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Sharing our vacuum cleaners expertise
Which? experts put hundreds of vacuum cleaners through their paces in the Which? test labs to find out which really offer the best cleaning power for your money.
We’ve developed an unrivalled insight into what each vacuum brand does well and not so well. In this guide, our experts share what they’ve learnt about each of the biggest vacuum brands, to help you decide which might best suit you.
Bear in mind that this guide only offers brand overviews, so for full reviews of each of the vacs we’ve tested, make sure you check out our individual vacuum reviews where you'll find test results for the latest vacuum cleaners, handheld vacuum cleaners and cordless vacuum cleaners.
Best vacuum cleaner brands
In this guide, you can find out:
- how many vacuum cleaners Which? has tested for each brand
- what types of vacs are available from each brand and how much they cost
- features to look out for.
And subscribers can also find out:
- the average score each vacuum cleaner brand gets in Which? tests
- how many models of each brand have been awarded Best Buy or Don’t Buy status
- the pros and cons of each brand.
Click on the brand links in the left-hand panel to find out all this information about each of the leading vacuum cleaner brands.
How Which? tests vacuum cleaners
In our carpet cleaning test alone, each vac covers a distance of 288m. When testing vacuum cleaners, we let machines do the hard work for us using custom-built test rigs.
See the how we test page in our vacuum review to see details of the different types of tests we use to discover the best - and worst - vacuum cleaners. You can also view our video guide to how we test vacuum cleaners.
Check out our vacuum cleaner reviews to see the test results for each individual vacuum cleaner we’ve tested (and find out which are Best Buy vacuums), or get top tips on choosing a vac in our guide to how to buy the best vacuum cleaner.