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For the most part, especially as a career product tester, I believe you get what you pay for. One of the few exceptions is the BISSELL Featherweight Stick Vacuum, the sub-$35 answer to keeping a clean house without shelling out hundreds—if not thousands—for the tools to do it. When I bought the featherweight vacuum, I was working on a move to NYC with little to no extra money…or space for that matter. Not only am I amazed at the tough jobs it has done over the years, but the fact that it is still going strong is beyond me. Let’s just say it continues to earn its spot in my cleaning arsenal for a reason.
Weighing less than three pounds, this BISSELL gives me no excuse not to clean every corner and surface of my apartment, from couch to ceiling fan. I’ve been known to lift the whole thing up to suck up clumps of dust on the ceiling, but it disintegrates into a handheld vacuum with an extended crevice nozzle if you’re not so rebellious (or lazy…depending on how you look at it). Either way, the parts break down, making it easy to store in apartments and homes with limited space. That said, even when fully assembled, the vacuum cleaner is slim enough to fit in my small coat closet without taking up more space than my broom.
Because it’s corded, the BISSELL Featherweight doesn’t die during a session, nor do I have to wait for it to fully charge before using it again. This one Surely gives it an edge over even the most expensive wireless models out there in my opinion. Reliability is everything when it comes to household essentials, and this vacuum cleaner delivers reliability on all fronts, from immediate use to longevity and durability. something that could But just as important is the color variety, and the Featherweight comes in four different shades that make it tempting to buy one for every floor in your home. If my featherweight vacuum cleaner wasn’t still doing its best job, I’d buy it (or a pair) again in a heartbeat.