Allergy sufferers can breathe easier with the Miele Allervac upright. The German brand is renowned for its state of art HEPA vacuums. Near hospital-grade filtration tackles the very finest sneeze-inducing particles from pollen to dust mite droppings, whilst unique super-sealed Hyclean dustbags ensure completely mess-free disposal. The Allervac also comes with a handy attachment for mattresses and bedsteads.
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Lugging around a cumbersome vacuum is such a chore. Cue the new Vax Air³. The lightest multi-cyclonic, full-sized upright in the world, it offers that elusive combo of easy manoeuvrability and potent suction. And it really is a no sweat, high-performance dream: Whizzing around effortlessly on unique skateboard-inspired wheels, it packs an impressive 220W of constant power, a roomy full-sized dust container and an advanced HEPA filter.
The last word in canister vacs, Sebo's Airbelt D4 is a brilliantly thought-out marvel. Created in collaboration with a member of the German Design Council, it wows with stunning good looks and a whole host of unique features, from the patented Airbelt bumper system to the extra-powerful Turbofan motor. The hands-down gold standard for cylinder vacuums.
Forget the competition. If you're in need of a premium mini-vac for grubby car seats and dusty curtains, invest in The Dyson DC34. It rocks twice the suction power of any handheld in use, runs off a lithium-ion battery that recharges up to three times faster than others, and features Dyson's patented Root Cyclone technology. You really can't go wrong.
Arm yourself with the best tool for the job and get those carpets looking as good as new with the Bissell Cleanview Lift Off. This high-end multi-function cleaner impresses with the very latest rug-cleaning technology, from a dirt-lifting heater to a ten-row powerbrush. And best of all, it features a detachable pod for those awkward nooks and crannies.
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Feeling super-lazy? Put your feet up, chill out and bag iRobot's Roomba 790 - the most powerful automated vac on the market and the cleverest yet. Our ultimate futuristic cleaner, its strong suction and dual HEPA filters eliminate up to 98% of dirt, dust and pet hair, and a sophisticated wireless command centre makes for super-seamless navigation.
Trusty Henry may not boast fancy HEPA filters or Cyclone technology, but he's still a fantastic affordable pick. Fitted with a full Twinflo’ professional motor, he features a powerful Hi mode and a large capacity to deal with the messiest of floors. Robust yet lightweight, Henry is a British-made success story and consistently attracts glowing reviews. No wonder he's got a smile on his face.
When it comes to dealing with pesky pet fur, the Dyson DC41 Animal Complete is Top Dog - a house full of moulting Persian cats would be no match for this gizmo. It features a powerful motorised brush bar to loosen the most stubborn hairs, pioneering Root Cyclone technology to maximise suction power and a range of attachments for upholstery and hard-to-reach places.
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