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GADGETS | Bosch GlassVac Cordless Window Vacuum – Review

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Bosch Cordless Window Glass Vac

What is it?

Bosch GlassVac Cordless Window Vacuum RRP £79.99

Stockists

Features

  • Perfect for cleaning windows and mirrors, as well as showers and spillages
  • LED light indicators. Green and red light showing use, low battery and charging status
  • Wrist strap
  • Micro USB Charger
  • Large and small microfibre cloths
  • Spray applicator bottle
  • Small suction head
  • Large suction head
  • 30 mins run time on a full battery
  • 130 minutes to charge fully
  • Dirty water tank capacity 100 ml

The Verdict

I have a confession to make. I don’t have a window cleaner and I’m shockingly bad at keeping my windows clean. I mean I do clean them, I’m not a total animal, just not very often.

With a Persian cat who often has mucky eyes and who, for some inexplicable reason seems to like smooshing her big ridiculous face against the French doors in my kitchen, the glass often looks grubby, particularly near the bottom.

I clean the inside of my windows occasionally, but I always seem to have something better to do than clean the outside of my windows, and living in a 3-story house too, doing the outside windows on the top floor takes both acrobatics and nerve.

With my pronounced aversion to window cleaning, I was pleased to welcome the Bosh GlassVac into my life.

The fact that it’s cordless means you can move from windows to doors or from the front to the back of the house without having to faff around unplugging things or tripping over wires, which makes the GlassVac super convenient and fast to use.

Bosch Cordless Window Vacuum

I started by using the spray bottle with the soft flat padded surface and trigger spray. I filled the spray bottle with warm water and some detergent, covering the window and giving it a good scrub with the white fluffy attached pad.

Bosch Cordless Window Vacuum

I then switched to the main GlassVac to basically vacuum clean the window, which left them sparkling clean with no streaks for almost no effort.

Bosch Cordless Window GlassVac

Practicality

The GlassVac is super easy and faff-free to use. The little white fluffy pads attach to the spray bottle via a velcro-like mechanism, and when the pad gets mucky, you can just rip it off and bung it in the washer.

Bosch Cordless Window GlassVac

Once you’ve squirted the windows with window cleaner you’d usually then have to put in some elbow grease, but with the spray bottle attachment all you need to do is rub it on the window a bit, before switching to the vacuum, pressing the big red button and sweeping it top to bottom.

It really couldn’t be simpler to use and it’s weirdly satisfying too.

Final Say

Our Rating

Quality 5/5

Practicality 4.5/5

Value 3/5

Overall Rating 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Smear free window cleaning is made super easy with the Bosch GlassVac. The fact that it’s cordless means it’s really simple and convenient to use and the battery life is really good too.

OK, so there’s no doubt about it, a glass vacuum isn’t something you ‘need’, but it does cut the time taken to clean windows (and shower doors!) in half and leaves a streak free, crystal clear finish.

Personally, I think the RRP of just under £80 is excessive, though if you like the look of it, add it to your basket on Amazon and wait until the price drops a bit (I’ve seen it on Amazon for as little as £54).

I’m not going to wrap up by saying that this is an essential household gadget, it’s not, but what I will say is that It’s the household gadget you never knew you needed in your life. In fact, I’ve cleaned my windows 3 times over the last 6 weeks, which is probably more times than I’ve cleaned them in the last 12 months prior to having the GlassVac.

Bosch Cordless Window Glass Vac

Thank you to Bosch who supplied the featured product. We were not paid to write this review.