6 Best Vacuums for Allergy Sufferers

If you suffer from allergies or someone in your household does, a good vacuum is a must. You don’t want a vacuum that is spewing everything you are allergic to back into your home.

Also read: 6 Tips for an Allergy-Free Home

So we went to Consumer Reports’ for their 6 best picks. They measured emissions and which keep the dirt best-contained and the air clean. If you’re especially sensitive to dust and allergens, buy a vacuum with a HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filter. If you’re trying to decide whether or not to go bagless remember that you’ll be emptying the bin of a bagless vacuum which can be messy and allow dust to escape into the air.


Kenmore Elite 31150 Pet Friendly Upright Vacuum 
Why We Like It: It’s a good value.
The Kenmore Elite is certified by the Allergy and Asthma Foundation and has 20% more…continue reading


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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."