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These vacuum cleaners will suck up everything but your bank account.
Promising review: "This is really a handy and powerful little tool that has legitimately become a part of my everyday routine. I am guilty of letting my fur babies on the couch, and they shed like crazy. Before I bought this tool, I would have to bring the big vacuum and find the appropriate attachments every day to get the dog hair off the couch. I think I get an even more thorough cleaning with this tool and can get in between the cushions with ease. The attachments it comes with are perfect. The battery life is sufficient for the tasks that I use it for and has not powered off on me in the middle of anything. The capacity is small but sufficient for getting the job done. I was able to clean my car out after my kids spilled their food and sand after a day trip to the beach and that's when I really appreciated this purchase. I was able to clean my car without pulling out the shop vac or stopping at the car wash and it got EVERYTHING up. I would definitely recommend it. As it states, you must empty and clean after every use, but I incorporate it in my routine so it works perfectly for me." —Phoebe
Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in two colors).
It also comes with a turbobrush tool, dusting brush, crevice tool, extension wand, and a six-foot hose attachment.
Promising review: "Ok. If ever someone can be IN LOVE with a vacuum...it's me and it's this one! I've always been a Bissell fan, BUT this model outshines any other, hands down! The suction power is out of this world crazy! I literally cannot believe what this thing pulled up from the moment I put it together and plugged it in. For what I thought was a clean carpet, this proved me SO wrong! I love how easy it is to maneuver. And the cyclone effect it has pulling up all of the dirt is spot on. One click and you empty the canister right over the top of your garbage can. Another click, and it's back in place. It offers several level settings, which is a plus, and they actually work accordingly! All in about 20 minutes, I went from the carpeted areas of my house (thick Berber carpet) to the tile floors, to even using the turbo brush on the couches. Amazing. And let me tell you about this turbo brush...if you have animals (we have three) you MUST have this machine. I have spent hours in the past lint rolling and using a shop vac on my furniture. This turbo brush had me done in five minutes flat and I could not believe what it picked up from my couches and recliner. All of the superfine dog hair was GONE! If you haven't guessed by reading all of this so far, this was the BEST $70 I have spent in a long time! No other fancier, more expensive name-brand vac can compare to the suction and versatility of this machine. You will NOT be disappointed!!!" —Kimberlyann W.
Get it from Amazon for $79.99.
Promising review: "I’ve owned this vacuum a little under a year now and it’s got to be one of the best investments of my life. It’s lightweight and powerful, and I use it on both carpet and hardwood and it will pick up almost anything. It’s really easy to maintain: just unclip, open, empty, and clean the filter. I used to wash the filter down but lately, I’ve been just wiping it down with a napkin and it works like the day I’ve bought it. I really can’t think of any cons about this vacuum, maybe that the suction is so powerful, especially after cleaning the filter, that it sucks and grips onto carpets too much, might need to use some strength. My dad always uses my vacuum and his $400 Hoover is sitting in the corner collecting dust." —Robert Matsumura
Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in four colors).
Promising review: "WOW! This is one fabulous vacuum! I use it daily to combat the cat litter and hair and dirt and dust bunnies and random filth that three cats and four kids bring into my house in unbelievable quantities. But mostly the cat litter. And this little vacuum rocks! The lithium-ion battery has a great life and will last for two or three 10–12 minute dirt-busting sessions. I am a vacuum snob and have tried MULTIPLE vacuums (uprights and canister and handhelds, bagged and bagless). I absolutely LOVE this vacuum. Total epitome of 'bang for your buck,' and so far, has been able to keep up with the nastiness on my floors. Oh! It rocks on hardwood, low pile carpet, normal shortish length carpet, and tile. I mean, I am nearly in love with this vacuum. Really. Give it a try. I honestly don't think you can go wrong with it." —L. Quick
Get it from Amazon for $69.99.
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Comes with a TurboBrush, a 2-in-1 dusting brush, a crevice tool, and an extension wand.
Promising review: "Wow! I never knew housework could be fun! I've had a frozen shoulder for decades and now I've been able to do spring cleaning! This is a mighty vacuum that's lightweight and a breeze to use. I am amazed by the power and by how much cat hair I picked up. I filled the canister twice during my first run through two rooms. I have allergies to cat dander and dust so I'm thrilled to say my runny nose has been stopped. The Febreze filter is wonderful. Visitors comment on how fresh my home smells after I've vacuumed. This vacuum inspires me to vacuum more often. It's been literally a pain-free experience. It's so easy to maneuver even with my bum shoulder, plus my sciatica didn't flare up. It's not very noisy too. I'm very impressed." —Happy Nana
Get it from Amazon for $65.98+ (available in three colors).
It also comes with an LED light and three different nozzles. Truly, what more can you ask for under $100?
