The Panasonic Vacuum Cleaner MC-CG711 is lightweight and can be handheld or shoulder carried. There are accessories that come with the vacuum cleaner which enhance its efficiency and usage. These include a flexible hose which helps reach areas that are difficult to access. The multi-purpose brush helps in cleaning crevices, corners, table tops and window grills. Use the upholstery brush to clean sofas, mattresses, pillows, cushions and curtains. Clean the hard floor surfaces and your carpets with the floor and carpet brush.