Christmas deal of the week: save £70 on a Dyson vacuum cleanerDyson DC25 Multi Floor is now £229.99 at Currys

22 November 2013

Dyson DC25 Vacuum cleaner

The Dyson DC25 is a bagless upright vac

If you’re looking for an upright vacuum cleaner to help clean ready for Christmas, then the Dyson DC25 Multi Floor could be the answer. But how well did it do in our tests?

Using Dyson's ball technology, the Dyson DC25 Multi Floor has been designed to handle corners and hard-to-reach spots with ease. It’s a bagless upright vac with a washable filter, saving you money on buying bags and filters.

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But how does the Dyson DC25 Multi Floor vacuum cleaner fare on different floor surfaces? Is it any good at picking up pet hair and small particles of dust?

Check out our Dyson DC25 Multi Floor review to find out. Members can log in to do this, but if you’re not a subscriber, you can take out a £1 trial subscription to Which? to unlock all our reviews.

How Which? tests vacuum cleaners

When we test vacuum cleaners in our labs, we attach the vacs to custom-built test rigs, running each up and down carpet - in one test alone it covers 288m - trying to clean up a variety of things. 

  • Pet hair - our testers comb cat and dog hair into the carpet and then time how long the vacuum cleaner takes to pick it up. A Best Buy vacuum cleaner should get the job done in under a minute.
  • Sand - a machine grinds extra-fine sand, which is specially imported from Arizona, into the carpet. After being moved back and forth over the carpet five times, we measure how much dust is left by the vacuum cleaner in the carpet.
  • Dust - we use special machines to measure how much dust and fine particles the vac can retain. Bad vacuum cleaners will suck dust up only to release it back into the air again afterwards. 

Deal of the week

The Dyson DC25 Multi Floor vacuum cleaner has been reduced from £299.99 to £229.99 at Currys, and is also available for this price at John Lewis.

If you’ve spotted this vacuum cleaner for less elsewhere, please email

All prices correct at 5pm on Thursday 21 November 2013.

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