A canister vacuum cleaner consists of a main vacuum cleaner body, with a long hose protruding from the side, which an attachment is fixed to. The advantages of a canister, or cylinder vacuum cleaner, are that they are more suitable for vacuuming awkward to reach areas such as stairs, as they take less energy to operate. This is due to the fact that whilst hoovering you are only moving the hose and brush attachment of the hoover, whilst the main bulky body remains stationary, thus requiring less energy to use. The majority of the major manufacturers of vacuum cleaner produce a range of canister models, with the most famous examples being the Henry Hoover vacuums made by Numatic. Below we have reviewed the best canister vacuum cleaners available in the UK, with each hoover featuring a full review, photos, specifications and the latest prices should you wish to purchase. If you think that a canister vacuum will be perfect for your home, rather than an upright vacuum cleaner, then browse our selection below to locate the ideal model for you.
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