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Numatic Hetty Hoover Review – Is the HET200 Numatic’s Best Cylinder Vacuum?

We don’t think it’s exaggeration to say the Numatic Henry is one of the most well-loved vacuum cleaners of all time. But did you know that the Henry Hoover family has expanded in recent years? One of these additions is the Hetty Hoover – also known as the HET200 – which features a fetching pink […]

Hoover FD22G Freedom Cordless Vacuum Review

The Hoover FD22G Freedom is a cordless vacuum cleaner with a 2-in-1 handheld design. It’s a lightweight model that’s designed to be convenient for both floor and above-floor cleaning. But how does its suction power and cleaning performance compare with models from Dyson and other brands? And should you buy it? Keep reading to find out. […]

Black+Decker DustBuster 14.4V PD1420LP Flexi Review

The Black+Decker DustBuster PD1420LP Flexi is a handheld vacuum with several unusual features. The most obvious is the extendable hose, which is designed to make cleaning cars, above furniture and other awkward areas easier. It also has a pet hair attachment and lithium-ion battery. But how does it perform on carpets and hard floors? How […]

Dyson V8 Absolute Review – Is this REALLY the Best Cordless Vacuum?

One of Dyson’s newest cordless vacuums is the V8 Absolute. It’s an impressive machine with a 40-minute battery life, direct-drive floor head and hygienic emptying system. It also improves on the previous V6 range in a number of ways. But this performance comes at an eye-watering cost. With an RRP of close to £500, can […]

Why Do Cordless Vacuums Use a Lithium-Ion Battery?

Lithium-ion batteries have become increasingly common in consumer electronics. Many of the vacuums on our list of the best cordless vacuums come with a lithium-ion battery, and manufacturers often boast that their models include this battery type. But what makes a lithium-ion battery different to other types? How do they work? And what are the advantages? […]