When you’re too hipster to dust and clean your house the old way, you’re gonna have to rely on this hunk of a piece of plastic. Vacuum cleaners come in various size and features to cater to everyone’s cleaning needs. Don’t go with the salesman’s pitch and buy the first one you see, here are five types of vacuum cleaners to pick from.

Upright vacuums
Black & Decker FSMH1621-B5 1600W Steamp Mop Deluxe


The upright vacuum cleaner is great because you can use it standing upright without having to bend your back, making cleaning a lot easier. It works well to clean large areas and is ideal for cleaning carpets and rugs.

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Canister vacuum
Eureka Forbes Quick Clean DX 1200W Vacuum Cleaner


Similar to the upright vacuums, the canister ones give you the liberty to stand up and clean but these are more versatile as you can lift them easily and take them wherever you want to go. The wand extender lets you manoeuvre your way through furniture and steps that are otherwise difficult to clean with an upright one. You also get a bunch of accessories with this gadget, so you can use them to clean other surface like the couch, walls and dusty corners too. They are also comparatively light and smaller and thus won’t take up much space.

Robot vacuum
Milagrow RoboCop 2.0 Robotic Floor Cleaner


This novelty gadget might be expensive but is the best kind of cleaner with the least amount of effort. They run automatically though your home and clean as they move. They have sensors that can identify furniture and stairs and move accordingly. This high-tech gadget is a must-have if you like the idea of a machine doing your work.

Handheld vacuum
Black & Decker AV1205 Auto DustBuster Vacuum Cleaner


The handheld vacuums are great for quick cleaning jobs like vacuuming crumbs, pet hair, cobwebs, spills etc. It gives you complete control to manoeuvre thus you can clean the area thoroughly as to your liking. You can also use it to clean cars.

Steam mop vacuum
Bissell Max 65A8K 1500 Watt Steam Mop


The steam vacuum is similar to the upright one but it is a lot lighter and easier to store. Use it with plain water to mop your floor with the steam it releases until it’s completely sanitised. It can be used to clean hard surfaces, ceramic tiles and wooden floors too.

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