Maintaining a clean home requires the right tools, and a cordless vacuum could be exactly what you need. What鈥檚 so great about cordless vacuums? Well, they鈥檙e lightweight, easy to carry, and often way better at getting in all the聽places your heavy old Hoover just can鈥檛 seem to reach. Here are our picks for the cordless vacuums that will make you actually want to clean. Put on a juicy聽podcast聽and聽get to work!

1. Black + Decker Cordless Pivot Vac ($54):聽This compact hand vac has a see-through, removable dust tray, so it鈥檚 easy to know when all the dirt needs to be dumped and it鈥檚 a cinch to do. Bonus? We dig how it kinda looks like a cute robot.

2. Shark Pet Perfect Bagless Cordless Hand Vac ($40):聽Shark is one of the best vacuum brands out there, so you know this little blue聽specimen聽will get the job done.聽It鈥檚 specially designed to pick up pet hair, so it鈥檚 an affordable investment if you have furry friends who like to chill on the couch.

3. Electrolux Egorapido Lithium Ion Cordless Power Stick Vacuum Cleaner ($105):聽The聽name might be a mouthful, but聽the cleaning power of this sleek Electrolux model is simplicity itself. It works in two ways: as an all-in-one cordless vac for bigger clean-up jobs聽and聽as a simple hand vac. Better for uncarpeted floors, it鈥檚 lightweight and has A+聽maneuverability.

4.聽Hoover Linx Signature Cordless Stick Vacuum ($150):聽This slim black vacuum is best for use on hard floors, like tile, linoleum, or hardwood. The handle is an especially cool feature, as it makes it easier to squeeze this vacuum into small spots like underneath the bed or couch. Dust bunnies won鈥檛 stand a chance.

5. Dibea Cordless 2-in-1 Lightweight Stick Handheld Vacuum Cleaner ($130):聽Not only is this vacuum stylish in red, but it only weighs five pounds. The Dibea model easily swivels and comes with a crevice tool and a brush to help you get dirt and debris off stairs, upholstery, and other objects.

6.聽Dyson V6 HEPA ($299):聽Yes, Dyson makes cordless vacuums! This one is outfitted with Dyson鈥檚 patented HEPA filtration system, so it鈥檚 ace at vanquishing the allergens that live on your floor, furniture, and more. Dysons are well-known for their amazing sucking power, so you can be sure this cordless vacuum will get your place spick and span.

7.聽Shark IONFlex DuoClean Cordless Ultra-Light Vacuum ($270):聽This lime green cordless vac is just right for when you want to pull out the big guns. It can deep-clean carpets and even polish floors. Plus, it can also be used to clean decidedly un-floor-like items like wall trim and ceiling corners.

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