Since 1931 when the first canister vacuum cleaner was introduced, miele has consistently produced industry standards in home appliances for design, convenience, and durability with fine german engineering. The Kona is exceptional in its performance, comfort, & versatility. This vacuum cleaner will be able to clean any type of flooring, rugs or carpeting as it comes with both the power brush SEB 228 & the Parquet Twister SBB300-3. Allergy sufferers will get the best in class Active Air Hepa Filtration System as well as 100% sealed construction. The KONA has an ergonomic handle putting less strain on your list & shoulders.