A bagless, upright vacuum cleaner can offer strong, powerful suction, no messy bags to clean, and most come with attachments for cleaning your furniture, drapes, and stairs. Look for a vacuum with high amps, good filtration, a long cord, and wall-edging capabilities. Here are five top sellers with similar features perfect for wall-to-wall carpet vacuuming.
The Bissell Powerforce bagless upright vacuum cleaner is a low-priced vacuum with special features usually found only on higher priced models. These features include a three-stage filtration system with washable filters, a headlight, a wide cleaning path with dual edge cleaning, as well as on-board cleaning tools.
The Fantom Fury (now called a "Wired Special Edition") is a dual cyclonic bagless vacuum cleaner with a certified HEPA filter. It has a 12 amp motor for plenty of suction power. It comes with 4 attachments that easily fit into the handle of the vacuum. Moderately priced, this is a light, easy to use vacuum for home cleaning.
The Eureka Whirlwind is another popular bagless vacuum cleaner. The Whirlwind features a dirt sensor, a true-HEPA filter, and attachments for above the floor cleaning.
The Dirt Devil also has a dirt sensor, and features a snap-out clear dirt container that lets you empty dirt or remove objects vacuumed up by accident. Also features a variety of attachments.
This Bosch upright features a 12 amp motor, active edge cleaning, attachments and Hepa Filtration. Also comes with cleaning attachments.
This Bissell upright includes a detachable cannister for cleaning stairs and furniture. Has an extra wide cleaning path and edge cleaning.
Dyson vacuum cleaners are known for their strong suction. The Dyson Animal is specifically made for picking up animal hair and includes a mini turbine head to remove pet hair from confined spaces such as upholstery, stairs and the car.
The Hoover Windtunnel has many similar features to the Fantom Fury, but it has a wider cleaning edge. Some models are self-propelled and have dirt sensors to let you know when your carpet is clean. A bit more expensive than the Fury, but a very powerful vacuum cleaner.