If it is time for a new vacuum it is worth your time to look at the pros and cons of the different kinds of vacuums available. Uprights are the best option for most people. the most powerful is the central vacuum but takes time for planning and installation. We would like to highlight several different types of vacuums for you to consider.

The Upright

The upright can cost anywhere from $50 to $1,000. It is the most powerful mainstream option. There are several cleaning accessories to clean most anything in your home. The only drawback is the difficulty of clean stairs due to the vacuum being one piece.


The Canister

The canister is the most similar to the upright. The canister is the best for cleaning stairs because it is made for carrying. It is however slightly less effective than uprights for cleaning carpets. They also cost $50 to $1,000.


The Stick

Stick vacuums are the perfect tool for quickly cleaning bare floors and low pile carpets when you don’t have the time (or the energy) to lug out your heavier, full size, or canister vacuum. Lightweight stick vacs are great for cleaning up crumbs on the kitchen floor after dinner, gathering stray hairs in the bathroom, or quickly refreshing carpets and floors before guests arrive. They make great secondary vacuums — they usually aren’t as powerful or as effective at deep cleaning as your go-to vacuum, but they offer flexibility and convenience that can’t be beaten. They are the lightest weight vacuum. And with new technology compare with uprights in the lower price range.


The Handheld

The handheld vacuum is in a league of its own. They are not a whole house cleaner. The highlights of a handheld vacuum are it is light and inexpensive. It is excellent for reaching high up areas and kicking up crumbs and cat litter.


The Robot

Robotic vacuums have gotten so much better at cleaning over the last few years If you’re thinking of purchasing one of these little machines, consider your flooring (some are better on the carpet, others on bare floors), the layout of your home, and the types of the debris your household generates (pet hair, kid spills). Robotic vacuums cannot compare to the suction of an upright vacuum but they can go a long way toward helping you maintain grit-free floors. Robots can be found for about $400.00 but you can also pay a lot more for bells and whistles such as auto emptying, smartphone controls, etc.


The Central Vacuum System

Basically, central vacuum systems are vacuums built into your home. Central vacuum systems are designed to remove dirt and debris from homes and buildings, sending dirt particles through tubing installed inside the walls to a collection container in remote utility space. They are the most powerful system since the motor is separate. They’re the best for allergies because the debris is sent outside. Since you are not lugging a vacuum motor around it is lighter than any other system.

The professionals at All Vacuum & Appliances are ready to help you weigh these important decisions. Our staff are not just salespeople; we truly know the ins-and-outs of vacuums and appliances. We can evaluate your current vacuum or appliance and help you to decide whether it is cost effective to repair, and if not, help you select a new vacuum or appliance that meets your everyday needs.

Contact us (859-341-8227) for a free consultation today -or- visit our showroom!

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