The Healthiest Vacuums
Are they really ultimate cleaning machines? Health magazine puts the latest models to the test.
The Flexible Vacuum
The dirt: The Ball rolls on, well, a large yellow ball, which allows it to move back and forth and in circles. So it’s a cinch to get at cereal crumbs between the dining room chair legs, and stray hairs on the bathroom floor.
It’s got a big price tag, but at least you’ll save money on the HEPA filter, which only needs to be rinsed with water. (Once the filter is wet, allergens should go down the drain rather than becoming airborne, but if you’re an allergic family, rinse it outside to be safe.)
Extra credit: The Dyson is petite, so you can stash it in a small closet.