Editor’s Choice: 3M Large Carpet Sweeper (link)Bottom Line: Professional quality carpet sweeper that combines high-level durability and outstanding results. Ideal for commercial use, including restaurants. Editor’s Notes: Effective for heavy duty sweeping because it features rotor blades rather than brushes. Can clean up both dry and wet messes. Somewhat expensive compared to other sweepers, though, and may be too much for home use.Choice: Fuller Brush Co. Electrostatic Sweeper (link)Bottom Line: A reliable sweeper from a trusted brand in the industry that works for both home and commercial use, particularly quick, spot cleaning. Editor’s Notes: Use electrostatic charge to pick up even more debris. Compact, lightweight design is easy to maneuver. Only works well on carpeting, though, and its smaller cleaning path is best suited for spot cleaning rather than full floor cleaning. Sweeper brush are tough to clean too. Best Value: Rubbermaid Dual Action Sweeper (link)Bottom Line: A compact sweeper with a budget-friendly price point that works well for both heavy home and light commercial use. Ideal replacement for noisy vacuums for spot cleaning too. Editor’s Notes: Compact design makes it ideally suited for small cleaning jobs. Very effective for removing pet hair. Quieter than other sweeper models too. Debris bin is small, though, so doesn’t work well for large carpets. Can be hard to maneuver, and some owners complain about the handle coming loose. FAQQ. What types of flooring can you use a carpet sweeper to clean?A. As its name implies, a carpet sweeper primarily intended for cleaning carpeted floors. However, many sweepers have a height adjustment feature that allow you to raise or lower the brushes to clean a variety of flooring types, including area rugs and hard floors like wood and tile. Q. What types of messes can a carpet sweeper handle?A. A carpet sweeper works best as a supplemental floor cleaning tool to your main vacuum. It isn’t meant for doing deep cleaning of an entire floor. Instead, it works best for spot cleaning smaller messes or doing a quick cleaning of a floor to pick up larger pieces of dirt and debris. Q. What type of carpet sweeper is best if you own pets?A. For removing stubborn pet hair, it’s best to choose an electric carpet sweeper. They work especially well for removing the hair from deep pile carpeting because they provide just enough suction power to pull out the dander. Pull Out: Before using your carpet sweeper, be sure to pick up any electrical cords or other items that might get tangled in its rollers.