Vacuum Cleaner

Understanding How to Measure a Vacuum Cleaner’s Performance

When buying a vacuum cleaner, you probably want to make the best choice possible. You want something that is powerful, provides the features you want, and that will not put you in the poor house. But, how do you measure a vacuum cleaner’s performance? What Do All

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Are Expensive Vacuum Cleaners Worth The Extra Cost?

Vacuum cleaners come at different prices, some at the lower end, and others at rather higher prices. You are spoiled for choice in the range of options you have. You can get cheaper vacuum cleaners for less than $100, and pricier ones starting from $300. So, should

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Upright vs Canister: Which Vacuum is Better For What?

So, you need to buy a vacuum. While it may not be the highlight of your weekend, it can be easier than it sounds. One of the major decisions when choosing a vacuum is – do you buy an upright vacuum or a canister vacuum? There are

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Is it Safe to Vacuum a Hardwood With a Vacuum Designed For Carpeting?

A Modern Day Myth? There has long been a cleaning standard that says we should avoid cleaning our hardwood floors with vacuums because of potential damage to the flooring. Way back when vacuums were first being introduced, and designed specifically for carpets, this was a good rule

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Best Vacuum Attachments for Pet Hair

Introduction We’re all used to comments like, “Oh…he’s so cute” whenever friends come over and see our pets. I have two dogs and a cat. They were all homeless, hungry creatures that I rescued from the streets. I know, it’s nice and all but you have no

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Cost vs. Quality: How to Determine What Kind of Vacuum Your Home Needs

In a perfect world, the relationship between cost and quality would be perfectly proportional, and we would always “get what we pay for.” Unfortunately, in today’s budget-conscious society, the reality is warranties, sales, and so many other factors to consider that making the perfect purchase is practically

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Should You Buy a Portable Vacuum if You Already Have a Full-Sized Cleaner?

Remember back in the 90’s, when the dust-buster was the new hip thing? Well, the novelty may have worn off; the practicality hasn’t. We can think of a million scenarios in which a portable, hand-sized vacuum is simply the best thing ever, and you can too. Chances

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The Benefits of a HEPA Filter in Your Vacuum Cleaner

Having a HEPA filter in your vacuum cleaner can prove to be beneficial especially if you or your kids suffer from allergies or asthma. Symptoms like watery eyes, runny nose and continuous sneezing become a thing of the past. Understanding How HEPA Filters Work These days, HEPA

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Portability vs. Power: Which is More Important For a Vacuum?

There is a nearly perfect inverted relationship between power and portability when it comes to vacuum cleaners. By this I mean that if you want more power, you are likely to give up some portability, and if you want a more portable vacuum you will have to

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The Importance of Suction Power For a Vacuum Cleaner

How It’s Measured Many consumers are confused about the importance of a vacuum cleaner’s suction power, not to mention how it’s even measured. First of all, the suction of air is measured by CFM or cubic feet per minute. The higher the CFM, the higher the suction

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