The 10 Best Vacuums For Hardwood Floors

Updated December 21, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. If you own a home or business with an abundance of hardwood floors, then it’s important that you choose an efficient vacuum that’s not only up to the task of cleaning them, but won’t damage their finish in the process. Our selections boast features that cater specifically to bare surfaces, with some models also fully capable of tackling carpets and rugs as well. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best vacuums for hardwood floor on Amazon.

10. Bissell PowerEdge

9. Eureka Powerful

8. Fuller Spiffy Maid

7. Eufy Boost IQ

6. Dyson DC65 Animal

5. Shark Rocket

4. Shark Navigator

3. Dyson V8 Absolute

2. Dirt Devil Stick

1. Miele C1 Pure Suction

Editor's Notes

December 20, 2018: Any vacuum can clean hardwood floors, but certain models are capable of doing the job safely and efficiently. We prioritized units that were designed specifically for bare floor cleaning, or were superior at doing so in addition to carpet cleaning. Placed the Miele C1 Pure Suction at number one because its sole job is to tackle bare surfaces, added the Dirt Devil Stick since it's an excellent value for such a low price, and the Shark Navigator due to its impressive features and positive reputation.


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Last updated on December 21, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

Born in Arizona, Gia is a writer who fled the dry heat of the desert for Southern California, where she continues to enjoy drinking beer, overanalyzing the minutiae of everyday life and channeling Rick Steves.


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