It can be hard to choose from all of the different Shark vacuums that are out there, because there are so many different types of Shark vacuum cleaners . There are best-selling upright vacuums, sleek stick vacuums, and cordless models that can do a lot of different things. People who own Shark vacuums like powerful suction and fully-sealed HEPA filtration systems, which trap small particles like dust and dander. Start: How can you start, let alone figure out which things you should buy?
It took us a while to figure out which of the seven Shark vacuums we bought worked best on every surface. We put them through a series of tests at The Lab in Industry City, Brooklyn. It took us a while to set up each one of our picks, but we also took it through a living room obstacle course to see how well it worked on four different types of floors. We noticed that it was very good at picking up real-world debris, like Cheerios, popcorn kernels, and hair. We also noticed how tired our arms were after pushing it back and forth. All of the vacuums that were tested, both in The Lab and at home, were rated for how easy it was to set up, how easy it was to move around, how noisy it was, and how easy it was to empty.
Here are the best Shark vacuum cleaners that we’ve used to do a lot of testing.
The best: Lightweight and cordless, the Shark IZ462H Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Lightweight Cordless Stick Vacuum is easy to use:
The Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Cordless Stick Vacuum was the clear winner in our search for the best Shark vacuum, as well as the best vacuum in general, so we bought it. It has powerful suction on all surfaces, an easy-to-store handle, and a quiet operation. That’s what we found out in the lab. It has all the power you need to get your carpets deep clean and your hardwood floors shining, too. This model got a perfect, five-star rating for how well it worked, and it didn’t make any debris fly around while it did it. In fact, it was able to get rid of everything in just a few passes, no matter what kind of floor it was on. We found that the 1.4-quart dust bin is easy to empty, but given the vacuum’s powerful suction and long-lasting battery, we would like it to have more space.
However, the Shark vacuum has a flexible wand that is a real game changer when it comes to getting under the furniture in your home. There are no longer any excuses for not cleaning under your sofa. Shark made this vacuum cleaner with a hinge that allows the floor head to move farther down the floor. Shark also makes a line of vacuums called Vertex that have two rollers in the floor head. One roller has grippy rubber fins on it to keep it in contact with the floor. When you use the 60-minute battery life, which is a lot longer than most cordless models, you can feel this technology at work. Our tester said the vac almost pulls itself, and called it “flawless” before giving it a 5-star rating for being easy to move around.
This is the Shark NV360 Navigator Lift-Away Deluxe Upright Vacuum Cleaner.
Make sure to check out the Shark Navigator Lift-Away Deluxe Upright Vacuum. It’s a simple but well-loved vacuum that won’t cost you a fortune. This model doesn’t have as many vacuum features as other ones, but it costs less, too. Our testers gave it a 5-star rating for how easy it was to set up, and a 4.5-star rating for how easy it was to move around. That’s why they gave it a lower rating because it was hard to move around on carpet. However, they did say it was not too heavy in general.
Even though it’s a corded, upright model, you won’t have to worry about running out of power with this pick by your side. Cord: 25-foot long. Lift-away canister: useful for getting into hard to reach places. It turns out the canister is best used on the ground. Our tester found this out, too. In addition, when we tested the vacuum on hardwood floors, we found that hair was very easy to get stuck in the stationary brush roll. This meant that the vacuum could not pick up debris very well. The model was more likely to push things like popcorn kernels around. All of these things led to a low rating for how well it worked.
Shark’s HV301 Rocket Corded Stick Vacuum Cleaner is very light:
A good stick vacuum should be light, but not always light-duty. The Shark Rocket Ultra-Light Corded Stick Vacuum impressed our tester because it was easy to move around and did a good job of sucking up all types of floors. Getting from a hard surface to a rug was difficult for it, so it got a 4 out of 5. There was a living room obstacle course that the stick vacuum had to navigate. However, it proved to be very quick and flexible. Our tester said that it was easy to reach under the couch. It moved around the coffee table, too. It “moves with me,” said one of our testers.
All in all, the vacuum cleaner turned out to be a great partner that never gives up on you because it doesn’t have a battery. In the end, it got a 4.5-star rating for effectiveness because it was able to easily pick up all the materials on the low-pile carpet, but it had a hard time on the high-pile rug and couldn’t easily move on the wood floor. At nearly 4 feet, this vacuum cleaner is taller than we thought. Because it doesn’t stand on its own, you’ll have to lean it against your furniture or gently rest it on the floor if you need to stop vacuuming. If you don’t want to use an extension, you can use the Shark Rocket in handheld mode, with or without one. You can use it to clean everything from furniture to walls to stairs and more.
Shark NV151 Navigator Swivel Pro Complete Upright Vacuum Cleaner is shown:
You don’t need to look any further than the Shark NV151 Navigator Swivel Pro Complete Upright Vacuum for an upright vacuum that works well on both carpets and hard floors. This model lets you change the suction level and the speed of the brush roll to get the best results from your cleaning. Think about how a stick vacuum would move, but don’t think this one will be as light or nimble as that one. People who tried it out were impressed by how easy it was to push across wood floors and carpets of all pile heights. They didn’t like how big it was, which made it hard to reach under lower furniture, and how bad it was at moving from a flat surface to a rough one. They gave it 3 stars for manoeuvrability because of these things. In terms of how well it worked, it caught all the materials in less than five passes and was easy to use.
The Navigator series is simple in terms of features, but it has a removable dust bin and enough cord length to clean most rooms. It also comes with tools like the motorised brush, upholstery tool, and crevice nozzle, which can be used to clean hard-to-reach places in your home. Dust and other allergens can’t get out because the system is completely sealed and has a HEPA filter. The dust bin is quick and easy to empty, too. Our tester gave the process of emptying the machine 5 stars, and also said that it’s pretty quiet for a pick that’s so powerful.