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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

Dyson Ball Animal 2

The Dyson Ball Animal 2 nearly had the best cleaning performance score and was a strong competitor in all aspects of our testing. This vacuum is designed to maintain strong suction on any type of surf

Hoover React Powered Reach Plus

The Hoover React Powered Reach Plus was competitive in our tests and stands out for many convenience features. This vacuum uses tiny sensors to detect changes in flooring type so it can optimize brush

Hoover Platinum Bagged

The Hoover Platinum Collection Bagged Upright was the lightest vacuum cleaner we tested, which is a great thing if you have a lot of stairs in your home. It also had the best cleaning performance of a

Miele Dynamic U1

The Miele Dynamic U1 was a master of maneuverability with very high cleaning scores in our comparison. It also has an uncomfortably high price for most budgets. If you are looking for a true upgrade,

Fuller Easy Maid

The Easy Maid cleaned at its best when it was on carpeting, especially thinner carpeting. It struggled the most on hardwood, often flinging kitty litter and cereal far out of its cleaning path. The Fu

Kenmore Elite 31150

The Kenmore Elite 31150 seemed heavy and hard to maneuver next to the more modern machines, but it did have pretty good suction on medium carpeting. This vacuum cleaner was almost unbelievably bad at

Riccar Supralite R10D

The Riccar SupraLite Deluxe R10D was among the top three in terms of cleaning performance on all our tests. The problem with this machine is the story stops there. Other machines had the same amount o

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