If you\u2019re on the market for an affordable vacuum\u2014nothing fancy, something simple, but powerful\u2014then you might be interested in the Oreck XL Commercial Vacuum XL2100RHS. With its brush rolls and side brushes, it can dig deep into your carpet and lift hiding dirt while brushing dirt into its maw. Is it the best vacuum cleaner on our list? Let's find out.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Oreck Commercial Review\r\nLightweight, powerful, and prevents scuffing of your walls, the Oreck Commercial XL2100RHS has strong suction and a brush roll that digs deep into carpets on a single pass.\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nThe Oreck Vacuum XL2100RHS uses a high speed balance brush roll with double helix brushes and power suction to suck up the dirt deeply rooted in your carpet, while brushing along edges. The Oreck Commercial Vacuum does an excellent job of transferring that power from one surface to another, being able to handle thick and low pile carpets to bare floors. Not even pet hair is safe from the Oreck Commercial. It does not, however, have a very large cleaning path; it\u2019s only 12 inches. For a small home, that isn\u2019t a problem.\r\nDesign\r\nThe Oreck Commercial is certainly the most simplistic vacuum cleaner we\u2019ve seen, the power resting in the bottom part of the vacuum. The power button is located at the top of the handle in a comfortable place. With its 35 foot long power cord, you rarely have to unplug the long cord to a different outlet. It\u2019s only 9 lbs, one of the lightest we\u2019ve toyed with on our list, making it ideal for elderly to handle. Unfortunately, it\u2019s a bagged vacuum. This is old tech, not like a refillable dust cup seen on the Bissell Cleanview.\r\nValue\r\nThere\u2019s no doubting the power of the Oreck XL Commercial Vacuum XL2100RHS; it\u2019s got excellent suction for such a low-cost vacuum. But bagged vacuum cleaners fell out of style long ago because of how expensive they can be over time. Spending $30 for 50 bags doesn\u2019t sound bad at first, but you\u2019ll spend $30 every month.That adds up to $360 by the end of the year. You\u2019re bettering off going with a Shark Navigator Vacuum Cleaner or Eureka PowerSpeed Lite for the best for pound value.\r\nOreck Commercial Review Wrap Up\r\nWe liked the power behind the Oreck Commercial Vacuum XL2100RHS. It\u2019s just a shame it\u2019s locked behind a bagged vacuum and thin cleaning path. Still, its non-marring bumpers do come in handy and prevent scuffing, and if you\u2019re home is small you won\u2019t notice the cleaning path. And if you\u2019re elderly, the lightweight frame will be heavenly.