a...
Bissell PowerGlide Cordless 1534
77%

The Bissell 1534 is a cordless, bagless vacuum that is somewhere between an upright and a stick vac. If you are expecting an upright then you will feel this vacuum is very lightweight. If you are expecting a stick vac then you...
Black and Decker Air Swivel Lite Vacuum
76%

The Black and Decker Air Swivel Lite (model BDASL202) is a very lightweight, bagless upright vacuum cleaner. It is also compact and easy to maneuver. The suction is good, it performs well on pet hair, and the machine is...
Black & Decker PSV1800 Pivoting Floor Vac Review
75%

The Black & Decker PSV1800, sometimes called the Black & Decker Pivot Vac, is a bagless and cordless stick vacuum that is effective on both bare floors and carpets.It lasts a fairly long time on a single charge and...
Eureka AirSpeed ONE AS2013A
73%

The Eureka AirSpeed ONE (AS2013A) is inexpensive and rather cheaply made but it has tons of suction. This is a bagless upright where compromises have clearly been made in an effort to offer a unit that can be found online (at...
Miele S163 Universal Upright Stick Vacuum Cleaner Review
73%

Like most Miele vacuum cleaners this one works very well but reviews are fairly average and it is also expensive. Having said that,it was recently rated by Consumers Digest as a Best Buy. Owner ratings on this unit are limited,...
Bissell Opticlean Canister Vacuum
72%

The Bissell 1535 OptiClean canister vacuum is adored by some owners but disliked by others. Folks who are happy with their machine point to its light weight, ease of use, and compact size, however those less enthusiastic allude...
Bissell 76T8 Versus Vacuum Cleaner
71%

This vacuum cleaner seems to evoke a number of emotions from consumers. Comments range from “"wonderful"” to "“you basically get what you pay for”" to "“do not buy this vacuum”". It is a relatively inexpensive machine...
Hoover UH50000 Windtunnel Upright Vacuum Cleaner
70%

According to the Hoover.com website the Hoover UH50000 TurboPower WindTunnel Anniversary-Edition Upright Vacuum Cleaner is a Consumers Digest Best Buy. However consumer ratings and reviews (from those who have bought and...
Electrolux EL4071A Access T8 Canister Vacuum
69%

The Electrolux Access T8, model EL4071A, gets very average reviews and ratings from consumers. It is one of the lowest rated Electrolux vacuums we have investigated. The main drawbacks are its limited effectiveness on carpet...
Oreck Quest MC1000
68%

We’'ve looked at several Oreck upright vacuums in the past and we’'ve run into some pretty good machines - some even made our list of best upright vacuums. So we wanted to see what Oreck was doing with respect to canister...
Eureka LightSpeed 4700D
65%

This bagless upright is fairly popular but that is likely because it is inexpensive. It can be found online for between $50 and $70. Consumers do not give this vacuum cleaner very high grades. Many owners feel that, despite the...
Dyson DC16 Root 6 Handheld Vacuum Cleaner Review
65%

Many Dyson aficionados who have had great experiences with Dyson uprights have jumped at the opportunity to own a Dyson handheld - but consumer reviews and ratings for the Dyson DC16 Root 6 Handheld have been mixed. It has...
Dirt Devil M083424 Accucharge Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner Review
61%

This is a short and to-the-point review of a popular, no-frills, stick vacuum cleaner. The vacuum is lightweight and good for simple cleanups. It is also a sleek, good looking machine that is fairly effective at picking up pet...
Rating the Dirt Devil MBV2030 Rechargeable Broom Vacuum Cleaner
56%

Dirt Devil makes quite a few funky looking vacuum cleaners. The Dirt Devil MBV2030 Rechargeable Broom Vacuum is no exception. This device is essentially a combination broom and vacuum cleaner and comes in a myriad of colours from...