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Jul 14, 2011 (03:07 PM EDT)

Features reviews of upright, canister, bagless and bagged vacuum cleaners.

BOSTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Following the momentum from its rapid growth into home appliances, today announced the launch of The new site features reviews of vacuums and floor-care solutions for the home.


"Our first two home appliance sites in refrigerators and washers/dryers were incredibly well received by consumers and the industry," stated Robin Liss, publisher of "We're really excited today to announce the launch of and to continue this expansion into floor-care product reviews and recommendations for the home consumer."

The new site features reviews of both upright and canister style vacuum cleaners. They offer direct comparisons between the popular bagless vacuums as well as the more traditional bagged vacuums. The products are tested in's 5,000 square foot test labs under the methods of comprehensive scientific product testing.

The new website is being launched in conjunction with USA TODAY. Friday's newspaper will feature an article about the things to look for when purchasing a vacuum cleaner, written by the editorial staff.  The site will be promoted across and other Gannett properties.

Founded in 1997, was acquired by USA TODAY in early 2011. provides market-leading, comprehensive reviews in multiple categories. Each site features standardized, lab-tested, scientific reviews and comparison tools that empower consumers with all the information they need before making a purchase. conducts its testing in dedicated facilities that feature lab-quality testing equipment. These objective, proprietary testing methods give a competitive edge with easy to understand reviews that compare products side-by-side.

The network of technology review publications includes:,,,,,,,as well as international editions. The network reaches an average of 1,000,000 monthly unique readers.

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