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Best Carpet Cleaner: Hoover Carpet Basics Power Scrub Deluxe
This Hoover carpet cleaners is lightweight at 20 pounds and features the exclusive SpinScrub Technology brush system that gives your floor a thorough cleaning. It also comes with an 8-foot hose and upholstery tool. There’s also a wash and rinse selection that allows you to first wash your carpet with cleaning solution and water, then rinse it with water only for the best clean.
Customers praise this product for its performance and results. Many say it’s super easy to use and tackles pet stains well. Some have had issues with it starting to leak or crack over time, but most customers were satisfied with their purchase.
Best Vacuum: Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional Upright Vacuum
The Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional weighs less than 14 pounds, making it super lightweight for an upright vacuum, which is convenient for moving around the house. Also convenient? The extra-large capacity dirt cup which means less time emptying and more time cleaning. The machine also comes with filter technology that traps over 99.99% of dust inside the vacuum. And two microfiber pads help dust bare floors. Other features include a premium pet power brush, dusting brush, crevice tool, and a 30-foot power cord.
Our tester found this vacuum easy to assemble and had impressive suction, but notes that it doesn't fit easily under low-to-the-floor furniture.
Best Mop: O-Cedar EasyWring Spin Mop & Bucket System
This O-Cedar mop is beloved for its ease of use and the quality of clean it brings to floors. Plus, the features are great. It’s got a built-in wringer with a convenient step of a foot pedal. You can also control the level of water on your mop with the wringer, plus there’s a splash guard to make sure you don’t get wet when you’re wringing it out. The mop material is a microfiber that lets you tackle the dirt without a need for chemicals, and you can also use it dry to dust the floors. The telescopic handle allows you to adjust the length up to 51 inches.
A great thing about this mop is that the microfiber is removable and machine washable, although it’s recommended to replace the pad with a new one every six months (refills are available.) Some people complained that there aren’t two compartments for clean and dirty water, and a few have had issues with the handle not locking when adjusting height.
Best Broom: O-Cedar PowerCorner Angle Broom with Dustpan
Every household needs a broom, and while just any one will do, having one that can clean up messes quickly and stow away neatly is even better. The O-Cedar Angler does just that in a fun red design.
The angle design makes it easy to sweep up messes in all corners of the home while the two thicknesses of the bristles help it pick up both fine hair and larger clumps of dirt. The extra-wide dustpan that is included makes it easy to swipe it all up. This broom is great for new homeowners or just anyone needs to update their older model.
Best Wood Floor Cleaner: Bona Premium Spray Mop for Hardwood Floors
What's the quickest way to shiny, streak-free wood floors that don't leave a waxy residue — the Bona Hardwood Floor Mop. With this all-in-one unit, customers will get a microfiber mop that easily glides over the wood floors that have been sprayed with Bona's wood floor cleaner. Just run the mop over a few times and you'll be left with like-new floors that dry quickly.
When you're all done cleaning just toss the microfiber cloth in the wash, dry and you are ready for your next cleaning session.
Best Dustpan: Rubbermaid Commercial Products 16-Inch Extra Large Heavy Duty Dustpan
The standout features of this dustpan are the wide, 14-inch opening the high sides that keep all the dust and debris inside once you’ve swept it up. Made of durable plastic, this product is lightweight at just 14 ounces.
Customers praise its size and functionality. One pointed out that the edge is sharp so you’re able to get all the dirt up in one sweep. It can also conveniently snap onto a regular broom handle for storage. Some people find it's too big for their taste, so be sure to double check the size is right for you before you buy.
Best Hand Broom: Casabella Quick n' Easy Upright Sweep Set
For quick pickups, a hand broom is great to have around the house. This one from Casabella is a good buy. It features and brush and dustpan that conveniently snap together for storage when not in use. The brush features a pointed tip that helps reach cracks and edges more easily. The handle is also angled for ergonomic use. If you have a bigger area to keep clean, you might want to invest in a push broom, which has a larger head and more durable bristles.
Users have been very happy with its performance, praising the angled tip and the fact that it actually picks up the dirt in the first sweep.
Best Disposable Duster: Swiffer Sweeper Floor Mop Starter Kit
Looking for a quick and easy way to clean up for your hardwood floors? A Swiffer is a great classic, option. This starter kit includes one sweeper, seven dry sweeping cloths, and three wet mopping cloths. The dry cloths pick up debris like dust and hair while the wet cloths dissolve dirt and grime.
The Swiffer is simple to use and is great for cleaning in between vacuuming. While refills can be expensive, if you’re looking for a quality disposable floor duster, this is the best one on the market.