5 Best Vacuum for Tile Floors: A Guide to Clean Floors and Healthy Air

I love floor tiles. I used to rely on brooms and dust mops for my floors until I noticed that the more I swept or mopped the floors, the dirtier they became because I was just spreading dirt on the floor. In my search on how to deal tough dirt on floor tiles, I read that vacuum cleaners can do a better job. So, what is the best vacuum cleaner for floor tiles?

For Beauty and Long Life

Tile floors are a beautiful. Knowing the proper way of cleaning them, you could maintain their beauty for long years. A broom and dust mop is often the go to tools for cleaning tile floors. Are they able to clean your tiles well enough to prevent grout? A vacuum cleaner is an option. Can they do a better job than brooms and dust mops?

Brooms and Dust Mops vs Vacuum Cleaner

Before mopping tile floors, we often sweep them first. Mopping a floor with dust will cause all the dirt to settle on the mop. Mopping without sweeping first will also cause the dirt to be like an abrasive material rubbing on the tile floors. That would cause the floor to have scratches.

Vacuums literally sip in even the finest of dust. Brooms and mops do not sip in dust. They just push them around. If you have less dust in your tile floors, the lesser the chances of grime and grout to develop. You will then not only have clean tile floors that are beautiful but also a home free of unhealthy air. Not to mention that vacuums get the job done faster than brooms and dust mops.

Best Vacuum for Tile Floors

01. Bissell PowerFresh Steam Mop (1940)

Bissell 1940 PowerFresh Steam Mop Hard Floor Steam Cleaner, Blue

Bissell 1940 PowerFresh Steam Mop Hard Floor Steam Cleaner, Blue

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This vacuum cleaner comes with a handle with a rubber grip so your hands don’t slip while giving less pressure on your wrist. The 23 feet power cord releases and wraps fast so you can easily maneuver and store the unit. Removable water tank has a 15 oz capacity good for about 1 hour of cleaning.

The Smart Steam Controls with low, medium and high settings are conveniently located on front of steam mop. This unit swivels up to 2700 for easy maneuvering of the mop head for easy cleaning of hard to reach areas.

At the rear of the steam mop is a detachable Easy Scrubber for stubborn stains. Mop head is large enough (12.5 inches) to cover a wide areas designed for easy attachment of the mop pad. Steam evenly comes out from the side of the steam mop for even cleaning. Mop pads are made of microfiber material which are washable.

This unit comes with a Spring Breeze fragrance dish giving off a fresh and refreshing scent while you are steam cleaning your tile floors. Unit comes with a 2 year warranty.

Pros

  • Water tank is removable and can be refilled even while unit is in use.
  • Long power cord cleans more floor area.
  • Easy to assemble accessories
  • Steam Cleaning removes 99% of bacteria and germs.

Cons

  • Unit tends to get really hot when steam cleaning sp you have to be extra careful.

02. Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional (NV356E)

Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional with Dust-Away & 2 Microfiber Pads (NV356E)

Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional with Dust-Away & 2 Microfiber Pads (NV356E)

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This vacuum can be converted into a handheld unit because the canister can be detached from the body. This will enable you to easily work on the hard to reach areas such as corners, edges and underneath furniture. With the canister attached to the unit, it has good swivel also to allow you to maneuver hard to reach areas easily. It comes with an attachment to sweep away dust and microfiber pads to deal with the finest dust. This unit includes the Complete Seal Technology which features a HEPA filter to siphon 99% of dust particles inside the unit.

Pros

  • An upright device and a portable device with the canister detached.
  • Has a dust away attachment to deal with the finest dust.
  • Comes with a HEPA filter that siphons 99% of floor dust.
  • Microfiber pads can be re-usable

Cons

  • Noisy operation.

This device works great in cleaning tile floors. Its cleaning power is comparable to the more expensive vacuums with the same functions.

