Are 12v Car Vacuums Worth Buying? [Guide]

A 12v car vacuum can be a useful tool for certain situations. What’s the difference between a 12v vac and standard models though? And who should buy one? Keep reading to find out. Bottom Line 12v power sockets (also known as cigarette lighters) can provide power to portable devices, including small vacuum cleaners Several brands … Read more

5 Cleaning Tips for a Spotless Car Interior

Getting your car professionally cleaned can be expensive – but don’t despair. It’s relatively easy to get a sparkling car interior using nothing more than your vacuum cleaner and a few extra products. Here’s how to do it! Bottom Line Start by cleaning floor mats using a combination of beating off dirt, your vacuum’s hose … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Vacuum Cleaner Filters

Are you thinking of buying a new vacuum cleaner but are confused about filters? Or do you have an allergy and want to know which is the best filter? This article explains everything you need to know about vacuum filters. Bottom Line Vacuum cleaners need filters to prevent dust and other allergens escaping back into … Read more

Dust Mites: The Definitive Guide to Your Home’s Hidden Residents

Just the thought of millions of dust mites living in your home can be enough to make you feel sick – even if they don’t bite. But for people with dust allergies or asthma, these otherwise harmless bugs can cause serious health issues. Dust mites are thought to be the leading cause of perennial allergic rhinitis … Read more

Dust Allergies in Dogs: How to Improve Symptoms and Give Your Dog Relief

Dust allergies are a common problem in humans. Many people don’t realise that dogs can also be allergic to dust mites. This can cause symptoms such as runny eyes, sneezing and continuous licking. Keep reading to find out what causes a dust allergy in dogs and how to provide relief. Bottom Line Dogs, like humans, can … Read more

How Dyson’s Cordless Range Has Boosted Revenue Above $3 Billion

At, we think it’s important to keep up with the business side of vacuum cleaners. Company profits largely determine the future of the vacuum market. In this article, we look at the success of Dyson’s cordless vacuums – and where the company might be going in the future. Bottom Line Dyson’s profits have soared … Read more

11 Nasty Things That Happen When You Don’t Vacuum Your Home (Infographic)

Let’s face it: vacuuming isn’t the most enjoyable task. A great vacuum cleaner can speed things up, but it’s never going to be fun. If you’re thinking of skipping your next cleaning session, however, check out these 11 nasty things that can happen if you don’t vacuum. We think you’ll change your mind! 1. Dust Mites Breed and … Read more

26 Places You’re Probably Forgetting to Clean

Imagine shining a torch in every nook and cranny in your home. I’m talking about under kitchen appliances, behind the toilet and under the bed. Behind the toaster, under the oven and behind picture frames. What do you see? If you’re anything like most people – a lot more dust, dirt and hair than you’d like … Read more