Black Friday is now here, and there are terrific discounts to be found on household appliances.
In a year where many of us have spent much more time in the house than ever before, keeping the home clean and liveable has never seemed more important. Pair that with the excess dust, grime, and dirt that accumulates when more bodies are spending more time in the house, and a sturdy vacuum cleaner has never seemed more essential.
Here's our round-up of the best vacuums on sale at the moment in the Black Friday sales. We'll update this as new deals come to light.
GTech System, £229.98 (was £349.98)
Ideal for if you need a fantastic vacuum for your house, and a handheld for your care. The GTech System allows you to buy their upright cordless vacuum, the AirRam, and their excellent hand-held cordless, for a 35 per cent discount. You can buy it for £229.98 here
GTech AirRam MK2 K9, £149 (was £249)
An excellent option if you're after a cordless vacuum, the GTech AirRam moves from carpet to hard floors with ease, picking up all your grime as it goes. With a 40 minute run time, it's ideal for any small to medium-sized home.
It's selling fast on the GTech site - £149, available here
Shark Flexology True Pet Anti Hair Wrap Cordless, £299 (was £479)
Instagram house-cleaning superstar (yes, it's a thing) Mrs Hinch helped make this vacuum famous, and her adulation for it is well founded. The advantages of a bagless, cordless vacuum are easy to spot - go anywhere in the house, don't have to faff with replacement bags - but the best element of this is the 'anti-hair wrap technology'. If you have a furry, four-legged creature about your house, this vacuum cleaner will ensure you no longer have to spend your life scraping their hair off the soft furnishings.
The best deal we've spotted is at Currys - £299, available here
Shark Anti-Hair Wrap Upright Vacuum Cleaner with Pet Hair Removal, £197 (was £349)
If you're after all of the above, but don't mind a good, old-fashioned cord, then this model is your smartest buy. You'll still have an impeccably cleaned, allergen free house, you just have to plug the vacuum in. Not much of a hardship for the comparative price to the cordless version.
We've found it cheapest at AO - £197, available here
Dyson Small Ball Animal 2 Upright Vacuum Cleaner, £199 (was £249)
Dyson have revolutionised world of vacuum cleaning (hey, it's not sexy, but it has made our lives better) and their offers in the world of floor-cleaning are still top of the market. This bagless model has impressive suction, as well as ball technology, making it easy to angle around awkward furniture. If you're an allergy sufferer, this is your choice - their 'cyclone' system is renowned for eliminating dust and leaving the house particle free, eliminating sniffles.
It's on sale at AO for £199, available here
IROBOT Roomba E5158 Robot Vacuum Cleaner, £299 (was £399)
Of course, for many of us, nothing is less appealing that taking up a hoover. In which case, a robot vacuum will be one of the most gratifying purchases you can make this year. Sit back and let the Roomba 'Dirt Detect Technology' hunt down the grime in your home. Or, if you wan to steer it yourself, your smart phone can control the mini wonder.
It's on sale at Currys for £299, available here
GTech Cordless Handheld Multi + Car Kit, £99 (was £199)
This small, powerful, handheld vacuum is what you need if you're looking to clean difficult places - be it the back of a car or under a low-set bed or cut. It's perfect for those of you with pets or small people who have constant clean ups to do, but don't want to lug something big out. Good on stubborn dirt, too.
The sale comes with a free car kit to adapt the machine for cleaning your wheels.
It's on sale at GTech's website, marked down to £99, available here
Henry HVR160-11 Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner, £99 (was £139)
Henry HVR160-11 Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner
After a humble yet sturdy Henry to keep your home cheerfully in shape? They're marked down at AO, to £99, available here