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The New York Times recently reported that because of an uptick of people staying in doors, there is more fascination with cleaning and scrubbing than pre-pandemic times. But more and more people are also watching weird videos of these said deep-cleaning tasks.
If you’re spending more time cleaning, certain gadgets can help you get the job done more efficiently. While this top-rated handheld vacuum from BLACK + DECKER won’t mop your floors, it removes some serious dust bunnies.
As one of the best-selling vacuums of all time on Amazon, this handheld vac now has more than 26,000 reviews — and for good reason. Amazon shoppers can’t stop buying this vacuum that’s lightweight, cordless and lasts 10 hours on one charge.
But the best part is, this DustBuster is the newest model of the original version that BLACK + DECKER first launched in 1979. A gadget used in the Apollo 15 1971 mission actually inspired its construction and technology. The Smithsonian even put it on display in a permanent exhibit in 1995. The fact that this vacuum is now part of America’s history alone should convince you to test it out.
Shop: BLACK+DECKER DustBuster Handheld Vacuum, $42.99
Customers swear by this vacuum so much that some have even given it as a gift multiple times. Reviewers also mention that it works great on pet hair and pet cleanups (yes, even for pet bunnies) or for other big messes around the home like cleaning up firewood debris in the winter.
“This is a great little vacuum!” one shopper said. “We have a wood-burning fireplace in our living room, which results in little pieces of the firewood, ash and dust all over the hearth extension. I also use this vacuum on our stairs. We have hardwood floors, and it seemed like I was always having to lug out our big electric vacuum.”
While BLACK + DECKER has been making its iconic DustBusters since 1979, shoppers say this updated version works the best.
“I have had BLACK + DECKER DustBusters for 15 years, but none is as powerful as this little guy,” another shopper said. “The lithium ion battery makes all the difference in suction power and maintains that power over sufficient time to get my cleaning jobs done. The old versions slowed down quickly and only did an adequate job, but this one is making a big difference in my household, especially with pet hair!”
The next time you reach for your vacuum that might be on its last leg, keep this classic vacuum in mind to add to your cleaning arsenal.
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