Eureka Mighty Mite Canister Vacuum (3670G) Review

An excellent budget option for mainly hard floors.

Last Updated on November 

At a glance

If you are searching for a compact canister type vacuum cleaner which is effective in cleaning tight spaces, the Mighty Mite model from Eureka is ideal for bare floors, wood floors, and tile—giving you access to features attributed to a powerful vacuum in a lightweight body. If this is something you are interested in, keep on reading our full review or check out real user reviews on Amazon.

  • It is ideal for quick and efficient cleaning with its lightweight model and easy-to-carry design
  • Convenient for home and car—since it can go inside and outside, covering your home floors, car interior, and garage port
  • Includes Blower Port with a hose to make every job possible
  • Lightweight 12 amp motor canister vacuum to safely and completely clean all floor surfaces
  • Power-Touch handle with easy-to-use fingertip controls for maneuverability throughout the house and within tight spaces like the car
  • Upholstery nozzle and deluxe floor dusting brush to make the vacuum compatible with every job
  • Carpet/bare-floor nozzle to tackle cleaning pet hair and dandruff from any floor
  • 2 Extension wands for cleaning the drapes and getting to the ceilings
  • 20-foot power cord
  • Triple Filtration Bag system to get you the cleanest clean
  • 8.6 pounds
  • 18.2 x 13.6 x 13.6 inches
  • 1 year limited warranty

+  Enough suction to get a powerful clean on bare floors
+  Competitively priced
+  Dust bags are easy to access and dispose
+  Comes with removable extension wands
+  Lightweight
+  Long power cord
+  Separate settings for hard floor and for carpet cleaning
+  10-inch cleaning path covers a wider area

-  Not the best on carpets and upholstery
-  The filtration system is not HEPA rated
-  Lacks cord rewind function

0/5

Performance

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Ease of Use

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Quality

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Price

Summed up

It’s not the the best on carpets, but it cleans bare floors easily. 

The Eureka Mighty Mite is equipped with a compact design, weighing less than 9 pounds. Ideal for households who are searching for an effective tool that can handle difficult to access areas. This canister vacuum cleaner is capable of getting into tight spaces and is easy to carry and maneuver throughout the house. You can also take advantage of its easy-to-use features with fingertip controls.

Our rating

You wouldn't normally hear the words lightweight and mighty put together—especially in the realm world of vacuums. However, equipped with powerful brush rolls and a full set of tools for a wide range of specific jobs, you can rest assured that the Eureka Mighty Mite Canister Vacuum can take the load off your hands—and the pet hair out of your home.

A successful division of the Midea Group, Eureka produces cordless, canister, upright, and stick vacuums to sell them online and through various national retailers all across the country for over a century.

The Mighty Mite Canister Vacuum is one of their successful models, boasting shipments and purchases online and in stores and cleaning households all over the country.

Just because the Eureka Mighty Mite Vacuum has a lightweight and small frame (with an overall length of 17.5 inches and a net weight with the battery of 8.6 lbs), it doesn't mean it can’t get the job done.

Next, let us take a look at the specific features that are built-in with this model, and see whether or not they meet your needs and preferences.

Key Features

Compact Design

Since it was designed as a canister vacuum model, you can certainly expect that this model is lightweight and compact. It weighs only 8.6 pounds—even with all the attachments, which makes it extremely portable to move about the house and even venture outside to the garage or port. With the Mighty Mite, the days of lugging around the massive upright vacuum are over.

With its compact design, it is engineered to take up as little space as possible in your home and can be easily stored after cleaning.

With the 20-foot power cord, you can move around the house freely and get the task done quickly without having to look for another outlet when cleaning a different area at home. The cord comes with a convenient storage place, wound-up at the back of the vacuum, so it takes up as little space as possible.

