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This vacuum from Shark wins the top spot for upright vacuums thanks to its reasonable price, quality performance, and smart design. Not only is it an upright vacuum, but you can also detach the canister to clean hard-to-reach areas. The appliance also comes with Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology and a HEPA filter, which means it traps 99.9 percent of dust and allergens inside the vacuum—great for people who suffer from allergies. It features a Dust-Away hard floor attachment as well as two … MORE washable microfiber pads. Not only does it pick up large debris from the floors, but also small particles of dust. And finally, it’s a lightweight machine, weighing in at 13.7 pounds, making it easy to tote around the house and up the stairs during your cleaning sprees.

Not only is this vacuum one of the top sellers on Amazon, but it’s also beloved by many of its customers. Many have praised its excellent suction and large dust cup that’s easy to empty. Some have also noted that they appreciate the long 30-foot power cord. While most people had generally positive things to note about the vacuum, some have said that there are a few cons such as how easily it tips over, poor edge cleaning, and the fact that there is no light which makes it hard to vacuum in dark spaces. But overall, it’s a quality machine for the price.

If you hate winding up the cord when you’re done vacuuming, this Eureka might be for you: It features automatic cord rewind with just the push of a button. And if you hate stretching to reach certain spots, it also might fit the bill: There’s a 27-foot cord and a 12-foot deluxe stretch hose. But most importantly, it’s also a solid performer at a great price, owners say.

With its on/off brush roll, this 16-pound Eureka can tackle both carpet and hard floors, and its dust cup is washable – there … MORE are no annoying bags to buy and install. An allergen filter helps cut the amount of dust swirling around your house, and the included stair and upholstery nozzle, crevice tool, and dusting brush make quick work of most jobs. Picky about color? It comes in blue, green and copper. Experts give it very good marks for suction on all kinds of floors and say it’s especially good at grabbing pet hair. But noise gets more ho-hum ratings, and allergy sufferers should note that they warn about dust emissions while vacuuming.

Have a little furry monster in your home wreaking havoc on your floors and furniture with its hair? No problem, especially when you have a quality vacuum like this one from Hoover. Made specifically for pet hair, it features an air-powered pet hand tool to easily remove pet hair from floors as well as a pet upholstery tool to get those little strands and fur balls off your furniture. It also comes with a 12-inch extension wand and a crevice tool for hard-to-reach-to spots. The vacuum weighs less … MORE than 18 pounds and has a folding handle which makes it great for small storage spaces. A 25-foot cord can be retracted neatly inside thanks to the Cord Rewind feature. And there’s a five-position carpet height adjustment for all your flooring needs.

Customers who have one of these in their home are mostly satisfied with it overall. One said it sucks well and is easy to clean. And while it’s not silent, it’s pretty quiet when in use. In terms of negative reviews, some have mentioned that parts such as the brush roll have stopped working over time. But most would recommend this product to a friend.