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Upright Vacuum Reviews

Evaluating an upright vacuum focuses on its deep cleaning performance, user-friendliness, and versatility across different floor types. From vacuums with strong suction and sophisticated filtration to those with settings tailored for various surfaces, different models can offer specific advantages to enhance cleaning routines. The broad selection of upright vacuums cleaners available, designed to address challenges such as pet hair and allergens, highlights a personalized strategy for home cleanliness.

We update our top picks for upright vacuums and provide detailed reviews below as we explore more models.

Best upright vacuums by price range

Bissell CleanView Swivel Pet Upright Vacuum Review

This vacuum may be the best selling upright vacuum online of all time! When we saw how many positive reviews the CleanView Swivel Pet upright received, we knew we had to get one and put it through our tests!

Shark Stratos Upright Review

Shark’s new flagship upright has incredible suction. In this review, we put it up against the vacuum whose place it is taking, the Vertex upright. See how it fared.

Shark Rotator LA502 Review

The Shark Rotator doesn’t carry the high price of their premium upright models, but it has a lot to offer. See how the Shark LA502 Rotator measures up in Vacuum Wars’ testing.

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Best of the Best

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