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Kenmore DU5092 Bagless Upright Vacuum Review

Kenmore DU5092 Bagless Upright

Welcome to Vacuum Wars and to our review of the Kenmore DU5092 Bagless Upright vacuum. It’s a highly-reviewed upright vacuum from Kenmore that combines high performance with a good price, as well as versatile cleaning and attachments. We were excited to test it after the strong showing the Kenmore DU4080

Amazon Basics Upright Vacuum – It’s Cheap, but is it GOOD?

Amazon Basics Upright Review

Amazon Basics has entered the vacuum cleaner market with the Amazon Basics Upright. Their first offering is essentially a clone of one of the cheapest vacuums on the market, the Bissell PowerForce Helix 2112. We bought one and put it through a series of tests to see how it performed. Amazon

Shark Rotator Lift-Away DuoClean Pro ZU782 Review

Shark Rotator Lift-Away DuoClean Pro ZU782

Welcome to another Vacuum Wars upright vacuum review. This time it’s a Shark Rotator Lift-Away DuoClean Pro ZU782 review. Shark kept with its own traditions and gave it a long name that includes some of the brand’s proven technologies. The layman will likely call this vacuum the Shark ZU782 Rotator

Keeping Your Upright Vacuum in Top Shape with Simple Maintenance

Few of Vacuum Wars Upright Vacuums

At Vacuum Wars, we have to maintain a whole fleet of vacuums in good condition so that our upright vacuum tests and comparisons show each model at its full abilities.  Over time, we have learned that every vacuum needs some cleaning and maintenance, so that it’s always ready to go

Kenmore Intuition Review BU4020/BU4022

We’ve got another upright review to share, this time for the Kenmore Intuition bagged upright vacuum. It seems like a well-designed, lightweight, really versatile vacuum with a lot of extras that are typically not found with vacuums in this price range. So, we bought one and put it through our

Shark Vertex Upright AZ2002 Review

Shark Vertex AZ2002 Upright Vacuum

In this upright vacuum review, we’ll be looking at the Shark Vertex AZ2002. It has been an incredibly popular Shark upright, and while it is no longer Shark’s flagship model, it earned a spot on our list of the Best Shark Upright vacuums. Shark seems to like long, very descriptive

Shark Rotator Lift-Away ADV LA502 Review

Shark Rotator LA502 Review

In this review, we’ll be looking at the Shark Rotator Lift-Away ADV upright vacuum model LA502. It’s another very popular, very capable upright vacuum from Shark. It costs less than Shark’s premium uprights but still has a long list of features that those pricier models include. About the Shark Rotator

Dyson Ball Animal 3 vs Shark Vertex

Shark or Dyson?

In this comparison we’re taking a close look at two of the most popular upright vacuums on the market today: The Dyson Ball Animal 3 and the Shark Vertex Upright. We have reviewed each of these vacuums before and thought it might be a close matchup. Spoiler alert – we were right! 

Hoover MAXLife Pro Pet Swivel Review

Real World Testing - Vacuuming Carpet - Hoover MAXLife Pro Pet Swivel

Welcome to another Vacuum Wars upright vacuum review. It’s been a while since we reviewed a Hoover upright vacuum, so today we are looking at a really popular option from Hoover, the MAXLife Pro Pet Swivel. The Hoover MAXLife Pro Pet Swivel upright is not to be confused with the

Bissell MultiClean Allergen Lift-Off Pet Slim Review

Welcome to the Vacuum Wars review of the Bissell MultiClean Allergen Lift-Off Pet Slim upright vacuum, one of Bissell’s best-selling upright corded vacuums. We bought one, put it through all our upright vacuum tests, and in the end decided that it’s probably the best Bissell upright that we have ever

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