Hoover Air Cordless 2-in-1 Vacuum
Effortless to drive with a switch on the handle for hard floors or carpets (like the big boys). The battery pack detaches for charging, so you can tuck away the bulk of the unit.
To buy: $129; amazon.com.
Electrolux Pro Swivel
The 180-degree swiveling head and high-reach wand allow this vacuum to maneuver into nearly every corner imaginable.
To buy: $270; electroluxappliances.com.
Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away TruePet Bagless Vacuum
A lightweight, bagless option with serious maneuverability. The detachable canister and extra-long attachments allow you to tackle stairs and even the ceiling fan.
To buy: $350; kohls.com.
Miele AirClean Dynamic U1 Upright Vacuum
This vac has the power of an army with the agility of a Porsche, and it navigates corners effortlessly. The handle reclines to lay completely flat, allowing you to reach way under the bed (and capture all those dust bunnies).
To buy: $550; bedbathandbeyond.com.