Originally Posted by GASPEDDLER
My daughter is off in college and is asking me to get her a vacuum for her dorm room. I have a Hoover "stick" type vacuum in the TT but the wife constantly complains about the job it does. Can any of you guys recommend a "stick" unit that has done well by you? I'm not looking for a full size home vac as her space is limited and I would rather not break the bank. Thanks guys!
Are you looking for one for your daughter, or are you looking to give her the one from the TT and getting a new one for yourselves?
If for the DD, then we have this little two in one unit that's basically a dustbuster in a long handle. You can pop the dustbuster out for small jobs, or use the handle to do a whole floor. We use it whenever we don't want to break out the whole central vac.
Considering most dorm rooms I remember only have like 100 sq feet of floor space tops, that'll be more than enough for her. DW claimed she only paid $40 for it, but I wasn't with her when she bought it so I'm not sure on price or manufacturer.
Ah, here we go, it kind of looks like one of these: Best Product: Electrolux Ergorapido 2-in-1 Sweeper | Apartment Therapy
only our dustbuster part is smaller than that one. We might have an older model. We've had ours for a few years now.