12 amp Motor

This Mighty Mite vacuum cleaner operates with a 12 powerful amp motor, which means that you can expect to clean bare floors in no time. It is also designed especially to work well on different types of hardwood floors, while also being able to clean lightweight, and low-pile carpets.

The dynamic capability of the Mighty Mite’s suction power can pick up dust mites, dust, pet litter, pet hair, and even everyday debris fluttering into the house. Since it does not come with a motorized brush, it may not be effective in cleaning rugs or plush carpets but can still run through them.

Extra Attachments

With all the extra attachments included in this model, you can clean way more than floor and carpet. With two separate extension wands and two specialty attachments, you can easily dust the furniture, reach high up into the ceilings, and get under car seats and into tight crevices that you normally wouldn't be able to reach with a bulky upright vacuum. This untraditional approach has it’s advantages—especially with extra features like a deluxe floor brush to graze through carpet and upholstery, and a bare-floor nozzle to run through your hardwood floors and tile to clear the house of unwanted pet hair.

One of the features that’s great for you to use—especially if you have high-vaulted ceilings is the long extension wand. That way, you can really get into the corners of your home where most cobwebs have formed, or unwanted pet hair or dandruff has made its way to hide.

 

The floor tool has two hight adjustments—one for hard floor surfaces and one for carpet or rugs. This makes it very practical because most homes are not just equipped with one floor. In most cases, these homes—especially with pets—have a mixture of hardwood, tile, linoleum, carpet and so on.

Power-Touch and Fingertip Controls

Perfect for those looking to get in and done with their household chores or tasks, the Mighty Mite Canister Vacuum comes with a power-touch handle that is connected with easy-to-use fingertip controls, making the setup and put-away the easiest parts of vacuuming around the house.

Especially with the lightweight design, you don’t have to dread taking the vacuum out to take care of simple pet home maintenance. Especially since most pet owners will feel the need to clean once they notice their pets shedding or will want to get rid of the pet dandruff clogging the air and room immediately, this vacuum makes for an extremely simple and easy job.

Filtration – SmartSeal Allergen System

Despite the fact that this canister vacuum cleaner is bagged in design, its bag is a triple filtration bag equipped with a filter that is attached right at the end of the vacuum canister. This filter works in catching excess dirt and dust which may exit from the other end, keeping the air around you clean—no matter how much is in the bag.

The high filtration dust bag eliminates pet odors and captures all the allergy-causing pet dander while filtering the dirt, dust, and pet hair that needs to be removed from the surfaces being cleaned. In order to get to the filter, all you need to do is to push a lever, and the canister will open. It’s easy to empty the dust and change the filter or bag if needed. Depending on how many pets you have, you usually can get away with having one bag every four to six months before it has to be replaced. Although you need to spend money on new filter bags, they are relatively much cheaper than you expect, sometimes even less than a dollar per bag.

Performance

Pet Hair Removal

While this Mighty Mite canister vacuum cleaner can collect pet hair, you can only expect its best performance on hard surfaces, such as hard floors and bare floors.

It may struggle when cleaning carpets and upholstery since it does not have a built-in beater bar. As an alternative method, to tackle those pet-hair clogged sofas and chairs, you can use the combo brush/upholstery tool in hopes to get the most suction out of the Mighty Mite.

In general, when cleaning hardwood, tile, and other bare floors, you will be delighted to know that this model is highly effective in collecting pet hair, dust, dirt, and other tiny substances from the floor, giving you the clean you've been looking for.

Carpet

While you can still use this model to clean and collect pet hair from carpets, you should not expect an amazing deep clean for thicker carpets. This is because this model does not have a motorized brush roll. The absence of this feature limits the tool’s performance on cleaning deep-set and thick carpets. However, if you are working on a doormat or flat or low-pile carpets, this will still do a great job.

Quality may be compromised on thicker pile carpets. If you intend to use this vacuum cleaner on carpets, you may have to keep going back and forth several times. For thick high-pile carpets, we always recommend a sturdier vacuum with a high-quality brush roll. If you're looking for one, have a look at our top upright vacuum cleaners.

