Remember the good old days when buying a new vacuum cleaner was as easy as working out which model sucked up dirt the best? Life was so simple back then! So should you go bagless, upright, cordless, or canister?
Simon Morton asks Paul Smith, Head of Testing at consumer.org.nz. He's been putting the latest vacuum cleaners on the market through their paces.
Here's the consumer.org.nz buyer's guide