The best Miele canister vacuum for bare floors, area rugs, and low pile carpet. This does not have a revolving brush making it safe for all area rugs and oriental rugs. A German Engineered, German made quality machine. This is a sealed system machine which means it keeps all the dust in the bag compartment unlike most vacuum cleaners. If you have allergies this comes with a HEPA Filter. This unit also has the Automatic suction suction setting and foot pedal suction controls. If you have pets please consider the Anti-Odor Pet Filter.