Stick vacuums that make cleaning your floors quick and easy

You might even look forward to cleaning the house.

dyson vacuum cleaning up mess
Trade your bulky machine for a light and maneuverable stick vacuum.Amazon

Whether we like it or not, spring cleaning is upon us. And while sponges, mops, and feather dusters are all fine and dandy, there is one cleaning tool that tops them all: the stick vacuum. This handy tool allows you to reach even the trickiest of corners in the house, to extend far beneath couches, and suck up even the most stubborn of dust bunnies. In short, it makes cleaning your home quick and hassle-free.

From the creme de la creme of vacuums, like the Dyson V11 Torque Drive, to some humbler options that still get the job done, here are a few of the stick vacuums that will have you looking forward to your weekly cleaning session.

Dyson V11 Torque Drive
Ultimate vacuum choice.Amazon

First things first: this stick model from the geniuses at Dyson is cord-free—so you’ll experience much less hassle from the start. Additionally, the V11 Torque Drive boasts twice the amount of suction power than standard cordless vacs. Between the LCD smart screen, the three power modes (Auto, Eco, and Boost), and a straight 60-minute run time capability, this vacuum is sure to zap all the dust and dirt—and then some (in fact, this machine sucks up 99.97 percent of microscopic dust particles).

Dirt Devil Vibe 3-in-1 Vacuum Cleaner
Everything about this easy-to-navigate vacuum is hassle-free.Amazon

It’s no surprise that the iconic vacuum brand Dirt Devil offers one of our favorite stick vacuums. The 3-in-1 Vibe features a super lightweight design, a removable hand vac (accessed by removing the nozzle and neck), and a brush roll feature that you can turn off and on for carpeted surfaces. With a 15-foot power cord and 10-inch nozzle, this is a terrific all-around cleaning tool that should last you a long time.

Shark Rocket Ultra-Light
Super lightweight. Amazon

There’s a reason this stick vac from the designers at Shark has so many outstanding Amazon reviews: it seems to do it all. The entire tool weighs less than eight pounds and can convert into a versatile hand vacuum, which is ideal for car cleaning, too. The swivel steering ensures easy maneuvering while cleaning, and happy customers tout the tool’s powerful suction ability.

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