News from 2017

Vax Pure Air 300 Air Purifier Awarded a Which? Best Buy

The Vax Pure Air 300 air purifier has been awarded a Which? Best Buy in its latest test lab report. Placed joint top, the Pure Air 300 was the only air purifier to achieve both the Best Buy and...

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Vax Air Stretch Total Home vacuum cleaner: making hard to reach areas easier to clean

Britain’s leading floorcare brand Vax, is making hard to reach areas in your home easier to clean with its new cylinder vacuum cleaners, the Air Stretch Total Home. With the Vax Air Stretch Total Home, nowhere is out...

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Vax Blade Cordless 32V is as powerful as a corded vacuum

In an increasingly time-poor world, keeping your home spotless all week long can be a challenge. In a bid to make vacuuming effortless, the engineers at Britain’s leading floorcare brand have created a brand new cordless vacuum: the...

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Spring clean your outdoor spaces

Once spring has sprung, outdoor mess becomes harder to ignore, and the mountain of tasks for spring cleaning can seems insurmountable. Adding a pressure washer to your arsenal is an effective – and fun – way to quickly blast away...

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Vax reports record demand for air treatment products as pollution crisis deepens

Vax has confirmed a 195% YOY increase in sales of its air treatment products in response to growing concern around air quality. The recorded sales lift driven by air purifiers comes after the UK was recently chastised for failing...

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Bring your carpets back to life this spring

At the end of a cold and frosty winter, families across the UK partake in the age-old tradition of a classic spring clean. Shelves are dusted, metal hardware is polished, and windows are scrubbed, yet many of us...

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Breathe clean air with Vax air purifiers

Spring is a time of year when we traditionally spend a bit more time cleaning our homes. But what about the air we breathe?Indoor air can be five times more polluted than outdoor air, meaning every day our...

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News from 2016

Vax wins at Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2016

Vax is celebrating their win of a 'highly commended' award at the Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2016. The Vax Customer Contact team, based in Droitwich, beat off stiff competition to be short-listed as a finalist in the Newcomer Apprenticeship Employer of the Year...

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Hindley Juniors FC clean up in Vax 'Summer of Sport'

Wigan-based amateur football club AFC Hindley Juniors has cleaned up in a competition to win a Vax Commercial carpet washer worth £599.99. In celebration of a summer of Great British sport, Vax asked their Facebook fans to nominate...

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Vax Cordless SlimVac - powerful and lightweight for effortless cleaning

Britain’s leading floorcare brand* launches a lightweight and versatile cordless vacuum cleaner with a dynamic detachable handheld. Cleaning can be a chore, but the Vax Cordless SlimVac performs as beautifully as it looks. Because of its slim, sleek, ultra-lightweight...

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Watching Euro 2016 at home? Be careful who you invite around

According to Vax, only 29% of Brits take off their shoes at other people’s houses... With Euro 2016 kicking off this month, football fever once again hits the UK as millions of Brits gear up to watch the...

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Vax - how to survive hay fever season

Summer is a time to look forward to, as the longer days and warmer weather brings opportunities to enjoy the great British outdoors. However, for those that suffer from hay fever it can also mean days of misery...

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Vax unveils the Pure Air 300 air purifier

Introducing the most effective way to clean the air in your home* We spend so much time cleaning around us to ensure our homes, children and pets are clean. But what about the air we breathe? Smoke, pollen and...

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Change the way you clean with Vax Steam Switch

New from Britain’s leading floorcare brand Vax, the Steam Switch lets you quickly and easily switch between cleaning tasks. The Vax Steam Switch multifunction steamer is perfect for cleaning your home in a flash. Use it in mop...

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Spring clean kick-off is officially 13th March

The days are getting longer and the first daffodils have bloomed; according to new research by Vax, this means spring has officially arrived. Closely on its tail is the countdown to the annual spring clean. On average, Brits...

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Vax Steam Fresh Power Plus: ultimate cleaning power

Vax, Britain’s leading floorcare brand*, has unveiled the latest in its revolutionary steam range offering powerful steam cleaning from floor to ceiling. Discover ultimate cleaning power, from floor to ceiling, with the Vax Steam Fresh Power Plus. A...

