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Ultimate Checklist For Vacuuming Your Home

Keeping your home clean is not only important for aesthetic purposes but also for maintaining a cozy and healthy living environment. Fortunately, Briscoes has an incredible range of top-quality vacuum cleaners that will make your cleaning routine a breeze.

In this ultimate checklist, we'll explore the benefits of vacuum cleaning, highlight the best vacuums for your home, and provide a comprehensive guide to cleaning each area of your house.


Benefits of regular vacuuming

Keeping your home clean goes beyond just appearances. Regular vacuum cleaning offers a range of benefits that contribute to a healthier and more comfortable living environment. Let's delve deeper into these advantages:

Dust and allergen removal

One of the primary benefits of vacuum cleaners is their ability to effectively remove dust, dirt, pet dander, and other allergens from your floors, carpets, and upholstery. By eliminating these particles, you can reduce allergies, and respiratory issues, and improve the overall indoor air quality of your home.

Regular vacuuming ensures these allergens don't accumulate, creating a healthier living space for you and your family.

Pest control

Vacuuming is an effective method to combat pests like dust mites, fleas, and bed bugs. These tiny critters and their eggs can hide deep within carpets, upholstery, and cracks in the floor.

Regular vacuuming helps to remove them, minimising their presence in your home. It disrupts their habitat, making it less favourable for infestations to occur. By incorporating vacuuming into your cleaning routine, you can keep pests at bay and maintain a pest-free environment.

Versatile cleaning

Vacuum cleaners come equipped with various attachments and accessories, allowing you to clean different surfaces with ease. A quality vacuum cleaner offers versatility from carpets and rugs to hardwood floors, tiles, and upholstery.

You can effortlessly transition between surfaces, ensuring comprehensive cleaning throughout your home. The convenience of having multiple cleaning options in a single device saves you time and effort, making the cleaning process more efficient

Stress reduction

A clean and organized home promotes a sense of calm and reduces stress levels. Vacuuming regularly helps maintain a tidy environment, making it easier to relax and enjoy your space. It eliminates visual clutter and creates a clean canvas for you to unwind after a long day.

The rhythmic motion of vacuuming can also be therapeutic and meditative, allowing you to clear your mind while caring for your home.

Increases longevity of your floors

Regular vacuuming extends the life of your carpets and floors. Dust, dirt, and debris can accumulate over time and become embedded in the fibres of carpets or scratch the surfaces of hardwood floors.

By vacuuming regularly, you prevent the buildup of these particles, minimizing wear and tear. This helps preserve the beauty and quality of your flooring, saving you money in the long run.

Time and energy efficiency

Vacuum cleaning is a time and energy-efficient way to maintain cleanliness in your home. Compared to traditional sweeping, vacuuming saves you time by covering large areas quickly and effectively.

It also requires less physical exertion, making it suitable for individuals with mobility issues or those who prefer a less strenuous cleaning method. With modern advancements in vacuum cleaner technology, you can achieve superior cleaning results with minimal effort.


Best vacuums for your home

When it comes to vacuum cleaners, there are heaps of options. But don’t worry, Briscoes has got you covered. Let's take a look at some of our top-selling models, please note stock availability may vary online & in-store:

Electrolux Power Force Dust & Gone

The Electrolux Power Force Dust & Gone is a powerhouse when it comes to cleaning. Its Power Pro System™ ensures optimal cleaning results on various floor types. With adjustable power control, you can customize the suction according to your needs.

The 360 Motion Technology™ allows for easy maneuverability, and the 180 Access™ feature ensures effortless dust bag changes. Despite its impressive performance, this vacuum cleaner boasts a lightweight design for easy handling and storage.

Panasonic Bagged Vacuum

The Panasonic Bagged Vacuum is a powerful and energy-efficient cleaning solution. With its high-efficiency ECO-Max Engine, it delivers strong suction while minimizing energy consumption.

The vacuum features a HEPA air filter, effectively trapping allergens and ensuring cleaner air in your home. It operates silently at just 72dB, providing a quiet cleaning experience.

The 4.0-litre capacity bag reduces the frequency of bag changes, while the included attachments and maneuverable design makes it easy to clean hard-to-reach areas.

With its user-friendly features and efficient dust disposal, the Panasonic Bagged Vacuum offers a convenient and effective cleaning solution for your home.

