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Hoover Anniversary Edition WindTunnel Self-Propelled Bagged Upright ($230;

The dirt: The WindTunnel nabbed deeply lodged crumbs and dirt, even when used on a sheepskin rug. Our testers loved the "dirt finder"—a red light tells you there’s dirt; green means you’re dust-free. The dust bag is made of a HEPA-grade weave, so irritating particles can’t escape.

Extra credit: You can turn on the self-propel feature for extra gliding power. "It saved my back," reported one tester.

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