Karcher A 2234 - Pocket-lint

When someone says Karcher, you think big yellow jet washer. That isn't all the company makes, however, and we decided to take a look at the A 2234, one of its vacuum cleaners. It is pitched as a "rugged multi-purpose vacuum", designed to go places you wouldn't take your Dyson.

As you'd expect, the A 2234 is big, yellow and comes with a range of accessories. It is a wheeled body which makes up the works sitting on top of the 18-litre rigid plastic container on the bottom. There are wheels on the bottom of the container so it can be easily pulled across the floor using the attached hose.

With the working parts sitting on the top it is a little top heavy, so take care pulling it a