Ideal for quick cleanups, this graceful glider is two appliances in one—a cordless electric broom, perfect for light whole-room cleaning; and a removable handheld, for spot jobs. Slides seamlessly from carpets to hard floors.
To buy: Prices starting at $88, Yahoo! Shopping.
Power and pile controls on the handle mean no running back to the base for adjustments. As you vacuum, the bagless canister perpetually cleans itself (picture a rubber spatula scraping a bowl), condensing dust, pet hair, and the like into a compact wad of waste that’s easy to dump.
To buy: $400, lg.com.
A lightweight, bagless bargain with serious maneuverability. The stretchable cord and the extra-long attachments allow you to reach even the ceiling fan.
To buy: $150, bedbathandbeyond.com.
The power of an army with the agility of a Porsche, it navigates corners effortlessly. Unrivaled for suction. The handle reclines to lie completely flat, allowing you to reach way under the bed.
To buy: $650, Yahoo! Shopping.