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Vax Air Cordless Lift: the UK’s first cordless lift-out

Combining cordless convenience with an innovative lift-out design, the Air Cordless Lift lets you clean floors and above the floor with ease. It's designed to make cleaning your house as quick and convenient as possible. Cord-free cleaning means no...

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Vax launches Dynamo Power cordless 2-in-1 vacuum cleaner with detachable handheld

Powerful and effortless cleaning with 55 minutes of run time.When your home needs some TLC, but time isn’t on your side, you need a speedy solution.  New from Britain’s leading floorcare brand Vax*, the Dynamo Power Cordless is...

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News from 2015

Vax’s winter cleaning tips to prepare your home for the Festive Season

The build up to Christmas can be lots of fun, but it can also be stressful, costly, and a bit overwhelming, so why add hours of cleaning to your ‘to do’ list? It’s something we all wish we...

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Vax wins ‘Contact Centre of the Year’ award

Britain’s leading floorcare brand* receives top award from the Midlands Contact Centre Forum working group. Vax has been recognised for its excellent customer service, by winning the Midlands Contact Centre Forum’s ‘Contact Centre of the Year’ award for...

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Vax launches new Air vacuum cleaners that make out of reach areas easier to clean

Some upright vacuum cleaners fall short when it comes to cleaning in hard to reach places. If the hose doesn’t quite stretch to the top of the stairs, carrying it up to finish the job can be a...

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Vax Apprenticeship Academy helps young people earn while they learn

Britain’s leading floorcare brand* is offering 16-18 year olds the chance to join their customer care team and gain formal qualifications at the same time. Vax is cementing its position as a leading West Midlands employer and a...

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Top 10 cleaning tips to get your home summer party ready

The nights are lighter, the days are warmer and everyone’s in the mood to socialise and have fun and what better way than a party? There’s food to prepare, an outfit to choose and most importantly, we need...

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Get your carpets looking and smelling like new with the Vax Dual Power carpet washer

The Dual Power carpet washer, from Britain’s leading carpet cleaner brand* delivers deep cleaning and quick drying, without the hassle of renting. When your carpets start to look dirty, dull or stained, you need more than just a...

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Vax launches biggest ever TV sponsorship with Channel 4 Sales

Vax launches biggest ever TV sponsorship with Channel 4 Sales. Creative voiced by Miranda Hart.Channel 4 Sales and MediaCom Manchester today announce a seven figure, cross-platform partnership with Vax that will see Britain’s leading floorcare brand sponsor popular TV...

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Vax gets cordless!

Britain’s leading floorcare brand* is launching a new range of convenient cordless vacuums that promise to change the way you clean your home forever. Vax has created a family of LithiumLifeTM powered cordless vacuums designed to bring the...

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Vax AirRevolve revolves around you

Britain’s leading floorcare brand* has unveiled a revolutionary multi-orientation vacuum cleaner that turns cleaning on its head. The Vax AirRevolve multi-orientation cylinder revolves around you to clean in one continuous motion in any direction. Its striking design and patented...

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New Year, New Home Resolutions with the Vax Air Cordless

January is a great time to make new resolutions, not just for you but for your home too.  Cleaning can be therapeutic, and what better way to beat those January blues than by having a clean home! It...

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News from 2014

Vax races to the top for charity

Employees from Britain’s leading floorcare brand* have succeeded in reaching their target to raise over £2.5k for the Birmingham Children’s Hospital, following their participation in the BUPA Great Birmingham Run on Sunday 19th October. The team of runners...

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Stoford completes UK distribution centre for Vax

Midlands property developers Stoford and AXA Real Estate – a leading portfolio and asset manager in Europe – have announced that the impressive new storage and distribution warehouse for Vax in Worcestershire has reached practical completion. The building...

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New EU Energy Rules Help Shape the Future Of Floor Care – Vax Air Cordless

In light of the new EU energy rules, vacuum manufacturers have been challenged to use less power without compromising performance. "With less energy you must be smarter in how you use it, so we have found the new...

