Only Shark Vacuums give you the freedom found in Lift-Away Technology. But what is Lift-Away? It’s quite simple, it’s the ability to convert your vacuum from a traditional upright in to a portable vacuum in an instant for a deep clean with no loss of suction*. How does it do this? With a lightweight detachable pod that lifts away from the vacuum head making the vacuum portable and handheld. Complimented with multiple tools and accessories each carefully designed to help you get a better clean. Why do we give you Lift-Away? So you can enjoy the freedom and satisfaction of a great clean for your entire home in one reliable, versatile vacuum. Go from room to room, from stairs to upholstery, from hard floor to carpets and even those hard to reach places like ceilings and curtains with Shark’s extended reach. This bugless vacuum cleaner also provides extra assurance to those with allergies. With HEPA filters and Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology that capture and holds 99.9%** of dust and allergens inside the vacuum and not back in to the air you breathe. Enhanced Swivel Steering makes the lightweight Shark Lift away even more flexible in tight areas and powerful LED lights help to illuminate dust.