A report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development which surveyed 28 countries, put the UK in 19th place in its table of gender equality in household chores with women in the UK spending an extra 11 hours a week doing unpaid duties around the home compared to men.

If you can’t get your man to pull his weight, at least you deserve the best tool for the job. When it comes to vacuuming, make sure you have a SEBO. The company offers a range of both upright and cylinder vacuum cleaners which make it easy to keep floors and furnishings clean.

Available with a range of cleaning tools, they are suitable for a diverse array of surfaces and start at just £149.95 inc VAT.

The vacuum cleaners are available in a variety of colours and styles from the trendy bright Felix Rosso to the sleek black and silver K1 Pet. There are also machines in neutral shades, including the white D4 Premium. All SEBO’s domestic vacuum cleaners come with five-year parts and labour guarantee.