Shark WandVac Cord-free Handheld Vacuum BJ’s Wholesale Club

Rounded to the nearest pound, it includes the battery or cord. How long, rounded to the nearest hour, it took to fully recharge a discharged battery. Among 6 choices, these Shark Handheld Vacuums have the highest satisfaction ratings with Lowe’s customers. While these might be the highest rated, what you choose should fit your needs, so consider features such as Cordless, Made for Pet Hair and Bagless when making your selection.

Easily access the no-mess CleanTouch™ dirt ejector, to empty the XL dust cup. “Mini” handheld vacuums that weigh 2 pounds or less have recently emerged as a new category. Such models are smaller and lighter than all of our current picks and not as powerful. They’re good as desk or snack vacs for midsize debris such as cookie crumbs, and they’re easy to store on countertops or desks.

A powerful stick-handheld vacuum that is easy to maneuver and easily converts into a handheld vacuum. The CHV1410L can’t clean upholstery all that thoroughly, as debris, especially hair, tends to cling to fabric, and this model has neither the suction nor the right tools to offset that clinginess. And because this model has no hose or pivoting nozzle, and its crevice tool is comparably large, using it to clean at odd angles is a hassle. To test pet-hair pickup, we spread a handful of fur (from a local groomer) into a rug and then try to pick it up with each vacuum. If a model comes with an attachment that may improve pet-hair pickup, such as rubber nubs—or better yet, a motorized brush—we use it.

It’s also better built, more effective on carpeted surfaces, and superior when capturing fine allergens, which is a handy addition for pet owners. Meanwhile, the BISSELL is superior when cleaning large areas of bare floor, as its corded design gives you an effectively unlimited runtime. Price is important too, but since most units are fairly affordable, the real talents of each vacuum are what matter. Under the spice cabinet was that beige, battery-powered wedge of a vacuum that everyone in America bought starting in 1979. Black & Decker made the cordless handheld vacuum a commodity, and in turn, made cleaning up small messes and hard-to-reach areas that much easier.

Many portable vacuums come with attachments like crevice tools, which allow you to clean tight corners and small spaces with ease. Rechargeable batteries make it easy to keep these tools powered up. This versatile vacuum comes with 6 different cleaning attachment accessories to tackle any cleaning job from floor level to overhead. The hand vacuum can be used to handle smaller messes or used in combination with the extension tube and floor accessory to clean up floor areas. A HEPA Filter allows for clean efficient cleanup of fine dust and drywall and follows OSHA Table 1 Compliance under housekeeping rules.

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In order to find the top performers, our expert Product Testing Team put five of their most popular models to the test. Two models didn’t make the cut, but the three that did offer show-stopping performance and dust busting abilities that wowed. In shark handheld vacuum the car, on the stairs, under the couch — the number of places you can use a handheld vacuum goes on and on. These miniature versions of an upright vacuum are light enough for single-handed use but with the suction to get rid of messes in a flash.

The Shark UltraCyclone Pet Pro+ is a better handheld vacuum than the Shark WANDVAC. The UltraCyclone Pet Pro+ is easier to maintain, it has a larger dirt compartment, and its battery life lasts longer. It also comes with a turbo brush with a self-cleaning brushroll to take care of hair wraps. Its performance on all surface types outperforms the WANDVAC. However, the WANDVAC has virtually no recurring costs, and it’s easier to store.

It lasts up to 15 minutes on a single charge, which is a lot when you’re only doing spot cleaning and shorter chores. And its washable HEPA filter cleans the air as you vacuum, instead of kicking the debris back outside. The included 20V 2.0 Ah Max Lithium battery and charger gives you freedom from the cord and can be used on any other Worx 20V tool in the PowerShare family. The Ryobi 18V One+ Performance Hand Vacuum Kit offers powerful suction, long battery life, and a larger bin than almost any other cordless handheld vacuum we’ve tested. It easily picks up dust, cereal, and other common household messes.

The Shark WANDVAC is decent for clearing away debris on high-pile carpet. While it struggles somewhat to clear fine and large debris, it can easily suck up pet hair. It’s also easy to carry wherever you need it in your home, thanks to its lightweight design. That said, some debris can get past its pre-filter and stick to the fabric filter, requiring you to clean it after use.

If you regularly clean up after fur-shedding pets, the Black+Decker Dustbuster AdvancedClean+ HHVK515JP07 is uniquely designed to help you fight that battle. Staff writer Sabine Heinlein has been a journalist for over two decades. With a menagerie of rabbits and cats, she obsesses over how different types of fur adhere to upholstery and how best to remove hairballs from heirloom rugs. How long, rounded to the nearest half-minute, the vacuum can run on one battery charge in its highest-power mode. Clean hard-to-reach areas and slim spaces with the included nozzles. Some shoppers say they’d hoped for a longer run time from this little vac.