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Vax invests £1m in new R&D laboratories in Birmingham city centre

Britain’s leading floorcare brand Vax* is building new state-of-the-art R&D laboratories and product development workshops at its central Birmingham offices located at 2 Colmore Square. The facilities will house over 50 engineers and scientists working on a range...

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TTI names a New Global Advertising Agency

TTI Floor Care, one of the world’s leading floor care companies, announced today the appointment of Johannes Leonardo as their lead creative agency. Effective immediately Johannes Leonardo will assume a leadership position over all advertising planning and creative...

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Vax Air Cordless: one simple change that changes everything

Britain’s leading floorcare brand Vax* is launching the Air Cordless, a full-size cord-free vacuum with the power to clean your whole home. Building on their iconic Air range of lightweight upright vacuums, Vax has created a full-size machine...

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Vax races the dragon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Trust

Employees from Britain’s leading floorcare brand Vax put on a valiant performance in Worcester’s ‘Race The Dragon’ charity regatta on Sunday 8th June, raising £185 for Macmillan Cancer Trust in the process. A total of 20 Vax employees...

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Vax PowerWash pressure washer makes the perfect gift for Father’s Day

Finding the perfect Father’s Day gift can be a challenge. Something practical, but not boring. Something fun, but also useful. And something that will stand the test of time. It’s a tricky combination, but the Vax PowerWash 1700W pressure...

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Vax unveils Steam Fresh Combi Multi-function steam mop

Great Britain’s leading steam cleaner brand1 has created its best performing multi-function steam cleaner yet. The Steam Fresh Combi steam mop with detachable handheld combines the power of steam with detergent to clean 37% better than steam alone.2More...

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Vax named as ‘outstanding’ in ‘The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For’

Following rapid growth and significant investment in its engineering team, the Midlands-based floorcare manufacturer is recognised as an employer of choice. Britain’s leading floorcare brand Vax1 has been included in ‘The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To...

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Vax Floormate hard floor cleaner does the scrubbing for you

Hard floors are great, they’re durable, hardwearing and can look beautiful, but let’s face it they’re hard work too – particularly if you’ve got large areas that take a daily beating. You have to scrub them and then...

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Vax launches world's lightest compact multi-cyclonic upright vacuum cleaner

For super powerful suction you don’t need a super-sized vacuum cleaner. The new Vax Air3 Compact is exceptionally small and nimble, so it zips around your furniture in a flash and takes up very little cupboard space, yet...

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Vax pressure washers make the toughest outdoor cleaning jobs easy

If you’ve ever tried to use your garden hose to shift stubborn dirt from your patio, car or shed you’ll know just how poor the pressure is, even using a spray attachment to concentrate the flow. Vax’s new...

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News from 2013

Vax enters 45 employees in Great Birmingham Run

The UK’s number one* floorcare brand Vax is pledging to raise £4,500 for the Birmingham Children’s Hospital by entering a team of 45 runners in this year’s Great Birmingham Run on 20th October. Located close to Vax’s head...

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Vax launches Hard Floor Advance+ steam mop

Unlike traditional cleaning methods such as a mop and bucket, the power of steam is a fast, easy and effective way to clean any sealed hard floor in your home. The new Hard Floor Advance+ steam mop from...

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Top Tips for Keeping on Top of the Cleaning

The cleaning mentality is instilled in us from an early age, with almost half (49.02%) of people saying they learnt the habit of cleaning from their parents and it seems typical gender roles haven’t changed over the years...

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Vax launches new Air3 TV ad

Vax, the UK’s best-selling floorcare brand, is putting their Air3, their ultra-light, full-sized, multi-cyclonic upright vacuum out on TV with two creative treatments and an exciting musical discovery.Building on the success of the Vax Air, the next generation...

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Vax Commercial appointed by Travelodge

Vax Commercial has won a two-year contract to supply Travelodge, one of the UK’s leading hotel brands, with its VCC-08 tub vacuum cleaner. After an extensive eight-week tender process, which saw the VCC-08 put through its paces at...

