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    11 Upright Vacuums Under $200 That'll Make You Happy To Clean Your House

    These vacuums will make your life suck less by sucking more.

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    1. A Bissell pet vacuum that picks up so much pet hair you'll think you've adopted another four-legged friend every time a small mountain of fur is emptied from the canister. Think we'll call this one Dirty!

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    Promising review: "I don’t typically bother to write reviews, but when I was looking for a new vacuum, reviews were SO important! I love this vacuum already! It took less than five minutes to assemble, and it is very user-friendly. It is also a lot quieter than I expected; my dog isn’t as scared of this one as our old one! Not to mention, the retractable cord is an incredibly attractive feature. I had no idea that would make such a dramatic difference. If you’re like me, you are looking for a dependable vacuum that can handle your pet/s’ hair. I have a yellow Lab and trust me, she sheds ALL THE TIME. I knew it was time to get a new vacuum because our old one was literally just pushing her hair around. Gross! This vacuum handles her hair incredibly well! I was AMAZED at how easily it lifts up the pet hair, especially with the edge-to-edge function. Honestly, it was a little gross to see how much dog hair was coating our carpet, but I was also impressed. The vacuum has several settings, so it works well on our tile floor, our carpet, and our high pile rugs. I would definitely recommend this vacuum. Honestly, I CANNOT believe it works this well for such an incredible price of UNDER $100!!! Guys, seriously, you can’t go wrong. If you’re thinking about it, just BUY THE VACUUM. I’m so glad I did!" —Destiny Reed

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99.

    2. An upright vacuum with a retractable cord and whole-house-cleaning capabilities, so come spring cleaning you only need to bust out this powerhouse of a machine and clean everything from your ceiling to your carpets to your hardwood floors.

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    This vacuum has a 25-foot retractable cord, multiple attachments (including a 12-foot hose), and five height adjustments.

    Promising review: "It was love at first use! This bad boy does the job like a beast! We had a cheap $60 vacuum that lasted about eight years and only used it for our area rugs. Fast forward to our new house with lots of carpeting and there is no comparison. This Hoover showed us how much dirt our old vacuum was leaving behind. We have a dog and heavy foot traffic in our house. This Hoover switches from tile floor to carpet with ease. The attachments work just as fantastic. We LOOOOOVE that the filter is reusable. Rinse and let dry. Perfect! We would give this 10 stars if we could. This baby has NOT disappointed. This magnificent machine works like a boss cleaning my car as well." —TwiLighT473

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99.

    3. A wet/dry cordless vacuum that washes and vacuums your floors AT THE SAME TIME, so while everyone else is breaking their backs mopping away, you'll already be tucked into bed watching Netflix.

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    It comes with a 3-in-1 brush tool, a HEPA filter, a deodorizing and cleaning solution, and a charging base.

    Tineco also makes a regular stick vacuum that BuzzFeed contributor Avery Felman absolutely loved!

    Promising review: "GAME CHANGER. I have laminate hardwood throughout my house. I used to have to dry Swiffer all my floors then Swiffer mop all of my floors and THEN vacuum the mats/rugs but this thing does it ALL! Best purchase of my adult life besides the house I am mopping. I have a 1300 sq. ft. house and I can MOP the entire house in less than 30 minutes. The dry time is less than 10 minutes and while it may look streaky while you’re mopping it dries NONSTREAKED. My only complaint if I had to have one would be that you MUST clean it THOROUGHLY between each use or you will be able to smell the dirtiness from your last use in the dirty tank while you mop. But c’mon, why wouldn’t you clean it after you mopped? If you are looking at these reviews to determine if you should purchase this mop or not...DO IT! DO IT! DO IT! If you are looking for an affordable vacuum mop to save you time cleaning your floors...BUY IT! BUY IT! BUY IT! 1,000% worth it." —sabrinalu

    Get it from Amazon for $139.

    4. A Shark lift-away vacuum that you can simply pop off from the pod to clean your ceiling or stairs instead of lugging the entire unit through your house every time you spill some Cheerios.

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    Promising review: "I love this vacuum. We had an old vacuum that had a retractable cord. The cord would retract when you didn't want it to. I hated that vacuum. We had it for many years and I finally had enough. I read reviews, did some research, and ended up with this one. This thing is something straight out of Ghostbusters. Actually, it's going to be Dustbusters. First off — the part that lifts the dirt detaches from the canister that collects dust. This makes it light and you can carry it around. Then the handle detaches from the canister. This makes a long extension to reach places. THEN!!! The handle detaches from the long handle to make a small hand vacuum. GIRLLLLL, I got used to handling it then started to see how fast I could break down my vacuum and put it back together. It was fast, easy, and I had way too much fun doing it. But besides the point. It has amazing suction, it's easy to clean, and it's slim. I have two dogs, a cat, a baby, and a 5-year-old. This thing does it all. Including vacuuming my fan blades. So worth it!" —Cierra Vogt

    Get it from Amazon for $169.99.

