Summer Carpet Cleaning Blues…or Not?

Summer of 2017 is well underway (in the northern hemisphere, that is) and with summer comes dirt, pollen, and debris tracked into your home. Perhaps it’s time to look at a new vacuum cleaner. Let’s go over the top 12 vacuum cleaners for carpet 2017 and see what features they offer.

  1. Dyson DC65 Animal Complete. This vacuum offers twice the suction of most other uprights as well as a more powerful brush bar to release more dirt from carpets. Some of the pros of this cleaner are:

Of course, this is an expensive unit and can’t reach under furniture.

  1. Shark Rotator NV501 Pro. It’s a 3-in-1 vacuum loaded with attachments. Features include:
    • Lift-away design for stairs
    • Large dustbin
    • Headlights
    • Less noisy
    • Washable HEPA filter
  2. Dyson V6 Motor Head Cord-free. This is the best cordless vacuum, though not designed for large areas. Features are:
    • Great for pet hair, hard floors
    • Works on stairs
    • Cordless
    • Easy storage
  3. Bissell 9595A CleanView. It’s an inexpensive bagless upright with attachments. Features include:
    • Turbo brush attachment
    • HEPA filter
    • Height adjustments
    • Easy to empty bin
    • Lightweight
  4. Hoover WindTunnel Air Steerable UH72400. This is an upright vacuum with a swivel base for easy steering. Features:
    • Low profile
    • Lightweight
    • Washable HEPA filter
    • Easy to empty canister
    • Good suction for carpets
  5. Roomba 880 Robot Vac. Yes, it’s a robot. It automatically vacuums according to its programming. Features include:
    • Cleans carpet and bare floors
    • Cleans pet hair
    • Easily reaches under furniture
    • Self-charging
  6. Eureka Easy Clean 2-in-1. This is a great vacuum for those who have trouble lifting. It features:
    • Easy to carry
    • Good for pet hair from carpet and couches
    • Small storage
    • Good for quick jobs
  7. Miele Jazz S7280 Upright. It’s a German-made vacuum with a traditional bag. It features:
    • 4 suction settings
    • Attachments
    • Swivel steering
  8. Dirt Devil Quick Lite Plus. An inexpensive vacuum for carpets, it features:
    • Weighs less than 10 pounds
    • HEPA filter
    • 8-foot stretch hose
  9. Eureka AS303A Airspeed Unlimited Rewind. A vacuum cleaner with a retractable cord plus the following:
    • Long stretch hose
    • Retractable cord
    • Strong suction

You might also consider getting a carpet cleaner, especially if you have pets.

  1. Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe FH50150. It features:
    • SpinScrub brush for 360 cleaning
    • Wash/rinse
    • Forced heated air
    • Dual tanks
  2. Bissell Big Green Deep Cleaning 86T3/86T3Q. A professional-grade carpet cleaner with rotating brushes, it also features:
    • Cleaning path of 10.5 inches
    • 9-foot hose
    • Larger tanks

Now you may have an excellent idea about the kind of vacuum cleaner that will suit your needs. And you can go back to your regularly scheduled summer programming!