Vacuums You Need on Your Registry

From automatic cleaners to lightweight helpers, here's a list of the best vacuums for any household.

By Ruksana Hussain

Vacuums You Need on Your Registry
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Though a vacuum may seem less than exciting, the division of household chores is critical to happy married life. And a good vacuum can make the dreaded task a whole lot easier. Trust us: You’ll be glad you added one of these mean machines to your wedding registry. From automatic cleaners to lightweight helpers and more, surely one of the able candidates on this list meets your needs.

For the Easy-Going Couple

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Look no further than the Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional Upright Vacuum, which has a lightweight, portable canister, easily handled swivel steering, and even a hard floor attachment. Make it all look easy with the premium pet power brush, dusting brush, and crevice tool. With this in hand, you definitely won’t complain about vacuum duty.

For All Things Automation

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Presenting the IRobot Braava Jet 240 Mopping Robot, which mops and sweeps hard, bare floors (wood, tile, and stone) and can easily navigate tight spaces around toilets or in corners. You really don’t have much to do, because the robot automatically selects the correct cleaning mode, avoids stairs and rugs, and—best of all—you can create an invisible boundary wall to keep the vacuum cleaner within a designated space. Just remember to charge this cordless vac between each go-around.

For the Pet-Loving Household

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Show your love for your fur babies with the BISSELL CleanView® Swivel Rewind Pet Vacuum, which attacks all surface types, from hardwood floor to carpet, with equal elan, thanks to its powerful cleaning system. The system features a multi-cyclonic, triple action brush roll and scatter-free technology, which maximizes pet hair removal. You also get a few trick tools, including one to tackle those tough corners where dirt magically collects.

For the Tech-Savvy Couple

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Get the WiFi connected robot vacuum when you opt for the IRobot iRobot Roomba 694, and you’ll have yourself a sleek-looking, smart-cleaning, premium product that gets the job done via voice command. Just set the machine to a certain time, then sit back, relax, and watch the magic happen. This robotic vacuum works with Google Home and Alexa-enabled devices. Advanced adaptive navigation provides powerful sensors to ensure it works around any obstacles.

For the Power-Seekers

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The cordless Dyson V10 Animal Stick Vacuum is not only a powerful machine, but it’s also lightweight and easily cleans up pet hair, dirt, and dust around the home. Don’t let the looks of it fool you—the strong suction power alone will impress. A larger dust bin size, three power modes, and 60 minutes of fade-free usage are just a few other pluses to get this \upright vacuum cleaner into the running for your registry considerations.

For a Job Well Done

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From floors to carpets, rugs to mats, and everything in between, the BISSELL EV675® Robot Vacuum is that silent work-in-the-background style vacuum that gets your home cleaned up while you’re busy going about your day. Whether dirt, debris, or pet hair, expect this robotic vacuum to pick up anything and everything in its path. Oh, and it self-docks to its power base, so you don’t have to worry about setting it up to charge every time—just genius.

For the Tiny House Household

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Living in smaller homes and cleaning every day just got easier with the Shark Rocket Handheld Vacuum. It has a small space-saving profile, is exceptionally lightweight, and—as a bonus—is incredibly easy to use. You can also work on upholstery and curtains. A few handy tools, such as the motorized brush, crevice tool, and extender hose, make the job easier if you have some tough-to-reach corners or tight spaces. This tool can also double as a car vacuum because of its convenient size.

For the Ergonomically-Inclined

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The Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum is a cordless vacuum cleaner that can get to the most tough-to-reach spots in your home with its powerful suction action. Its HEPA filtration system ensures it captures any allergens in the air, and the air expelled is cleaner for you. Plus, this lightweight vacuum easily transforms into a handheld version and comes with a docking station to store and charge.

For the Brawn-Conscious

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For hard floors and carpeting, Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team Vacuum might be the answer. Apart from high suction power and six adjustable settings, it includes a HEPA filtration system to make the air in your home cleaner, plus a few additional tools, like a retractable cord, to help make the whole process much more effective.

For the Sneak Attack

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This sleek-looking Dyson Ball Animal 2 Upright Vacuum brings in just enough power to ensure your home is clean and free of any dust, especially any that your pets bring in. The self-adjusting cleaner head, instant-release wand, and long-reach hose are designed with exactly that in mind. Easy dust bin emptying and a special tangle-free turbine tool complete the case for this Dyson vacuum to be another strong contender for your registry.

So, do we have one in mind yet? This list of best vacuums offers many great options, but before deciding on the right vacuum for you, you must evaluate the most appealing features for use around your home and family.

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