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Spring cleaning is always a great reminder of what needs replacing in your home-maintenance arsenal: that cracked bucket, the dingy mop....and maybe even your tired old vacuum. Trying to keep your home clean with a less-than-stellar model — a vacuum that's too weak, difficult to handle or simply way past its prime — is an uphill battle. Why put yourself through it, when we've hit the best warm-weather sales of the year?
Right now, there's a huge range of amazing vacuums discounted across the internet for the extended Memorial Day weekend (already in effect!). To save you time, we scoured sites to pull together the very best options. Whether you’re looking for a powerful stick vac, a Tiktok-famous steamer, a robovac (that lets you kick back and not vacuum) or anything in between, we’ve got the goods!
Check out our picks below, make your purchase before everyone else hears about these sales, then get outside and have some fun.
The Dyson V8 Fluffy Cordless Vacuum Cleaner is engineered with the power, versatility, tools and run time to clean homes with pets. Dyson’s soft roller cleaner head gently deep cleans hard floors with carbon fiber filaments that prevent static and help pick up fine dust. And, it comes with 4 Dyson-engineered accessories to assist with versatile cleaning!
If you're dying for a robovac with app capabilities, we recommend the Shark AV752 ION Robot Vacuum — on sale now for $207 (was $230). The Shark ION Robot is designed with a Tri-Brush System, combining side brushes, channel brushes, and a multi-surface brushroll to handle debris on all surfaces, as well as in corners and edges. You can use the SharkClean app or voice control with Alexa or Google Assistant to start cleaning from anywhere, too.
"Every day I run my Shark I come home to a perfectly clean floor, and the lines on my carpet make it even better," raved one five-star reviewer. "This thing picks up so much dust and hair, I actually threw out my big bulky vacuum!"
Start your vacuum on its cleaning journey from anywhere in the world with the iRobot Roomba 692 Robot Vacuum, which you can bring home for $222 — down from $300! Schedule Roomba on the go with the iRobot HOME app, or simply press the "Clean" button and watch the magic happen. The patented 3-Stage Cleaning System is specially engineered to loosen, lift and suction everything from small particles to large debris from carpets and hard floors — while Dirt Detect sensors alert the Roomba robot vacuum to clean more thoroughly on concentrated areas of dirt.
"I had no idea robot vacuums had become so good and ordered this on a whim...This vacuum is AMAZING!" enthused one happy home cleaner. "On the first charge, started him up via iPhone and let him loose. He vacuumed floors, area rugs, under couch and bed and cabinets and tables...the whole living room...the hall...the bedroom...the bathroom...kitchen...dining room...and still going strong! I emptied the bin 4 times as he went. The coup de grace was the end...he returned to home base, parked himself on the charger, and shut off. I will never look at vacuuming as a relentless chore again.
The Bissell Little Green Portable Spot and Stain Cleaner is currently a huge star on TikTok, with rave reviews pouring in. This weekend it's down from its usual Walmart price of $124 to double digits: just $89! The Little Green does it all: It sprays, scrubs and lifts away smaller messes, like dirt and stains, from all types of surfaces.
"I use this for spills & doggie accidents. It has been my carpet lifesaver," shared one shopper. "Seriously one of the best, most-used products in my home...Love it so much I purchased one for my parents recently. So much easier to use than my larger carpet cleaner."
Score a fab robovac on a budget with the Eufy by Anker BoostIQ RoboVac 11S (Slim), available this weekend on Amazon for just $150 with an on-page coupon, down from $230! This handly helper sucks up dirt and dust with 1300Pa of suction for a spotless clean you can see and feel. Large wheels roll over carpets and climb over door ledges to get to the mess; drop-sensing technology keeps it from falling down stairs.
"This thing has changed my life," raved a five-star fan. "I know that sounds weird but honestly of all my Amazon purchases — and there have been a lot — this is one of the very best."
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