03. BISSELL PowerEdge Pet Vacuum (81L2A)

BISSELL PowerEdge Pet Hard Floor Corded Vacuum, 81L2A (Same as 81L2T)

BISSELL PowerEdge Pet Hard Floor Corded Vacuum, 81L2A (Same as 81L2T)

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The unique V-shaped base gives this vacuum the ultimate power to clean tile floors. The center of the base has the most suction power and its V-shaped design allows the wipers to easily channel large debris toward it. The tip of the base deals with the smaller debris. The slim arms of the base together with swivel head, which glide smoothly, allow the vacuum to deal with hard to reach areas. The V-shape base also makes it easy for the vacuum to work around furniture legs and along baseboards. Albeit small, this vacuum is powerful enough to deal with pet hair and dust. All features are built-in so no attachments are needed. This vacuum is bagless.

Pros

  • Lightweight and easy to maneuver.
  • Assembles easily.
  • Comes with a high capacity dust cup.
  • Heads have great swivel for hard to reach areas.
  • Perfectly deals with pet hairs on the floor.
  • Has excellent suction capability.
  • All features are built-in

Cons

  • Short 20 feet power cord.

If you are looking for a small vacuum to clean and shine your tile floors and at the same time effortlessly handle pet hair, this unit might be for you.

04. Eureka Mighty Mite Vacuum (670G)

Eureka Mighty Mite Canister Vacuum, 3670G - Corded

Eureka Mighty Mite Canister Vacuum, 3670G – Corded

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This vacuum gives true meaning to the words compact and lightweight. This canister-type device is easy to use and store. At only 9 pounds, it can be easily carried making it ideal to clean tile floors and even car seats and ceilings. It comes with a 20 foot power cord to cover large areas. It comes with a powerful 12 ampere motor for great suction capabilities for efficient cleaning. Controls are on the handle. For cleaning versatility, unit comes with 2 nozzles, (for upholstery and for floors/carpets), dusting brush and crevice tools.

Pros

  • Auto shut off system to prevent overheating.
  • Lightweight design allows it to be carried from one room to another with ease.
  • Heavy-duty 12 amp motor capable of cleaning all floor types.
  • Not too noisy even when in high suction mode.
  • Can be used for floors, carpets, ceilings and car seats.

Cons

  • Still is a bag vacuum

This is a low budget vacuum that has the cleaning capability of its more costly counterparts.

05. VonHaus 2-in-1 Vacuum Cleaner

VonHaus 600W 2-in-1 Corded Upright Stick & Handheld Vacuum Cleaner with HEPA Filtration - Includes Crevice Tool & Brush Accessories

VonHaus 600W 2-in-1 Corded Upright Stick & Handheld Vacuum Cleaner with HEPA Filtration – Includes Crevice Tool & Brush Accessories

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This vacuum cleaner can both be used upright and handheld. Its height can be adjusted and you can easily shift from cleaning concrete floors to tile floors. Dust cup has a large 1.2 liter capacity and the filters are washable. Sponge and HEPA filters have the capacity to filter even the finest dust the vacuum sucks. It can also easily deal with pet hair. It does not use a brush so there is no danger of tile floors being scratched. The unit comes with a crevice and dusting tool in one, a tool for upholstery and a flexible hose where attachment tools are attached. Power cord is 19.5 feet. This is a 600 watt stick-type vacuum cleaning with suction power of 130 air watts making it capable of sucking in big and fine dust particles.

Pros

  • 2in2 Vacuum cleaner- upright stick and handheld cleaner.
  • Compact and Lightweight.
  • Can clean tile floors, carpets and upholstery.
  • Telescopic wand can be adjusted to suit different user heights.
  • Features HEPA filtration system.

Cons

  • Short 19.5 power cord with no cord rewind.
  • Attachments have no built-in locking system.
  • Has a noisy operation.

If you are in a tight budget but really need a Vacuum cleaner, this can be your best choice.

Vacuum cleaners function to effortlessly clean your tile floors with all kinds of debris. Vacuums not only leave your tile floor shiny and clean, they also clean the surrounding air. My best choice is the Eureka Mighty Mite Vacuum. It is compact but has a high powered motor to do a good job of vacuuming tile floors. More importantly it does not make so much noise. What is your best choice? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section.


Megan Ann
 

I’m Megan Ann, mama to 2 and wife to James F. Core. I love meeting new people and hearing their stories. I try to write useful and informative articles to help you as much as I can with my knowledge. Thank you for reading.

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