How to choose the best vacuum for you
We put these new tools to the test so you don't have to!
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Best for: value
A mini version of the famed full-sized model with ball technology for easy manoeuvring.Dyson DC51 Animal, $555, Target.
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Best for: multi-level
Lightweight with a long cord, this one is our top pick for travelling from room to room to room.Hoover Air Steerable Windtunnel, $250, Target.
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Best for: pet hair
Great for high-pile carpets and comes with several attachments specifically for cleaning up after pets.Eureka Airspeed Suction Seal, $140, Target.
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Best for: small spaces
Its slim design makes storage super easy, and it operates as both a stick and a hand-held vacuum.Electrolux Ergorapido 2-in-1 Cordless, $150, Target.
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Best for: wood floors
This lightweight, multisurface model never loses suction and makes cleaning stairs a breeze.Bissell Powerglide Advanced Pet Upright, $200, Target.