There’s no better feeling than coming home to a clean house. But keeping it that way can be another story. Between our hectic jobs, overscheduled social life, trying for ‘me’ time and some resemblance of an exercise routine, housework can often be last on the list of priorities.

Choosing the best vacuum cleaner that suits your needs is one of the first and easiest steps you can take to ensure you get that clean house feeling more often. With the help of Mike Eagle, Floorcare Category Manager we’ve created a guide to help you find the right one for your home.

When to choose a cordless vs robotic vacuum

If you’re after versatility and a deep clean, a cordless vacuum is the way to go. The major benefit of being cord-freeis that it won’t just clean your home but can also be used to clean other spaces such as the car and your mattress. However, if you’re after a vacuum that will do all the work for you without you having to be there, a set-and-forget robotic vacuum may be better suited.

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Best vacuum for pet owners

Pet owners will understand the daily struggle of pet hair everywhere. Keeping a house fur free when you’re turning up on the couch, floors and your clothing is hard, but not impossible. Enter the Electrolux Well Q7 Animal with its patented BrushRollClean technology. The days of pulling out tangled hair and fibres from your vacuum brush are over, simply press the pedal for 5-10 seconds and the internal blade will cut the hairs and allow you to continue cleaning without any manual interruptions.

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Consider your home layout

Think about the different surfaces of your home and how frequently they may need to be vacuumed. For large open plan areas with a flat layout, the range of Electrolux PUREi9.2 robotic cleaners are a great option, as the automatic cleaning allows you control the vacuum’s map via your mobile phone. You won’t need to stress about moving objects away before starting the cleaning process either as the PUREi9.2 comes with 3D vision navigation, meaning the laser and camera-based vision system will map out the room for a tailored clean. For smaller pokey places, the Electrolux Pure Q9 comes with an ultra-responsive full tilt design that allows for easy cleaning of traditionally hard-to-get places such as corners and under furniture.

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Consider how frequently you need to vacuum

Do you find yourself reaching for the vacuum nearly every day? The Well Q7 and Pure Q9 cordless stick vacuums are great solutions for everyday use, as they are self-standing and easily stored anywhere – with the kitchen often the most convenient place to have the vacuum handy. You can grab and go when you want a quick clean, or if it’s something more comprehensive, the Pure Q9 has a superior run time of 53 minutes. The nifty ultra-low weight Well Q7 also comes with all accessories and attachments stored onboard the body, meaning you can easily change the attachments as you move through your home.  

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Consider the surfaces you’ll be vacuuming

Whether you have floorboards, tiles or carpet (or all three), will determine the type of vacuum that best suits you. The Electrolux Pure Q9 cordless vacuum for example, features a PowerPro fluffy nozzle, that picks up fine dust through crevices so it’s perfect for floorboards. Plus, the soft brush, gives a lovely polishing effect, too.

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Electrolux Pure Q9 cordless vacuum, animal, Shale Grey

Electrolux Pure Q9 cordless vacuum, animal, Shale Grey 

The best vacuum for allergies

A deeper clean that removes hidden dust is a must for allergy sufferers. With its sealed 5-step filtration system, removing up to 99.9% dust particles, the Electrolux Well Q7 cordless vacuum range creates a more hygienic home environment. But if you’re leaning towards a robotic vacuum cleaner, the PUREi9.2 comes with a ‘compact and go’ dust disposal system, allowing you to hygienically compress dust and debris.

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