Electrolux Silent Performer

If you prefer a quieter cleaning session, the Electrolux Silent Performer is the perfect choice. With its Silence Pro System™ and extremely silent operation, you can enjoy a peaceful cleaning experience without disturbing others.

The vacuum's Ergoshock™ bumper provides surface protection, and the adjustable power level allows for customized cleaning according to different surfaces. The Easy Empty™ system makes dust disposal hassle-free, adding convenience to your cleaning routine.

iRobot Roomba vacuum

Introducing the iRobot Roomba i3 Robot Vacuum - a sleek and compact cleaning solution with advanced features. With its intelligent floor tracking sensors, it navigates purposefully and logically, ensuring a thorough clean in neat rows. The 3-Stage Cleaning System and Power-Lifting Suction tackle stubborn messes, while the Edge-Sweeping Brush reaches corners and edges.

Personalized schedules and recommendations cater to your cleaning needs, and seamless integration with the iRobot Home App and voice assistants allows for easy control. With its efficient design and long-lasting battery, the Roomba i3 brings convenience and exceptional cleaning performance to your home.


The ultimate house cleaning checklist

Cleaning your home can feel overwhelming, but with a systematic approach, you can tackle each area effectively. Here's a comprehensive checklist to guide you through the cleaning process:

Entry and lounge

Start by dusting and wiping down furniture surfaces such as tables, shelves, and entertainment centres. Use the attachments provided with your vacuum cleaner to reach those tricky corners and crevices while vacuuming all carpets, rugs, and upholstery.

Afterwards, sweep or mop hard floors, paying extra attention to high-traffic areas. Clean windows, mirrors, and glass surfaces using your favourite cleaner. Don't forget to empty and clean the entryway mat or rug.

Lastly, declutter and organize shoes, coats, and other items for a neat and tidy look.


Begin by wiping down countertops, backsplashes, and the stovetop using an all-purpose cleaner. Show some love to your kitchen appliances by giving them a good wipe-down, including the microwave, refrigerator, and oven.

Clean and disinfect the sink, faucet, and drain to keep things fresh. Tackle those dishes like a champ—wash them or pop them into the dishwasher. Sweep or mop the kitchen floor, ensuring that you bid farewell to any food crumbs and spills. And let's not forget to vacuum any rugs or carpets in the kitchen.


Start by scrubbing and disinfecting the toilet, giving special attention to the bowl, seat, and base. Clean the sink, countertops, and fixtures to keep things sparkling. Wipe down the mirror and glass surfaces for a streak-free shine.

Banish soap scum and grime from the bathtub or shower area. Show some love to your shower head and faucets by giving them a good clean and sanitization. Sweep or mop the bathroom floor, paying extra attention to all those corners and edges.

And of course, don't forget to vacuum the bathroom mat or rug.


Begin by dusting and wiping down furniture surfaces, including dressers, nightstands, and desks. Change your bed linens and make your bed feel like a fluffy cloud. Vacuum all carpets, rugs, and upholstery to bid farewell to dirt and dust.

Get organized and declutter clothing, accessories, and personal items to create a clean and serene space. Clean windows, mirrors, and glass surfaces to add an extra shine. Lastly, empty and clean out those rubbish bins—it's the little things that make a big difference.

Dining room

Start by dusting and wiping down the dining table and chairs, preparing them for some delicious meals. Clean windows, mirrors, and glass surfaces to ensure a crystal-clear view.

Vacuum carpets, rugs, and upholstery to make everything feel fresh and clean. Sweep or mop hard floors to say goodbye to any lingering crumbs. Lastly, declutter and organize any items on the table or sideboards.


Begin by wiping down surfaces, including the washer, dryer, and countertops. Clean the sink and faucets to keep them looking spotless. Sweep or mop the floor to maintain a tidy appearance.

Organize and declutter laundry supplies to ensure a well-stocked and neat laundry room. Don’t forget to vacuum any rugs or mats in the laundry area—they deserve some attention too.


Strive for a healthier home life with Briscoes

With our wide variety of vacuum cleaners, you can take a significant step towards maintaining a clean and pristine living space. Whether you're in need of a powerful vacuum for deep cleaning or a silent performer for a peaceful atmosphere, Briscoes has you covered.

Check out our website or pop in to one of our stores to explore our range of high-quality vacuums and start your journey to a cleaner and healthier home today.




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