Kenmore 31150 Elite Pet Upright

The Kenmore Elite 31150 is a full sized upright vacuum cleaner that is designed to rid your home of pet hair, dust, and other microscopic allergens that can trigger asthma or allergies. It requires the use of bags but they seal up quickly upon removal and do a much better job of holding the dirt than most similar sized bagless models. It offers a good combination of affordable price, cleaning performance, and decent mobility. When you compare the Kenmore to other vacuums that cost many times more you will find that it has as much or even more ability for just about any situation you need it for. And to save your arms and back, the 31150 is self propelled so you can move along at a decent pace with little effort.

When they say that pet hair doesn’t stand a chance against this machine they really mean it. The 31150 Elite is built with an even more powerful inducer motor than their prior cleaners to provide upwards of 20% more power. This helps pull embedded dust particles from the deepest carpet fibers, leaving the floor much cleaner than before. The more dander and animal odor you can remove the fresher the air will feel, and the healthier the indoor environment will be.
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Dyson Ball Multifloor 2

The Dyson Ball Multifloor 2 is their all purpose upright vacuum that is equipped for just about any type of floor including carpet, tile, laminate, and more. It has a slimmer design than their other full sized vacuums and it is very lightweight. This makes it easy to use for extended periods, even if you have to carry it up and down the stairs. They seemingly designed this model with a goal of making it easy to maneuver around without sacrificing the power or filtration that has made their brand so popular today. The 2nd iteration of their popular “Multi-floor” has largely succeeded as it is a solid cleaner with a relatively low purchase price, at least as compared to other similar uprights.

One of the features that Dyson is known for is suction power. The Multifloor 2 comes with their Radial Root Cycloneâ„¢ technology that forces the air through specially designed channels around the center of the internal assembly. This helps separate the dust from the air so it cannot drop and clog anywhere along the way. The result is maximum suction for an extended period of time which is something that other bagless vacuum cleaners struggle with.
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Miele Compact C2 Electro+ Canister

The Compact C2 is a ‘do it all’ canister vacuum from one of the best known brands in the industry. It is one of the more unique vacuums in that it works great on all types of carpeting from low to high pile as well as smooth floors like tile, laminate, and hardwood. Most canisters are purpose built for hard floor surfaces and the occasional throw rug, but Miele realizes that the modern household needs more. Their lineup is one of the most robust that you will find, with several models in each category. The main thing that separates them is the attachments but there are other subtle differences that you should be aware of before you decide to buy one.

The first thing you will notice about the C2 Electro+ is it comes with both their hard floor and carpet ElectroBrush attachment. The Parquet-3 has an extra wide profile to pick up the most dirt and dust while making passes across your smoother surfaces. It has soft natural bristles which not only stir up any debris so it can be pulled up into the cleaner, but they also won’t damage your floor at all. The Parquet lets you easily clean large areas with the need for a broom or dust pan. This tool is one of the best for hard floors, and one that you will find yourself cleaning with often.
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Dyson Engineering Gives Allergens No Place To Hide

If you have recently wondered if allergies and asthma are on the rise then you are correct. According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology the rates of those affected are definitely increasing year over year. While there are many factors contributing to this, one thing that has a negative impact is a buildup of microscopic allergens inside the home. Dust mites, pet dander, pollen, and even human skin cells are just a few that can find themselves hidden deep down in the fibers of your carpet. As you can imagine, removing them from your home is a good first step towards having a healthy indoor environment and fortunately for you there are many quality vacuum cleaners that can do the job.

Dyson is a brand known for ingenuity and suction power but they are also one of the best brands for removing allergens. They have been conducting research specifically about allergies for the last 15 years. Believe it or not Dyson even has their own dust mite farm where they study them at length with the goal of building vacuums to effectively (and completely) remove them from your home. As a result their full lineup of upright, canister, and lightweight cleaners are certified to be Asthma and Allergy Friendly.
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SEBO AIRBELT D Canister Vacuums

The SEBO AIRBELT D lineup consists of 3 different canister vacuum cleaners that are very similar, with only slightly different configurations. All 3 are full sized commercial grade models that are designed for whole household cleaning no matter what type of flooring you have. The choice you make will be based on if you have mostly carpets or if you have hard floors like tile, linoleum, laminate, and hardwood. But before getting into the differences lets highlight the main features that are common on each one.

SEBO vacuums are consistently rated among the best for pet owners which is largely due to their excellent filtration and attachments. The D series are equipped with fully sealed hospital grade filters that will trap more than 99% of all allergens including pet dander, dust mites, and pollen. Anyone who suffers from indoor allergies knows how important it is to cut down on dust, and this is really the only way to have a healthy indoor environment. You must have a quality HEPA filtration system on your vacuum and use it on a regular basis. Homeowners with multiple pets are advised to clean their floors and other surfaces multiple times per week. The AIRBELT D canisters give you the tools you need to do this.
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Oreck Venture Pro Bagged Vacuum

The Venture Pro is a full sized canister vacuum cleaner from one of the biggest names in the industry. Oreck has been building vacuums for more than 50 years, having established their brand as one of the best for both commercial and residential applications. It’s no surprise that homeowners consistently give them very positive reviews since they were originally designed for professional cleaners. That same quality has carried over into the Venture Pro which is purpose built to handle any floor in your home. It works just as well on tile, linoleum, and hardwood as it does on carpeting which is a huge plus since most modern households have a variety of floors in them.

Canister vacuums have become much more popular with homeowners over the past ten years. Anyone who uses one quickly realizes just how versatile they can be, especially on smooth floors and furniture. This is largely due to their design and available attachments for the extension wand. Canisters are much easier to use on hard floors because most of their weight is not concentrated directly over the power head. You can usually just attach the floor tool (with no spinning brush roll) and start vacuuming without the worry of damaging the delicate surface. Sure you can do this with an upright but it is not as easy, nor is it as effective.
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