For bare floors, the best canister vacuums have the option
of powering off any spinning brushes which would make dirt fly around on your
floor negating your vacuum efforts, or have soft brush attachments especially
designed to suck the dirt up from bare floors.
Browse our listings below for the vacuum models we
recommend as best for bare floors from quality brands like Miele, Sebo and Electrolux, and then go to our product pages where we
share our testing results with you and pluses and minuses before you buy.
The Miele Calima is the introductory model of the S8 series. It has a fun canary yellow color, ultra-quiet operation and provides an affordable yet versatile vacuuming solution. Top notch filtration, +/- multilevel suction controls and superb maneuverability are highlights of the Complete C3 Calima. Packaged with Miele's Parquet Twister floor brush and Turbo Comfort turbo brush this vacuum is ideal for homes with hard floors and low or cut-pile area rugs. Color: Canary yellow.
Includes: Active HEPA filter, 1 filter bag, turbo brush, parquet brush, 3 accessory tools Dimensions: 19"L x 10.5"W x 8.5"H Weight: 12 lbs. Warranty: 2 yr parts & labor, 7 yr motor & housing
The D1 offers unmatched user comfort and smooth operating maneuverability. The D4's new design optimizes airflow for amazing suction power and ultra-quiet operation. Its new ergonomically designed handle with fingertip suction control paired with easy-to-use floor tools, 3 onboard accessory tools, 4 easy glide casters, and the largest ever 52 ft cleaning radius, simplifies your cleaning experience like never before. Patented Airbelt bumper. Arctic White.
Includes: Tightly sealed Hospital-grade filtration, Kombi nozzle, 3 on-board tools Dimensions: 9"H x 12"W x 19"L Weight: 15.9 lbs Warranty: 7 yr motor, 5 yr parts and labor
The Miele Compact C2 Electro+ Canister Vacuum cleaner features a 1,200-watt Miele-made Vortex Motor™ for powerful suction and cleaning performance. It offers 6 suction control settings via a rotary dial so you can choose the setting that best suits your cleaning needs. It works with either an Active AirClean filter or a HEPA AirClean filter—both filters feature a timestrip® to let you know when it is time to replace the filter. This is a great vacuum cleaner for those with carpeting and hard floors in their home.
The Miele Complete C3 Alize is named after the northeasterly wind that blows across central Africa and the Caribbean. The C3 Alize is Miele's most energy efficient vacuum cleaner featuring an automatic suction setting, non-electric wand and hose, and AirTeQ combination floor tool. Ideal for homes with hardwood floors and thin rugs. Not for plush carpeting.
Includes: Active HEPA filter, 1 filter bag, combination floor tool, 3 accessory tools Dimensions: 19"L x 10.5"W x 8.5"H Weight: 12 lbs. Warranty: 2 yr parts & labor, 7 yr motor & casing
The Miele Compact C1 Turbo Team utilizes a Miele-made, 1,200-watt Vortex Motor™ for powerful cleaning suction. It has 6 suction control settings that you can adjust via the rotary dial on the canister body. The C1 Turbo Team includes an AirClean filter, Turbobrush, Parquet brush and a 3-piece accessory kit on a VarioClip™ with a dusting brush, upholstery tool and a crevice tool.
A perfect choice for someone who wants Miele quality and performance at a reasonable price. The Miele S2121 Capri comes packaged with an air driven turbo brush STB 205-3 and a smooth floor brush SBB-3 ideal for cleaning low pile carpet or rugs and bare floors. Three standard accessory tools clip onto the vacuum wand and are ready when you need them. The Capri features Miele's AirClean System with your choice of super Air Clean or active HEPA filter. Very quiet operation with 6-stage rotary dial suction control. 18"L x 11.25"W x 8.5"H, 11 lbs.
Includes: AirClean or HEPA filter, 1 AirClean filter bag, turbo brush, parquet floor brush, 3 onboard tools Dimensions: 18"H x 11.25"W x 8.5"L Weight: 11 lbs Warranty: 2 yr parts, 7 yr motor
The Miele Compact C1 Pure Suction canister vacuum cleaner offers an excellent value with Miele's quality construction and reliable performance. It features 6 suction control options, a choice of filtration and it utilizes AirClean dustbags. The Compact C1 Pure Suction is an affordable Miele vacuum cleaner with a combination floorhead. This is a great starter vacuum for those that have a mix of bare floors and rugs in their home.
The Sebo Airbelt E3 vacuum is sleek, stylish, compact and lightweight. Features a turbo head, parquet floor brush, dusting brush, upholstery tool and a crevice nozzle. Features quiet operation and a top-notch filtering system. A great choice for the home owner who wants a lightweight, small canister.
Includes: 12" power head, parquet floor brush, dusting brush, upholstery tool and crevice nozzle. Dimensions: 9"H x 12"W x 18"D Weight: 12 lbs. Warranty: 5-year on parts and labor; 7-year on motor
The white S6270 Quartz is the entry-level model of Miele's new S6 series. It features Miele's exclusive 12-stage AirClean sealed system filtration, new whisper-quiet performance and a lightweight design. The Quartz comes with a combination floor tool for cleaning smooth floors and low pile carpet. It would be an ideal vacuum cleaner for a small apartment or condo.
Includes: AirClean or HEPA filter, 1 filter bag, combination floor tool, and 3 accessory tools Dimensions: 17"H x 10"W x 9"L Weight: 10 lbs Warranty: 2 yr parts, 7 yr motor
The Sebo AIRBELT E2 Turbo vacuum is sleek, stylish, compact and lightweight. Features a turbo head, parquet floor brush, dusting brush, upholstery tool and a crevice nozzle. You will appreciate its quiet operation and top-notch filtering system. A great choice for the home owner who wants a lightweight, small canister.
Includes: 12" turbo head, parquet floor brush, dusting brush, upholstery tool and crevice nozzle. Dimensions: 9"H x 12"W x 18"D Weight: 12 lbs. Warranty: 5-year on parts and labor; 7-year on motor
The SEBO K2 Hepa vacuum is ultra compact, lightweight and has already become a favorite with our female and elderly customers. Despite its small size, this vacuum is all business with a versatile Kombi tool head which moves seamlessly from bare floors to thin carpets.
Includes: S-class (meets HEPA standard) filtration, Kombi tool, 3 on-board tools Dimensions: 9"H x 12"W x 18"L Weight: 12 lbs Warranty: 7 yr motor, 5 yr parts, labor
The Classic C1 Olympus represents an excellent value with Miele quality construction and reliable performance. Features variable suction control, choice of filter and large 4.76 quart AirClean dust bags. The C1 Olympus is the most affordable Miele packaged with a combination floor tool. An ideal starter vacuum for an apartment or small house with a mix of bare floors and area rugs.
Includes: AirClean filter (HEPA optional), 1 filter bag, combo floor tool, 3 onboard tools Dimensions: 18"H x 11.25"W x 8.5"L Weight: 11 lbs Warranty: 2 yr parts, 7 yr motor
Fireplace Vacuum Cleaners
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Canister Vacuums for Hardwood Floors
- Some canister vacuum work better on hardwood floors. If your primary vacuuming area is hardwood and bare floors, these vacuums will work best for you.