The sun is beginning to shine longer and longer. The holidays have passed and the snow is beginning to melt. Even where we live in the Rocky Mountains where snowstorms still persist until June, we are beginning to see spring time. As much as I like winter, I have begun to itch to clean and organize a few things. The long nights plus the cold have led to me cutting corners here and there. The garage is starting to get out of control, the carpet is getting dirtier despite our vacuuming, and our organization has started to get lazy. With some occasional warm weekends, we’ve started to clean our own house here at Home Kitchenary and we know a proper spring cleaning is just weeks away. With that in mind, we’ve decided to do some research on how we can deep clean our floors this year to help them look nicer and keep them working for years to come. Enjoy some of the best floor cleaning tools you can buy as you invest in your carpet, hardwood, or other floor types.
Best Floor Cleaning Tools for Spring Cleaning
Bissell 2252 Cleanview Vacuum – Best Overall Cleaning for Carpet
Hair. Everywhere. Any other pet owners feel this? Our lovely Luna girl brings us so much joy, but goodness gracious: the hair is non-stop. We have to vacuum every other day in order to keep our living room rug clean. When we look for vacuums, our first concern is power and cleanliness. Will this be able to pull hair out of the carpet? Can it clean hard-to-reach areas like corners and around furniture? Can it pull out the dirt that’s deep in the carpet that Luna brought in by accident (she promises she wasn’t digging)?
Whether you have a pet or not, we know that a strong vacuum is important to everyone and is essential for powerful floor cleaning. The Bissell 2252 is a popular vacuum for several reasons. Its bagless system, powerful suction, and triple brush action help pull up hair, dirt, and dust that has settled into your rugs and carpet. It also features a cyclonic suction system that doesn’t lose power or suction while cleaning—even when the bag begins to fill with dirt. This feature is what made Dyson so popular, but now you don’t have to pay for the brand! The Bissell also offers affordability, which is tough to beat. Bissell has focused primarily on function and costs to help buyers get a proper clean without breaking the bank. We highly recommend this vacuum and if you don’t believe us, we encourage you take a look at the reviews from tens of thousands of users. We’re confident this could be the replacement vacuum you need for floor cleaning.
Eureka NEC180 RapidClean Cordless Vacuum – No Space, No Problem
Do you live in a multitiered home? Is it a pain trying to get your vacuum up the stairs or digging it out of the closet multiple times a week? Put that 15-pound monstrosity away! Or at least save it for those big once-a-week cleaning sessions. It’s time to invest in a small, lightweight, and portable vacuum. The rise of cordless vacuums has been prevalent the last 10 years and the popularity has stuck around. After all, floor cleaning runs the gamut from those heavy-duty jobs to miscellaneous spills and quick fixes. Many households need an easy vacuum they can grab for those small messes. We highly recommend the Eureka RapidClean as it provides just about everything we need. Budget? Check. Adequate power? Check. Lightweight? Check. Save yourself the money! You don’t need big brand names in order to enjoy the cleanliness these provide. Personally, I’ve seen these in use around the house. From the stairs to the living room, this can give you that quick clean you need to keep your house running. I’ve even seen folks use this in the kitchen when they make a small mess from cooking. If you’re looking for a small but powerful tool to keep your house clean this spring and throughout the year, this is the choice for you.
BLACK+DECKER Dusbuster Vacuum – Handheld and Portable
Kids, dogs, and even roommates—the unpredictable messes and locations that these can create can drive anyone mad. And as much as we love them, they can cause messes in weird, unorthodox, and creative places. That’s where the Dustbuster comes in to action. With no cord, a smaller design, and a powerful battery, this little vacuum can give you easy cleaning in difficult locations. Dirt and food in the car? Messes in between couch cushions? Crumbs and food in the pantry? This Black+Decker vacuum sports powerful suction with a great battery and is designed for multiple uses between charges. This new and powerful but small tool can make your yearly spring cleaning easier, whether it’s floor cleaning or car cleaning!
Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe – Deep Clean Carpets & Rugs
Spring cleaning means more than just vacuuming and sweeping. It’s time for those deep cleans you do rarely, such as once or twice a year. Your carpet needs something more than just a vacuum; it needs a deep clean. If you haven’t invested in a carpet cleaner, then pay attention. Carpet cleaning is not just for clean freaks or for people who are moving. Did you know that proper carpet care involves these deep cleans 1-2 times a year? You may be wearing out your rugs and carpet faster by not giving them a good clean.
We are always about saving money and budgeting and our math seems to be correct: it’s cheaper to clean and maintain our carpet rather than replace it 5 years earlier than it should need it. Hoover is a household name and for good reason. Powerful suction, easy to use tools, and noticeable changes to your floor all rank it high on everyone’s list. We highly recommend the Power Scrub Deluxe; it’s even saved us from disasters we’ve had in the past. Charcuterie on the living room rug was a poor choice… evidenced by when we spilled a bunch of olives and olive brine on our rug. Hoover was to the rescue! Drinking wine on the couch was a poor choice… evidenced by our overexcited dog jumping on us. Luckily Hoover was to the rescue. The Power Scrub Deluxe has helped us clean both our rugs and carpet as well as our couch with its easy-to-use attachments. Whether your carpet needs that deep spring floor cleaning or you find yourself needing to clean throughout the year, we know a Hoover carpet cleaner can be the right tool for you.
Swiffer Mop – Best for the Kitchen & Hard Floors
One of the key things I always focus on with kitchen and household products is quality and price. I have no problem spending money on a quality item, but I don’t want to pay extra just for the name or the brand. You may have noticed that in my reviews before, and I take pride in it. I believe I am truly trying to find the best products. With that in mind, pay attention to Swiffer. For a long time I thought it was another gimmick to make more money. That is, until I paid attention to a podcast that talked about the science behind soaps and cleaners (nerdy, I know, but it was super interesting). Swiffer isn’t just another mop; it’s been painstakingly designed to pick up, trap, and contain dirt while you mop. Now, these are more expensive than your usual mop, but have you considered what your old mop does? It washes the floor by spreading water and cleaning solution… and continues to spread that around with the dirt as well! You may not actually be getting the clean floor you want and deserve. Save yourself the time, the hassle, and invest in a Swiffer for floor cleaning. You’ll notice a difference both in the cleanliness and in the ease of use almost immediately.
Floor Cleaning? Not a Problem This Spring!
Have you ever researched the origin of spring cleaning? There’s lots of different stories and histories, but overall the origin has a common reason. During the winter, humans would burn wood to keep warm, they would track in dirt and mud from melting snow, and the house would be more crowded with humans and animals. You let this occur for several months and you better believe there’s a bigger mess to clean once things warm up! And even though we now live in the age of technology and ease, this tradition still occurs. For those living in colder areas, you probably know exactly what I’m talking about, but even for those in warm tropical areas, you’ll benefit from spring cleaning as well. Spring cleaning—or a deep annual clean at least—is vital for our household. Take note of this tradition and our ancestors’ suggestion: they had the right idea in getting their homes spick and span before the lovely warm months of summer.
Kitchen Appliance Reviews
We are your go-to site for all things kitchen and home! As an active participant and cleaner in my home, I know how much time I can spend cleaning… or trying to avoid cleaning at times. If you’re like me and want to make cleaning or preventative cleaning as easy as possible, then check out some of these popular kitchen appliance reviews and posts:
- Spring Drinks to Put a Spring in Your Step
- 10 Best Juicer Machines – Buyer’s Guide
- Best Espresso Machines of 2022
- Prepare to Be Floored: Spring Cleaning Products & Tips for Your Floors
- Best Pet Hair Removers – Spring Cleaning Tools & Tips
Let us know if you like any of the products we’ve recommended here—along with what best kitchen appliances we can write about next! We hope your floor cleaning goes amazingly well this spring.