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What is a cylinder vacuum?

Find out why a cylinder vacuum cleaner is great for hard floors and carpets.

Cylinder vacuum cleaners are the old faithful of the vacuuming world. Their traditional design makes them instantly recognisable, but they pack a powerful punch when it comes to cleaning performance. Cylinder vacuums continue to be a popular choice for busy households, read on to discover why.

Super compact, incredibly light

If vacuuming feels like a never-ending, back-breaking task, then you need to say goodbye to your cumbersome, heavy-weight model. With their lightweight and compact design, cylinder vacuums make cleaning days a breeze. This model from Miele will see you going from room to room, collecting every speck of dust and dirt – without having to stop for a tea break! And when your floors are done, they pack away nice and neatly without taking up too much room in your cleaning cupboard.

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To bag or not to bag

You’ll find lots of models with either bagged or bagless cleaning. Both options will offer you very generous dust capacities and easy emptying, so it really does depend on your preference. These large capacities are what makes cylinder vacuums like this Miele model special, so you’ll be able to clean your entire home without having to empty too often.

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Nothing gets left behind

With a cylinder vacuum cleaner, nothing gets left behind. Some models, like this Miele cylinder vacuum, have really helpful features. An upholstery tool will give all your soft furnishings delicate cleaning care, while a crevice tool helps you get in-between all those awkward nooks and crannies. Even ground-in dirt and pesky pet hair doesn’t stand a chance with a Turbo Tool that gives a deep and powerful clean.

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Perfect for parquet

If you have wooden floors or even delicate parquet flooring, you’ll need a vacuum that can provide powerful, but gentle cleaning. A cylinder vacuum with a dusting brush will care for your beautiful flooring and keep it looking incredible for many years to come.

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