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Stick vac reviews

Want to find the best stick vacuum cleaner? Our review test popular models on hard floors and carpets, plus we look at noise, ease of use and plenty more. It’s all here in our stick vac review (member content).

If you want to know more, our stick vacuum buying guide has all the basic info you need to help with your purchase.

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Hey Brendan

This is an example of where it would be good to be able to sort on other criteria (as discussed elsewhere). In this case motor size (watts), battery voltage, and battery style (are they standard readily available batteries, or proprietary ones that cost more than a new vacuum to replace after they don’t hold charge any longer).

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Batteries are not always user-replaceable without significant handy and soldering skills that would void any warranty. Not much about that aspect. While (eg) motor voltage could be a prurient interest secondary to suction and cleaning, it is an item noted in the buying guide and battery type has more relevancy than just charging and run times such as memory effects; there are things noted as relevant in the buying guide but that are not in the review filters.

As editorial process an editor should have a read through any related buying guide and make sure all the key bullets are reflected in the filter options.

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Our stick vacuum review has been updated (member content).

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Stick vac review is now updated (member content):

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Not much difference rating wise between the recommended units but WOW!!! there is a huge disparity between prices for almost similar performance. The running times on some of the units are scarily low as well, eg 6 minutes??? some double that, spare batteries needed? I would think so for our house.

Is it worth indicating how much an extra battery would cost in the reviews, for the ones where you can even swap the batteries out. Also if they come standard with a spare can this be searched on? If not it is it a lot of work adding that to the criteria to search on?

Worth becoming a CHOICE member to see the ratings and the savings on price could fund several years of full CHOICE membership (and I don’t mean just 2 or 3 years of membership).

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