Promising review: "UNBELIEVABLE!!!! I am in total shock!! I can’t believe the crap my other vacuum never picked up! This vacuum has made me feel a little disgusted with the fact my old vacuum didn’t even touch the dirt in my carpet! THIS VACUUM IS LIFE. It’s small, very light to pick up, very convenient for ALL spaces, and goes under couches, tables, and everything so simply! It’s SOOO QUIET, I tested it out at 10 p.m. in my apartment on the second floor and it was sooo quiet I thought it was dying the whole time, but after charging it— no change in sound !!! The fact it turns into a curtain and wall cleaner and wireless car cleaner (great for apartment living) as well is great, no reason to waste more money on another item or trying to reach your old nozzle and vacuum to get up above the sliding glass door or on the trim of walls! I am beyond happy and so grateful I went with this vacuum instead of those $200+ vacuums!" —Laura Evick
Get it from Amazon for $94.99.
It comes with a slot pipette nozzle, brush nozzle, extended hose, and carrying bag.
Promising review: "This is by far the best handheld vacuum I have ever purchased for my SUV. The length of the cord manages to reach the back of the seats and the attachment hose even helps get to the back of the trunk, which makes it very easy. I love the additional attachments for the hard-to-reach corners, along with the dust attachment for the dashboard and console. It was a nice extra to have another filter included. My boyfriend goes fishing and four-wheeling and constantly has mud and dirt tracked into the car from his boots. Now I no longer have to drag out my household vacuum with an extension cord to get the job done. I'm also saving money by no longer making frequent trips to the car wash. Definitely worth your cash!" —Kira Woodling
Get it from Amazon for $29.99.
It has a 210 mph handheld blower, a hose with a 19-foot reach, two extension wands, four different nozzles, and a noise diffuser.
Promising review: "So far, this is the absolute best shop vacuum that I've ever owned. I bought this to tidy up a motor home that I had up for sale, and in record time, I had most of the dirt and dust cleaned out of my 28' motor home. It also cleans cars up in record time; the suction power is awesome. I wish that I had this when my crawlspace flooded out a couple of years ago, it would have saved me a lot of work. The cord length, as well as the wand extensions that come with this vacuum, allow you to maneuver around a lot of areas without having to move the canister every two minutes. You have to pay close attention to the filter and clean it frequently if you want maximum cleaning ability. The only thing that I can think of that would be an improvement would be to add an attachment with a brush on it so that you could clean vents, with louvers on them better. I wouldn't hesitate to buy this all over again if I ever need another one." —R. Myers
Get it from Amazon for $89.99 (available in two colors).
Promising review: "Every time I use this vacuum I think, 'I need to write a review.' I've owned this vacuum for almost four years and I don't know what I would do without it. I despise pet hair on my floors (yes, I know, I probably shouldn't have pets, but I do), and I am compulsive about trying to get rid of it. I have a house with only tile and hardwood. This machine is a workhorse and very satisfying to use. It has never failed to perform. Additionally, I have never replaced the filters, I just clean them out by rising them in the sink, let them dry, and use them again. Highly recommend this product." —B. Zen
Get it from Amazon for $59.99.
Promising review: "I love this vacuum!! I only have carpet on my stairs but we have a dog who sheds so bad that even when he walks it falls out! This vacuum works magic! I use it every so often on the hardwood but to be honest nothing is going to sweep a floor like a broom, so let’s say that. Does it pick up on the hardwood? Yes! Very well at that, it has nice suction. My only complaint would be it doesn’t get the corners that great, so I do go around them with the broom then vacuum (which honestly I haven’t found a vacuum yet that gets corners well!) I’ve bought many vacuums, and this one is easy to assemble, lightweight, easy to move from room to room and a kid could honestly use it! Amazing!" —Brittney Pratt
Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in two colors).
You can also get a pet version of this vacuum here!
Promising review: "It's not often these days that you buy something and you feel like you got the deal of the century. I feel like I stole this machine. This vacuum is truly awesome, especially considering the very low price. If I had tried this machine before I heard the price, I would have gladly paid $300+ for it. The performance is astonishing. We've owned several vacuums, including a $2500 water filtration vacuum that, thanks to this vacuum, just became garage sale material. The suction power of this vacuum is, by far, the best I have ever seen. We have several area rugs and runners in our home. They take a beating due to heavy foot traffic and two dogs. After vacuuming with this machine one time, the nap was standing again and they look like they did when they were new. We were shocked by how good they look and the amount of dirt the machine pulled out of them. Reading some of the other reviews prior to ordering this, I expected this machine to be very noisy. It isn't quiet, but it is not much noisier than any other vac we've ever used. Based on what I know so far, I highly recommend this machine." —ToughCookie
Get it from Amazon for $79.99.
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Promising review: "Omg! Now we’re cooking with fire! I had an old upright vacuum I had been using that was heavy, clunky, and falling apart. I got this hoping it would be a good fit for my one-bedroom apartment. I just used it for the first time and CANNOT believe the suction in this little guy! I have hardwood floors, a few area rugs, linoleum in the kitchen, and tile in the bathroom. This thing cleaned my house up in a quarter of the time it used to take me with the upright vacuum. It’s soooo easy to put together, and cleanup is a snap. Be forewarned though, the suction on this thing is no joke. It lifted my area rugs off the floor! I’m not bothered though because it picked up so much stuff. I can’t believe I waited this long to get a canister vacuum. I will never go upright again!" —bridget
Get it from Amazon for $65.69.