Updated December 22, 2018 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Vacuums For Carpets

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. So many of today's gadgets try to fill every need, boasting multiple features that'll do everything just short of serving you a fresh cup of coffee. But what about when you just want to clean your rugs and clean them well, without any of the unnecessary functions and hassles? Then you'll require one of these vacuums for carpets, which do the one job they're designed for. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best vacuum for carpets on Amazon.

10. Hoover Anniversary WindTunnel

9. Bissell Pet Hair Eraser

8. Soniclean Upright

7. Bissell Air Ram

6. Eureka Lightweight Bagless

5. iRobot Roomba 690

4. Miele Electro+

3. Dyson V8 Absolute

2. Bissell CleanView

1. Shark Navigator Lift-Away

Editor's Notes

December 18, 2018: Investigated various Shark models, selecting the Navigator Lift-Away as a top choice; even though it can be tipped over more easily than some other models, it's tough to beat its combination of extra features, price, and suction. Also added several Bissell models thanks to their budget-friendly pricing, including the CleanView and Pet Hair Eraser.


Melissa Harr
Last updated on December 22, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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