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The BLACK+DECKER® dustbuster® AdvancedClean™ Slim Cordless Hand Vacuum Sweeps Up a Better Homes & Gardens 2022 Clean House Award

dustbuster® AdvancedClean™ Slim Cordless Hand Vacuumrecognized as an innovative new cleaning solution

TOWSON, Md. (March 14, 2022) – BLACK+DECKER®, a Stanley Black & Decker brand (NYSE:SWK), announced today that its dustbuster® AdvancedClean™ Slim Cordless Hand Vacuum (HLVC315B10) has been awarded Best Hand Vacuum by Better Homes & Gardens in the 2022 Clean House Awards. The award recognizes the year’s best new cleaning solutions that deliver ease of use, power and safety.

“BLACK+DECKER has been bringing innovation in the handheld vacuum category since the brand first debuted the original dustbuster in 1979,” said Allison Hogan, Global Product Manager of Handheld Vacuums for BLACK+DECKER. “We are honored to be recognized by Better Homes & Gardens for our continued commitment to delivering innovative, affordable and easy-by-design cleaning solutions to our valued customers.”

Better Homes & Gardens editors reviewed and tested over 100 new products they hoped would revolutionize home cleaning. Multiple editors used each product, comparing the contenders to each other and their previous cleaning routines in order to select the 42 Clean House Award winners.

The original dustbuster hand vacuum debuted in 1979 and was designed around innovations that were used in the first space exploration. Revolutionary for its time, the dustbuster was among the first battery-powered home cleaning products on the market. Since 1995, the dustbuster has held a place in the National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian Institution.

BLACK+DECKER’s award-winning dustbuster is part of the brand’s expanding home cleaning line, which includes innovative solutions in the handheld vacuum category. The Clean House Awards are featured in the April issue of Better Homes & Gardens, available on newsstands March 11 and on

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Since 1910, BLACK+DECKER, a Stanley Black & Decker brand, has been setting the standard for innovation and design. The inventor of the first portable electric drill with pistol grip and trigger switch, BLACK+DECKER has evolved from a small machine shop in Baltimore, Maryland to a global manufacturing powerhouse with a broad line of quality products used in and around the home. When home owners have work to get done, they trust that BLACK+DECKER products will do the job efficiently and reliably. For more information on BLACK+DECKER products, visit or follow BLACK+DECKER on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter.

About Stanley Black & Decker

Headquartered in the USA, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is the world’s largest tool company operating nearly 50 manufacturing facilities across America and more than 100 worldwide. Guided by its purpose – for those who make the world – the company’s more than 60,000 diverse and high-performing employees produce innovative, award-winning power tools, hand tools, storage, digital tool solutions, lifestyle products, outdoor products, engineered fasteners and other industrial equipment to support the world’s makers, creators, tradespeople and builders. The company’s iconic brands include DEWALT, BLACK+DECKER, CRAFTSMAN, STANLEY, Cub Cadet, Hustler and Troy-Bilt. Recognized for its leadership in environmental, social and governance (ESG), Stanley Black & Decker strives to be a force for good in support of its communities, employees, customers and other stakeholders. To learn more visit:


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