Lean, Mean, Cleaning Machines: The Best Handheld Vacuums

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* Handheld vacuums can be a great backup or a main vacuum for small spaces
* Multiple attachments make cleaning any mess a breeze
* Cordless options are great for cleaning cars and outdoor spaces

When it comes to cleaning, having a vacuum that works well on any surface and can last as long as the job at hand (held) is important. Handheld vacuums are a great addition to your collection of cleaning products if you need something for cleaning up quick, daily spills. But if you’re living in a small space, having a handheld vacuum that does the job of its full-sized competitors is key.

Whether you are pet-friendly or pet-free, have a big or small space, or need help cleaning dry or wet messes, these handheld vacuums have a big complex and live up to the hype.

  

1. Kimitech Handheld Vacuum

The Kimitech Handheld Vacuum is cordless and lightweight, which makes it ideal for cleaning your car, your laptop, and any other nook and cranny that loves to attract dust and dirt. With a 20 minute run time, the Kimitech Handheld Vacuum can clean an entire car on one charge, or a few sets of stairs, or your entire apartment…it can clean a lot. At only 1.5 pounds, your wrists will thank you after a long cleaning session.

Kimitech Handheld Vacuum, Car Vacuum

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2. Dirt Devil Scorpion Quick Flip Corded Hand Vacuum

If you’re looking for a handheld vacuum that is big in power and small in price, the Dirt Devil Scorpion Quick Flip Corded Hand Vacuum has what you want. It’s lightweight and has a cord that extends 16 feet, long enough to reach any mess that happens near an outlet. Its bagless design means it won’t take up much room, which is important if you’re living in a space with no room to spare.

Dirt Devil Scorpion Quick Flip Corded Hand Vacuum

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3. HoLife Handheld Vacuum

The HoLife Handheld Vacuum isn’t advertised as a vacuum for pet hair, but many users say it’s strong enough to remove hair from carpets and furniture. With three different nozzle attachments and the ability to clean both wet and dry messes, there isn’t much that the HoLife Handheld Vacuum can’t handle.

HoLife Handheld Vacuum

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4. BLACK+DECKER Dustbuster Cordless Lithium Hand Vacuum

The BLACK+DECKER Dustbuster Cordless Lithium Hand Vacuum packs a huge amount of storage for such a small vacuum, meaning you can go a long time without emptying the washable bowl and filter between cleanings. With a large opening, the vacuum is able to pick up big items like spilled cereal, making it ideal for cleaning messes of all sizes. A wall mount makes it easy to keep the vacuum out of the way when it’s not in use and easy to access when life gets messy.

BLACK+DECKER Dustbuster Cordless Lithium Hand Vacuum

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