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Best brooms

Best brooms
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Whether you're cleaning your home, office, or yard, brooms are an essential part of every cleaning cupboard. Ideal for cleaning up dirt, dust, and debris, brooms have been used for centuries thanks to their ability to reach even the smallest of crevices. 

Of course, some brooms are better than others and which type you opt for really depends on the type of surface you’ll be sweeping. We’ve researched the best brooms on the market to help you pick the right one for the job. 

Best overall

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Masthome broom and dustpan set

Dustpan and brush all in one

Make life easier with this combo broom and dustpan set. The handle of the boom is 52 feet long so you don’t need to bust your back when sweeping the floors and it’s also long enough to tackle dust webs or high up spaces. A great feature of this broom is that when you’re not using it, you simply clip the broom to the dustpan for compact storage.  The dustpan also has added teeth to comb out the dirt from the soft bristles of the broom so that you’re not pushing dirt all around the floor. 

Best for pets

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Push broom rubber bristles

Clean your house effortlessly with this rubber bristle brush

If you have a pet then this broom is made just for you. Made with rubber bristles that attract and collect dust and pet hair from hard floors or carpets, it is 50% more efficient than a normal broom. The handle is made from durable stainless steel and has three sections so you can effortlessly adjust the length to 16.5”, 33.5”, or 49.6” taking away the need to bend and kneel down to sweep. The brush head being rubber means that it’s also washable so it’ll be like new after every use. It also has the added benefit of a built-in squeegee which is perfect for use in the garden, on the patio, or even to clean your windows. 

Best for outdoors

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Telescopic stiff garden broom

A good all rounder for keeping the garden tidy

Not only is this a good all-round outdoor broom but it’s also an excellent choice if you have artificial grass as it’ll help to keep it clean and as fresh as the day it was laid. The style is also another plus as it’s based on a traditional corn broom but made from stiff synthetic hard bristles instead of natural straw.  Due to the design, you can get right into the corners with this brush keeping your garden free of leaves and debris. 

Best heavy duty

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Mastertop 60cm outdoor stiff sweeping brush

Durable, strong, and built to last

Whether you’re looking for a broom to use at home or commercially, this is ideal for a variety of uses. It has an extra-wide broom head so it covers more space, saving you plenty of time. This broom uses PET bristles that are long-lasting, highly effective, and be used on almost any surface. 

Best indoor

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Soft indoor sweeping broom

Keep a clean house with this soft indoor broom

This indoor broom has a mixture of soft and stiff bristles making it ideal for hard floor surfaces such as wood, laminate, or tiles. The handle comes in four sections so you adjust to your ideal size and it’ll save you bending to get to those hard to reach places. It has rubberized edges so you won’t risk marking your skirting boards when sweeping away dust from the edges. 

Best value

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Twin pack of traditional wooden sweeping brushes

Double trouble with these traditional brushes

You can be sure you have the right tools for the job with this twin pack of traditional sweeping brushes. One brush has 10" stiff bassine bristles and the other 10" soft coco bristles so whatever the surface, it’ll get things clean. It’s a particularly good broom for use outdoors on patios and decking.

Which broom has swept us off our feet?

Space is of the essence for most people so we are particularly impressed with the Masthome broom and dustpan set. Not only does it have excellent cleaning action but it’s compact and stores away neatly when not in use. 

The Push broom with rubber bristles is also a top pick as it’s more efficient than a standard broom and washable so is super hygienic for use at home.