    5. An upright and canister vacuum with an extra, extra-large dust cup that will both satisfy and disgust you at the same time as you witness just how much crud you and your family are capable of producing.

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    Promising review: "I have never had a vacuum work this well in my life! It's actually making my older carpeting look great again. I have three cats, so fur is a never-ending issue. I had vacuumed with my old one (which I've owned for less than two years), then when this arrived. I quickly put it together and vacuumed again. The entire canister was chock-full of cat hair! I honestly couldn't believe the huge difference it made. My old one never emptied the fur easily. I had to stick my arm into it and yank out the fur. Ick. This one...open the bottom and it just falls out. Plus, this is the first swivel head I've ever owned. It's small and goes underneath chairs, around corners, and into smaller nooks with no effort at all. I sure wish I would have known how fantastic this brand is instead of wasting money and time buying other so-called pet fur–cleaning vacuums. Night and day. I am so pleased with the quality and features of the Shark!" —JannyP

    Get it from Amazon for $189.99.

    6. An allergen-trapping vacuum – it has a HEPA-sealed system that traps 99.95% of dust and allergens, so you won't be sneezing up a storm as you clean. It also has a lift-away dust cup and quick-release extended wand so you can keep even the most faraway nooks and crannies free of nastiness.

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    Promising review: "I recently moved into a new apartment that had been vacant for over a month. I started getting really bad allergies and it was making life really difficult for me for about two weeks. The previous resident left a vacuum that I could see needed to be replaced. I got this bad boi and my allergies are gone. Very nice. 10/10 I would go through heavy sneezing and coughing for two weeks to get this again." —Paul Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $195.68.

    7. A vacuum with a retractable cord and several handy attachments that will make cleaning suck less by sucking up every speck of dirt in its path.

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    This vacuum comes with a dusting brush, upholstery tool, pet tool, quick-release handle, and 7-inch crevice tool.

    Promising review: "This vacuum is literally the best purchase I’ve made all year! My life up to this point was a lie! Haha, I have a very expensive rug in my living area that gets vacuumed on at least a weekly basis if not more with a high-end stick vac but recently I felt like it might be at the end of its wear as it always looked a little dirty and the high-traffic area in front of the sofa was severely matted. I decided to get a second vacuum on a whim and I’m so glad I did! After two passes over the high-traffic area, the pile was almost completely restored and the amount of dust, dirt, and debris that filled the canister was appalling! This vacuum is a game changer. The photos attached are of the high-traffic spot before and after six passes with this new marvel! If you’re unsure...buy the vacuum! You won’t be sorry!" —Nicki

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99.

    8. A Eureka lightweight vacuum that's super portable, yet packing a four-liter dust cup big enough to see the extent of your guilt and shame. What else you could ask for in an upright vac under $100?

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    Comes with a seven-inch crevice tool, a dusting brush, an upholstery tool, and five different height adjustments.

    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 $2,500 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.

    9. A bagless vacuum cleaner with scatter-free technology so you can turn on some tunes, get your comfy clothes on, and suck the hell out of your hardwood floors without chasing down all those runaway crumbs.

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    It also comes with a TurboBrush tool, dusting brush, crevice tool, extension wand, and a 6-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 $92.92.

    10. A Dirt Devil vacuum with a powerful and advanced design for an amazingly affordable price that will make you wish the vac was a person so you could shake its hand for its service.

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    Promising review: "I'd like to preface this post. I'm a 22-year-old college student that rents a home. Three girls (all with long hair) and three dogs (that all shed) live here. As you can imagine there is a lot of hair around here. Half the home is wood and tile and half carpet. Our old vacuum was given to us and called it quits. It was his time. I went to the internet to find another that could take on all of us and would not be $500, as we are 'ballin' on a budget.' I got this vacuum and was able to put it together within five minutes, a very easy assembly. And as for its performance, well, it's changed my life. I love this thing. The attachments are also so easy to use and make cleaning hard-to-reach places so easy. 10/10 would recommend to anyone that has pets or simply needs a good vacuum." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $104.14.

    11. A lightweight corded vacuum with a removable brush roll so you can easily switch between carpet and hardwood with your foot without breaking your extremely focused cleaning spree.

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    Promising review: "I can not say enough about this vacuum. It is very light and effective at just 14 pounds. It has strong suction. I use it on hard and carpeted floors. The pivoting feature makes it a pleasure to use. The head has a low profile, making cleaning under objects easy. The handle comes out for use as a spot vacuum. The head is clear so you can see the condition of the beater brush. The beater brush is very easy to access and clean, with just four Phillips-head screws. Any beater brush is going to pick up hair and threads and will need to be cleaned. The beater brush can be turned off for hard floors. It is surprising how the trash winds up in the canister and there is little debris on the filter, which keeps suction at its maximum from start to finish. It is so easy to maneuver, my 4-year-old granddaughter, who wants to be in the middle of everything, can operate it with ease with supervision. The sound level is acceptable for me. Considering the price I would mark this one down as the best buy for the money." —Michael Richardson

    Get it from Amazon for $119.

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