Updated December 21, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Vacuums For Stairs

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. The advent of the vacuum made cleaning floors considerably easier and quicker. For a long time, though, it was difficult to use them on stairs, furniture, and other upholstery because of their bulky and heavy designs. Luckily, these days we have models that are powerful, yet maneuverable and lightweight, too. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best vacuum for stairs on Amazon.

10. Eureka EasyClean

9. Bissell Multi Auto

8. Shark Pet-Perfect II

7. Shark Rocket Ultra-Light HV301

6. Makita 18V LXT

5. Deik MT1206

4. Tineco A10

3. SharkNinja Navigator Lift-Away

2. Black and Decker BDH2000PL Max

1. Dyson V8

Editor's Notes

December 19, 2018: When it comes to vacuums, it should be no surprise that suction is a top priority. Of course, models that excel on stairs need to have more than just power. They need to be lightweight, versatile, and easily maneuverable as well. We did our best to balance all of these features while still providing you with options that provide value for the money spent.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on December 21, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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