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

How to Fix a Vacuum with No or Little Suction

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?

A guide to air watts

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]

12V Car Vacuum

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

The Ultimate Guide to Vacuum Cleaner Filters

A guide to vacuum 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

Is a Cordless Vacuum the Right Choice for Everyone?

Is a cordless vacuum the right choice?

At SpotlessVacuum.co.uk, we’re big fans of cordless vacuums. They make cleaning faster and easier, and the latest models solve many of the problems associated with earlier cordless vacuum cleaners. With that said, we don’t think a cordless is for everyone. Here are four reasons you may want to choose a corded vacuum instead. Reason #1: … Read more

Why Do Cordless Vacuums Use a Lithium-Ion Battery?

Lithium Ion batteries on cordless vacuums

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? … Read more

What Is a HEPA Filter and How Do They Work?

A guide to HEPA filters

Many vacuum brands claim their model comes equipped with a HEPA filter. But what exactly is a HEPA filter? How does it work? And, most importantly, how do these filters benefit you? That’s what we aim to find out in this article. What is a HEPA Filter? Let’s start with the basics. While our homes might seem … Read more