A Guide to German Vacuum Cleaner Brands

Germany has a reputation for excellent vacuum cleaners – but it’s not always obvious which models are manufactured there. Here’s our guide to German vacuum cleaner brands. When it comes to reliability, it’s hard to beat a German vacuum! The top German brands consistently rank highest in durability and longevity tests, making them a great … Read more

What Are the Advantages of a Bagless Vacuum Cleaner?

Not sure whether to buy a bagged or bagless vacuum cleaner? To help you decide, here are the pros and cons of a bagless vac. Bagged or bagless? It’s one of the most common questions when choosing a new vacuum cleaner – and we’re here to help you make the right choice. But before we … Read more

Why is My Vacuum Cleaner Difficult to Push?

Is your vacuum cleaner difficult to move on plush carpeting or other surfaces? Don’t despair! Here are some quick-fixes for this common problem. Everyone wants a vacuum with strong suction. But sometimes a vacuum cleaner can be too powerful and become hard to push. In the worst cases, this can make the vacuum almost impossible … Read more

How to Fix a Vacuum Cleaner That’s Lost Suction Power

It’s common for a previously powerful vacuum to gradually lose suction power. This can be frustrating, especially if you’re not sure why it’s happening. The good news is that there’s often a simple solution. Fixing suction loss may be as simple as unclogging the filter, removing airflow blockages, or untangling the brush bar. And even … Read more

What Are Air Watts in Vacuum Cleaners?

Comparing vacuum cleaners can be difficult. There’s no single rating to compare the performance of two (or more) vacuums. Most brands are also more interested in promoting features rather than cleaning performance. In an attempt to make things easier, some vacuum cleaner manufacturers list “Air Watts” as part of their vacuum specifications. Unlike regular watts, … Read more

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