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Corded stick vacuums are on the rise again as they challenge their cordless counterparts in terms of durability, functionality, performance, and price. Corded sticks offer the advantage of never running out of power allowing you to take on larger cleaning tasks uninterrupted. In addition, they offer all of the other beneficial characteristics that a stick vacuum has to offer such as being very lightweight and convertible. This review looks at our top picks of the Best Corded Stick Vacuums in the market today.
|Weight||Dust/Dirt Capacity||Filtration||Bagged or Bagless||Power||Warranty||Attachments||Cord length|
|Shark DuoClean Rocket (HV382)||9.9 lbs.|
4.6 lbs. as hand vac
|0.91 dry quarts||Washable felt and foam filters (non-HEPA)||Bagless||600 watts||5-Year VIP warranty||Pet Multi-Tool, Duster Crevice Tool, Wall Mount Storage Hook||30 ft.|
|Miele Swing H1 Tactical||9.4 lbs||2.6 quarts||IntensiveClean Plus K Filter Bag & Standard AirClean filter (HEPA optional)||Bagged||1,000 watts||5-Year Limited warranty||Two-piece accessory set, Upholstery tool, Crevice tool, AllTeQ Combination Floorhead||29.5 ft.|
|Shark Flex DuoClean (HV391)||9 lbs.||0.4 dry quarts||Washable felt and foam filters (non-HEPA)||Bagless||600 watts||5-Year VIP warranty||Pet Multi-Tool, Duster Crevice Tool, MultiFLEX Under-Appliance Wand||30 ft.|
|Hoover Linx SH20030||7.3 lbs.||No info||Washable foam filters (non-HEPA)||Bagless||220 watts||2-Year Limited warranty||No attachment and accessories||20 ft.|
|Bissell 3-in-1||4.05 lbs||750 ml||Single washable filter (non-HEPA)||Bagless||220 watts||1-Year Limited warranty||Crevice tool||16 ft.|
Shark DuoClean Rocket Corded Ultralight Upright Vacuum (HV382)
This is our top pick best corded stick vacuum based on performance and price. You can vacuum just about anything around your home with the Shark Rocket DuoClean. This ultra lightweight upright vacuum easily converts into a hand-held vacuum that covers floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall cleaning. Its DuoClean Technology employs two brushrolls that are perfect for both hardfloor and carpet surfaces. It works by removing various types of dirt via SharkNinja’s Triple Particle Cleaning®: large, small, and stuck-on particles.
It also includes useful features such as: LED lights on the hand vac and nozzle that illuminate surfaces; an extra-long cable and height adjustment for mobility to clean hard-to-reach spots; and bagless technology for easy and economical dirt capture and disposal.
Below you will find two videos from the Vacuum Advisor’s thorough review on the Shark Rocket DuoClean HV382: the first one highlights the positives and the second the negatives.
The Shark Rocket DuoClean is a relatively heavyweight vacuum cleaner considering its lightweight size and appearance. It does thoroughly clean hard to reach surfaces because it is very mobile and manoeuvrable, however lacks on the promise of removing pet hair effectively . It easily converts from an upright vacuum to a hand vacuum so versatility goes to this midget-size entry.
Miele Swing H1 Tactical, Obsidian Black
Our favourite vacuum brand, Miele introduced a new corded stick vacuum in 2018, the new Miele Swing H1 Tactical. This handy vacuum cleans your house meticulously 3-ways: it works as either a hand vacuum or its innovative rotatable telescopic wand can easily be adjusted to fit to the top of the vacuum or to the bottom.
Miele employ a number of design characteristics in their Swing H1 Tactical that compliments motor power to ensure a highly efficient cleaning tool—a tightly sealed vacuum and a perfect air flow for strong suction from its floorhead, even at its lowest power setting.
We haven't sourced any video reviews of the Miele Swing H1 Tactical as of yet. Stay tuned on this site as this will be updated upon release of the product.
User convenience is the top priority of the Miele Swing H1 Tactical with its easily adjustable and rotatable telescopic wand, ergonomically placed switch and button, and long cord to reach every areas.
We think this is one of the best corded stick vacuums in 2019 because of its exceptional filtration compared to the others, which not only ensures cleaner surroundings but also fresher air. It's also the only bagged vacuum in these corded stick vacuum reviews and so if you prefer a bagged model then this might be the best choice for you.
Shark Flex DuoClean Corded Ultra-Light Upright (HV391)
Another one from the Shark DuoClean family is the Shark Flex. This “multi technology” corded stick vacuum incorporates Shark’s tested technology and new innovations. Much like its Rocket line relative, it also boasts DuoClean Technology comprising a bristle brush for deep cleaning and a soft brushroll to pull in larger particles and polish-shiny surfaces.
The Shark Flex DuoClean also introduces another innovation, the Multiflex Technology that “flexibly” cleans hard-to-reach areas, like under the furniture, appliances, beds, couches.
In addition the corded stick vacuum includes a long, slender wand to reach ceilings and elevated surfaces and easily converts to a handheld vac to clean stairs, edges, and similar surfaces.
It also features the Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology that captures 99.9% of dust, dirt, pollen, and other allergens for safer and healthier surroundings. Lastly, are its Active-Glide Technology for a smooth ride over surfaces and Noise Reduction Technology that reduces the noise during vacuuming.
The Shark Flex DuoClean is a versatile, multi-technology, and multi-purpose vacuum that is a cut above the rest. Shark have shown in producing the Flex its trusted technical capability to deliver innovations in vacuums. Its brand name, ‘Flex’ is well suited to this vacuum’s flexible use and design.
Hoover Vacuum Cleaner Linx Bagless Corded Stick Vacuum SH20030
Weighing just below 8 pounds, Hoover’s Vacuum Cleaner Linx won’t fail to deliver on its promised performance. This is a very slim and adaptable vacuum, it can clean hiding dirt and dust off any surface. You can easily reach hard to clean spaces with its extremely low profile base.
Equipped with the power brush rolls’ Cyclonic Technology, it easily cleans low pile carpets, rugs, and hard surfaces. In addition the multi-cyclonic suction keeps your filters clean for longer and prevents loss of suction. Maneuvering is assisted by its swivel steering feature and extreme recline handle.
The Hoover Vacuum Cleaner Linx is ideal for small- up to medium-sized homes, mainly hardwood and low-pile carpeting. It is lightweight and easy to move around but not comparable to Shark’s and Dyson’s flexibility. However, its price is in the lower-end of the spectrum, so it is still a good buy.
Bissell Lightweight 3-in-1 Corded Lightweight Stick Vacuum, Silver
The lightest and the cheapest corded stick vacuum in our list, the Bissell Lightweight 3-in-1 Corded Stick Vacuum is a handy multi-purpose cleaning tool. Use it 3-ways: a stick vacuum for your floor surface areas; remove the Quick Release Handle to clean conveniently on stairs or any elevated surfaces; and finally, remove the handle and floor brush head to act as a hand vacuum for cleaning furniture and upholstery.
A good-enough vacuum for your quick and light cleaning needs for relatively smaller spaces. Given its cheap price it does a lot as a stick vacuum and hand vacuum, though will obviously not comparison to a more sturdy, flexible, and higher priced vacuum such as the Miele or Shark.
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