Cordless vacuum cleaners can be very noisy, disturbing the whole family and possibly the neighbours each time you use them.
If you are looking for a quieter cordless vacuum cleaner, you’re in the right place. There are many different quiet vacuum cleaners available right now meaning you don’t have to put up with your old and noisy model any longer.
Here’s a roundup of some of the quietest cordless vacuum cleaners we could find available in the UK right now. We’ve listed them by noise level in ascending order, with the quietest first.
Quietest Cordless Vacuum Cleaners in the UK
1. BuTure Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
Noise level: 62 dB
This product from BuTure is a cordless stick vacuum cleaner with a detachable lithium-ion battery that offers an impressive 50 minutes of running time on the lowest setting, or 17 minutes on the highest setting.
The brushless design of the 400-watt motor keeps things very quiet for a vacuum cleaner, at just 62 decibels. That makes it the quietest cordless vacuum cleaner we could find on the market at the time of writing.
The main roller is suitable for both carpets and hard floors, so you don’t need to change the settings as you move to different floor types. It also comes with a crevice nozzle and a few brush heads to choose from for cleaning beds and upholstery.
For a cordless vacuum cleaner, the BuTure is very quiet. It also has a decent battery life and is versatile thanks to the accessories it comes with.
2. Fabuletta 24 Kpa Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
Noise level: 63 dB
Coming in at just 63 dB, this is one of the the quietest vacuum cleaner on this list. That doesn’t mean it isn’t powerful, though. It has a brushless motor, which is the reason why it’s so quiet.
However, the motor is also powerful enough to provide 24,000 Pa of suction on max mode. So, it’s powerful enough to tackle pet hair, crumbs, dust and more.
As the motor is brushless, it also has a fantastic battery life, with a max run-time of 45 hours per charge. Plus, it only weighs 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg) with the battery installed.
So, it is light and powerful. It also has loads of features to make cleaning even easier. It comes with all the accessories you need to make light work of vacuuming, as well as HEPA filters to catch everything.
3. Gtech Multi MK2 Handheld Vacuum
This vacuum cleaner is excellent for cleaning the car, stairs and more. It has an ergonomic design that is well-balanced. So, despite the big battery, it is very comfortable to carry and use.
There are plenty of accessories included with this vacuum cleaner too. The powerful brush head is excellent if you have pets, but the other accessories help reach into tight spaces too.
The filter system works excellently and draws in all the dust and hairs the vacuum can find.
The battery life on this one really impressive. Despite the company itself claiming this has a 20-minute battery life. In use, it can often last around 30-40 minutes of use.
Plus, at only 65 dB, it is one of the quietest cordless vacuum cleaners.
4. Greenote Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
Noise level: 65 dB
This cordless vacuum cleaner from Greenote has a 200-watt brushless motor that produces just 65 decibels of noise on the highest setting.
As well as being very quiet, it’s also very light, weighing just over a kilogram.
The light weight combined with the manoeuvrable head and the telescopic rod make it very easy to get into tight corners and under the sofa etc.
You can also detach the main stick and turn it into a handheld vacuum cleaner using one of the three other attachments.
The battery can last up to 35 minutes on standard mode, or 18 minutes on quick mode.
Overall, this is a good choice if you want something quiet and light.
5. Belife Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
Noise level: 65 dB
This cordless vacuum cleaner from Belife has a 380-watt brushless motor, helping it stay very quiet at just 65 decibels.
It comes with several brush heads to choose from, meaning you can easily clean the stairs, upholstery and tight corners.
It also features a six-layer filtration system, which helps capture fine particles and purify the air in your home.
Another nice thing about this vacuum cleaner is that it’s very light, weighing about 1.5 kilograms. It’s also easy to empty and clean, though the dust canister is a bit small at 0.7 litres.
This is quite an impressive vacuum cleaner for the price, and could be a good choice if you want something versatile, quiet and light.
6. Vax Blade 4 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
Noise level: 65 dB
This cordless vacuum cleaner from Vax has won awards from Which? and Good Housekeeping.
It offers plenty of suction power while remaining fairly quiet at just 65 decibels.
It comes with a crevice tool and a dusting brush, and has a removable battery which can last for up to 45 minutes before you need to recharge it.
Bear in mind that if you use the vacuum cleaner on the highest setting, the battery might only last 10 minutes or so.
This vacuum cleaner weighs 3.1 kilograms, which is relatively heavy for a cordless vacuum cleaner, so using it is more of a workout!
The design also makes it top heavy, so it’s hard to lean it against something without it falling over.
Apart from that, it performs well and should be more reliable than some of the cheaper alternatives from less established brands.
7. Canuoya Stick Vacuum Cleaner
Noise level: 66 dB
This is a handheld, lightweight, cordless pet vacuum. That’s right, it is powerful to tackle pet hair in the home! It comes with two brushes too. You have the choice of a brush designed to tackle wooden or laminate flooring and one that can get deep into carpets.
At full power, this vacuum can last 20 minutes of use before needing to charge. At half power, it can do 40-minutes. When it comes to filtration, this vacuum is also really impressive. The HEPA filters can pick up dust as small as 0.3 microns, and they are easy to clean too.
The clever battery placement also means this vacuum is extremely well-balanced and feels great to use. Plus, the newly-upgraded motor brings even more power to the party.
Can You Get a Vacuum Cleaner That Doesn’t Make Any Noise?
The quietest vacuums on the market come in at just over 60 dB. It isn’t likely that many vacuums will come out any time soon that are quieter than this. Unfortunately, silent vacuum cleaners don’t exist.
Many vacuum manufacturers are turning to brushless motors to bring the noise of their vacuums down while keeping the power really high, and this works incredibly well.
However, the noise from vacuuming comes from the motor drawing in a huge amount of air. It is actually air flowing through the tube that makes a lot of the noise, particularly with quiet vacuums.
So, perhaps a vacuum cleaner company will make an acoustically insulted vacuum at some point. But for now, the quietest vacuums you can buy still make over 60 decibels of noise. This is about the volume of a normal conversation.
The quietest cordless vacuum cleaner we could find on the market in the UK at the time of writing is the BuTure Cordless Vacuum Cleaner, which has a noise level of just 62 decibels. The volume of a normal conversation is about 60 decibels, so the BuTure Cordless Vacuum Cleaner shouldn’t be much louder than that.
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