The vacuum cleaner that you buy should be suitable for the particular purposes that you will need it for.
If you intend using the vacuum in your garage rather than in the home then you might need to consider a commercial model vacuum that can handle the rigors of the workshop. You might even need to consider a wet vacuum that can clean up liquid spills.
For a home vacuum you will need to consider several factors and most of these will be determined by the style of your house.
If there are many steps in your house you will need a vacuum that is small enough, or portable enough to be used up and down the staircase.
In some instances you might need to consider the purchase of two vacuums.
A vacuum for use on the staircases, and another vacuum that is more suitable for cleaning large flat areas throughout the house might be the best solution.
Once you have determined what your cleaning requirements are you can start looking at all the different types of vacuums.
There are upright vacuums that are easy to manoeuvre in most areas but a little more difficult to use on stairs.
The broom type vacuums are suitable for light work but they won’t have the suction power of the canister vacuums.
You also have a choice between the traditional vacuum with a replaceable or reusable bag and the bagless type that has rapidly gained in popularity.
There is also the option of the wet and dry vacuum that can handle liquid spills as mentioned earlier.
There are so many different options to choose from and the range of prices is equally varied.
Time spent reviewing all your options on the Internet and using price comparison sites will help you make a better decision.
Consumer opinions are very important as sometimes marketing can mislead you into thinking one particular brand or type of vacuum is the best solution for your home cleaning when in fact this is not the case.