Top Rated Handheld Vacuums For Carpeted & Hardwood Stairs
Are you looking for an ultra powerful handheld vacuum that will make light work of cleaning your stairs (be it carpeted or hardwood) to a quality standard, removing pet hair, debris and dirt in an instant? Then you have found the right showcase of handheld vacuums. Each has been selected on several vital aspects: firstly raw cleaning power, secondly practicality and versatility and finally ‘how well loved they are by their owners’. You will surely find exactly what you are looking for, from the following selection.
#1 Dyson DC58 Animal Handheld Vacuum
Pricey, but the DC58 handheld vacuum from Dyson is easily the ‘biggest, baddest, most powerful handheld vacuum about’, proven to be at least ‘three times as powerful as other conventional handheld vacuum cleaners‘, nothing else will quite clean your carpeted stairs like this beauty.
It is integrated with a range of Dyson’s latest & reconfigured technology such as the two tier radial root cyclone technology (hence can generate huge centrifugal forces to vastly improve its suction power), re-configured cobalt battery (that supplies 50% more power than standard 22.2 volt lit ion batteries found in most cordless vacuums) as well as a suction capacity of up to 100 air watts (as much as a corded upright DC24 vacuum cleaner) due to the latest ultra-efficient V6 Digital Motor.
Moreover, as you can see from the image it takes on the classic Dyson design of being ‘alien futuristic and stylish’ combined with practicality and ergonomic designs. It weighs just 3.4 lbs, so is incredibly lightweight yet has a bin capacity of 0.4 liters and is compatible an array of accessories that come with it (e.g. combination tool, mini motorized pet hair turbine attachment) and has a potential run time of up to 26 minutes. If you are truly after the very best handheld vacuum for hardwood stairs or carpet stair ways, then you don’t have to look any further than here.
Rating: 100% (sourced amazon.com) | Dimensions: 8.2′ x 15.6′ x 5.7′ | Weight: 3.4 lbs
#2 BDH2000FL Platinum Black & Decker
A much more affordable cordless handheld vacuum (at around the $100 mark) is the BDH2000FL, that is proven many times over to be a highly effective vacuum for cleaning all types of stairs — effective in pet hair , dust and debris removal.
What makes it particularly adept to cleaning stairs is its long extended 4 ft reach with the hose and the cleaner head being able to access high, tight and awkward areas that ‘steps’ on stairs obviously cause.
Moreover, as a handheld vacuum itself, it is very decent with a long extensive run time (as well as being energy star approved ‘smart-charge’, being quiet and compact (so it is easy to move around) and offers a range of additional attachments such as: the pet hair tool, nozzle brush and crevice tool.
Rating: 86% (sourced amazon.com)
#3 Hoover LiNX BH50030 Handheld
Another very popular & quality cordless hand vac to consider is the BH50030 from Hoover, and is similarly priced to the BDH2000FL at just over the $100 price mark. Also, like the other two vacuums, this handheld is great at cleaning carpeted stairs as well.
It is integrated with a lithium ion battery that is ‘fade free’ meaning its last minute is just as powerful as its first — and also gives it an extensive run time.
The cleaner head is its most unique feature however, it is a brushroll which ejects upwards so you can easily clean it and works on a 25 degree pivot so you can use it quickly and effectively whilst cleaning stairs. Like, the others, it also comes with a range of advanced cleaning attachments: the pet upholstery tool to deal with pet hair.
Rating: 88% (sourced amazon.com)
Which is the Best Handheld Vacuum For Stairs?
As detailed above, if you are after the most powerful and efficient handheld cleaner for vacuuming your wood or carpet stairs then the DC58 is your machine. However, it is quite expensive, the next best & cheaper alternatives are the Hoover LINX and BDH2000FL — both of which will do a great job of cleaning your stairs free from dirt, dust and pet hairs. So which handheld will you buy and why (let me know in the comments below)?
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