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Best Henry hoover: choose the right Numatic vacuum for your home

We've rounded up some of the best options from the Numatic cleaning range to find the right vacuum cleaner for you.

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Published: March 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm
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With its familiar face, and classic red and black design, a Henry vacuum from the Numatic range is often at the top of the list when it comes to selecting a vacuum cleaner. However, the Henry hoover range has plenty more to offer, with a wide selection of some of the best vacuum cleaners that have been designed to take care of different household needs.


Whether you're looking for a deeper carpet clean, an eco-friendly vacuum, or something to get rid of pesky pet hair, we have taken a closer look through the Numatic range to find the best vacuum cleaner for you.

Best Henry hoover for your home in 2022

Henry HVR 160 vacuum

Best for an iconic design

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A classic vacuum cleaner for a reason, the Henry hoover is both lightweight and durable, making it ideal for variety of cleaning tasks.

Easy to move around when vacuuming any space, it also has a large 6-litre capacity which is up to five times bigger than other bagless vacuum cleaners - making it popular with professional cleaners as well as a reliable household unit.

It's suitable for all surfaces whether you're working on smooth hard floors or trying to pick up debris from carpets, Henry is a reliable rover for any home.

Numatic James Vacuum Cleaner JVP 180-11

Best for accessories

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If you're looking for a sleek and simple Numatic that has the power to tackle a variety of tasks, James may be your ideal cleaning companion. 

It has a caddy top where you can store your cleaning items so you can spruce up your home as you hoover your way through it, and an eight litre capacity which means it's prepared for any larger jobs. 

It also comes with an extensive accessory kit, with nine add-ons that can help with any area of your home, from carpets and flooring to curtains and furniture. 

Henry Wash Cleaner

Best for carpets and upholstery

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If a thorough clean is what you need, the Henry wash can tackle stains and deep dirt with ease, using a pump to mix water and detergent which it will then apply to your carpets or upholstery. 

It's even powerful enough to unblock your sink, thanks to its powerful 1060W motor, with a ten metre cable and large capacity which means you can take on ambitious cleaning tasks in one go. 

Numatic Nuvac

Best for lengthy cable

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Combining a 620W motor, an eight litre capacity and a 12 metre cable, the Nuvac from Numatic can reach all the corners of your home in need of a good clean. A sturdy and steady cleaner, you won't have to keep setting it upright while you move around your home. 

Once you’re done you can easily wrap the lead around the top of the model for easy access, using its four wheels to quickly store it out of sight. 

Henry Xtra

Best for differing flooring

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Delivering all the features you'd expect from a typical Henry hoover, the Xtra is packed with several additional perks. These include its AiroBrush which is ideal for removing difficult pet hairs embedded in the carpet, as well as a hard floor tool which delivers plenty of suction, making light work of any mess across tiles, wood or laminate flooring. 

It has a 10 metre cable which means plenty of reach from the plug, and a nine litre capacity so you won't have to keep emptying the unit, but that shouldn't be a problem either when the time comes due to its mess-free, self-seal dust bags.

Paladone Henry Hoover Desk Vacuum

Best for your desk

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If you’re someone who accumulates crumbs on their desk from snacking during study time or eating lunch in front of your laptop, this mini henry hoover can help clean up your mess. 

Not strictly from the Numatic range, it still has that classic Henry design so will smile on as you keep your workspace neat and tidy. 

Powered by three AAA batteries it has a mini version of the bendy hose and crevice tool to reach difficult spots, just bear in mind this should be used on smooth surfaces and not your carpet.

Casdon Henry Vacuum Cleaner

Best for kids

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If you want to get the kids in on the hoovering action, there's a Henry for that too. Designed for those aged three and over.

Featuring authentic features like a reeling cable plug and nozzle kit, they run on 4 C batteries and have enough suction to pick up small pieces of debris, so your little one can join you as you bust the dust in your home. 

Henry Hetty HET160 vacuum

If you prefer pink

Henry HET160 vacuum

Pink colouring and some fetching eyelashes distinguish Hetty as its own vacuum, but the truth is this hoover remains mechanically identical to the Henry HVR 160 above. Just like Henry, Hetty is loaded with a versatile toolkit that includes nozzles specifically for cleaning and dusting everything from mattresses to crevices and upholstery as well as various types of flooring.

Henry NRV370-11 XL Plus vacuum

Best for DIY

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With the same familiar face but an extra-long 12.5-metre cable and cavernous 15L capacity, the Henry XL plus is the choice of the range for those taking on DIY jobs. This heavyweight Henry comes supplied with numerous attachments to guarantee it makes the most of its suction whether you're taking on a hard floor or a textile surface.

Harry HHR 200 vacuum

Best for dealing with pet hair

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Perfect for homes with pets, the Harry vacuum removes pet hair from surfaces it also reduces unwanted odours that can come from pets and dirt, thanks to the HepaFlo dust bags which are designed to capture the tiniest particles. Plus, its Numatic Performance Control ensures a quiet motor, too, so you can vacuum without disturbing any dozing animals.

Henry Allergy HVA 160

Best for those with allergies

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Awarded the British Allergy Foundation seal of approval, the Henry Allergy vacuum cleaner is ideal for those who suffer with dust or pet hair allergies. Thanks to its advanced three-stage filtration system, this Henry keeps dust at bay, with a crevice tool that can reach difficult and delicate surfaces. There’s also a self-seal tab that locks the dust in the bag to help you empty the vacuum with no risk of coming into contact with allergens. 

George GVE 370 vacuum

Best for deep cleaning

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An all-in-one bit of kit, George can take care of regular vacuuming tasks but is also specially designed to tackle hard-floor cleaning with its Dual Scrub Floor Tool. It can easily take on carpet stains when combined with the wash kit provided, which should revive any unsightly areas in your home and keep your flooring looking fresh.

Charles vacuum

Best for dealing with spills

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Excellent in an emergency, the Charles vacuum can suck up liquids, which means it can take on a sizeable spillage and even unblock a sink or shower drain. With a particularly powerful 1060 W motor, Charles can switch from cleaning up a plumbing disaster to regular dry vacuuming - you'll just need to change the dry filter and the wet float valve, and choose which attachment is right for the next job. 

Numatic Eco

Best for the environment

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With all the functions you’d expect from a traditional Henry hoover, the Eco is designed for those looking to make their home as environmentally-friendly as possible. Made from top quality recycled materials, it runs on a high-efficiency 420 W motor which reduces energy usage in your home, and works out to be more cost effective as a result.


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