Author: Robert

The Ultimate Vacuum Buying Guide

Congratulations you've struck gold! You've stumbled upon the most thorough, detailed and informative vacuum buying guide on the internet! If you're looking for a definitive resource on how to go about buying a vacuum cleaner then you can find everything you will ever need to know in this article. Our previous article, What is the Best Vacuum Cleaner Type for Me? is a good place to start though before reading this Ultimate Vacuum Buying Guide. This will help if you're not sure what type of vacuum you want and will cause you to consider:The types of flooring in your home;The number of levels in your...

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Understanding Vacuum Cleaner Standards & Testing

When a vacuum cleaner review article or vacuum manufacturer advertisement cites performance properties of vacuum cleaners such as suction power, filtration capabilities and noise level we tend to trust what we read without knowing the source of the information. It is important to understand that the claims being made about performance, which may be a significant factor in your decision of which vacuum cleaner to buy, are valid and come from a trustworthy and independent source. There are a number of independent organisations across the globe that have established specific standards for testing the performance of vacuum cleaners and that carry out testing against these standards. If you are comparing the performance of different vacuum cleaners and you...

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How Effective is Vacuuming in Removing Allergens?

This article takes a look at the effectiveness of vacuuming in removing allergens in the home. Allergens are substances that cause allergic reactions and trigger asthma symptoms in some people. Allergen particles are carried in the air and settle onto furniture and floor surfaces. The most common sources of allergens in the home can be divided into four types: dust mites, pollen, pet hair and mould spores.Regardless of the type or source of allergen that we are talking about, there are some general principles that should be considered when assessing the effectiveness of vacuuming in removing these threats to...

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Why you should service your Vacuum Cleaner regularly

Buying a new vacuum cleaner these days can set you back a significant sum of money. With such an upfront investment you will want to ensure that the lifespan of your vacuum cleaner is a long as possible. New vacuum cleaners generally come with only 12 months warranty as standard and after this has expired you will be left to foot the bill for any repairs. Where major parts need replacement, such as the motor, the cost can be nearly as much as a new machine.Getting your vacuum cleaner serviced regularly can help keep it in excellent working order...

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Robot Vacuum Reviews – 3 of the Best

Home Vacuum Zone have researched the most popular robot vacuums in the market in 2015, including vacuum experts and product reviewers as well as published consumer feedback from retail sites. We have compiled a summary of all of this information and data for the following 3 Robot Vacuum Reviews of robots from the manufacturers iRobot, Neato and Samsung that will suit a range of budgets. In these Best Robot Vacuum Reviews we look at two popular models from iRobot (Roomba) and Neato. However there are many more models from these two leading robot vacuum manufacturers to choose from. If...

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Best Bagless Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

In this compilation of best bagless vacuum cleaner reviews, we have covered a range of types of the best vacuums for your money today. If you’re not sure what the best type of vacuum is for you, check out this article, which will help you decide what is most appropriate for your needs. All of the main types of vacuum cleaner: upright, canister, cordless/ stick, convertible, handheld or robot have bagless models. We cover the key differences between bagless and bagged vacuums in our Ultimate Vacuum Buying Guide. A bagless vacuum does not mean a powerless vacuum, quite the opposite! The vacuums covered in this review range in...

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5 of the Best Carpet Cleaners Reviewed

The best carpet cleaners are machines that will leave your floors far cleaner than if a simple vacuum had passed over them.  Fortunately, you no longer have to hire the pros to show up with their machines for you.  There are now carpet cleaners available for home use that can match the performance of commercial machines.  The five listed below are just a few of the absolute best ones. Bissell Big Green Deep Cleaning Machine 86T3/86T3Q This professional-grade carpet cleaner uses rotating PowerBrush technology to lift dirt and debris right from the carpet.  It also has a built-in flow...

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A Dyson Vacuum Review: An Overview of 3 of the Brand’s Latest Models

As with any Dyson vacuum review, acknowledgement must be given to the brand for its success in establishing itself as a major player in the vacuum cleaner industry in such a relatively short time.  Dyson was founded in 1993, although it arguably began much earlier, when founder James Dyson first started tinkering with wheelbarrows and an old Hoover.  Since that time, it has managed to make its mark in several ways—not least in being the company to popularize cyclonic vacuum technology, or bag-free vacuuming. That’s a long way from playing with wheelbarrows and broken Hoovers.  It’s gone through several...

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