Bare Floors

If you are looking for a lightweight vacuum to power through and pick up pet hair on your linoleum floors, the Mighty Mite is your guy. This model is especially and specifically designed for cleaning bare floors, especially with hardwood, tiles, and linoleum finishes. This is because of its strong, adjustable suction power and extra features like the hose that will get you to those stubborn corners.

Upholstery

Although this vacuum was specifically designed and intended for hardwood and bare floors, it doesn't necessarily mean that it won’t be able to clean carpets or upholstery. This means that although you might not have originally picked the Mighty Mite specifically for deep-cleaning features, you can still run it through upholstery on most furniture pieces and expect an eventual clean-up.

The lack of strength in the area of cleaning upholstery is the result of the absence of certain special features, such as a motorized brush roll which is found to be effective when cleaning upholstery items.

Attachments

The Mighty Mite 3670G canister vacuum comes with a number of accessories and attachments to make for a complete and immaculate floor and home. It comes equipped with a crevice, as well as a combo brush/upholstery tool. These additional features may be used together with the extension wands, helping you in reaching baseboards without the need to bend down and overexert yourself.

The extension wand attachment is designed to have enough length which will allow you to clean hard to reach areas, such as when cleaning cobwebs from the ceiling. This attachment is ideal if your home has a vent that needs to be cleaned or high-vaulted ceilings that are almost impossible to reach otherwise. It is highly recommended for cleaning some dust bunnies which can accumulate in these places and the pet hair that can travel up curtains from being wafted into the air.

Pros & Cons

+  Operates with a powerful 12 amp suction motor—giving it enough suction to get a powerful clean on bare floors despite its lightweight frame.
+  Easy to access and dispose of dust bags when they are too full to continue
+  Comes with removable extension wands for flexibility and getting to those hard-to-reach areas like ceilings, corners, and underneath furniture. This is also perfect if you want to bring the Eureka Mighty Mite outside to vacuum the interior of your car, which can give you plenty of tight-spaced crevices to get into.
+  Price —the best vacuum for pet hair in the low price range
+  Lightweight—less than 9 pounds—making it extremely easy to carry around, throughout and outside of the house while cleaning
+  Longer 20-foot power cord which will eliminate the need to stop and search for another outlet when moving around the house
+  Two settings available for using the floor tool—for hard floor and for carpet
+  10-inch cleaning path for the floor tool, covering a wider area —which means less work for you and more cleaning area covered in one stroke or push
+  Cord storage area designed for storing the power cord to give you the possibility of a simple put-away and taking up as little space as possible

-  May not work well on carpets and upholstery since it is light in design and specializes in hardwood floors—therefore, if you have a home that is primarily carpet, you might want to go looking elsewhere for a heavier-duty vacuum that specializes in cleaning thick carpet.
-  The filtration system is not HEPA rated—however, you can purchase a filtration bag separately that is HEPA rated—such as the 3684F, and it is compatible with this vacuum
-  There is no cord rewind function, but you have the cord storage area where it has to be manually wound up and neatly stored away (more work for you)

Summing Up

If you are searching for an inexpensive multi-purpose canister vacuum cleaner which can work in picking up dust, dirt and pet hair, blow away items in your garage, and even get into those hard-to-reach areas in your vehicle, this model is the one you're looking for.

The Mighty Mite Canister vacuum is designed specifically to perform well on hardwood or bare floors like wood, linoleum, and tile. Therefore, unfortunately, that means if your home is mostly carpeted, you may not be able to expect the best out of this model. If you have mainly carpeted floors, you would probably be best investing in an upright vacuum cleaner.

However, with all of its features, combined with affordability, there’s no doubt that the Mighty Mite canister vacuum from Eureka is one of the best options on canister vacuum cleaners currently available on the market for pet clean up on hardwood floors.

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