Gone are the days of pushing around a 15 pound vacuum and the need to keep plugging in and unplugging. It seems that everything in the home is now wireless, so why should a vacuum not be as well? Therein lies the cordless vacuum. The best cordless vacuums are light weight, yet powerful and make quick clean-up of dirt and debris more convenient. The selection is based on features such as price, battery life, pet hair settings, and user reviews.
Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum: less expensive, for easy jobs
The LiNX Cordless Stick Vacuum delivers upright performance, with a compact, low-profile design. Long-lasting power with interchangeable batteries provide cordless freedom to clean anywhere. The WindTunnel technology lifts deep down dirt from carpet to hard floors making this vacuum a standout and a winner of Amazon's Choice for cordless vacuums.
Dyson V11 Torque Drive Cordless Vacuum: for larger houses
Dyson V11 offers big results, along with a big price tag. The V11 is undoubtedly the best designed and most well built cordless vac on the market. It promises twice the suction of any cordless vacuum cleaner as well as real-time reporting on the LCD screen to give you control of your clean. The Dynamic Load Sensor system automatically changes the motor speed between carpets and hard floors. The run time (1 hr) and power controls are the stars of the show. If money’s no object, the V11 will not disappoint you.
Dyson Cyclone V10 Animal Lightweight Cordless Stick Vacuum: highly rated
Another highly rated Dyson that's a bit easier on the budget. Engineered to deep clean anywhere, the V10 is lightweight and balanced for floor to ceiling cleaning. Suction power, run time and tools designed to deep clean your whole home while promising 55% more suction than the Dyson V7. The advanced whole-machine filtration traps 99.99% of particles, dust and allergens as small as 0.3 microns. Up to 60 minutes of run-time along. This model is not for a 5,000 foot home with kids and pets. But for the small to medium home it will do the trick.
BISSELL ICONpet Pro Cordless Vacuum: for pets
BISSELL'S patented Tangle-Free Brush Roll spins up to 3200 RPM, leaving no hair wrap behind and making it the vacuum for pet households. With numerous attachments clean pet messes anywhere your pet goes with the Motorized Turbo Brush Tool, LED-Lighted Crevice Tool + Dusting Brush, Pet Dusting Brush, and Flexible Crevice Tool. Best of all, every BISSELL purchased helps save pets. BISSELL proudly supports BISSELL Pet Foundation and its mission to help save homeless pets.
Tineco A11 Hero Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner: best bang for the buck
The A11 vacuum is a high performance cordless vacuum for whole home use. The powerful suction allows for deep, thorough cleaning on any floor surface. It easily converts to a handheld vacuum with versatile attachments to reach corners, stairs and crevices. It's not a Dyson, but offers high performance, numerous attachments, and is half the price.
Shark ION F80 Lightweight Vacuum: for Dyson naysayers
Very well received by customers, the Shark Ion F80 lets you trade battery packs to extend the run time. It has a regular on/off button that’s easier for those with hand issues to operate. It's dual-roller cleaning head works well on bare floors and short-pile rugs while the multiflex technology enables convenient under furniture reach and compact storage.