Keeping your abode clean is necessary because your home is your sanctuary and a clean home is beneficial for your hygiene as well as your mind. The main tool to keep your kingdom clean from dust bunnies, crumbs, hair, and everything in between is the vacuum. The vacuum is the main weapon in your arsenal of cleaning supplies, so you need to select the right one to invest in to keep your home from being a gunky, filthy disaster.
When it comes to vacuums, we can’t seem to find a better brand than Dyson. In comparison to other options in the cleaning market, Dyson vacuums have more power and versatility than the competition, earning a list of its own. The company produces a variety or dust-sucking devices to fit all of your needs whether you’re looking for an all-around champion, a handheld version, or a beast tough enough for pet hair. We’ve taken the time to scour the company’s options to shine the light on the very best Dyson vacuums out there.
History Of Dyson
Legend has it that James Dyson bought a Hoover Junior vacuum in the 1970s and it became clogged with little use and lost suction over time, infuriating Dyson. Instead of sucking up dirt, it just pushed it around the room and made a bigger mess. Dyson was inspired to create the ultimate vacuum. Taking design notes from an industrial sawmill, which uses a cyclonic separator to remove dust from the air, Dyson had the idea of applying that concept on a smaller scale to create a vacuum and the ball started rolling toward the first Dyson vacuum. In 1991, the first dual-cyclone vacuum was built under the Dyson name and was officially called the DA 001. Along the way, Dyson vacuums evolved with the addition of transparent containers, ‘Root Cyclone’ technology with seven cyclone funnels, and more. Today, the billion-dollar company is still going strong and remains at the forefront of vacuum technology.
Dyson vacuums are unlike traditional models because they’re bagless and utilize centrifuge power to push allergens and small particles out of the air. The company also uses stacked cyclones and the innovative Dyson ball, which pair together to offer substantial cleaning power.
Different Types Of Vacuums
There are many shapes, sizes, and models of vacuums. They can be found just about anywhere because everyone needs to keep their homes clean and tidy. Before we get into the best Dyson vacuums on the market today, we’ll go over the variety of vacuums available right now. There’s a different type of vacuum for every lifestyle, so let’s jump right in:
Upright: This vacuum is the most common and usually has a foot-lever to press for changing the angle of the device for improved mobility.
Handheld: If you need a vacuum for smaller jobs, grab a handheld machine. You can find a cordless model for on-the-go convenience so you can take it with you in your RV or camper van.
Stick: Check out this type of vacuum if you need a lighter version of an upright vacuum. It’s a hybrid of a handheld and upright, making it easy to store and move around. However, they are usually not as powerful as upright models.
Canister: The canister type is more versatile than the upright vacuum because you can carry the canister wherever you need to go and utilize the wand extender to clean difficult-to-reach places around your home. This type of vacuum is perfect for tackling stairs.
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Choose Your Cleaning Champion
It’s no secret that Dyson makes some of the best vacuums on the planet, but it can be hard to choose a model because of their vast selection. We’ve gathered the cleaning all-stars of their catalog to make it easier for you to choose the right machine for your home or office.
Dyson V7 Trigger
Powered by Dyson’s powerful digital V7 motor, this lightweight handheld vacuum is capable of spinning at up to 107,000rpm for amazing suction power. It’s so efficient it can capture microscopic particles as small as 0.5 microns. In addition, it has 15 ‘2 Tier Radial’ cyclones to produce immense centrifugal forces to suck up dirt and debris with ease. The handheld cleaning device comes with a combination tool, crevice tool, and a mini motorized brush bar to get rid of hair and dirt in tight spots. And just like other Dyson vacuums, the V7 Trigger uses a hygienic bin to trap all the dust, hair, and crumbs around your home, which you can empty easily without having to touch any of the contents.
Dyson Small Ball Multi Floor
For those who need an ultralight option, the Dyson Small Ball Multi Floor vacuum is an easily storable 12.15lb cleaner. The easy-to-carry Dyson vacuum packs ‘2 Tier Radial’ cyclones to deliver the quality performance of a full-size model and uses ‘Ball technology’ to maneuver gracefully for precise cleaning. It has a cleaning reach of 42 feet and a revamped wand to help you attack dust at every angle in any room. Just like other Dyson models, it comes with a washable lifetime filter and one-click dirty emptying bin. Compared to a full-size vacuum, you’ll save up to 50% storage space with the Small Ball Multi Floor model.
Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2
Another all-around champion, the Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2 vacuum is capable of cleaning the dirtiest areas of your home. The lightweight vacuum has a streamlined profile that utilizes a ball for controlled, easy steering. It can grab microscopic dust thanks to is ‘Radial Root Cyclone’ technology and motorized brush bar, ensuring no dust bunnies escape its wrath. The allergy-friendly vacuum comes with a stair and combination tool for versatility and an instant release high-reach wand for those hard to reach places. Topping it off is a reusable lifetime filter, saving you time and money.
Dyson V8 Absolute
This cordless Dyson option will give you 40 minutes of fade-free power on a full charge. The Dyson V8 Absolute vacuum packs a soft roller cleaner head for tile and wood floors and a motorized cleaner head to suck up dirt hiding deep in your carpet. It’s powered by a digital V8 motor that can spin up to 107,000rpm for reliable direct-drive cleaning. The vacuum also comes with a docking station so you can recharge it with ease, keeping it ready for use at all times. And in just one click, you can transform the V8 Absolute into a handheld vacuum cleaner. You can toggle between two power modes: MAX mode for about seven minutes of high power and Powerful mode for everyday cleaning.
Dyson Ball Multi Floor Origin
If you’re looking for an all-around superstar, you can’t go wrong with the Dyson Ball Multi Floor Origin vacuum. The cleaning machine utilizes ‘Ball technology,’ which lowers the center of gravity, allowing it to turn on a dime while providing more stability than a traditional model. It’s powered by ‘Radial Root Cyclone’ technology to capture microscopic dust and comes with a self-adjusting cleaner with a base plate that raises and lowers automatically for a sealed suction deep cleaning. It comes with a stair tool and combination tool for difficult, tight areas, as well as an instant-release high-reach wand. The Multi Floor Origin is certified by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America thanks to its HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestance) filtration, trapping allergens in the one-click emptying bin.
Dyson Ball Animal 2 Total Clean
Dyson boasts that their Ball Animal 2 vacuum has the strongest suction of any vacuum, making it the perfect machine for any tough task across any type of floor, including vinyl, tile, carpet, and wood. It works efficiently with a self-adjusting cleaner head and a beastly motorized brush bar for deep cleaning action. Thanks to its ‘Ball technology,’ you can navigate the powerful vacuum around various obstacles for precise cleaning that won’t hurt your wrist. It comes with a variety of tools, including a tangle-free turbine tool, mattress tool, reach-under tool, and an articulating hard floor tool. Stop rolling around in your pet’s hair and keep your home clean with the Dyson Ball Animal 2.
Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Vacuum
Built for homes with fur-shedding pets, the Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Vacuum employs efficient cyclones to capture dust without clogging, eliminating suction loss. As with the other Dyson vacuums, it uses ‘Ball technology’ for easy maneuvering around furniture and other obstacles. Its wand articulates 360° for superb control, allowing you to clean every nook and cranny of your home. The filter-free, self-righting vacuum also has a carbon fiber turbine tool capable of sucking up fine dust from hard floors and sturdy nylon bristles to pick up ground-in dirt buried deep within your carpets. Packing a larger bin, you’ll be able to clean for a longer duration without having to pause and empty the dust and debris.
Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute
Housing a Dyson digital V10 motor and 14 cyclones to generate forces of up to 79,000g, the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute has the power to capture microscopic particles. According to Dyson, it has the most powerful suction motor of any cordless vacuum out there. On a full charge, you’ll have 60 minutes of fade-free power thanks to a seven-cell, nickel-cobalt-aluminum battery so you can get the job done without any interruptions. This cordless vacuum has a fully-sealed filtration system, in-line configuration, and acoustic engineering to keepesound levels to a minimum. It comes with several tools, including a crevice tool, soft dusting brush, and a mini motorized tool to tackle hair.
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