The slender, ultra-light Hoover Platinum Collection Stick Vac ($180) makes cleaning floors, rugs, stairs and tight areas a breeze. This portable stick vac combines the convenience of a cordless cleaning tool with the power and performance of an upright. The Stick Vac features a rechargeable 18-volt lithium ion battery which provides full cleaning, fade-free power, a battery level indicator, a unique wide-mouth opening, a one-touch brushroll activation and edge cleaning bristles.