5 Best Cord­less Vac­u­um Clean­ers for Pet Hair, Car­pet, Upholstery

Namrata Gogoi

If you have pets in your house or huge area rugs, a cordless vacuum cleaner powerful enough to suck every grime and hair may be just what you need. Unlike the older models, cordless vacuums are lightweight and are convenient to carry around the house. Since the power cord's length doesn't limit you, you can carry these vacuums anywhere in the house. So even if your sofa or carpet isn't near a power socket, you needn't worry at all.

Best Cordless Vacuum Cleaners for Pet Hair Carpet and Upholstery

Not all vacuum cleaners are built equal. While some are great for tiled floors, they are not as efficient when it comes to sucking in pet hair or other debris from carpets or area rugs. So, if you get the wrong device, you will eventually end up wasting both your time and money.

If you are a regular reader of Guiding Tech, you must know we do regularly do roundups of household gadgets like vacuum cleaners, pet feeders, security cameras, among others. To make the most of your time, here we recommend five vacuum cleaners that are best known for cleaning pet hairs, carpets, and even upholstery.

So, without further ado, let's get started.

1. Dyson Cyclone V11 Torque Pro

Dyson Cyclone V11 Torque Pro

Sometimes all you need is a vacuum cleaner that can do it all—clean up pet hair and suck other debris like dirt, food particles, sand, etc. If the price is not a concern, you should certainly take a peek at the Dyson V11 Torque Pro. This cordless vacuum has powerful suction and picks up everything like a pro. If you recollect, Dyson revolutionized the field of cordless vacuum, and their flagship device works like a charm.

The best part is that it's lightweight and quiet. The attachments are designed cleverly, and you can attach or detach them easily without any issues. A separate cleaning head for carpets and upholsteries ensures that the surfaces do not get spoiled.

Since the last month, I have been using this vacuum cleaner, and I can safely say that the tools (and the cleaner) work as advertised. From hair to dust particles to cleaning narrow spaces, it cleans everything. And what I loved the most about it is that the wall mount can hold most of the smaller tools and brushes.

The highlight of this machine is the automatic suction. The rotating cleaner's head is bundled with a sensor, and depending on the type of dirt, the V11 Pro changes its suction power. Speaking of the suction power, you can select one out of the three modes—Boost, Eco, and Med.

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The V11 Pro Torque Drive has been received well by users, both for its performance and battery life.

It's priced a upwards of $600, and if you get a good deal on this product near the holiday season, I'd recommend not skipping it.

2. LG Cordzero A9 Ultimate

LG Cordzero A9 Ultimate

The LG Cordzero A9 Ultimate takes cleaning carpets and area rugs to the next level. And not just carpets, this unusual-looking vacuum cleaner cleans hardwood floors with the same precision. Though the design is a bit unusual, it's easy to move and scores well on the maneuverable quotient. It picks up debris, hair, dust, and other particles with ease, and the tools help its cause. In fact, like the Dyson V11, the Cordzero A9 Ultimate also comes with a dedicated carpet cleaning head. So yeah, you needn't need to worry about your rugs and carpets losing their sheen.

Though the Cordzero A9 Ultimate is a cordless cleaner, it comes with a standing dock. All you need to do is attach the cleaner to the dock when you do not use it to replenish the battery (the dock needs a power connection).

The battery life is impressive as well. It lasts for around 80 minutes on medium settings before wearing out. On high, it will accompany you for around 12-15 minutes.

This premium vacuum cleaner was launched as a competitor to the Dyson V11 Torque Drive. The folks at Reviewed argue that it picks up around 72% of the dirt and debris instead of the 95% of the V11 Torque Drive above.

3. Shark Rocket Pet Pro Cordless

Shark Rocket Pet Pro Cordless

The Shark Rocket Pet Pro Cordless brings the best of both worlds. It's not as steeply-priced as its counterparts above and packs a slew of features. For one, it's the one for you if you have a pet that sheds a lot (hence the name). The highlight of this cleaner is the self-cleaning roller, which doesn't hold hair. It's lightweight and easy to maneuver, making it easy for someone with medium build to operate it. And well, it has enough suction power to ease the cleaning process.

Like its counterpart above, you get a fully wireless experience. On average, the built-in battery lasts about 30-40 minutes, thereby giving you enough time to clean an average-sized house.

It comes with its fair share of tools. The telescopic wand makes it convenient to clean hard-to-reach areas.

The Rocket Pet Pro is not just for cleaning pet hair and carpets. You can use the swivel head to clean areas under beds and cupboards. Like the Dyson V11, there's a HEPA filter fitted inside the cleaner to retain fine dust and other particles.

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Though it bears a close resemblance to the Dyson V11 when it comes to the design, the Shark Rocket Pet Pro doesn't come with a wall mount. So you might want to find a place to keep the cleaner as well as the tools when not in use.

4. Tineco A11 Hero Cordless Lightweight Stick

Tineco A11 Hero Cordless Lightweight Stick

Tineco takes things to the next level with its A11 cordless vacuum cleaner. This stick cleaner not only works well on tiled floors but can also clean up area rugs like a charm. More importantly, it's quiet so that you don't wake up the rest of the household. If you recollect, some of the wired vacuum cleaners are notorious for being noisy and are guaranteed to wake up every member of your house.

Other than that, it's powered by a 450W motor that delivers impressive results. The lightweight nature makes it practical to use even on a day-to-day basis, and several reviewers have backed this on Amazon. In fact, a few pet owners swear by its efficiency in licking up pet hairs from furniture and rugs.

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Another convenience of owning the Tineco A11 cordless vacuum cleaner is its battery. Unlike most cleaners, there you can swap up the batteries. Each battery can last up to around 30 minutes, thereby increasing the cleaner's runtime by several folds.

So if you have both the battery units charged, you can easily get an hour with battery life, thereby getting enough time to clean every nook and crevices of your house.

Apart from the wide brush, it comes with a slew of attachments and tools. It's worth to be noted that several users on Amazon have praised the customer service for their responsiveness.

5. Nequare Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

Nequare Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

The Nequare Cordless Vacuum Cleaner is the one for you if you do not want to spend much on a vacuum cleaner. This one costs less than $110 and has a powerful suction. However, the highlight of this device is its lightweight nature. This stick vacuum cleaner weighs a mere 2.8 pounds, which makes cleaning with it a seamless affair. And the cordless stick design helps its cause.

However, do not let the affordable pricing deter you from trying this one, as it's known to lick up pet hair and other similar debris without breaking a sweat. For the record, it's powered by a 200W motor. Several user reviews on Amazon have backed the suction power. A user writes, "We also have 3 pets and lots of hair. This vacuum does a fantastic job".

Apart from the standard rotating motorhead, it also bundles 3 additional tools to help you clean crevices of sofas and surfaces of rugs, carpets, and draperies.

A single charge will get you around 35 minutes on moderate power. Needless to say, the battery will deplete sooner when you switch to the Max mode.

Chase the Dust Away

The furry friends bring happiness and fulfillment to our lives. However, they also tend to shed a lot. While you can always go the traditional way and use a broom (No, not the Nimbus 2000), it's not a foolproof solution.

So, which of these cleaners would you buy? If you plan to get one of the premium variants, keep an eye out for sales and discounts near the holiday season.

Next up: Did you know that security cameras with two-way audio let you stay in touch with your furry friends? Take a look at the article below to check our recommendations for the best security cameras with two-way audio.


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Namrata loves writing about products and gadgets. She has been working for Guiding Tech since 2017 and has around three years of experience writing features, how-tos, buying guides, and explainers. Previously she worked as an IT Analyst at TCS, but she found her calling elsewhere.