Best vacuum cleaner for sofa and curtain

Best Vacuum Cleaner For Sofa & Curtains in India Reviewed

Vacuum cleaner for Sofa & Curtains Decoded

Remember the time when you just purchased your sofa and curtains? The rosy blush on their cheeks, the soft – velvety feel and the smell, oh, that pure dust-free smell. No, I am not a creep. But I do like my sofa and curtains to be spic and span like they are just out of the oven. And for that to happen one needs a suitable vacuum cleaner for sofa curtains and other upholstery. With an array of options available, this seemingly simple decision is no less that a nightmare that you can’t get out of.

But hey, it’s not rocket science.

First, let’s start with the basics. There are various kinds of vacuum cleaners available which are meant for different purposes, be it household or commercial.

  • Upright Vacuum Cleaners – Carpets & Bare floors
  • Canister Vacuum  Cleaners – Drapes, Sofa, Upholstery and under furniture
  • Stick Vacuum Cleaners – Light carpets, Rugs
  • Handheld Vacuum Cleaner – Cars and small areas
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The most suitable vacuum cleaner for sofa, curtains and upholstery is a canister vacuum cleaner but there are a few exceptions. For example, Kent has made a vacuum cleaner specially designed to clean upholstery and mattresses. It uses UV radiations and other fancy-sounding stuff to not only remove the dust but also kill those bed mites sleeping with you (It’s on our list too).

Coming back to the point, we now have a fair idea about the basic difference in the structure of the vacuum cleaner. So let’s dig just-a-little deeper to understand our cleaning buddy better.

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Add-On cleaning tools

In general, all canister vacuum cleaners come with multiple attachments suiting to various household cleaning jobs.  A narrow tool for crevices, an upholstery brush, and a round brush for dusting are the typical ones. Now, as we are focussing on cleaning sofa and curtains, the ‘upholstery brush’ plays much importance. A Vacuum cleaner for sofa, curtains & upholstery should have an attachments with thick bristles as they clean the sofas thoroughly. Some VCs also have multiple upholstery attachments i.e one for the surface, one for corner etc etc. But don’t be dazzled by them, one useful attachment is always better than three average ones.

Suction Power

(I know it’s a little tricky, but stay with me. )
Suction power is the power of the motor in the vacuum cleaner with which it can pull the dust particles. So, more the suction power, more dust can be pulled out from deep within. But in most cases, with increasing power, the weight and size of the motor also increase thereby, making it noisier and heavier.

Useful features to keep an eye for:

  • Auto cord rewind: Press a button and the job is done.
  • Dust Container Full indicator: You don’t have to open the diaper and check for poo every time. When it happens, you’ll get to know.
  • Capacity: The higher the capacity, the less time you spend changing the bag or emptying the drum.
  • Filters: OCD about dust? Check the filters. A microfiber filter would mostly serve the purpose. But in case you suffer from allergies or asthma, you might consider a HEPA filter which can trap 99.97 percent of dust particles.

Top 6 Vacuum cleaners for Sofa and curtains

Because I am sure you don’t want to spend your lifetime on deciding which vacuum cleaner to buy, we have done the research and reviewed the available options for you. It includes both searching the internet for days (sounds like an exaggeration but honestly)  to going to the local electronics store and eating the poor salesman’s head. Here are the top vacuum cleaners available in the market for sofa and curtain cleaning:

1. Eureka Forbes Trendy Xeon

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Price₹ 7999
Dimension33 x 38 x 49 mm
Weight6.1 kg
BagYes (3l)
Power 1300 W
AttachmentsFloor cum Carpet Brush, Crevice Nozzle, Grill Brush, Spray Jar, Atomiser, Upholstery Cleaner,  Precision Cleaner, Multipurpose Brush
Warranty1 year
Pros• Powerful  Motor
• Multipurpose
Cons• Noisy
• Gets heated after 45min -1 hr of use
• Cord not long enough

2. Black and Decker VM1650

Black and Decker VM1650
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Price₹  9995
Bag / BaglessBagless
Weight4.8 kg
Dimension (cm)41.9 X 29.2 X 27.9
Power1600 W
AttachmentsCervices and Upholstery brush
Warranty2 years
Pros• Compact Design
• Cord Winder
• Transparent Dust Box
Cons • Noisy
• Avg build quality

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 3.  Eureka Forbes Trendy Steel 

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Price (MRP)₹  7499
Bag / BaglessBag – 3l
Weight8.9 kg
Dimension (cm)55 x 28 x 23
Power1300 W
AttachmentsCrevice Nozzle, Multipurpose Brush, Carpet Brush, Aromiser, Spray Jar, Grill Cleaner, Car Cleaner, Coat Cleaner , Top End Adaptor , Air Jet Nozzle, Precision Cleaner
Warranty1 year
Pros• Variety of accessories
• Good power of suction
• Cord winder
• Dust bag full indicator
Cons• Heavy

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4. Eureka Forbes Quick Clean DX

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Price₹  4399
Bag / BaglessBag – 0.5 l
Weight3.6 kg
Dimension (cm)33 x 21 x 23
Power1200 W
AttachmentsCrevice Nozzle, Upholstery Brush, Carpet Brush
Warranty1 year
Pros• Compact Size
• 3 Extra Bags
• Cord Winder
Cons• Noise
• Burning smell
• Gets heated up
• Fast suction

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5.  Panasonic MC-CG304B14C 

Panasonic MC-CG304B14C Vacuum Cleaner - Best vacuum cleaner for sofa
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Price₹  6064
Bag / BaglessBag
Dimension (cm) 46 x 33 x 28
Power1400 W
AttachmentsCervix nozzle and an Upholstery nozzle, dusting brush, floor brush
Warranty1 year
Pros • Compact & lightweight
• Great suction power
• Good build quality
Cons • Small On/Off switch & hence can’t be operated by foot
• Avg blower function
• Small dust bag

 6. Kent Bed & Upholstery 

KENT BED & UPHOLSTERY Vacuum Cleaner - Best vacuum cleaner for sofa
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Price₹  7195
Bag / BaglessBagless
Weight2.34 kg
Dimension (cm)40 x 33 x 22.5 cm
AttachmentsNo attachment
Warranty1 year
Pros• Lower Noise
• Compact
• Less air pollution due to lower dust and particulate matter (PM) discharge
Cons• Only used for sofa and mattress

You can check out review of Kent Bed and Upholstery Cleaner here.

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Best vacuum cleaner for sofa, curtains & upholstery cheat sheet

If you are one of those who just don’t have the time to or patience to read, here is a cheat sheet for you.

Product NameTypePriceBag
Eureka Forbes Trendy XeonUpright₹  7,999Yes
Eureka Forbes Trendy SteelCanister₹  7499Yes
Eureka Forbes Quick Clean DXCanister₹  4699Yes
Black and Decker VM1650Canister₹  9995No
Panasonic MC-CG304B14C Vacuum CleanerCanister₹  6064Yes
KENT BED & UPHOLSTERY (Handheld)Handheld₹  7195No


Product NameWeight (kg)Power (W)Attachments (No.)Blower
Eureka Forbes Trendy Xeon6.113009Yes
Eureka Forbes Trendy Steel8.9130011Yes
Eureka Forbes Quick Clean DX3.612003No
Black and Decker VM16504.816002No
Panasonic MC-CG304B14C Vacuum Cleaner3.314002Yes
KENT BED & UPHOLSTERY (Handheld)2.344500No

About Tavishi Gutgutia

A graduate of NIFT New Delhi, Tavishi is socially awkward and emotionally constipated. But she doesn't shy away from challenges, as long as that challenge is not to diet.



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