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News from 2012

Vax Launches New Air Mini compact cylinder vacuum

If you’re looking for a compact, easy to store vacuum that you don’t need to be a Weightlifter to carry up your stairs, then look no further than Vax’s new Air Mini and Air Mini Pet bagless multi-cyclonic...

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Vax ‘Secret’ Staff Sale Starts Friday 12th October with Discounts of up to 80%

Vax, the UK’s best-selling floorcare brand, will be opening up its staff sale, normally reserved for employees and their friends and family, at vaxsale.co.uk on Friday 12th October to the public. Customers can gain entry with the password...

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Local Product Designer Takes Centre Stage on National TV

Last night, Ross Kemp who works at local company, Vax, appeared on BBC Three as part of a series which gives young entrepreneurs a boost with their business ideas.Ross, a junior product designer with Vax, the UK’s best-selling...

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Vax Launches Ultra-Light Vacuum Cleaner With More Manoeuvrability

Vax, the UK’s best-selling floorcare brand, has launched the Air3, the lightest, full-sized, multi-cyclonic upright vacuum cleaner in the world, with more manoeuvrability than ever before. Building on the success of the Vax Air, the next generation Vax...

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Vax Appoints New UK Managing Director

David Winterbottom has been named as Managing Director of Vax, the UK’s best-selling floorcare brand. David, previously International Sales Director for Vax, will focus on developing the successful UK operations. David said: “2013 will be an exciting year for Vax...

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Vax introduces new range of floor cleaning solutions – helping you give some TLC to your LLC

Vax, the UK’s best-selling floorcare brand, is launching a new range of floor cleaning solutions, starting with its streak free laminate floor cleaner. The new hard floor cleaner is designed especially for people who want to give some...

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Vax shortlisted for ‘Birmingham Made Me’ design and innovation awards

Vax, the UK’s best-selling floorcare brand, has been shortlisted for two ‘Birmingham Made Me’ design and innovation awards. The Vax Air – the lightest full size multi-cyclonic upright vacuum cleaner in the world – is a finalist for...

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British-designed Vax cardboard vacuum cleaner nominated for international design award

British-designed cardboard vacuum cleaner, produced by Vax, the UK’s best-selling floorcare brand, has reached the final cut of the 2012 International Design Excellence Awards. Built from cardboard and other sustainable materials, the Vax ev  ’eco vac’ is designed...

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Vax Bare Floor Pro is a steamy wonder

The new Bare Floor Pro, from the UK’s number one steam brand Vax, combines steam AND detergent to deliver outstanding cleaning results. Throw away your messy mop and bucket - the Bare Floor Pro steam cleaner makes cleaning...

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Vax Rapide Ultra 2 is a Which? ‘Best Buy’ Carpet Cleaner

Following testing by the independent consumer review organistion Which?, the Vax Rapide Ultra 2 carpet cleaner has been awarded their ‘Best Buy’ status. In their review of the Rapide Ultra 2, Which? said: “Giving a five-star wash and...

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News from 2011

Dyson ordered to pay floorcare rival £200k

Courts once again reject Dyson's complaint against Vax. The Court of Appeal have ordered Dyson to pay rival Vax's costs, totaling almost £200k, after ruling that the Mach Zen vacuum cleaner has its own, individual design. President of...

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Get spotless carpets in just 20 minutes with Vax Rapide Ultra 2

The UK's best selling floorcare brand Vax is showing mums and dads how easy it is to get spotless carpets in just 20 minutes, with the Rapide Ultra 2 carpet cleaner. Its deep cleaning, quick drying technologies mean...

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Vax Air Reach is the UK's best loved vacuum cleaner

The UK's best selling floorcare brand Vax makes the nation's favourite vacuum cleaner, according to customers at Amazon.co.uk. The Vax Air Reach U90-MA-R bagless vacuum cleaner - part of "the lightest full size multi-cyclonic upright in the world"...

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Vax unveils 'Performance is everything' at IFA international trade show

The UK's best selling floorcare brand Vax will be unveiling 'Performance is everything' at the IFA international trade show in Berlin from 2nd - 7th September. IFA is the leading global trade show for consumer electronics and home...

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