The 5 Best Cordless Vacuums For Hardwood Floors

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Cleaning up your hardwood floors doesn't have to be a massive, messy job. In fact, the best cordless vacuums for hardwood floors make cleaning a breeze with flexible movement and powerful suction, all without a cord holding you back.

If you're anything like me, the sooner you can get through cleaning, the better. The key to moving quickly through your floor-cleaning routine is to find a cordless vacuum that suits your home but won't damage your floors. Luckily, finding a vacuum that works well on hardwood surfaces can be as simple as selecting one with the right attachments. Many vacuums (including all the ones on this list), will either have built-in soft bristles, or a soft bristle attachment that is designed to prevent scratches.

Beyond that, make sure you shop for one best for your specific home. For example, if your rooms are small or have sharp angles and hard-to-reach corners, you'll want to invest in a vacuum with a flexible head with edge-clearing bristles. And if you have a lot of surface to cover, be sure to look at the weight on your vacuum — you'll want something lightweight that's easy to push around.

No matter which way you go, finding the best cordless vacuum for your hardwood floors is essential if you want to cut down on cleaning time. Here's a round-up of some of the best choices on the market to help you narrow it down.

And, just in case you might need it, here are the best mops for your hardwood floors, as well.