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Neato Botvac Connected D4

The Botvac D4 Connected is one of several excellent Neato vacuums we tested. This robot is impressive for many reasons, but it is also relatively expensive and hard to use. It is quite good at cleanin

iLife A7

The iLife A7 fell pretty flat in our suction tests but it was good in some ways. It made its way through most of the obstacles around my home and was easy to use. It was not great at its main job, tho

iLife V3s Pro

The iLife V3s Pro turned in a perfect performance on suction tests and it is the least expensive of all the units we tested, making it a great value. This robotic vacuum was not perfect in every way b

bObsweep bObi PetHair Plus

The bObsweep bObi Pethair Plus was loud and large but it did an excellent job of cleaning hardwood flooring in our tests. It also is a little more user friendly than most, which might make it good if

Ecovacs Deebot N79S

The Ecovacs Deebot N79S has strong suction and a collection of features that make it easy to use. One of the most noticeable things about this robotic vacuum is its quiet operation. There were only a

Eufy 11S

This machine can clean and clean quietly. It did a very thorough job of the hardwood flooring in our laboratory. It also was noticeably self-sufficient, needing very little human help to keep cleaning

iRobot Roomba 690

The iRobot Roomba 690 has the right balance of features at the right price. We found it for less than $300 and it was practically unstoppable in our testing. This robot vacuum has some serious cleanin

Bissell PowerForce Helix

The Bissell PowerForce Helix was middle of the pack in most ways, but it does offer a longer warranty than most budget vacs, and it is below average for price. It was rather bulky compared to a lot of

Black & Decker AirSwivel

The Black & Decker AirSwivel was so light and compact next to the other vacuums we tested, but it still packed a lot of cleaning power. It was also easier to maneuver due to its swiveling head. We

Hoover Dual Cleaner

Hoover Dual Power Carpet Cleaner was not a particularly good carpet cleaner, but it did remove stains, eventually, and its compact size is handy for some situations. This one eliminated some of the dr

Bissell PowerForce PowerBrush

The Bissell PowerForce PowerBrush had one of the weakest performances in our tests – hardly surprising considering it is the lowest-priced. It was not without merit, though. It did clean our tes

Hoover Powerdash Pet Compact

The Hoover Powerdash Pet Compact was such a relief to use after comparing a long line of bulky and unwieldy machines. The Powerdash Pet Compact is more than those handheld pet spot removing machines,

Hoover Smartwash Automatic Upright

The Hoover Smartwash Automatic Upright was incredibly powerful and convenient. It was the absolute best for stain removal, outscoring all others. It was also packed with features that were a pleasant

Dyson Cyclone v10

When you combine superior suction, versatility and ease of use in a lightweight stick vacuum, you arrive at the Dyson Cyclone v10 Absolute. You also arrive at a really high price, unfortunately. It ma

Shark IONFlex

The Shark IONFlex folds up to become even more compact than it is already. It also stands on its own. That is helpful for taking a break mid-cleaning and for storage. It was not too impressive for suc

Hoover REACT

Hoover REACT Whole Home Cordless Advantage has many of the features that we value for stick vacuums, including versatility, cord-free operation and long battery life. You can expect roughly 30 minutes

Shark Steam Mop

The Shark Steam Mop is pretty basic, but it did clean our floors to a shine in testing and the price is quite nice. All the steam mops we tested can offer cleaner floors without any chemicals so in th

Light 'N' Easy

The Light 'N' Easy Lightweight Steam Mop was not the fastest at cleaning, and the fact that we had to constantly pump was annoying, but it got the jobs done. And comes at a budget-friendly price that

H2O Mop

The H20 Mop X5 had the second best performance overall in our testing, powering through spaghetti sauce, orange juice, soda and mustard, even after they had been drying on the kitchen floor overnight.

Shark APEX DuoClean

All of the deep vacuum cleaners were able to clear messes during our tests, but none cleaned as consistently and quickly as the Shark APEX DuoClean Powered Lift-Away. While the competition was flingin