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Vacuum cleaners advice guides

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Wondering which vacuum cleaner to buy? Our buyer's guides explain everything you need to know to buy the best vacuum for you.

Are cheap vacuum cleaners any good?

Buying a cheap vacuum cleaner can be a gamble. Find out if it pays to spend a little extra, and how to find the best-value options.

Which vacuum cleaner brand to buy in 2021

Our unique survey data reveals which brands, including Dyson, Shark, Hoover and Vax, develop the fewest faults over time and which ones make customers happy

Your top 10 Dyson vacuum cleaner questions answered

We answer your burning questions about Dyson vacuum cleaners, from how to empty them to which model is best.

How to fix a vacuum cleaner that's lost suction

Vacuum cleaner lost suction? We explain how to get it up and running again with our step-by-step guide.

Are Kirby vacuum cleaners worth buying?

Get the lowdown on the Kirby vacuum, including how the claims made in the sales demo stack up vs rivals, and owner's views.

How we test vacuum cleaners

Learn more about how we test vacuum cleaners for our vacuum cleaner reviews.

Vacuum cleaners glossary

Need to know your hepa filter from your mini turbo tool? Read our glossary of terms for everything you need to know about vacuum cleaner terminology.

Vacuum cleaners energy label explained

Everything you need to know about the EU vacuum cleaners energy label and where it stands following Dyson's successful appeal against it.

Top five vacuum cleaners for 2021

We round up our favourite top-scoring vacuum cleaners, to help you find the best vacuum for your home.

How to buy the best vacuum cleaner

Get the lowdown on the different types of vacuum cleaner and find the best option for your home.

How to choose the best Dyson

Expert guide to Dyson vacuum cleaners. Find out whether that Dyson you've got your eye on is worth all that cash.