Could the new Miele S194 Quickstep Vacuum be the most versatile vacuum on the market? The new hybrid combines features commonly found on the industry heavyweights with the conveniences of the small hand-held models; we're convinced it's the perfect small space vacuum.
Above: The Miele S194 Quickstep Vacuum includes a powerful 1,000-watt motor, a generous cord with a 28-foot operating radius, and Miele's superior air filtration system. Compact and lightweight (only 9 pounds), it can easily be stored in the corner of a closet; $229 at Amazon.
Above: Three heads are included for a variety of cleaning needs, including a combination floor tool (above R) that works on low-pile carpet and hard flooring (a power brush attachment for higher pile carpet is available).
Above: The Miele S194 Quickstep Vacuum offers different configurations to adapt to your cleaning needs. The telescoping stainless steel wand detaches at the vacuum body so it can function, using the built-in handle on the body, as a handheld vacuum. Attach the ergonomic handle to the top and the wand to the bottom of the cannister to reach under furniture.